StaffPad’s autumn 2023 update brings Piano Capture, designed to transcribe the audio directly from piano performances, and create music notation in near real-time. MIDI Capture, full video support, auto-harmonization are also included in this major update.
The StaffPad “Audio Update” brings new features like audio staves, tempo mapping, adaptive audio to keep your audio in sync with your score tempo, royalty-free production sounds and loops, and studio-quality effects, along with more improvements.
A summary of desktop notation software compatibility with Windows 11: How Sibelius, Finale, Dorico, MuseScore, and Notion are faring on Microsoft’s latest operating system.
The popular PDF Batch Utilities, available from Notation Central on a pay-what-you-wish basis, have been updated recently to fix several issues that appeared on macOS Big Sur (macOS 11).
PDF-MusicBinder takes the tedium of setting up PDF files for accordion-style and booklet printing and turns it into a one-click process. PDF-BatchStitch combines multiple PDFs into one file with the option to set the number of copies per file.
PDF-Batch Booklet quickly imposes many booklets or 2-ups from single-page PDFs at once. Available for Mac & PC.
PDF-BatchScale quickly scales many PDF files to any size PDF. Originally intended to scale sheet music of different sizes, PDF-BatchScale can be used for any purpose.
Avid today released Sibelius 2018.5 to fix an issue in Sibelius where running some plug-ins would cause a memory leak that slowed Sibelius down until you restarted it. This most notably affected the Dolet MusicXML export plug-in, and only on Windows, not on Mac.
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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.