Finale Printmusic v 2014b
Jun 4, 2014
MacOS X Intel
Mac highlights include:
Many audio-related crashes have been fixed and USB mono input devices no longer cause errors.
Bank volume settings are retained and all Garritan Instruments for Finale instruments respond to Mixer volume controls.
Unicode characters no longer cause file name problems and error messages are more descriptive.
Several view/display issues and application switching problems have been addressed.
Windows highlights include:
Audio Engine errors no longer appear with some ASIO audio devices and USB mono input devices no longer cause errors.
Unicode characters no longer cause file name problems, backup and auto-save files are included in Open dialogs, and error messages are more descriptive.
Highlights for both Mac and Windows users include:
Human Playback correctly interprets glissandi, fp markings, and articulation trills, and also recognizes keyswitches in all layers.
Notes on the opposite stem side in cluster chords can be selected, and rests can be repositioned when Consolidate Rests Across Layers is enabled.
Multiple MIDI file fixes include proper percussion import and retention of track/staff names and key signatures.
Numerous crashing situations have been fixed, and file saving speed and Score Manager performance have been improved.
Finale Printmusic v 2014
May 3, 2014
MacOS X Intel
Want to change a Sax staff to French Horn? Now it’s easy. ScoreManager gives you instant access to how your staves look and playback.
We’ve added an updated, modern look to PrintMusic’s mixer, playback controls, and palettes (which now lock on Macs, too).
Automatic Range Check
See instant feedback when you write out of the range of beginner, intermediate, or advanced players.
Need a clef change in the middle of a measure? PrintMusic can do it!
Enjoy improved default treatment of rests and accidentals when music is placed in multiple layers.
Hide/Show Empty Staves
Hide/Show Empty Staves helps you maximize the amount of music that will fit on the page.
Smart Shapes, including hairpins and trills, automatically attach to a desired “beat,” and snap into place.
New File Format
A new file format lets you share music as Finale 2014 and 2012 files and offers more flexibility tomorrow.
Finale Printmusic v 2011a
Dec 4, 2010
MacOS X UB
PrintMusic 2011a is a free, downloadable update available to registered PrintMusic 2011 users. It adds updated scanning technology, resulting in improved scanning results and expanded support for Canon-brand scanners. It also addresses Macintosh font issues in non-U.S. operating systems and in PrintMusic files opened in other MakeMusic products, improves the quality of exported bitmap graphics on Macintosh computers, includes better cursor feedback in lyrics for Windows and Macintosh, and more.
Finale Printmusic v 2011
Mar 12, 2010
MacOS X UB
Improved Lyric Entry and Spacing
Lyrics are more easily entered, instantly appear exactly as they'll print out, and are automatically spaced with engraver precision.
Easier Staff Layout
New Staff Layout capabilities make it simple and intuitive to hide, move, and edit staves.
Hundreds of new font characters are included for percussion, mallet and handbell graphics.
Handbells Used Chart
PrintMusic can automatically create a chart at the top of your handbell music that lists every bell used.
Music Education Worksheets
PrintMusic now includes more than 150 ready-made, customizable music education worksheets and flashcards.
Improved Pickup Measures and more
Pick-up measures automatically insert the correct rests when you start your score, improved file support for multiple-user environments, and updated screen display colors.
Finale Printmusic v 2010
Sep 12, 2009
MacOS X UB
We've simplified the process of getting notes on percussion staves to look – and playback – exactly the way you want them to.
Automatic Rehearsal Marks
PrintMusic automatically sequences your rehearsal marks correctly and dynamically updates them when you change your score.
Inspired by the golden era of handwritten Broadway scores, the Broadway Copyist hand-written font offers a lighter, classic appearance.
Improved Chord Input
Change or delete notes without changing your chords. Attach chords to measures – whether or not they contain notes or rests – and have the chords appear and playback correctly.
New Smartscore Lite scanning interface enables you to specify the instrumentation so that your staves will automatically be properly transposed and configured for playback.
Graphics updates, VST/AU Support, and more
Import and export .JPEGs, support for third-party VST/AU Instruments and Effects, drag-apply expressions to multiple staves, and improved documentation.
Finale Printmusic v 2006
Oct 25, 2005
MacOS X PPC
save as audio file
Band-in-a-Box Auto Harmonizing
Row-Loff Marching Percussion Sounds
Guitar and Bass Tablature
Other enhancements and new features