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.
MuseScore 4.2 sports many new guitar notation and playback features like bends and alternate string tunings, and a new sample library. Improvements in score/part synchronization, harp pedal diagrams, arpeggios, ties, Braille, MusicXML import, sharing, and more round out this update.
The scope and scale of the improvements in the Dorico 5.1 update runs the gamut, with substantial new features in notation, engraving, productivity, organization, and playback, including the new Iconica Sketch library.
StaffPad’s autumn 2023 update brings Piano Capture, designed to transcribe the audio directly from piano performances, and create music notation in near real-time. MIDI Capture, full video support, auto-harmonization are also included in this major update.
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.
Wallander Instruments has released NotePerformer 4.1.0, addressing several issues in both the core NotePerformer product and the NotePerformer Playback Engine (NPPE).
Dorico 5 is out with the inclusion of more SMuFL music fonts; speedier note input workflows; playback enhancements such as scrubbing, space and stage templates, pitch contour emphasis, MIDI trigger regions, and Groove Agent SE; an instrument editor; and a host of other worthwhile enhancements.
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.
Sibelius 2023.2 refines score subsets and dynamic guitar staves, allowing them to behave more independently for greater flexibility. Elsewhere, the ManuScript language can export audio in all bit depths and sample rates.
Graphical MIDI Tools for Sibelius is updated to version 2.1. This significant update adds a transport bar directly to the GMT interface. It also adds several new editing and navigation features.