The W3 Music Notation Community Group has released MusicXML 3.1, the latest iteration of the music interchange format which enables files created by applications that support the format to open and save files that are used by other applications.
If you plan on visiting Musikmesse 2017, or even if you’re just curious about what’s happening, here’s where to find the people and products from the world of music notation software at the annual Frankfurt music festival.
A roundup of some recent news including an extension of the Dorico crossgrade deadline, Finale third-party 64-bit plug-in updates, a MusicXML meeting at Musikmesse, beta testing for the Komp iPad app, and an update to NotateMe.
We round up the latest music and technology news from near and far about the W3C Music Notation Community Group, a new iPad sheet music app from Henle, and Apple’s new Music Memos for iOS.
The chairs of the Music Notation Community Group have identified specific short-term and long-term projects to fulfill the aims of the group, and are now seeking input from the community.
In a move that may spur the improvement and adoption of open standards for music notation, MakeMusic and Steinberg announced that they will be transferring development of their respective standard formats of MusicXML and SMuFL to the new Music Notation Community Group at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).