StaffPad, the pen-and-touch music notation app, has been acquired by Muse Group, the company that owns Ultimate Guitar, MuseScore, and Audacity. StaffPad co-founder David William Hearn will remain in charge of the product. Audio staves and transcription are planned for future updates.
StaffPad, the music composition app that uses handwriting recognition as the means of music entry, has been released for iPad and completely rebuilt for Windows, with a bevy of new features, improvements, and add-ons compared to the previous version. In addition, there is a new free digital music stand app for performers, called StaffPad Reader, providing a synced performance experience across multiple tablets.
From industry news, to tips and tutorials, to opinions and reviews in the field of music notation software and related technology, we’re taking stock of 2017 at Scoring Notes.
StaffPad has been updated, adding several modest features along with bug fixes. The update, officially v. 18.104.22.168, adds support for cautionary accidentals, more printing options and a bar number staff, and hints at things coming later.
Komp, the latest music handwriting recognition and scoring app for iPad, is now available after several years of development and a preview at NAMM. David MacDonald has a full review you won’t want to miss.
The recent StaffPad maintenance update offers improved MusicXML support and several instrument additions and fixes.
Have some down time during the holidays? Or looking to get ahead for the new year? Here you’ll find many of the posts 2016, from industry news to tips and tutorials in the field of music notation software and related technology.
Have you been bad or good? We know you’ve been good, and that’s why we’ve assembled this unique holiday shopping guide for 2016 of books, apps, gear and more that you won’t find anywhere else — tailor-made especially for readers of our blog about music notation and technology.
The latest StaffPad update brings support for the new Surface Dial along with useful improvements to writing recognition, working with selections and symbols, tuplet processing, and more.
Ah, summer. Time for long walks on the beach, cool refreshing drinks — and time to catch up on all your reading from the Sibelius blog from the first half of this year. From Sibelius updates, to industry news, products, tips and tutorials, there’s lots here to enjoy.