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Ukraine

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Last week, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began in earnest, we removed forScore from sale in Russia. We do not condone the actions of the Russian government and will not participate in the Russian economy, no matter how small our impact. We will continue to support our Russian-speaking users worldwide just as we always have, and we will continue to include and update Russian localizations in our app, but forScore is no longer available on the Russian App Store.

This action is both insignificant and punitive, but we believe that punitive measures are now necessary. Removing forScore from sale in Russia won’t hurt those in power, but it will put pressure on the people of Russia who must be the ones to lead their government to as prompt and peaceful a resolution as possible. Not all app developers have the economic freedom to do the same thing we’ve done, but we can—and therefore feel that we must.

We support the Ukrainian people and we believe that music has a unique ability to express our shared humanity no matter our background or spoken language, and we hope that we can continue to serve musicians worldwide again in the future.

AirPods Gestures

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Last year with forScore 12.0.5, we added a feature that allows you to turn pages using head movements while wearing AirPods Pro. Now, we’ve learned that this feature also works with AirPods Max and AirPods 3.

Ultimately, which devices support this functionality is up to Apple and can change at any time—either with a firmware or OS update—and since they don’t publish this information publicly we have to rely on hands-on testing to find out what does and doesn’t work. If you’ve got AirPods Max or AirPods 3 be sure to check it out!

Soundry

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We’ve had a huge year, but—to borrow a phrase—there’s just one more thing. Today we’re very excited to announce the immediate availability of our latest app called Soundry: a MusicXML to PDF converter for iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS 12. It features the ability to customize page size, orientation, zoom and transposition, and it integrates beautifully with the Shortcuts app so it can be used from just about anywhere.

Soundry can be downloaded for free on the App Store for iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. Due to an unfortunate impasse between us and the App Store’s review team Soundry won’t be available immediately on the Mac App Store but we’re hoping to change that as soon as possible. In the mean time, we’re making a beta version of the app available as a direct download for macOS 12 so everyone can use it right away.

These kinds of side projects are a treat to work on and we hope they’re useful to people. Be sure to let us know what you think!


Soundry

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forScore 13 for Mac

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We’re happy to announce that forScore 13 is now available for macOS, bringing great features like multi-window support, page flagging, and iCloud Syncing to the Mac. Of course, forScore 13 is fully optimized for macOS 12 Monterey with full support for the new Shortcuts app, so it’ll be ready on launch day (Apple has announced that macOS 12 will be available as a free update beginning on Monday, October 25th).


forScore 13

Available now for iPad, Mac, iPhone, and iPod Touch

SharePlay Updates

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Today we’re happy to announce that with our first free update for Piano with Friends, SharePlay is now available for devices running iOS 15.1 or iPadOS 15.1. We’re still waiting for more information on when SharePlay will be coming to macOS, but a similar update will bring this exciting feature to the Mac as soon as possible. Thanks very much to everyone who has bought it so far, we appreciate your support for our newest app and this great new collaborative experience.