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7. July 2021: Perfect Layout v2.42 released for MacOS/Windows: 20 improvements.

29. June 2021: Perfect Layout v2.4 released for MacOS/Windows: 11 new features and improvements.

15. June 2021: Yes, Perfect Layout also works in Finale® 27.

14. June 2021: An interactive hairpin/dynamics feature demo of Perfect Layout has been added to our website.

6. June 2021: Perfect Layout v2.23 released for MacOS/Windows: 11 new features and improvements.

27. May 2021: Perfect Layout v2.22 released for MacOS/Windows: 5 improvements.

26. May 2021: Perfect Layout v2.21 released for MacOS/Windows: 17 improvements and fixes.

21. May 2021: Perfect Layout v2.201 released for MacOS/Windows: 11 new features and improvements.

17. May 2021: Perfect Layout v2.2 released for MacOS/Windows: 60 new features, improvements and fixes.

16. May 2021: The Elbsound Music Fonts Package has been updated to v2.83 with two new supplemental music fonts, making a total of 200 music fonts.

21. April 2021: The Elbsound Music Fonts Package has been updated to v2.82 with two new supplemental music fonts and five updated supplemental fonts, making a total of 198 music fonts.

14. April 2021: Perfect Layout v2.11 released for MacOS/Windows: 13 improvements,
including an Italian translation of the user dialog  .

9. April 2021: Perfect Layout v2.1 released for MacOS/Windows: nearly 40 new features and improvements.

31. March 2021: The Elbsound Music Fonts Package has been updated to v2.8101 with one new supplemental music fonts and four updated supplemental fonts, making a total of 196 music fonts.

4. March 2021: Perfect Layout v2.031 released for MacOS/Windows: 8 improvements.

1. March 2021: The Elbsound Music Fonts Package has been updated to v2.80 with 7 new supplemental music fonts and three updated fonts, making a total of 195 music fonts.

1. March 2021: Perfect Layout v2.030 released for MacOS/Windows: 6 improvements.

26. February 2021: Perfect Layout v2.029 released for MacOS/Windows
15 improvements, fixes and new features.

22. February 2021: Perfect Layout v2.028 released for MacOS/Windows
Improved niente hairpins above the staff and some Polish/Japanese updates.

18. February 2021: Perfect Layout v2.027 released for MacOS/Windows
Mainly improvements to the Polish and Japanese language handling and preview images only.

15. February 2021: Perfect Layout v2.025 released for MacOS/Windows
9 new features and improvements.

9. February 2021: Perfect Layout v2.024 released for MacOS/Windows
5 improvements and fixes.

6. February 2021: Perfect Layout v2.023 released for MacOS/Windows
13 new features and 14 improvements/fixes.

27. January 2021: Perfect Layout v2 for MacOS officially released.
Supported user dialog languages: English, French (beta) and German

21. January 2021: Perfect Layout v2.022 has been released for MacOS/Windows beta.
A minor update with 8 improvements, fixes and new features.
Especially hairpin collisions on lyrics staves are now handled much better and with more options.

17. January 2021: Perfect Layout v2.021 has been released for MacOS/Windows beta.
A minor update with many improvements to the new German and French translations
and more many example images in the PDF manual.

9. January 2021: Perfect Layout v2.0202 has been released for MacOS/Windows beta.
A minor update with 8 improvements and fixes.

4. January 2021: Perfect Layout v2.02 has been released for MacOS/Windows beta.
Introduction of German, French and user-defined dialogs and a few other improvements.

18. December 2020: Perfect Layout v2.01 has been released for MacOS/Windows beta.
17 improvements, new features and fixes.

12. December 2020: Perfect Layout v2.0092 has been released for MacOS/Windows beta.
A minor update with 6 improvements.

9. December 2020: Perfect Layout Update v1.x -> 2.0 for Windows has been released.

9. December 2020: Perfect Layout v2.0080 has been released for MacOS/Windows beta.
A minor update with 6 improvements.

6. December 2020: Perfect Layout v2.0060 has been released for MacOS/Windows beta.
15 improvements, new features and fixes.

27. November 2020: Black Friday/Cyber Monday 40% Discount on Perfect Layout upgrades for users of v1.x and on our font packages

26. November 2020: Perfect Layout v2.0052 has been released for MacOS/Windows beta.
12 improvements and one fix.

20. November 2020: Perfect Layout v2.0050 has been released for MacOS/Windows beta.
21 improvements, new features and fixes.

8. November 2020: Perfect Layout v2.0040 has been released for MacOS/Windows beta.
A minor update with 7 improvements, fixes and new features.

5. November 2020: Perfect Layout v2.0030 has been released for MacOS beta.
A minor update with 10 improvements, fixes and new features.

2. November 2020: Perfect Layout v2.0009 has been released for MacOS/Windows beta.
A minor update with 8 improvements, fixes and new features.

30. October 2020: Perfect Layout v2.0 has been released for MacOS and Windows beta.
More than 40 improvements, new features and fixes.

25. September 2020: Perfect Layout v1.86 has been released for MacOS beta.
More than 30 improvements, new features and fixes.

21. September 2020: Added two new videos for Perfect Layout: How to manually add Perfect Layout to your Finale plug-in menu and Automatic Horizontal Repeat Bracket Length.

4. September 2020: Perfect Layout v1.85 has been released for MacOS beta.
A minor update with 4 improvements.

2. September 2020: Perfect Layout v1.84 has been released for MacOS beta.
A minor update with 6 improvements and fixes.

29. August 2020: Perfect Layout v1.83 has been released for MacOS beta.
A minor update with 5 improvements and fixes.

26. August 2020: Perfect Layout v1.82 has been released for MacOS beta.
A minor update with six improvements and fixes mainly for font handling on MacOS.

19. August 2020: Perfect Layout v1.81 has been released for Windows and MacOS beta.
More than 50 improvements, new features and fixes. The Windows version is currently only available to new customers (not through the update function).

11. July 2020: The Elbsound Music Fonts Package has been updated to v2.70 with 32 new supplemental music fonts, making a total of 188 music fonts.

8. July 2020: Perfect Layout v1.8050 has been released for Windows and MacOS beta.
Minor update with two improvements for the progress bar and the installer. The Windows version is currently only available to new customers (not through the update function).

7. July 2020: Perfect Layout v1.8047 has been released for Windows and MacOS beta.
25 improvements, new features and fixes. The Windows version is currently only available to new customers (not through the update function).

22. June 2020: Perfect Layout v1.8045 has been released for Windows and MacOS beta.
3 fixes. The Windows version is currently only available to new customers (not through the update function).

19. June 2020: Perfect Layout v1.8043 has been released for Windows and MacOS beta.
More than 50 improvements, new features and fixes. The Windows version is currently only available to new customers (not through the update function).

20. May 2020: Perfect Layout v1.8039 has been released for Windows and MacOS beta.
11 improvements, new features and fixes. The Windows version is currently only available to new customers (not through the update function).

14. May 2020: Perfect Layout v1.8035 has been released for Windows and MacOS beta.
9 improvements and fixes. The Windows version is currently only available to new customers (not through the update function).

12. May 2020: Perfect Layout v1.8031 has been released for Windows and MacOS beta.
12 improvements, new features and fixes. The Windows version is currently only available to new customers (not through the update function).

05. May 2020: Added two new videos for Perfect Layout/MacOS: MacOS Installer and Plug-in Deactivation.

24. April 2020: MacOS beta update Perfect Layout v1.80 has been released: this update gives a massive speed boost when the plug-in is applied to large scores (from trios to orchestra scores).
29 improvements, new features and fixes. The Windows version 1.8 will be released in May.

31. March 2020: Free update Perfect Layout v1.71 for Windows has been released: 6 improvements and fixes. Due to Mac beta test there will be more minor updates in the next weeks.

28. March 2020: Free update Perfect Layout v1.70 for Windows has been released: More than 20 improvements, new features and fixes.

5. March 2020: Free update Perfect Layout v1.60 for Windows has been released: 30 improvements, new features and fixes.

1. March 2020: The Elbsound Music Fonts Package has been updated to v2.60 with 46 new supplemental music fonts, making a total of 156 music fonts.

1. March 2020: The Elbsound Text Fonts Package has been updated to v1.20. It now includes 259 text fonts for musical scores.

24. February 2020: The Elbsound Music Fonts Package has been updated to v2.50 with 12 new supplemental music fonts.

06. February 2020: Added a new video demo on automatic lyrics alignment in the upcoming Perfect Layout v1.60.

16. January 2020: Free update Perfect Layout v1.52 for Windows has been released: 3 improvements and fixes, mainly for corrupted Finale documents.

27. December 2019: Free update Perfect Layout v1.5 for Windows has been released: more than 30 improvements, fixes and new features.

19. December 2019: The Elbsound Music Fonts Package v2.0 has been released: it now includes 98 music fonts and all 24 Elbsound Music Fonts have been reworked for improved metrics in Finale.

26. November 2019: Free update Perfect Layout v1.2 for Windows has been released: more than 80 improvements, fixes and new features.

25. November 2019: The Elbsound Music Fonts Package has been updated to v1.50: it now includes 94 music fonts.

23. November 2019: Added a new video demo, example documents and PDFs on " Tuplet Optimization with Perfect Layout"

15. November 2019: The Elbsound Music Fonts Package has been updated to v1.43 with some improvements in the accompanying text files and documentation..

14. September 2019: Added new Perfect Layout example files for cue note and cue text automation plus video documentation

13. September 2019: Added three new Perfect Layout demo videos:
- Automatic Justification of sub. and più Dynamics
- Cue Notes and Cue Texts Automation
- Automatic Flattening Brackets of Tuplets That Start or End With Rests.

6. September 2019: Free update Perfect Layout v1.1 for Windows has been released: nearly 60 improvements and new features.

16. August 2019: Perfect Layout v1.0 for Windows is available for purchase.

15. August 2019: The Elbsound Music Fonts Package v1.40 has been released. It now includes 82 music fonts..

15. August 2019: The Elbsound Text Fonts Package v1.15 has been released. It now includes 258 text fonts for musical scores..

14. August 2019: 31 new JW Lua scripts from the French Finale forum were added to the free JW Lua Scripts page.

9. August 2019: The Elbsound Music Fonts Package v1.20 has been released. It now includes 69 music fonts..

02. August 2019: Some of our music font products are now featured on our new second domain music-fonts.com.

28. June 2019: Added a new Perfect Layout demo video: Exponential and Niente Hairpins.

27. June 2019: The first Perfect Layout PDF online manual is available: a collection of all Perfect Layout web pages in one PDF.

17. May 2019: Added two new Perfect Layout demo videos:
Multi-Percussion Staff Optimization and Inserting a large text block into a full score.

14. May 2019: Elbsound Music Font Package v1.15 released: now includes 61 music fonts.

3. April 2019: Added three new before/after examples for Perfect Layout

29. March 2019: Elbsound Music Font Package v1.13 released

28. March 2019: Launch of our new website design.

28. February 2019: New font video: Petaluma in Finale. The House Style plugin now supports Petaluma.

7. February 2019: New Perfect Layout demo video: Automatic Measure Layout and Top/Bottom Margin Alignment in Extracted Parts.

1. November 2018: The Perfect Layout public beta is available. Subscribe to our newsletter and you will receive the purchase link.

15. October 2018: The new Perfect Layout homepage is online. 1. May 2018: Elbsound.studio has updated its privacy policy section according to the requirements of the new GDPR.
Elbsound.studio hat seine Datenschutzerklärung überarbeitet, um sie an die neue DSGVO anzupassen.

08. November 2017: v1.12 of the Elbsound Music Font Package released. Includes an updated Aruvarb font with more than 150 new symbols based on SMuFL 1.25.

10. October 2017: Added a link to a new JW Lua script for creating single-number multi-measure rests on piano staves.

02. October 2017: A catalog of some hard-to-find music symbols was added.

27. September 2017: A new article online on using font names and font weights in Finale.

21. September 2017: How to create large brackets in Finale.

18. September 2017: Looking for a good text font for your musical score? Then check out this new text font comparison.

18. August 2017: Live video on creating Schumann's Estrella for piano in just 10 minutes.

10. August 2017: 20 minutes live video on creating a full orchestra page from scratch in Finale.

10. July 2017: New step-by-step tutorial on how to setup Finale music fonts for Sibelius.

29. June 2017: Elbsound.studio is featured on Finaleblog.de.

09. June 2017: The Make Longa JW Lua script was updated: it now supports longa and maxima rests.

01. June 2017: The music fonts link list now includes more than different 1320 entries.

04. April 2017: The shop for arrangements has opened and a few book recommendations are online.

23. December 2016: Update v2.0 of Music Font Comparison released.

22. December 2016: Update v1.11 of Elbsound Music Font Package released.

21. December 2016: The music fonts link list now includes more than different 1250 entries.

08. December 2016: Added the double bass MIDI files page: a comprehensive list for double bass players.

28. November 2016: Update v1.1 of Elbsound Music Font Package released.

18. October 2016: New article "Experiments in Automatic Music Conversion" online, together with 21 new music fonts for Finale in the download section.

20. July 2016: Today the American OF NOTE blog published the Jan Angermüller's article on music fonts in Finale.