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You could also use something like TuxGuitar, GuitarPro, or PowerTab - I think all of those allow the output of standard notation. I haven't used any of those much (I use the full-blown Finale), but my sense is they have some issues... you might never run into them if you stay in simple keys and don't transpose much.
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Currently Finale NotePad is not freeware, they has a 30-day trial demo version. I used Finale NotePad when we made that experience for creating melodies and I kept using it all this time. Recently I changed my computer and I saw it was not longer freeware.
The developers focus is on creating beautiful output to look as close as possible to manual music engraving.
It's not a wysiwyg drag-n-drop program, but it is pretty easy to get up to sped on it (at least for me).
So I looked like I was deep