WHAT'S NEW IN PHOTOSCORE 3?

PhotoScore 3 offers the following significant improvements over previous versions:

  • Vastly improved recognition accuracy - especially on poorer quality originals

  • 4- and 6- line guitar tab recognition

  • Guitar chord diagram recognition

  • Saves MusicXML and NIFF file formats so output can now be used in all major notation programs

  • Opens PDF files

  • Improved and zoomable output editor

  • Transposes - even guitar staves and chord diagrams!

  • Plays back full scores, including repeats

  • Prints scores in high quality

  • Reads text from score in up to 40 different languages. Windows version can even read Greek and Russian.

  • Espressivo, Swing and Reverb realistic playback features added to Professional version

  • Choice of Sibelius 3 or G7 style interface skins

  • Various bug fixes and many more improvements

A full list of changes can be found here.

Compatibility table between PhotoScore Professional and Sibelius versions:

Sibelius 1

Sibelius 2

Sibelius 3

PhotoScore Professional 1.xx plug-in

It is recommended that customers upgrade to PhotoScore 1.86 or higher and Sibelius 2 to take advantage of much improved importing capabilities and support for transposing scores.

Sibelius 2 will not load the PhotoScore plug-in.  Customers must upgrade to PhotoScore 1.86 (a standalone version) or PhotoScore 3.

Sibelius 3 will not load the PhotoScore plug-in.  Customers must upgrade to PhotoScore 1.86 (a standalone version) or PhotoScore 3.

PhotoScore Professional 1.8x standalone

It is recommended that customers upgrade to Sibelius 3 to take advantage of much improved importing capabilities and support for transposing scores.

PhotoScore's Send to Sibelius button is not available, therefore it is necessary to save .opt files from PhotoScore's File menu and open these from Sibelius's File menu. The PhotoScore installer also reports that Sibelius is not installed on the system; customers should opt to continue installation anyway. The PhotoScore 3 upgrade solves these problems.

PhotoScore's Send to Sibelius button is not available, therefore it is necessary to save .opt files from PhotoScore's File menu and open these from Sibelius's File menu. The PhotoScore installer also reports that Sibelius is not installed on the system; customers should opt to continue installation anyway. The PhotoScore 3 upgrade solves these problems.

PhotoScore Professional 2

Sibelius 1 will not read guitar chords, fingerings, or text formatting from PhotoScore 2 files. It is also recommended that customers upgrade to Sibelius 3 to take advantage of much improved importing capabilities and support for transposing scores.

No known problems.

PhotoScore's Send to Sibelius button is not available, therefore it is necessary to save .opt files from PhotoScore's File menu and open these from Sibelius's File menu. The PhotoScore 3 upgrade solves this problem.

PhotoScore Professional 3

Sibelius 1 will not read guitar staves, guitar chord diagrams, cross or small noteheads, fingerings, or text formatting from PhotoScore 3 files. It is also recommended that customers upgrade to Sibelius 3 to take advantage of much improved importing capabilities and support for transposing scores.

Ensure you have Sibelius v2.1.1 installed. Sibelius 2 will not read guitar staves, guitar chord diagrams, cross or small noteheads from PhotoScore 3 files. It is also recommended that customers upgrade to Sibelius 3 to take advantage of improved importing capabilities.

No known problems.

To order a new copy of PhotoScore 3, please click here.

To upgrade a previous version of PhotoScore, click here.

To upgrade or to purchase Sibelius, please click here.


 

 

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Last modified: July 27, 2011