Today Avid announced that the deadline to upgrade to Sibelius 8 from Sibelius 7.5 or earlier at an introductory price is being extended by one week to July 6, 2016.
Released today, Sibelius 8.4 includes the option of using more custom staff sizes in a Sibelius document. MusicXML import and export of the feature is supported. The Scorch iPad app has also been updated in tandem with the Sibelius 8.4 release.
After a week where a PDF importing feature unexpectedly ignited a firestorm on social media, MakeMusic decided to pull the feature — and all scanning capabilities — from future versions of Finale.
Finale’s recently announced PDF-importing feature does not spell doom for composers, despite what you may have otherwise heard.
A take on the week’s news in music notation and technology, from Sibelius upgrade plans to new Finale features, Logic Pro X updates, and a dual-screen e-paper music reader that may be in our future.