In Dorico 5, refined notation and more realistic playback with less effort – even in Elements

Steinberg’s Dorico may be a flagship notation tool in the traditional mold, but frequent updates continue to argue for making this your scoring option of choice. That’s an easy case to be made with the high-end Pro edition if your budget allows – but it’s increasingly true of the Elements and iPad editions, too.

iPad Score Reading: Scorecerer Emphasizes Markup, Page Turn Control, PDFs

If Beethoven had an iPad, he’d want annotations. Lots of them. His iPad would be covered with fingerprints. Since today is Beethoven’s 241st birthday, it seems only appropriate to inject a little conventional notation into today’s coverage. And what better way to do that than with an iPad app that promises some musician-friendly reading features. […]

Peter Kirn - December 16, 2011

Miro 4 Media Tool Promises the Quality of Closed, Only It's Open; Could Be HTML5 Dream Utility

Miro 4, an open source video player, has long been promising at least on paper as a means of sharing and watching open video. But the delivery in early versions was shaky, suffering from stability issues in some cases and simply failing to provide a compelling use case in others – particularly with browsers and […]

Peter Kirn - May 23, 2011

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