A handy tool for keeping current on your Sibelius plug-ins was itself recently updated, so now is a good time to check to make sure you’re running the latest versions.
Some highlights from the “Music Engraving in the 21st Century: Developments and Perspectives” conference at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, including a keynote by Elaine Gould and other presentations.
Steinberg has released Dorico 3.1.10 with more than 50 bug fixes. Helpful improvements include additional popover commands in clefs and ornaments. A number of other areas have also been addressed.
Musescore 3.4 is available with usability and accessibility improvements. On the Musescore.com side, the five-score upload limit has been removed, and all users can now upload an unlimited number of scores.
Notation Express for Musescore is here. Just like their Sibelius and Dorico counterparts, which also see updates, it’s a fully customized profile for the Stream Deck console and Stream Deck Mobile app for iPhone that makes powerful Musescore features easy and fun to use.
When you want to back up your Sibelius scores in a different format or work on scores you created in Sibelius in another program, there are lots of options and formats to export to, like MIDI, PDF, or MusicXML. But what if you want to work on many scores at once and need to convert folders of scores?
A series of notation conventions has been established over the years to identify editorial content. For the creators of critical editions, we take a comprehensive look at Dorico’s formidable set of tools for making editorial marks.
StaffPad, the music composition app that uses handwriting recognition as the means of music entry, has been released for iPad and completely rebuilt for Windows, with a bevy of new features, improvements, and add-ons compared to the previous version. In addition, there is a new free digital music stand app for performers, called StaffPad Reader, providing a synced performance experience across multiple tablets.