According to an article from Avid’s Knowledge Base, future versions of Sibelius will not support Windows XP or Vista. The article appeared back on November 8, 2013, but may have attracted little notice at that time amidst the news about the release of the Mavericks edition of Mac OS X (thanks to Robin Walker for […]
Edit and notate a complex click track right in the Sibelius score and parts of a piece, and have the actual sound file for the click track created automatically.
Updated 2:30 pm — Additional information from Beth Sorensen, MakeMusic’s vice president of products, at the end of this post. MakeMusic, Inc. yesterday announced a reorganization that includes some of the company’s most visible people. Justin Phillips, MakeMusic’s senior product manager and the company’s most outspoken and effective advocate leading up to the launch of […]
If you’re a Sibelius 6 (or earlier) holdout still kicking and screaming your way through Sibelius 7 or later, with its Ribbon interface, here’s a little tip to ease the transition: You can still access the old, familiar Create menu.
A British man is under investigation by police after being suspected of committing fraud in connection with many projects in the music industry occurring over the course of this year and the last several years. He is known to have contacted and victimized people in the United Kingdom and the United States, and he has […]
Amidst last week’s announcement about the release of Finale 2014, it may have been easy to overlook another announcement from MakeMusic that directly benefits Sibelius users. Dolet 6.3 for Sibelius, the plug-in that saves music in the MusicXML file interchange format, was also released on November 4, 2013. MusicXML is supported by more than 170 […]
When Apple released OS X Mavericks (10.9) two weeks ago, Avid noted issues with Sibelius 7 and Mavericks regarding how fonts displayed in dialogs and with ReWire capability. Subsequently, several users reported that Sibelius was performing sluggishly on their Mavericks systems. While no solutions have yet been announced, Avid’s Sam Butler today has given a […]
Today MakeMusic released Finale 2014, the latest version of its flagship music notation program. Sporting the tagline “Own the Future,” MakeMusic is taking clear aim at Avid’s handling of Sibelius with their statement: “While others take music notation software development for granted, Finale is doubling down to provide you and your music a clear path […]