Development Roadmap

Current version: 1.5.1


Upcoming Version: 1.6
Expected release date: Autumn 2023

Fretboard panel
Like Piano keyboard but for fretted instruments
Beams across barlines
Input recording
Linked Staves
TrueType fonts

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1.5.1   March 8, 2023

  • Fretboard panel
  • Toolbar button highlight in line with Menu/Status bars

1.5   January 22, 2023

  • Tablatures
  • Lyrics
  • Repeat count in repeat barlines
  • Reset window layout
  • Hide/show all panels
  • Catalan translation more in line with other software
  • Fixed hang when using the piano keyboard if there were grace notes
Guitar Tablatures
Tab staff and guitar notation
1 voteDone
aligned to notes
1 voteDone
Auto-recover at start if last session ended abnormally
1 voteDone
Hide Tuplets
Unfold repeats
Write them out as separate bars

1.4.2   August 29, 2022

  • Auto-save option: recover modified files at start if last session ended abnormally
  • Hide/show Tuplets
  • Improved beams slant
  • Slurs can now start on the same note where the previous slur ends

1.4.1   May 2, 2022

  • Unfold repeats
  • Improved slurs start/end position
  • Usability and operation fine-tuning

1.4   April 12, 2022

  • Grace notes: appoggiaturas, acciaccaturas...
  • Split secondary beams: new beam option to start second level beam
  • Part volume: adjust the volume for each staff from its Part properties
  • Underline text option
  • Delete voice from Project browser to remove all notes and rests of that voice within the staff
  • Tooltips on the opened files tabs with the full file path
and other kinds of grace notes
1 voteDone
Split secondary beams
Start second level beam option
Part volume
Adjust the volume for each staff
Snap guide lines
Exact positioning in alignment with other elements
Ortho mode
to move elements horizontally or vertically
Playback tracking
Toggle on/off
Transpose the Keyboard
as with digital pianos
Hide the staff
1 voteDone
Bonus Tool #3
Manuscript paper
Textured paper
and background

1.3.5   January 29, 2022

  • Ortho mode
  • Volume control (status bar indicator, click: mute/unmute, mouse wheel: up/down)
  • Pause/resume the playback by right-clicking the Play button
  • Add/remove Parts in a Part Group by dragging the bracket
  • Drag of clef/key signature changes to another chord

1.3.4   December 30, 2021

  • Snap guide lines
  • Option to hide the staff (from Score properties)
  • Menu bar and title bar combined into one
  • Toggles in status bar
  • Return back to white as the default background color
  • Fixed mid-score time signature changes error

1.3.3   September 19, 2021

  • Manuscript paper (bonus tool #3)
  • Transpose Keyboard octave (Ctrl+Alt + Key/Click on Piano keyboard)
  • Keyboard octave takes now into account the keyboard language
  • Improved dragging of Dynamic, Octave and Pedal elements

1.3.2   August 1, 2021

  • Textured paper
  • Different selection color for second voice notes
  • Slightly displaces notes in different voices when opposite stems overlap or form the interval of a second/unison
  • Avoids collisions of accidentals in different voices

1.3.1   July 5, 2021

  • Playback tracking
  • Scrollbar in the Context palette when needed
  • More precise placing of Dynamic, Octave and Pedal elements

1.3   June 21, 2021

  • Score scaling
  • Staff scaling (from Part properties)
  • Time signature changes
  • Improved appearance when the Windows display scaling is higher than 100%
  • New default background color
  • Notes are now played also when inserted using the mouse
  • Search for updates is now asynchronous allowing DeluxeNote to start even faster
Advanced transpose:
to key, by interval...
1 voteDone
Score scaling
Staff scaling
Meter changes
Mid-score time signatures
Remove Beats
to shorten measures

1.2.2   May 2, 2021

  • Transpose notes and key signatures to any key or by any interval or by semitones
  • The player now performs the changes in dynamics (hairpins) and the staccato articulations
  • Go to... (measure)

1.2.1   April 5, 2021

  • Shorten measures by removing beats
  • Courtesy time signature at system end
  • Swap voices
  • Select by element type and select similar
  • Holding down the right mouse button has the same effect as holding down Shift to select a range of notes
  • Now you can insert notes directly into any existing position regardless of its voice

1.2   March 9, 2021

  • Arpeggiated chords
  • Quintuplets, septuplets, octuplets and nonuplets
  • Hide/show rests
  • Rests can now be moved vertically
  • Slur position (above/below) can now be specified or kept auto
  • Tuplet duration can now be changed in the same way as with notes
  • Tooltip messages when tool is not applicable to current selection
MIDI input
1 voteDone
Export to PNG
More Tuplets I
Duplet, quadruplet, sextuplet
More Tuplets II
Quintuplet, septuplet, nonuplet
Arpeggiated chords

1.1.2   January 25, 2021

  • 12/8 time signature
  • Duplets, quadruplets and sextuplets
  • Transitions on zoom extents and page turning
  • Courier font
  • Much faster export to PDF and PNG
  • Starts even faster

1.1.1   December 22, 2020

  • MIDI input support
  • Export to PNG
  • Chord detection during note input from both Keyboard and MIDI input
  • General MIDI instrument set in Part properties (used in export to MIDI file)
  • Antialiasing level in Options
  • Multilingual installer

1.1   November 25, 2020

  • Repeat markers and jumps: Coda, Segno, Fine, D.C. al...
  • Transpose by semitones by pressing Shift + Up/Down
  • Score position and System spacing can now be modified on each page independently
  • Text properties for Page numbers and System Measure numbers
  • System Measure number position can now be edited vertically
  • Accidentals are now displaced when needed to avoid collisions on chords
  • Holding down Shift while moving the cursor with Left/Right keys selects a range of Notes
  • Clicking on a voice in the Project browser selects the corresponding notes
Export to MusicXML
Export to MIDI file
Import MIDI files
Bonus Tool #2
3D Printing preview
Repeat markers: Segno, Coda, Fine, D.S. al Coda, D.C. al Fine...
Better Slurs
Interactive placing of line-kind elements: Pedal, Octave, Dynamics...
Improved MusicXML import
Bonus Tool #1
Parallax Score
by semitones

1.0.4   October 19, 2020

  • Export to MusicXML
  • Import MIDI files
  • 3D Printing (bonus tool #2) preview
  • Improved MusicXML import
  • Fixed wrong extra beam on Tuplets

1.0.3   September 7, 2020

  • Interactive placing of Dynamic, Octave and Pedal elements
  • 3/8 and 6/4 time signatures
  • Dots are now aligned on chords
  • Export to MIDI file

1.0.2   August 5, 2020

  • Parallax Score (bonus tool #1)
  • Nicer Slurs and Ties
  • Right-click on toolbar note buttons clears selection before running the command
  • Improved MusicXML import

1.0.1   July 18, 2020

  • Produces smaller PDF files
  • Improved MusicXML import
  • Minimum requirement is now 64-bit Windows 7

1.0   June 30, 2020

  • First released version
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