Notation Express is now available for iPhone and iPad. Notation Express is the custom-designed profile for the Stream Deck console — and now the Stream Deck mobile app — that makes powerful notation features in Sibelius and Dorico accessible via an easy-to-use touch interface.
Essential to any good printed part layout is the page turn. The easiest way to check for good page turns on-screen is to view the music as a two-page spread. We’ll quickly run through how to view music this way in all the major desktop music notation applications as well as in Adobe Acrobat and Mac Preview.
A review of Guitar Pro 7.5, a software program that has both DAW and music notation features and is solely dedicated to fretted instruments such as a guitar, bass, or ukulele.
Avid has released Sibelius 2019.5, its latest update to Sibelius. The release contains no new features, but it brings a number of important improvements and fixes mostly in the areas of audio, playback, and printing.
The space is the unit of measurement that defines the appearance of all other notational items. These basic settings in Finale, Sibelius, and Dorico matter as much as anything to affect how your music appears.
MakeMusic has released Finale version 26.1, the first significant update since Finale v26 was released in October 2018. Articulations get further attention in 26.1, and there are also a few new MusicXML features.
forScore has released forScore 11, the first major update to the iOS score reader since 2016. It’s largely an evolutionary update, but the improvements are thoughtful, practical, and welcome.