Measure for measure, this video tutorial series sets the bar for working with Finale’s Measure Tool. From the basics of the Measure Attributes dialog and custom barlines, to beat and note positioning, group barlines, display options, split measures, and more, it’s all here!
Sibelius for Mobile adds transpose feature; perpetual license upgrades are back (again) [updated]
The latest update for Sibelius for Mobile adds transposing for both staff and system selections, along with other improvements. Separately, Avid is once again bringing back upgrades for perpetual license users who have older versions.
Sibelius 2022.3 adds Windows 11, Monterey support
Sibelius 2022.3 adds support for Windows 11 and macOS 12. The UI graphics have been changed, the manuscript papers are updated with some helpful new behaviors, and the ManuScript plug-in language gains more functions.
Sibelius 2021.9 updates search, ManuScript, Keypad gestures
Sibelius 2021.9 brings updates in the areas of searching, the Keypad, ManuScript, and a handful of other areas, including features first seen on the iPad version.
Outsmarting Smart Shapes in Finale
Smart Shapes in Finale are lines, trills, slurs, octave lines, hairpins, pedal lines and other objects that “smartly” adjust their positioning based on the layout the score and the items to which they are attached.
Better octave lines in Sibelius
If you’re an engraving stickler, the default appearance of octave lines in Sibelius will leave you feeling frustrated for several reasons. Here’s how to improve how they look and “go with Gould”.
Making tuplet fragments in Sibelius and Dorico
Have you listened to some contemporary music with irrational time signatures and now want to make use of split tuplets, like 2/3 of a triplet? Today we’re going to look at creating these in Sibelius and Dorico.
Graphic notation workflow with Sibelius and Adobe Illustrator
In this video tutorial, David MacDonald demonstrates his current workflow for creating graphic elements using the basic drawing tools in Adobe Illustrator and placing them in his scores in Sibelius.
Replace line styles in Sibelius
A handy Sibelius plug-in, Replace Line Style, is the easiest way to quickly change the style of a line — such as replacing dashed crescendo hairpins with solid ones.
Importing only certain elements of house styles in Sibelius
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.