Learn about several simple but incredibly useful applications that will help you with tasks related to managing music files on the computer: batch file renaming and PDF processing utilities.
In music scores, a house style is the collection of dozens or hundreds of rules and preferences governing the look of the music — everything from note spacing algorithms, to font choices, to the thickness of lines, and lots more.
Learn how to import only certain elements of a Sibelius house style — such as lines, symbols and noteheads — without otherwise changing the appearance of your score.
Dorico supports creating empty staves either at the end of a part layout — sometimes referred to as “Hollywood-style” parts — or simply in order to create custom manuscript paper.
You can customize your color scheme in Sibelius in lots of ways — including making it resemble another software product entirely, if you like.
What are the best practices when preparing a score with the expectation that it will be read from a screen, not paper? Today’s challenges may be tomorrow’s opportunities.
How often do you export PDFs from Sibelius? More often than you access the fretboard? Yet the fretboard has a default shortcut, and Export PDF doesn’t. Let’s fix that.
Beginning in the 3.5 update, Dorico officially added support for note input using pitch-before-duration, fulfilling a request of many users coming from other notation software accustomed to this entry method.
A recent release of Zoom brings high fidelity audio to the popular videoconferencing platform. The new mode improves audio quality in ways that make the platform work much better for musicians by disabling Zoom’s aggressive dynamic compression.
A plug-in automatically corrects the default length of the single slashed grace note in Sibelius, resulting in a more pleasing appearance.