MakeMusic Finale v2014.5.6359 / v2014.5.7098
WINDOWS & MAC OSX
To notate music is to look forward – to the performance, and beyond. Whether you’re creating a simple lead sheet, making worksheets for your students, or composing your magnum opus, Finale helps you easily capture your musical ideas, produce beautiful notation, and quickly share the results.
For 25 years, Finale’s unique ability to create anything on the printed page has remained undisputed while other music notation software has come and gone. Finale 2014 is the forward-looking choice with new innovations, making Finale’s trademark freedom and flexibility easy for everyone to use.
Begin creating your musical legacy today.
Focus on your art, not the details
When inspiration strikes, Finale takes care of the details so you can focus on your music. Capture ideas as fast as you can – with no obstacles to slow you down.
Your music, your way
In an instant you can move measures, change keys, or perform dozens of edits to capture, arrange, perfect, and print anything you can imagine. Finale even offers creative and editorial input, from automatically harmonizing your melody to indicating when an instrument is out of range.
Enter notes your way
The choice is yours. Play in your notes with a MIDI keyboard, mouse, or computer keyboard. Scan sheet music or import a wide variety of file types, such as MIDI and MusicXML™.
Own the future today with Finale.
Installation / WINDOWS
Run as administrator the enclosed patcher file patch_finale_v2014.5.6359.exe and apply patch.
The folder Finale Worksheets Answer Key, present in the Finale 2014.5
Macintosh installer, is missing in the Finale 2014.5 Windows installer available from MakeMusic.
We have included it in this Windows release for your convenience.
Installation / MAC OSX
Unzip, unrar and open the enclosed file MacDiskInstaller_2014.5.7098.0.dmg to install Finale 2014.5.
Log in with an administrator’s account and copy the enclosed patched
file Finale 2014.5 to the folder where the original file was installed
(usually /Applications/Finale 2014.5.app/Contents/MacOS), replacing it. To get there in Finder, open the folder Applications,
control-click the application Finale 2014.5.app, click Show Package Contents and then, in the new window, open the folder Contents and then the folder MacOS.
If, when you open the application Finale 2014.5, you get an error
message saying that it can’t be opened, you may also need to restore
the execution permissions of the file Finale 2014.5. To do so, open
the application Terminal, and execute the following commands:
cd ‘/Applications/Finale 2014.5.app/Contents/MacOS’ (the folder where
the patched file Finale 2014.5 was copied to)
chmod +x ‘Finale 2014.5’