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Finale

Update of Finale 2007 including the Garritan Orchestra sound packages and improved ease-of-use of the Speedy Entry tool.

Application Details:

Version: 2008
License: Retail
URL: http://www.finalemusic.com/
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.32

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What works

Everything I have tested works, except what I have listed below. MIDI input and output works perfectly, as long as I'm not using the built-in softsynth. The program has been very stable for me while working for long hours at a time.

What does not

Piano braces and ties are not properly rounded, but are rather angular. Unfortunately, it seems to print this way as well. The "Compile Postscript" option has glitches (Finale's fault), so the only real option to get a proper print-out is to open the file on 2008 (or Notepad 2008) on a Windows box and print from there. Also, I haven't been able to get the built-in softsynth to work properly (including Garritan Personal Orchestra).

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What was not tested

I didn't go out of my way to get the soft-synth to work, since I preferred to use a native Linux synth anyway (faster).

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

If the angular braces and ties are ever fixed, I would highly recommend this software to any Linux musician. The same problem affects the free Notepad version as well.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowMandriva 2010.2Jan 10 20111.3.32Yes Yes NoGoldtom van dyck 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 12 20080.9.59.Yes Yes NoBronzeDustin Winsor 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 12 20080.9.58.No Not installable NoGarbagean anonymous user 
ShowFedora 8Apr 03 20080.9.58.N/A No NoGarbageJosh Armenta 
CurrentPCLinuxOS 2007Mar 21 20080.9.56.Yes Yes NoSilverS. Christian Collins 

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