NotePerformer 4.4 expands the capabilities of several existing playback engines and adds a brand new free playback engine to support Steinberg’s recently released Iconica Sketch.
NotePerformer, the popular playback solution for Dorico, Finale, and Sibelius, is updated to version 4.2. The update includes revisions to NotePerformer Playback Engines (NPPE), with support for four new sample libraries.
MuseScore 4.1 includes the ability to customize ornaments, harp pedaling, guitar capo, better dynamics, an upgrade to the playback engine, new auxiliary channel strips in the mixer, and performance improvements.
A review of the leading iPad score reader apps — forScore, Newzik, and nkoda — to assess the current state of the category, and to help musicians decide which of the excellent options best suits their needs.
Apple will be releasing iPad versions of their digital audio workstation (DAW) Logic Pro as well as the non-linear video editor (NLE) Final Cut Pro.
NotePerformer 4 is available, adding to its own modeled sound library the ability to play back many of the most popular, premium orchestral sample libraries in same user-friendly way as one can with the built-in NotePerformer sounds.
MuseScore 4 is out. It’s the first update in nearly two years, with major improvements to the user interface, layout, engraving, playback features — and a brand-new sound library to top it all off.
Dorico 4.3 is out with more powerful controls in the Key Editor and a robust system for automatically generating notes on staves from chord symbols. There’s also improvements in the areas of engraving, note input, and editing, and the iPad version is updated, too.
A review of Odla, a hardware controller for MuseScore and Dorico, that aims for “music you can touch” by directly modeling the five-line staff itself.
With Dorico for iPad 2.3, users can access all the app’s premium features with a single in-app purchase via a new “Lifetime Unlock” option. This update also keeps pace with the newest version of Dorico on the desktop (version 4.1).