A reliable way to actually create true 100% black output in PDFs from Finale, and a Keyboard Maestro script to automate the process for an entire set of parts. Plus, how to convert existing PDFs to true black, regardless of what software was used to create them.
Dorico 4.0.10 update is available; trial version and iPad update to follow
Steinberg has released Dorico 4.0.10, the first revision to Dorico 4, with nearly 100 bug fixes and several improvements, mainly in interacting with the Key Editor.
Chronology of a perfect music printing job
How a music printing project gets done flawlessly, from beginning to end, thanks to expert communication and attention to detail from the music preparer — and a few tricks on the printing side.
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.
Newzik Maestria review: The score reader that promises to read scores
Maestria is a technology that allows Newzik to not just display a score, but also to understand it musically. The resulting score is a LiveScore, which includes the ability to view the score as with any other, and also the ability to play it back and export it.
Use Shortcuts to quickly create score templates on macOS and iOS
Apple’s Shortcuts, with its easy drag-and-drop interface, is the future of automation on all their platforms. Learn how to use it to automate actions in apps like Sibelius, Finale, and Dorico.
Sibelius 2021.9 updates search, ManuScript, Keypad gestures
Sibelius 2021.9 brings updates in the areas of searching, the Keypad, ManuScript, and a handful of other areas, including features first seen on the iPad version.
Fix printing problems with Sibelius, PDFs, and Acrobat
A solution to the persistent issue of PDFs generated from Sibelius files on a Mac appearing incorrectly when printed from Adobe Acrobat.
PDF batch utilities updated for macOS Big Sur
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).
Sibelius summer school sale
It’s summertime! Time to get outdoors, hit the beach, relax, and … go to school! At Notation Central, there are video tutorials, templates, and ebooks in the Sibelius Summer School Sale going on through June 30, 2021.