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If you work in Sibelius 8.5.1 and open files created in earlier Sibelius versions in which rests were manually moved to avoid notes, be aware that the position of those rests has shifted in the parts for your file, with no warning.

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On the release of NotePerformer 2.0, a major update to the Sibelius-compatible sound library, we interview Arne Wallander, creator of the Wallander family of virtual instruments and NotePerformer.

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Third Dorico maintenance update released

by Philip Rothman on February 28, 2017 · 0 comments

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The third Dorico update, version 1.0.30, is available, with some new features particularly in the areas of rests, barlines, bar numbers, tremolo and grace note playback, as well as other areas of the program. In addition, dozens of bugs and other performance issues have been addressed.

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Sibelius 8.5.1 update available

by Philip Rothman on January 19, 2017 · 6 comments

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Avid today released Sibelius 8.5.1, a maintenance update to the recent Sibelius 8.5 update. 8.5.1 fixes a number of bugs introduced in 8.5 and adds a new percentage column to the Staff sizes list, making it possible to change a custom staff size by relative size as well as absolute size.

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StaffPad maintenance update improves MusicXML export

by Philip Rothman on January 17, 2017 · 2 comments

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The recent StaffPad maintenance update offers improved MusicXML support and several instrument additions and fixes.

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Second Dorico maintenance update released

by Philip Rothman on December 20, 2016 · 4 comments

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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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Finale v.25.2 maintenance update is released

by Philip Rothman on December 8, 2016 · 0 comments

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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

by Philip Rothman on December 6, 2016 · 14 comments

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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

by Philip Rothman on December 1, 2016 · 11 comments

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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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First Dorico maintenance update released

by Philip Rothman on November 25, 2016 · 13 comments

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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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