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A first look at the latest entrant into the world of music notation apps that support handwriting input: MusicJot, an iPad composition app that uses the MyScript music recognition engine.

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Our NAMM 2017 coverage continues with a preview of Komp, an in-development music notation app for iOS from Seattle-based Semitone, demonstrated at NAMM and scheduled to be released in the first quarter of 2017.

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2016: A year in review

by Philip Rothman on December 26, 2016 · 6 comments

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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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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.

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StaffPad update brings broad improvements

by Philip Rothman on April 7, 2016 · 15 comments

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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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2015: A year in review

by Philip Rothman on December 31, 2015 · 1 comment

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Whether it’s your first time reading these posts or you’re coming back for seconds, here are many of the posts from the past year, from industry news and interviews, to tips and tutorials in the field of music notation software and related technology.

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StaffPad for Windows 10 released with new features

by Philip Rothman on November 10, 2015 · 46 comments

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Completely redesigned for Windows 10, the latest version of StaffPad is a free update for existing users and boasts impressive new features like partial bar selection, swing playback, handwritten dynamics recognition, sketch layer colors, and a new voice activated smart assistant.

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Neuratron has released PhotoScore & NotateMe Ultimate 8, an upgrade to its music scanning and recognition software that brings the NotateMe handwriting app to the desktop for the first time.

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Start your day with news about the NotePerformer 1.5.0 update, learn about the new features in NotateMe 3, and check out some summer workshops from veteran music technology instructor Mike Klinger.

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Kawai has released the English-language version of Touch Notation, a modestly priced and remarkably full-featured music handwriting and gesture-based app for iOS devices like the iPad and iPhone.

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