12. May 2020: Perfect Layout v1.8031
has been released for Windows and MacOS.
12 improvements, new features and fixes
. The Windows version is currently only available to new customers.
The update version for v1.x users will be released in the next days.
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
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
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
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
27. September 2017: A new article online on using font names and font weights
21. September 2017: How to create large brackets
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
23. December 2016: Update v2.0 of Music Font Comparison
22. December 2016: Update v1.11 of Elbsound Music Font Package
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
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