Sibelius 2023.11 adds many more system object positions for items like tempo marks and large time signatures, refreshes the Keypad, brings the automatic chord symbol completion feature to mobile, and adds official Sonoma support, among other improvements.
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.
A summary of desktop notation software compatibility with macOS Sonoma (macOS 14) and Apple Silicon-powered Macs: How Sibelius, Finale, Dorico, MuseScore, and Notion are faring on Apple’s latest operating system and hardware.
Elgato has released Stream Deck Mobile 2.0, a major update to its mobile platform that supports iPads natively, including the full 32-button layout for Stream Deck XL profiles like Notation Express XL for Sibelius and Dorico.
A review of the leading iPad score reader apps — forScore, Newzik, and nkoda — to assess the current state of the category, and to help musicians decide which of the excellent options best suits their needs.
Apple will be releasing iPad versions of their digital audio workstation (DAW) Logic Pro as well as the non-linear video editor (NLE) Final Cut Pro.
Dorico 4.3 is out with more powerful controls in the Key Editor and a robust system for automatically generating notes on staves from chord symbols. There’s also improvements in the areas of engraving, note input, and editing, and the iPad version is updated, too.
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.
Dorico 4.1 further refines the Key Editor, improves the user interface with more color options, overhauls the way lyrics are treated, prints selected flows in a layout, and adds new effects plug-ins and a library export function. Plus, a lifetime unlock option for Dorico for iPad.
With Dorico for iPad 2.3, users can access all the app’s premium features with a single in-app purchase via a new “Lifetime Unlock” option. This update also keeps pace with the newest version of Dorico on the desktop (version 4.1).