Catch up on some news items from the past couple of weeks in the world of music notation software and technology. We’ve got news about Dorico crossgrades, Sibelius updates, Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, a Newzik giveaway and Symphony Pro’s new features.
A roundup of activity and news about Sibelius plug-ins over the last several months. Bob Zawalich takes us on a tour of new plug-ins, updates to existing plug-ins, speed issues, and other changes.
A summary of desktop notation software compatibility with macOS High Sierra (10.13) at this time: How Sibelius, Finale, Dorico, MuseScore, and Notion are faring on Apple’s latest operating system.
The RSS feed serving Sibelius plug-in updates has been broken since early last week, leading all users of Sibelius 7 and higher to see an empty screen where a big list of plug-ins should be. Does it spell trouble for the next generation of services like Cloud Sharing?
Avid today announced Sibelius | Cloud Sharing as the primary new feature in Sibelius 8.7. Still in development, Sibelius 8.7 users will be able to publish Sibelius scores online in a format that can be displayed in any browser on a modern device.
An interview with composer, new music notation specialist and arts administrator jef chippewa about his neueweise fonts for Finale and Sibelius and his work, philosophy, and approach to music notation.
We already showed you how to do it in Finale; now, here’s a clever and useful way in Sibelius to have the part name, title, and composer consistently appear the same — and in the same place — on your title page and the first page of your part.
Sibelius center-aligns chord symbols by default. If you prefer that they be left-aligned instead, you’ll need to change a few settings. Here’s how to do it.
Once and for all, correct Sibelius’s incorrect default behavior of placing a brace on the glockenspiel and vibraphone staves.
Avid today released Sibelius 8.6.1, a maintenance update to the Sibelius 8.6 update that introduced magnetic glissandi lines for the first time in the program. The 8.6.1 update further refines that feature and addresses some bugs brought about from earlier updates. A number of plug-ins are also updated.