Notation Express and XL for Dorico 5 add lots of new buttons and features to support many of the newer features in Dorico.
Elgato has released Stream Deck Mobile 2.0, a major update to its mobile platform that supports iPads natively, including the full 32-button layout for Stream Deck XL profiles like Notation Express XL for Sibelius and Dorico.
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.
MuseScore 4 is out. It’s the first update in nearly two years, with major improvements to the user interface, layout, engraving, playback features — and a brand-new sound library to top it all off.
The Notation Central Black Friday sale continues with Notation Express and Notation Express XL, the custom-designed profiles for Stream Deck that makes powerful Sibelius Ultimate and Dorico Pro features fun and easy to use, for 22% off.
Let’s get up to speed on some recent developments in the music notation software industry, like software updates, Michael Good’s retirement, the next W3C group meeting, Sibelius team licensing, and more.
Notation Express for Dorico 4 has been completely rebuilt to take advantage of Dorico 4’s ability to communicate directly with Stream Deck.
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.
Still using Dorico 3.0? We provide a helpful analysis for the smart shopper in light of Steinberg’s “PSA” about the pricing for the forthcoming Dorico 4 release and a limited-time money-saving opportunity if you intend to upgrade.
Dorico 4, to come in early 2022, will be the first application to use Steinberg’s new identity-based licensing system, which will enable single-user activation on two computers simultaneously.