Finale Allegro is now Universal

Aimed at teachers, musicians, composers, composers, arrangers and students among others, Finale Allegro allows you to enter notes in the score using the mouse, the computer keyboard or a MIDI keyboard. It also allows you to enter notes using a wind instrument and microphone or by scanning a score.

Finale Allegro supports automatic two- and three-part harmonization and can automatically add “drum loops”. The Exercice Wizard creates training lines for a band, orchestra, or choir. You can also create quizzes and tests that can be opened, printed, edited, and played by students using MakeMusic’s free Finale Notepad software.

In addition to adding Universal binary support for Macs based on both Intel and PowerPC architecture, Finale Allegro 2007 includes a new mixer that allows adjusting the volume and pan of each group, the ability to create space, text and symbols, different texture effects for the paper, new improvements of redrawing and speed of the application, support for the mouse Mighty Mouse, and smoothed graphics among other improvements.

The minimum requirements are Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later, screen resolution of 800 x 600 pixels, CD-ROM drive, 256 MB of RAM and 200 MB of free hard disk space. Optional MIDI interface, printer, scanner and microphone.

The price for a new license is $ 199, with an upgrade price of $ 59.95 for users of previous versions of the product.