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    PreSonus Notion 6 - Notation Software / Music Composition and Performance Environment

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    Notion 6 by PreSonus, is a full-featured notation software program designed for preparing professional performance scores. Notion 6 adds some key new features, that also makes it a fantastic tool for composing and performing too! You can now write on the score via compatible touch screen devices, to either edit or compose your score.

      • PreSonus Notion 6 Features:


        Handwriting recognition, Powered by MyScript™
        Write directly into score area
        Use the optional handwriting zoom area for large scores
        Supported items: write notes, rests, chords, articulations, measure lines, accidentals, time signatures, measure lines, ledger lines, slurs, ties, clefs, voices

        Transfer data to and from PreSonus® Studio One®
        Send and receive audio or note data with Studio One 3.3 or later
        Share on the same computer or with any computer on the same network
        Send VST instrument data and presets

        New Lakeside Pipe Organ from Soundiron with five stops and pedals
        New Olympus Micro Choir from Soundiron with “ooh” and “aah” sounds
        Notion Harpsichord: a 1972 instrument, made by Robert Goble & Son, Oxford
        Notion Score Library: a collection of over 200 public domain scores in the Notion format, including orchestral and piano works

        Layout controls
        View/Hide Layout Handles
        Respace measure widths
        Respace staves / systems
        Hide and show empty staves
        Angled hairpins
        Hairpin opening angle
        Drag hairpins vertically
        Enter chords anywhere
        Articulations can be dragged in any direction
        Rests can now be dragged vertically
        Multi-measure rest feature completely redesigned
        Part names can be added automatically, and also edited directly

        Mid-staff instrument and transposition change
        Mid-staff transposition change in same instrument
        Change enharmonic of individual notes in a chord
        Write hammer-on directly into tab
        Write ghost notes (parentheses), including on grace notes, directly into tab
        Paste lyrics from an external source
        Many MusicXML enhancements for seamless transfer with other notation apps
        New Basic instrument category in Score Setup to add generic treble/bass clef staves

        Metronome now available in playback
        Preroll record feature
        Video window control buttons: Frame Advance, Add Hitpoint, Play, Stop, and Video Volume
        Export audio as .mp3
        More FX slots: eight per channel
        MIDI over ReWire: Route MIDI from Notion to your DAW in real time

        Three new languages: Korean, Italian, and Simplified Chinese
        Export PDF on Windows®
        High-DPI display on Windows
        Touch gestures on Mac® Trackpad: Pinch to zoom and use two fingers to scroll
        Touch gestures on Windows refined
        New MIDI Record and MIDI Import preferences
        Import compressed MusicXML files (.mxl)
        Can now directly type in Hz values for global tuning in Preferences
        New shortcut added for Transpose (Ctrl+Shift+P)

        Fixes - General
        Korean, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese characters now show correctly after placing in text boxes on Windows.
        Preference added to import MIDI onto grand staff where appropriate
        MIDI Record options do not now affect MIDI file import
        MIDI File Import opens directly in notation; a preferences to use Sequencer Staff can be found in Preferences
        Fix matching MIDI import instruments to Notion instruments

        Enharmonic tool added to palette
        Single selected notes within a chord can now be enharmonically changed (rather than the whole chord)
        Vienna Symphonic Library 4/8 Horns and Cor anglais now showing in score setup
        Custom chord symbols, some express entry articulations, and Unicode now showing correctly in Windows
        Cup Mute now switches to other mutes and expressions
        Fill With Rests now not filling measures that have measure repeat symbols
        Show as common or cut time now unchecked by default
        Part name can now be edited
        Import MIDI file brings in key changes
        Instrument transposition in E now selectable on Windows
        8va now not double transposing on MIDI import
        Treble 15ma now at correct pitch when using keyboard for note entry
        Celesta now sounding at correct octave
        Can now see multimeasure rests in the part, when the score only has one instrument
        Multimeasure rests now right justify with other systems on a page
        Multimeasure rest bug fixed, where in some instances they would run off the system
        Multimeasure rests do not now include pick up and partial measures
        Multimeasure rests now show correct number of rests when immediately following a start repeat line
        Multimeasure rests font for the number now resized and sits above staff
        Width of final measure now as expected
        Special barline now disappearing when using Link to Next
        Changing a note to a rest now does not delete later ties in measure or shift attachments (ties, fermatas, dynamics) later in the measure
        Fixed issues where attachments could get improperly shifted when inserting tuplets or changing a note to a rest of a different duration
        Don’t allow ties between notes that are the same letter but different pitches (e.g., E and Eb)
        Don’t allow ties to cancelling accidentals (e.g., in adjacent chords)
        Hiding cuts now does not crash Notion if it contains a glissando
        Notion now recognizes type-in chords that just have the chord number, for example, C6 rather than Cmaj6

        ReWire now responds to resting cursor position from host
        Receives stopped position from ReWire slave
        Better audio device default selection in ReWire
        Better error messages from ReWire
        Sequencer staff shortcut fixes to increase/decrease velocity
        Multiple sequencer staff items can now be increased/decreased together
        Notes now easier to select in sequencer staff
        Final note in a measure in sequencer overlay can now be edited
        If hiding resting staves, do not hide staves that contain CC data
        Fix crashing when clicking in score if selected audio device and sample rate could not be opened

        User Interface
        Score setup instruments now scrollable when window height is smaller
        Auto-scroll in continuous view now happens much later
        Change Instrument shortcut fixed and correctly showing as Ctrl+I
        Setup/Delete/Hide buttons now showing on the page in Score Setup
        Ctrl+; now opens/closes palette as expected on Windows
        Change Use Instrument menu item to Change Instrument to match the dialog title and add Shift+I keyboard shortcut to the menu item
        Echo MIDI preferences now in same order on Mac and Windows
        In the Change Instrument dialog, fix options not being selected when highlighted (Mac)
        Augmentation dot now works in the keypad with the Sibelius and Finale settings

        Notes are no longer doubled when input with a Microsoft Surface stylus
        If Windows screen has a pen, use touch for just pan and zoom gestures
        Mac OS X crash reporter now updated
        Mac OS X update mechanism fixed
        Sounds update mechanism update

        XML Import Fixes
        Checks voices before combining notes into a chord
        Braces/brackets/barlines now importing correctly (to the extent that Notion supports them)
        Correctly assigns voices to left hand of grand staff
        Assigns attachments to the correct voice in left hand of grand staff
        Checks whether to retain symbols in chords (e.g., triangle for major)
        Imports chord symbols that have more than six strings
        Bass vocal now not being imported as double bass
        Stem direction or absence of stem is retained
        Scores that have measure numbers reset midscore are now displayed correctly
        Measure repeat symbol retained in XML

        XML Export Fixes
        Beaming information
        Exports “maj” in a major 7th chord
        Exports chords correctly that just have 6, 9, 11, or 13 (e.g., C6)
        First and second endings
        Exports chords with more than just root of chord symbol
        Corrected “kind” values for chord export
        Exports rhythm slashes
        Exports chord diagrams
        Stem direction now retained
        Cross-staff beaming now retained
      • PreSonus Notion 6 System Requirements:

        Mac OS® X 10.8.5 or later
        Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor (Intel Core i3 or better recommended)
        1 GB RAM (2 GB or more recommended)
        8GB free hard-drive space

        Windows® 7 x64/x86 SP1 +platform update, Windows 8.1 x64/x86, Windows 10 x64/x86
        Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD® Athlon™ X2 processor (Intel Core i3 or AMD Athlon X4 or faster recommended)
        1 GB RAM (2 GB or more recommended)
        8GB free hard-drive space

        As a commitment to constant improvement, PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc., reserves the right to change any specification stated herein, at any time, without notification.​​

        ** Please note, system requirements may change. For the most recent system requirements please visit the manufacturer's official product listing **