A summary of the changes in music notation software product licenses, policies, and sales in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Also information on the 2020 W3C Music Notation Community Group meeting.
MakeMusic has released Finale version 26.2.2. This maintenance release includes several notation improvements in advance of MakeMusic’s forthcoming musical content sharing mechanism, and some other fixes to MusicXML export/import and elsewhere.
Notion is updated. Notion iOS 2.5 supports document handling, MP3 and SMP Press export, template saving, and more, including handwriting, MusicXML and MIDI import enhancements. Notion 6.6 for Mac and Windows brings over some of these improvements and addresses compatibility issues.
When you want to back up your Sibelius scores in a different format or work on scores you created in Sibelius in another program, there are lots of options and formats to export to, like MIDI, PDF, or MusicXML. But what if you want to work on many scores at once and need to convert folders of scores?
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.