announced on Monday that their freeware musical notation application
Finale NotePad 2004
is now available. The new edition features support for Mac OS X, improved entry for simple notes, a Human Playback feature that plays back your music as you want it performed, better lyric editing with smart hyphens and other changes and more. The utility integrates with MakeMusic!’s
sheet music creator and other products in the company’s Finale series. System requirements call for Mac OS X v.10.2 “Jaguar” or OS 9.0.4 or higher, a G4 or better processor, 256MB RAM and 25MB hard drive space.