What are some alternatives?
When comparing MuseScore and MC Musiceditor, you can also consider the following products
Sibelius - Sibelius is a virtual score creation tool which allows composers to easily create new piano scores, developed by Avid.
TuxGuitar - A Multitrack tablature editor and player.
Guitar Pro 7 - Create, play and share your tabs
Finale - Finale, the world standard for music notation software, lets you compose, arrange, notate, and print engraver-quality sheet music.
OpenMPT - OpenMPT is a popular tracker software for Windows.
LilyPond - GNU LilyPond is a computer program for music engraving.