If you purchased the Finale Student and Teacher Edition from your campus bookstore, you will receive a scratch off card containing a serial number. You must register this serial number on our website to download your software.

To download Finale:

  1. If necessary, carefully scratch off the back of the card to reveal your serial number.
  2. Go to our Downloads page.
  3. Click Begin Download Process.
  4. Enter your Finale serial number. Click Next.
  5. If prompted, log in to your MakeMusic account, or create a new one.
  6. Download and install Finale.


If you purchased Finale from a dealer other than MakeMusic or your campus bookstore, please follow the steps in this article to validate your new version of Finale.


If you have a Finale promo code from one of these two textbooks, please visit this page to redeem it: 

  • Music in Theory and Practice by Bruce Benward and Marilyn Saker
  • Tonal Harmony by Stefan Kostka and Dorothy Payne.