A summary of desktop notation software compatibility with macOS Mojave (10.14) at this time: How Sibelius, Finale, Dorico, MuseScore, and Notion are faring on Apple’s latest operating system.
MakeMusic has been previewing some new features of the upcoming Finale version 26 in the area of better default articulation positioning, including stacking, slur avoidance, and automatic tremolo adjustments.
MakeMusic has announced its intention to release version 26 of Finale, its flagship music notation software, focusing on “smarter default engraving, performance enhancements, new features, bug fixes, and refinements to included resources such as templates and libraries,” according to the company. This will be a paid upgrade. No specific date or features were revealed at this time, but a release before the end of 2018 is likely, and MakeMusic will be previewing features to the public in advance of the release.
If you happen to have missed some of our news, tips, tutorials, and reviews from the last several months, don’t worry — we’ve got you covered with this post with a summary of what’s been happening so that you can take it to the beach.
Arranger Jon Burr takes us through some of the technical details that are helpful to know about as you’re installing and working with Garritan libraries and Finale, in order to get everything working together correctly.
Our NAMM 2018 coverage continues with a visit with several MakeMusic representatives to talk about SmartMusic and Finale, including a new web-based notation tool: Gear Fisher, Michael Johnson, Michael Good, and Mark Adler.
The 2018 NAMM Show will take place from Thursday, January 25 through Sunday, January 28, 2018, at the Anaheim Convention Center. We’ll have blog coverage from the show; here’s what to expect.
From industry news, to tips and tutorials, to opinions and reviews in the field of music notation software and related technology, we’re taking stock of 2017 at Scoring Notes.
If you’re looking for a few deals this holiday weekend, we’ve sorted through some of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday offers in our corner of the world.
Finale 25.5, the fifth maintenance update to Finale 25, is now available. It adds support for macOS High Sierra, an alternative to the Clear key on Mac laptops, some MusicXML improvements, and more.