Sibelius 8.3 is available. It introduces the ability to individually color notes, improves upon 8.2’s sliding feature by more intelligently grouping rests, and improves the independent enharmonic spelling feature introduced in 8.2.
The latest StaffPad update brings support for pickup bars, D.C./D.S./Coda repeats, bar repeats, automatic drum kit notation, plus a host of miscellaneous improvements and performance upgrades that add up to a very solid update.
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.
A powerful but little-known plug-in, Calculate Statistics has been included with Sibelius for many years and can quickly analyze a score and provide a wealth of quantifiable information about its contents.
The new CineScore music preparation templates for Finale and Sibelius offer pro-looking scores and parts for studio sessions at a modest price.
Whether it’s your first time reading these posts or you’re coming back for seconds, here are many of the posts from the past year, from industry news and interviews, to tips and tutorials in the field of music notation software and related technology.
Completely redesigned for Windows 10, the latest version of StaffPad is a free update for existing users and boasts impressive new features like partial bar selection, swing playback, handwritten dynamics recognition, sketch layer colors, and a new voice activated smart assistant.
Hands-on with the Xkey 37, an excellent addition to CME’s lineup of slim, portable, and sophisticated MIDI keyboards that work well with music software on tablets and PCs.
Sibelius gives you the ability to highlight passages of your music, make comments, and, in Sibelius 8, draw freehand annotations. But what if you want to share those markings with non-Sibelius users? Here’s how.
A new guidebook for MuseScore is a thorough and logically written reference for those using the notation software for the first time or for those seeking to expand their knowledge.