A summary of notation software compatibility with Windows 10 at this time.
In a move that may spur the improvement and adoption of open standards for music notation, MakeMusic and Steinberg announced that they will be transferring development of their respective standard formats of MusicXML and SMuFL to the new Music Notation Community Group at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
Along with a bit of history behind the convention, the how and why to use and create instruments that don’t display a key signature in Sibelius, Finale, and MuseScore.
A brief set of tips on when, why and how to use open key signatures as opposed to C major, in Sibelius, Finale, and MuseScore.
Bob Zawalich takes us inside the process of creating a way to color individual noteheads within a chord, eventually resulting in the development of the Colored Notehead Styles plug-in suite.
MakeMusic acquires Weezic, a Paris-based startup, in order to incorporate its web-based interactive learning music software into the SmartMusic product line, and to open a European outpost.
A concept for a place where users can discover add-ons, purchase plug-ins, sound sets and more, with installation and updates automatically managed all from directly within Sibelius.
We’re heading to the beach for a few days. If you’re doing the same, or just taking it easy on your porch, bring along this summer reading list to get up to speed on the year’s news to date.