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.
NotePerformer, the popular playback solution for Dorico, Finale, and Sibelius, is updated to version 4.2. The update includes revisions to NotePerformer Playback Engines (NPPE), with support for four new sample libraries.
A comprehensive journey and tutorial about creating the recording of İlkay Bora Öder’s symphonic composition, crafted entirely using Sibelius and NotePerformer’s playback engines.
Wallander Instruments has released NotePerformer 4.1.0, addressing several issues in both the core NotePerformer product and the NotePerformer Playback Engine (NPPE).
Dorico 5 is out with the inclusion of more SMuFL music fonts; speedier note input workflows; playback enhancements such as scrubbing, space and stage templates, pitch contour emphasis, MIDI trigger regions, and Groove Agent SE; an instrument editor; and a host of other worthwhile enhancements.
NotePerformer 4 is available, adding to its own modeled sound library the ability to play back many of the most popular, premium orchestral sample libraries in same user-friendly way as one can with the built-in NotePerformer sounds.
Steinberg has released Dorico 4.3.30. This update solves a problem whereby closing a project that used the HALion Sonic 7 instrument would cause the MediaBay server to shut down; several other fixes are included.
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.
Steinberg has released Dorico 4.3.20. This update focuses on bug fixes and a few small improvements to the Key Editor, MIDI import, and text enclosures. Dorico for iPad is also updated.
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.