Finale 2014 released; MakeMusic: “Others take music notation software development for granted”

Today MakeMusic released Finale 2014, the latest version of its flagship music notation program. Sporting the tagline “Own the Future,” MakeMusic is taking clear aim at Avid’s handling of Sibelius with their statement: “While others take music notation software development for granted, Finale is doubling down to provide you and your music a clear path […]

NotePerformer sound module offers new playback possibilities in Sibelius

Wallander Instruments, a Swedish maker of virtual instruments for computers and mobile devices, this week released NotePeformer for Sibelius. NotePerformer is a tightly integrated sound module that aims to offer more realistic phrasing and expression during score playback in Sibelius 6, Sibelius 7, or Sibelius First than what is produced by Sibelius’s default playback instructions. […]

Avid posts series of technical help videos for Sibelius

Avid has posted on YouTube a series of helpful videos designed to assist users with common technical issues regarding installation, registration and playback. The videos were posted about a month ago, and so are quite current with the latest version of Sibelius 7 and Sibelius 7 Sounds, like this one entitled “Improving Sibelius 7 Playback”: […]