A summary of Sibelius and Finale compatibility information with Apple’s newest operating system.
Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 released; resolves Sibelius sluggishness
Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 includes a fix to the way caches are handled that resolves the sluggishness of Sibelius 7 and Sibelius First on Mac. After updating, Sibelius will run as normal without having to send the Mac to sleep.
How I upgraded my music workstation and lived to tell about it
A detailed recollection of how I brought my workstation into the modern era, with notes and instructions on how to migrate hardware, software and peripherals.
Avid working with Apple to fix Sibelius performance issue on Mavericks
Many Mac users have reported that Sibelius is performing sluggishly on their OS X Mavericks systems, in addition to experiencing issues with Sibelius 7 and Mavericks regarding how fonts are displayed in dialogs and with ReWire capability. With more users upgrading to Mavericks each day, and new Macs coming pre-installed with Mavericks, user interest in the […]
Update on Sibelius and Mac OS X Mavericks
When Apple released OS X Mavericks (10.9) two weeks ago, Avid noted issues with Sibelius 7 and Mavericks regarding how fonts displayed in dialogs and with ReWire capability. Subsequently, several users reported that Sibelius was performing sluggishly on their Mavericks systems. While no solutions have yet been announced, Avid’s Sam Butler today has given a […]
Finale 2014 released; MakeMusic: “Others take music notation software development for granted”
Today MakeMusic released Finale 2014, the latest version of its flagship music notation program. Sporting the tagline “Own the Future,” MakeMusic is taking clear aim at Avid’s handling of Sibelius with their statement: “While others take music notation software development for granted, Finale is doubling down to provide you and your music a clear path […]
Sibelius and Mac OS X Mavericks
Today Apple released OS X Mavericks (10.9) as a free upgrade to any Mac user currently running 10.6.8 or higher. Sibelius users interested in upgrading to Mavericks should note the following information, posted a short while ago by Avid’s Sam Butler on the chat forum: As you may have heard, Apple have recently released the […]