MakeMusic Finale 2004 (Windows)
Intuitive interaction, natural ease of use, unsurpassable results.
By understanding the needs of musicians, educators, composers and engravers, Finale continues to evolve and grow. The advancements that went into 2004 were based on two principles: natural ease and enhanced musicality.
Here's some of what's new in Finale 2004:
Your music deserves to be heard with all the feeling, phrasing and nuance you felt when you wrote it. The new Human Playback feature will play your music as you would want it to be performed, even if you enter notes manually. And you can choose a variety of musical styles and customize the playback parameters, articulations, range, and much more.
You want your music to look good. Now it can also sound great with the addition of SmartMusic SoundFont, the same professional grade instrument sounds found in the award-winning SmartMusic Studio practice system. Add this to Finale 2004’s new Human Playback and the results are astounding.
Save As Audio File: Save As .WAV, .AIFF. Even compressed file formats.
Now turn your Finale file into an audio CD! Press one button and save your Finale files into an audio format for recording onto an audio CD. Hear all the nuances of your music through the fabulous sound font from SmartMusic and our Human Playback feature.
Quick and Easy Edits
Expression Customization: Creating tempo markings is easy and now you can edit them just as easily. Many options for expressions have also been added permitting alignment based on either measure or note. Finale 2004’s new expression interface allows you to use multiple fonts for the same expression, align expressions with automatic placement options and add a description for each expression. Expressions are automatically placed above or below the staff, and can be centered or justified left or right.
- Windows 98/2000/NT/Me/XP (import and export of EPS files supported under Windows 98, NT, and Me only)
- CD-ROM drive
- 800x600 minimum monitor resolution
- 128MB RAM minimum (depending on OS)
- 200MB hard drive space required for software and user manual
- MIDI interface
- MIDI input and/or playback device
- Higher-quality computer microphone