Dorico 5 is out with the inclusion of more SMuFL music fonts; speedier note input workflows; playback enhancements such as scrubbing, space and stage templates, pitch contour emphasis, MIDI trigger regions, and Groove Agent SE; an instrument editor; and a host of other worthwhile enhancements.
Scoring Express jazz templates for Finale released; Sibelius and Dorico suites updated
The Scoring Express Jazz package of templates and libraries for Finale is now available, adding to the popular Chamber and Theatre & Studio packages, and bringing it on par with the versions already available for Sibelius and Dorico.
Dorico 4.3.11 update is available [updated]
Steinberg has released Dorico 4.3.10. This update focuses mostly on bug fixes, although there are a few improvements to the Key Editor. Dorico for iPad is also updated.
22 in 22: Scoring Express on sale for 22% off
We kick off the Notation Central Black Friday sale with Scoring Express, the collection of professional templates based on the same templates we use at NYC Music Services, for 22% off.
Black Friday 2022 deals for music notation software and related tech [updated]
All the Black Friday deals in the world of music notation software and related technology, so you can make the most of your holiday spending budget, and still have plenty of time to take advantage of some serious savings.
Dorico 4.2 adds percussion to the Key Editor and improves linked mode
The Dorico 4.2 update makes it easier to edit the music on drum sets and other percussion kits directly in the Key Editor. Among other improvements, Dorico 4.2 also improves the way the Key Editor works in linked mode.
Scoring Express for Dorico and Finale released; Sibelius templates updated
We’re very excited to announce the availability of all-new Scoring Express professional music notation templates for Dorico and Finale, as well as updates to the Sibelius versions.
Sibelius for Mobile adds transpose feature; perpetual license upgrades are back (again) [updated]
The latest update for Sibelius for Mobile adds transposing for both staff and system selections, along with other improvements. Separately, Avid is once again bringing back upgrades for perpetual license users who have older versions.
Sibelius 2022.3 adds Windows 11, Monterey support
Sibelius 2022.3 adds support for Windows 11 and macOS 12. The UI graphics have been changed, the manuscript papers are updated with some helpful new behaviors, and the ManuScript plug-in language gains more functions.
Dorico 4 review: Do more with your score
Dorico 4 is available. This massive update brings features first seen on the iPad, like a Key Editor in Write mode and a revamped Play mode. From smart MIDI import to a library manager with granular house style control, to better score setup and more, this update touches every corner.