Steinberg has announced Dorico 3.5, an update that introduces features to expand its notational capabilities and expedite users’ workflow.
Dorico 3.5 offers new tools for trying out ideas during the composition process and for handling sample libraries through its expanded VST Expression Maps editor. Also new to Dorico is its support for figured bass and condensed divisi for string section players, plus many more new features.
New features include:
- Pitch before duration input
- More powerful VST Expression Maps
- Figured bass
- Condensing for divisi
- Design your own vertical and horizontal lines with a comprehensive set of editors, allowing greater freedom of expression (Dorico Pro only)
- Expanded guitar notation
- Show a grid of the guitar chords used in a flow above the first system with a single click
- Easier slur editing, smarter slur placement, improved collision avoidance, and refined appearance
- More flexible beaming, including beams that start and end with rests
- Create additional instrumental parts in different transpositions, making it easy to provide parts for flexible ensembles
- New filter and search features, putting everything at your fingertips
Expanded MusicXML export
Pricing and Availability
Dorico is available boxed for 579 Euros and as a digital release for 559 Euros. Upgrade pricing and education discounts are also available. See the Steinberg site for details.