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Reinhold H. 08-08-2017 12:03 PM

Version 3.1.0
A new version with working title 3.0.7 is in the pipeline. We plan to start beta testing soon. Version 3.0.7 is a free update for all version 3 licenses. The content of version 3.0.7 is planned to be (subject to change):
  • Band-in-a-Box - support for the external Band-in-a-Box plugin developed by PG Music Inc. for Notation Software - Details please see here (for Composer). Composer includes a Band-in-a-Box trial plugin which can be tested for 60 days for free.
  • MusicXML import (for Composer)
  • MusicXML export - compressed mxl format, .musicxml extension (for Composer)
  • Online translation of Notation Software's online manuals with Google translation service into various languages (for Player, Musician, Composer)
  • Audio export formats ogg , flac (for Composer)
  • Soundfont file with high audio quality included the standard distribution package (for Composer)
  • Soundfont format .sf3 (for Composer)
  • Serviceability enhancements (for Musician, for Composer)
  • Installation improvements (for Musician, for Composer)
  • macOS High Sierra support (for Player, Musician, Composer)
  • Bug fixes (for Player, Musician, Composer)
  • Technology - Update to latest external libraries (for Player, Musician, Composer)
We plan to start beta testing at the end of August/early September 2017. Dependant on the quality and the feedback we will determine the launch day.
Those customers who want to participate please send us an email to


Reinhold H. 02-27-2018 09:41 AM

Version 3.1.0 released
Today as of Feb. 27th, 2018 we released the new version 3.1.0 of Composer, Musician and Player. In the past 5 months we had run intensive beta tests under the working title version 3.0.7. We received tremendous feedback from many people. This feedback was very valuable and helpful for us to launch a great feature package and to reach a high quality level. We were able to release all the features which we had planned at the begining of the project planning. Even more, we have been able to add additional features during the beta trial like the mp3 audio export by Composer. For the full feature content, please visit the What's New page.

Here I would like to thank all of you who actively contributed to reach this milestone. In particular I would like to thank Sherry Crann for servicing all of you and to provide excellent feedback.


Reinhold H. 03-18-2018 06:51 AM

Update for Version 3.1
Today, March 18th, 2018 we released the update 3.1.1

This update is just one single change in MusicXML import in Composer where in very rare cases a MusicXML file could not be imported. MusicXML files from certain other vendors mainly scan software may contain elements which are not complete. The MusicXML spec here is not very precise and leaves room for interpretation whether this is correct or not. The update will allow to import those files. Unfortunately, this situation had not come up in the 6 months beta period.

We decided to distribute this change immediately because we see more people updating. For those who already updated Composer to version 3.1.0 this update is only required if you find a MusicXML file which cannot be imported.

For Musician, Player there is no change in 3.1.1 compared to 3.1.0, but in order to have one common numbering scheme we changed the numbering here as well.


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