Sibelius 2020.9 is available with enhancements to the Focus on Staves feature, enabling new layout and formatting workflows for scores and parts. There are other improvements to MIDI and MusicXML importing, ManuScript, and accessibility.
Graphical MIDI Tools (GMT) is a Sibelius plug-in that ingeniously superimposes a sequencer-like frame on any given selection, and then gives the user the ability to draw in automations to manipulate the data. Moreover, there are additional windows to adjust velocity and note duration in piano roll-like fashion.
Sibelius 2020.6 brings a more sophisticated method of importing MusicXML files directly into a pre-existing template. There are new options for changing the default colors, along with other updates in the areas of accessibility, ties, exporting, and more.
If you’re still using Sibelius 6, 7, or 7.5, or an expired license for Sibelius Ultimate, and need to get current without moving to a subscription, the best option to update your perpetual license is through a reseller.
A summary of the changes in music notation software product licenses, policies, and sales in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Also information on the 2020 W3C Music Notation Community Group meeting.
Sibelius 2020.3 is out with true support for L.V. “laissez vibrer” ties for the first time as well as improvements in many areas such as house styles, accessibility, and automatic staff spacing.
“Divisions of a beat are beamed together in all meters, in order to simplify reading beats,” says Elaine Gould. Here’s how to change the default beam grouping in Sibelius so that it matches your musical intentions.
The 2020 NAMM Show is over, and we had a ton of news coverage, product reviews, interviews, photos, and videos. Whether you missed any posts from the past few days or just want to relive the excitement, here’s a wrap-up of all our activity from sunny Anaheim, California.
At the 2020 NAMM Show, we spoke with Avid’s Sam Butler and Sarah Rossy about the Sibelius development process and the emphasis on adding support for accessibility in recent updates.
Sibelius 2020.1, released to coincide with the opening of the 2020 NAMM Show, introduces automatic staff spacing, dashed and dotted ties, ties into notes, new house styles, accessibility improvements, and more.