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 2.1 for Sibelius updated to add transport, more editing features
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.
Sibelius 2022.12 is “part”way to more layout independence with score subsets
Sibelius 2022.12 introduces score subsets, which make it possible to have different configurations and layouts of the score, independent of the full score and parts. There are new barline options in this update, too.
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The Notation Central Black Friday sale continues with Notation Express and Notation Express XL, the custom-designed profiles for Stream Deck that makes powerful Sibelius Ultimate and Dorico Pro features fun and easy to use, for 22% off.
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All the Black Friday deals in the world of music notation software and related technology, so you can make the most of your holiday spending budget, and still have plenty of time to take advantage of some serious savings.
Music notation software, macOS Ventura, and Apple Silicon [updated]
A summary of desktop notation software compatibility with macOS Ventura (macOS 13) and Apple Silicon-powered Macs: How Sibelius, Finale, Dorico, MuseScore, and Notion are faring on Apple’s latest operating system and hardware.
Sibelius 2022.10: Make into part command and better text dynamics
Sibelius 2022.10 adds a command for making a part from a selection of instruments in the score, or one instrument that’s part of a group. This update also automatically stylizes dynamic text when entered in the Expression text style.
Sibelius 2022.9: Staff names in groups; more selection commands
Sibelius 2022.9 adds an additional way of labeling staff names that effectively allows groups of instruments and individual staves to be named separately, a long-requested feature.
Create separate parts from a group when using the Staff Names feature in Sibelius
When creating parts from a grouped instrument, Sibelius will only create one part with all of the staves, instead of individual parts for each staff. Here’s how to create separate parts from an instrument with more than one staff.
Guitar tab can be fun in the Sibelius 2022.7 update
Sibelius 2022.7 adds dynamic guitar staves, which dynamically link a guitar notation staff with a guitar tab staff in the score at the same time. The update also includes more instruments, more templates, and other improvements and fixes.