Avid has released a new version of Sibelius First, its entry-level edition of its Sibelius music composition software geared towards students, beginners, and other users who may not need the more advanced features found in Sibelius.
MakeMusic has released the first update to version 25 of Finale, officially known as v.25.1. This maintenance update mostly fixes bugs, but also adds several interface improvements and modest feature enhancements.
At long last, Steinberg has released Dorico, its new music notation and scoring software. Alexander Plötz takes a detailed look into the new software’s philosophy, its features, and its feature. Andrew Noah Cap and Philip Rothman contribute additional content to this thorough review.
Steinberg announced that Dorico, its music notation and scoring software four years in development, will be available in one week, on October 19, 2016. A fully-launched Dorico web site and feature list go into great detail describing the program’s capabilities.
A new plug-in for Sibelius gives users the freedom to create tuplets in any ratio, beyond the limits imposed by default in the software.
Dorico, the long-awaited music notation software by Steinberg, will be presented in special public showcases in October in London, Vienna, and streaming online.
A step-by-step tutorial on how to create feathered beams in Sibelius — first by spacing the notes evenly, and then by spacing them according to their speed, making for more realistic playback and display.