The popular music notation app StaffPad has been updated with its previously announced full support for Windows 10. The update comes with a revamp of its user interface, along with a new voice activated Composer Assistant.
Here's the breakdown of the major StaffPad update:
- Full redesign for Windows 10
- New voice activated Composer Assistant - edit your score with your voice.
- Partial bar selection
- Swing playback support
- New musical symbols; Scoop, doit, plop, fall.
- Per-page scrolling on playback
- Search capabilities on the home screen
- Copyright information now included in Score Details
- Quickly share the StaffPad file from the home screen
- Quicker loader times for large scores
- Octave clefs
- Multiple bug fixes, and overall improvements
StaffPad will still run on Windows 8 and 8.1, but its features are now frozen, with development to move forward only on the Windows 10 version.
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Best app in the world
The fact that developers are freezing features for older OS versions will aid in the adoption of W10.....
I am so impressed by this app. It deserves showcasing in a national Surface ad.
Hasn't it already?
As someone who plays music it's a shame this app is if no use to me.. Completely my fault because I never was taught or took the time or initiative to learn sheet music... Just play by ear
It's never too late mate :-) Give it a try, get used to some simple concepts and I bet you'll be able to work it out in a few hours.
If you want to learn the concepts of music at an accelerated rate, get some piano theory books. It covers a lot of ground, and as long as your committed to studying and learning, you could learn to read music in a matter of months. Posted with the Nexus 6, Nexus 5, or Surface Pro 3
Playing with my ear too... I think huge numbers of rockers don't use complex notes.. Just ear and brain..
Thx for the support guys... I'm sure if I dedicated myself, I definitely could. But there aren't many hours in a day and I'm rapidly approaching 40 lol... It would have served me better in my youth, as I don't really write or play much anymore... Getting old blows
Excited to experience the updates.
As an original adopter who sells what I produce with this life-changing app, finally! Thank you staffpad!
Has anyone used this on a non-touch device (e.g. desktop or laptop)? If yes, is it still good?
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