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A free Sibelius 7.5 webinar is available on September 9 for those in New Zealand, and attendees will receive 20% off of their upgrade to Sibelius 7.5.

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NotateMe, the music handwriting app for mobile devices, can now take photos of your music and interpret them. Learn how it works with an eye on its place in the history of music notation software.

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MakeMusic joins Peaksware; HQ to move to Colorado

by Philip Rothman on August 6, 2014 · 10 comments

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MakeMusic, the maker of the Finale, SmartMusic, Garritan and MusicXML products, has joined Peaksware, a maker of endurance training software. Read about the corporate move along with our interview with CEO Gear Fisher.

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Upgrade to Sibelius 7.5 for $20 off

by Philip Rothman on July 17, 2014 · 1 comment

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If you don’t yet own Sibelius 7.5 and are currently using Sibelius 6 or earlier, Amazon is currently offering the Sibelius 7.5 upgrade for $20 off.

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The 7.5.1 update to Sibelius addresses numerous issues relating to audio and video export, the Timeline, localization, and playback, improves the user interface, and belatedly introduces the official 7.5 Sibelius Reference.

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Friday notation roundup: June 13, 2014

by Philip Rothman on June 13, 2014 · 4 comments

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A summary of some recent news in the world of music notation software, for your weekend reading pleasure.

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A UK man has begun serving a prison sentence for committing brazen frauds against composers, orchestrators, and music publishers over the course of several years.

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Page turning goes hi-tech with the AirTurn BT-105

by Philip Rothman on May 30, 2014 · 6 comments

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A review of the AirTurn BT-105 wireless page turner with two ATFS-2 pedals, as used with several music reading apps on an iPad.

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NotateMe 2 sees major improvements in handwriting recognition, MusicXML import, speed, editing, entering notes, playback, layout, education, and workflow.

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Avid posts job opening for Sibelius developer

by Philip Rothman on May 20, 2014 · 1 comment

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Avid is accepting applications from qualified candidates for a full-time Sibelius developer to work at its Daly City, California location.

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