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Dorico PDF reference manual now available

December 29, 2016

The first version of the Dorico guide is now available to download as a PDF from Steinberg’s help site. While far from exhaustive, it is easy to follow and logically structured, making it a comprehensive, well-organized resource to help you make the most of the new software.

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2016: A year in review

December 26, 2016

Have some down time during the holidays? Or looking to get ahead for the new year? Here you’ll find many of the posts 2016, from industry news to tips and tutorials in the field of music notation software and related technology.

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Second Dorico maintenance update released

December 20, 2016

The second Dorico update, version 1.0.20, is available. New features and improvements abound, with arpeggios, more page layout options, better bar rest handling in voices, and a new playback options dialog among the many enhancements and bug fixes.

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New Sibelius plug-ins for ties, text, and pasting

December 15, 2016

Just in time for the holidays, we’ve found a few presents under the tree! Three new Sibelius plug-ins from Kenneth Gaw will surely make the season bright: Intelligent Ties, Multiple Text Entry, and Complete Copy and Paste.

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Get 3 free months of Backblaze cloud backup

December 10, 2016

It’s time to start thinking about those new year’s resolutions. One resolution that many computer users have is to get serious about backing up their files. If that’s on your to-do list, check out Backblaze, a simple and affordable solution for Mac and PC that gets even more affordable with three free months.

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Finale v.25.2 maintenance update is released

December 8, 2016

Finale 25.2 is the second maintenance update to Finale. It adds two long-requested options: instruments that transpose at the octave can retain their transposition in concert pitch scores, and a ruler to display bar numbers.

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Bug fixes (and new bugs) in Sibelius 8.5

December 6, 2016

Some of the most requested bug fixes have finally been addressed in Sibelius 8.5, but there are also a couple of new ones to be aware of, too. Also a new plug-in from Bob Zawalich addresses a bug and improves the process of applying rehearsal marks and double barlines together.

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Sibelius 8.5 introduces staff sizes on a per-system basis

December 1, 2016

The Sibelius 8.5 update introduces the long-awaited ability to change the staff size on a system-by-system basis. A refresh of the Inspector and various other fixes round out this latest update.

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Dorico 30-day trial now available

November 30, 2016

If you’re eager to try out Dorico, the new scoring software from Steinberg, but you haven’t yet committed to laying out the cash, you’re in luck: a 30-day free trial is now available for download.

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First Dorico maintenance update released

November 25, 2016

The first Dorico maintentance update is full of new features and bug fixes covering all areas of the program. Notable among them are the significant performance improvements, the addition of a transpose feature, customizable vertical staff spacing, and better selection techniques.

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