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The day I say goodbye to Finale!

Postby Zammis four five » Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:39 am

This is not really an audio problem or a suggestion, but the day I say goodbye to the Finale, which has been my editing program since 2007 :(

:idea: Check out the immense ease of MIDI data editing added by this new plugin developed for Sibelius 7.5 or higher that brings sequencer-like capabilities for the top-notch Finale competitor :idea: :

http://www.scoringnotes.com/reviews/graphical-midi-tools-plug-in-brings-sequencer-like-capabilities-to-sibelius/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XrMBYFGF6I

Note that this implement is totally different from Finale plugins that mainly concern the aspect of the graphic edition with limited MIDI data customization :!:

WOOOOOOW, This is how you meet the expectations of your customers! :wink:

I'm tired of asking for more ease in MIDI data editing, especially when everything Finale offers is the outdated MIDI TOOL menu with its endless windows that do not allow editing in real time, directly in the score, as the newest score editors allow (Notion, Overture, Notation Composer and Doritos) :(

I can't wait to start editing MIDI data with extreme easiness :shock: :!: :mrgreen:

Thank you all for the support offered and for creating such incredible software that, unfortunately, stopped in time :(

All the best to you guys, always and wish me good luck! :mrgreen:
Zammis Four, Five!
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Finale 2014.5, Finale 25.4.1.152, Kontakt 5.6.8 with a lot of sound libs, Aria Player/Engine v1.916 (GPO5; GHarps; IO; JABB3 and WI), Miroslav Philharmonik 1 & 2.
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Re: The day I say goodbye to Finale!

Postby Jay Emmes » Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:11 pm

You do realise that Finale is a notational application?
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Re: The day I say goodbye to Finale!

Postby Zammis four five » Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:52 am

Jay Emmes wrote:You do realise that Finale is a notational application?


Of course yes, however Sibelius is also a notational application, and its developers don't use this as an excuse not to evolve or fail to fulfill their users' requests. I'm not happy to migrate to Sibelius, but I'm tired of not being heard. I remember the time when users said that hybridization between notation software and DAW was something impossible and even undesirable. These previously cited companies are daring more than Makemusic, who did an excellent job with regard to musical notation, but just keep repackaging the same old MIDI Tool interface design, devoting little attention to what promotes easy editing/customization of MIDI data: MIDI Tool menu deserves an update urgently, in the sense of enabling something like a sequencer visualization, where you can edit MIDI data like some "short and stretch" features or making it possible to view and edit MIDI data directly on the traditional staff, something that has become a fairly common procedure in the previously cited Finale's competitors.

It seems to me that Makemusic's attention seems to be focused on "-ok guys, use human playback, focus on music notation and forget about everything else" features, but there is an increasing number of users who need refinement and customization of MIDI capacities and this is what has caused customers to migrate to these new platforms: the combination between music notation and MIDI editing in a much more dynamic and easy way. Moreover, Makemusic insists on a kind of stance where we, users, must conform to the Finale's outdated MIDI editing, when other companies are just fitting themselves to the needs of their users. I believe that in the near future (maybe in 5-10 years or less), this type of procedure will be the default, making the migration to softwares that continue to innovate in the adventure of hybridization between notation and DAW softwares inevitable.
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Finale 2014.5, Finale 25.4.1.152, Kontakt 5.6.8 with a lot of sound libs, Aria Player/Engine v1.916 (GPO5; GHarps; IO; JABB3 and WI), Miroslav Philharmonik 1 & 2.
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Re: The day I say goodbye to Finale!

Postby Jay Emmes » Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:58 pm

Okay. Bye! Take care.
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