Designed for the Music Encoding Initiative - Fast - Light - Flexible - No dependencies
Verovio is a fast, portable and lightweight open-source library for engraving Music Encoding Initiative (MEI) music scores into SVG.
Verovio follows the Standard Music Font Layout specification, which makes it easy to change the music font for personalizing the appearance.
The SVG output of Verovio is designed as an intermediate reflowable layer that facilitates the development of interactive applications, such as music notation editors or interactive digital editions.
Verovio is developed by the Swiss RISM Office and is supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation.
Verovio is designed to be used in a wide range of applications and has been adopted by several projects or institutions. It is currently used by:
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Verovio is named after a Dutch music engraver, Simone Verovio, who was active in Rome in the late sixteenth century. He was one of the very first to use engraving on copper plates for printing music, a technique that was revealed to be the most suited to music about one century later.