Daniel Spreadbury returns to Scoring Notes to talk about the common set of font specifications known as the Standard Music Font Layout, or SMuFL. We get into the history of music fonts and how we got to where we are today with this essential component of music notation software technology.
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The final Sibelius update of the year rounds out the importing feature with the ability to bring Sibelius files directly into a template. We talk about what it all means for scoring and arranging workflows, and unveil Scoring Express, a new product suite of templates and more.
Sibelius 2020.12 is available. The new feature in this release is the long-awaited ability to import Sibelius files directly into an existing Sibelius file or template. There are other improvements in the areas of plug-ins and fonts.
Noteflight, the web-based music notation software that allows musicians to create, share, teach, sell, and purchase music, continues to innovate with updates and new product offerings, so that professionals and educators can take their inspirations and collaborate, no matter the circumstances.
Why this is a good time of year to up your game when it comes to the tools you use in the music notation and tech universe, and how to get the most out of the offers out there without breaking your budget.
All the 2020 Black Friday and Cyber Monday offers in music notation software and related tech products that we know about, all in one place!
A summary of desktop notation software compatibility with macOS Big Sur (macOS 11) and M1-powered Macs: How Sibelius, Finale, Dorico, MuseScore, and Notion are faring on Apple’s latest operating system and hardware.
Learn about Name Mangler and Moom, two apps for Mac users that automate common tasks of file renaming and screen re-sizing.
We discuss the Sibelius 2020.9 update — specifically the improvements to the Focus on Staves feature, which has the potential to unlock new workflow and layout capabilities for many users.