I use MuseScore when composing in the notation method; putting symbols on a score... which has been done by thousands of composers, for hundreds of years. There is an alternate way of creating a composition: 'sequencing', or "loop-based".
For that method I use the Reaper software package. It turns a computer into a DAW (digital audio workstation). Reaper is free to download and use, and is becoming very popular for amateurs and professionals alike. (RPP = Reaper source file)
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