Los Altos, Calif.-based Recordare LLC on Thursday announced the release of
Dolet 3, its plug-in for Finale, MakeMusic’s music notation program. The Dolet plug-in adds the capability to read and write music using MusicXML 1.1. Also included are batch translation features to help automate moving music notation files from one program to another. It costs US$119.95, and works with Finale 2004 to 2006 on Mac OS X. Upgrades from Dolet for Finale 1.5 and 2.0 cost $69.95 and $49.95 respectively.
Finale 2006 already has MusicXML 1.1 reading support built in, but Dolet 3 for Finale adds MusicXML 1.1 writing cpabilities, too. The format works with more than 40 different programs running on Mac OS , Windows and Linux including Sibelius 4, sequencers, composition programs, tablature and more.