Thanks to Bob Zawalich, Kenneth Gaw, Hans-Christoph Wirth, and Tom Curran, 2016 brought us more useful Sibelius plug-ins. Bob summarizes the year in plug-in development along with a list of all plug-ins newly created in the past year.
A Sibelius plug-in by Bob Zawalich instantly converts straight rhythms to dotted ones, and vice versa.
Sibelius 8.2 introduces the ability to enharmonically spell notes differently in a part and the score, a new sliding feature which moves notes and rests horizontally, and better placement of repeat barlines in relation to time signatures.
Sibelius 8.2 has not officially been made available, but details about its new features have already appeared on Avid’s web site as well as that of a Japanese distributor.
Let the good times roll with these tips on how to more easily place laissez vibrer symbols in Sibelius and Finale.
With three new Sibelius plug-ins and an updated fourth, developer Kenneth Gaw has once again found solutions to save you time, keystrokes and mouse-clicks so that you can produce better results more quickly.
Move notes up or down chromatically by using this one little trick. Really.
Learn how to move items away from a note, beat or staff and still have them correctly attached, in both Sibelius and Finale.
Ever wonder why some objects in Sibelius are colored dark blue when you select them, and others are colored light blue, or other colors? Here’s how to decode the mystery.
If you ever work in 12/8 time, you may have discovered that there is no default way to tell Sibelius to group the “macro” beats 1 & 2, or 3 & 4, into a single dotted half (dotted minim) rest. Enter Michael Eastwood’s plug-in, which does one thing, and does it well: Dotted Minim Rests […]