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Make booklets and 2-ups with PDF-BatchBooklet

April 14, 2016

Another addition to the category of fast and free PDF apps is PDF-Batch Booklet, which quickly imposes many booklets or 2-ups from single-page PDFs at once. Available for Mac & PC.

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Monday morning updates: Sibelius, Dolet, SmartMusic, MuseScore

April 11, 2016

To start off the week, we have a healthy roundup of news as it pertains to software updates for Sibelius, Dolet, SmartMusic, and MuseScore.

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StaffPad update brings broad improvements

April 7, 2016

The latest StaffPad update brings support for pickup bars, D.C./D.S./Coda repeats, bar repeats, automatic drum kit notation, plus a host of miscellaneous improvements and performance upgrades that add up to a very solid update.

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Sibelius 8.2 released with new “sliding” feature and enharmonic differences in parts

March 31, 2016

Sibelius 8.2 introduces the ability to enharmonically spell notes differently in a part and the score, a new sliding feature which moves notes and rests horizontally, and better placement of repeat barlines in relation to time signatures.

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Quickly scale many PDFs with Batch Scale PDF, a new free app

March 28, 2016

Introducing Batch Scale PDF, a simple, free app for Mac & PC that quickly scales many PDFs to any other size PDF. Originally intended to scale sheet music of different sizes, Batch Scale PDF can be used for any purpose.

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Sibelius 8.2 features start appearing on web sites

March 25, 2016

Sibelius 8.2 has not officially been made available, but details about its new features have already appeared on Avid’s web site as well as that of a Japanese distributor.

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Calculate statistics in a Sibelius score

March 23, 2016

A powerful but little-known plug-in, Calculate Statistics has been included with Sibelius for many years and can quickly analyze a score and provide a wealth of quantifiable information about its contents.

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Using the Compare feature in Sibelius

March 17, 2016

Sibelius has a useful feature that can compare two scores, or versions of the same score, and give you not only a detailed list of the differences but a visual representation of them as well.

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Noteflight gets major makeover; webinar scheduled for March 17

March 15, 2016

The online music writing application Noteflight has unveiled an upgrade with new navigation and account sidebars, a new score editor user interface, and improved playback features.

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Notating lever changes for lever harps in Sibelius

March 10, 2016

In this in-depth tutorial, Bob Zawalich shows us various methods to notate lever changes for lever harps in Sibelius.

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