The 2020 NAMM Show is over, and we had a ton of news coverage, product reviews, interviews, photos, and videos. Whether you missed any posts from the past few days or just want to relive the excitement, here’s a wrap-up of all our activity from sunny Anaheim, California.
Our 2020 NAMM Show coverage continues as we talk with Jason Wick, senior manager at MakeMusic, about the latest Finale developments and what to expect for the future.
Our 2020 NAMM Show coverage continues as we speak with Daniel Ray, who is in charge of Musescore’s product strategy, about how the product has fared in the nearly two years since the Ultimate Guitar acquisition, its recent progress, and its future.
Our 2020 NAMM Show coverage continues with an interview with Noteflight’s John Mlynczak. We discuss Noteflight’s embedded music creation tool, improved MusicXML recognition, Hal Leonard’s ArrangeMe platform, and the new Lifetime purchase plan for Noteflight Premium.
The Mozarteum University in Salzburg will be hosting a new conference entitled “Music Engraving in the 21st Century: Developments and Perspectives” with an active a three-day agenda beginning January 17, 2020.
MakeMusic has released Finale version 26.2. This maintenance release is squarely focused on bug fixes and other improvements rather than new features. The most significant item in 26.2 for Mac users is full support for macOS 10.15 Catalina.
Avid has released Sibelius 2019.7, its latest update to Sibelius. 2019.7 contains no new major features, but there are some MusicXML improvements and fixes in the areas of stability, fonts, PDF export, and playback.
MakeMusic has released Finale version 26.1, the first significant update since Finale v26 was released in October 2018. Articulations get further attention in 26.1, and there are also a few new MusicXML features.
The W3C Music Notation Community Group met in Frankfurt during the 2019 Musikmesse trade show on April 4, 2019. Topics of discussion included SMuFL 1.3 and 1.4, MusicXML 3.2, the DAISY Consortium on Braille music, and MNX.
The 2019 NAMM Show is over, and we had more news coverage, interviews, photos, and videos than ever. Whether you missed any posts from the past few days or just want to relive the excitement, here’s a wrap-up of all our activity from sunny Anaheim, California.