MaxScore for Live
We are proud to announce MaxScore for Live.
MaxScore for Live brings music notation to Ableton Live and is part of the current MaxScore release.
Download the files from
and read the instructions carefully.
In addition, you will need a JMSL license (30 days free, request an extension if you need more time to test), and a music font (current support is for the Maestro music font only; if you have Finale or Finale Notepad installed you may already have the font).
MaxScore for Live is currently in beta stage. We welcome your comments, suggestions and criticisms.
Georg Hajdu and Nick Didkovsky
George / Nick
Thanks I have been waiting for this. Was too lazy to do it myself.
I will provide feedback after I have played with it.
We have uploaded version 0.2 of MaxScore.
This version includes a super fast XML parser (kudos to Ádám Siska), support for text and various music fonts (Jazz and Opus included) and a brand new plugin system called Scorepions for easy extension of MasterScore's functionality via custom Max patches (think Finale plugins).
Refer to http://www.computermusicnotation.com/content/ for further information.
What’s the price after the 30-day demo runs out?
We are planning to offer a $49 MaxScore license. Ask Nick Didkovsky for an extension on the demo until we’re ready to announce the new license.
This is a preview of the upcoming graphics editor for MaxScore for Live. The editor will enable users to create extra articulations and expressions and store them in a library. They can be attached to notes, staves and/or measures and edited as groups. There are 14 basic shapes/elements to choose from which all can be colored and made transparent. Pictures can be resized and cropped. Graphics can also be exported as svg files.
We are expecting to be done by mid-August.
MaxScore 0.8 in the works
We are working on a new version of MaxScore which we will begin to beta test shortly. This version will draw to a new canvas implementing the MGraphics drawing language, thereby kissing goodbye to the old canvas which was based on a 30-year old technology called QuickDraw. Users will appreciate the ability to display svg files, use Bezier curves as well as to transform (rotation and distortion) any graphics element, greatly enhancing the appearance of scores generated with MaxScore/LiveScore.
The Picster editor was also improved in the meantime, now working in tandem with the MGraphics-based canvas. We are looking forward to great scores, be it purely graphical or hybrid.
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