AnthemScore Version History

4.7.1 released 2020-01-03
  • Fixed compatibility issue with older Windows machines
  • Fixed bug setting MIDI track when no file is open
4.7.0 released 2019-12-19
  • Built-in support for MP3, WAV, FLAC, OGG Vorbis, OGG Opus, WavPack, and MusePack to reduce reliance on operating system libraries
  • User-submitted translation files for French and German
  • Added some missing text to translation files
  • Fixed resampling for songs that have a sample rate other than 44100 Hz
  • Fixed MIDI files saved with raw, unrounded timing
  • New notes go into current MIDI track index by default
  • Fixed timeline alignment when opening a second file
  • Fixed --threads command line option
  • Added full path as tooltip for recent files
  • Various other bug fixes
4.6.1 released 2019-10-14
  • Rebuild of version 4.6.0 for Windows only, reverting back to Qt 5.10.1 due to crash reports with 5.12.5
4.6.0 released 2019-10-11
  • Support for language files that can be edited by users--added auto-generated translations for German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, French, and Chinese
  • Created 3 timing options for saving MIDI to allow syncing with audio
  • Set the MIDI track for any group of selected notes
  • Open recent files in the file menu
  • Updated GUI library to Qt 5.12.5 for Linux, Windows, and Mac
  • Added scrollbar to side panel when needed for smaller displays
  • Higher contrast for sliders and scroll bars
  • Adjustable transparency on notes
  • Fixed instrument name display when save as default is checked
  • Enforced a min value on smallest notes per quarter based on the time signature
  • Fixed undo/redo related bugs
  • Allow adding notes outside the audio region
4.5.0 released 2019-07-29
  • Added undo/redo
  • Made note threshold slider smoothly add/remove notes
  • Added conservative triplet detection back in with manual editing in GUI
  • Added print button for OS X
  • Automatic shortening when dragging notes backward into other notes
  • Ctrl + click to select multiple rectangular regions
  • Split AnthemScore into lite, professional, and studio editions
  • Use key signature note names in side panel
  • Fixed issue saving MIDI files
  • Fixed sheet music key signature issue
  • Open .XML files in internal viewer
  • Remember advanced options when save as default is checked
4.4.0 released 2019-06-03
  • Added MIDI instrument to SaveAs options
  • MIDI transposition and custom note range
  • MIDI option for using raw note times or musical timing
  • Fixed bug with deleting notes and OS X issue when closing the application
4.3.1 released 2019-04-14
  • Moved progress bar to file queue area to prevent clipping of status text
  • Bug fixes
4.3.0 released 2019-04-12
  • Editing start/stop times by dragging note edges
  • Dropdown box for target instrument when saving sheet music
  • Selection of a group of notes. Note threshold slider applies to the selection, delete key removes any selected notes, and red reset button restores original notes
  • New graphics for notes, candidates, and key highlights
  • Added grid showing possible note positions based on smallest allowed note
  • Highlight notes on keyboard during playback
  • Added new spectrogram color map options
  • Rearranged side panel with more important items higher up
  • Increased internal audio sample rate to 44100 Hz
  • Removed candidate notes where there's a confirmed note already
  • Cleaned up sheet music by only annotating one initial tempo, removing any duplicate notes, and trimming empty leading and trailing measures
  • Smaller .asdt files using OGG Vorbis compression internally
  • Fixed bugs related to cancelling jobs and a small memory leak
  • Triplet detection disabled until editing triplets in GUI is implemented
4.2.0 released 2019-01-31
  • Very fast note finding for Cuda capable Nvidia GPUs on Windows and Linux (cuda status in 'about' menu)
  • Added cancel option to save changes prompt
  • Reduced occurences of the missing values error
4.1.4 released 2019-01-14
  • Faster saving of changes (orange text for no-prompt overwrite)
  • Show asterisk in title for unsaved changes
  • Fixed memory leak when processing multiple files
  • Improved error messages
4.1.3 released 2018-11-15
  • Updated Linux license utility to work on a larger number of distros
  • Updated Linux README with clearer instructions
4.1.1, 4.1.2 released 2018-11-10
  • Bug fixes
4.1.0 released 2018-11-09
  • Added tempo map and time signature to saved MIDI files
  • Applied sheet music save options to MIDI
  • Split staffs into separate MIDI tracks
  • Update audio playback when selection changes
4.0.0 released 2018-10-26
  • Editing of beat locations, tempo, time and key signatures
  • Support for reading MIDI files
  • Prompt for unsaved changes and better suggested naming
  • Setting the smallest possible note and the bass/treble split point
  • New ASDT file format with option for compact file size
  • Moved note lines to boundaries instead of note centers and made note image smaller
  • Smaller grid spacing when adding new notes
  • Added print button in internal sheet music viewer for Windows and Linux
  • Cursor changes to indicate when a note will be removed
  • Bug fixes for saving default prerences and opening files via command line
3.8.0 released 2018-09-23
  • Allow editing of notes while internal sheet music viewer is open
  • Estimation of note volumes for MIDI
  • Option for saving MIDI with estimated or fixed volumes (MIDI velocity)
  • Fixed issue with note playback when start time is not 0
3.7.1 released 2018-09-15
  • Bug fixes
3.7.0 released 2018-09-14
  • Added note threshold slider. Right click on keyboard selects threshold for individual keys.
  • Added option to contribute files to help improve accuracy
  • Slightly more accurate neural net
  • Keyboard opens on startup
  • Renamed 'potential notes' to 'candidate notes'
  • Fixed keyboard click region for white keys
  • Removed _combined_channels from saved csv filenames
3.6.0 released 2018-06-20
  • More accurate (slower than version 3.5, but faster than 3.4) net with higher recall
  • Automatic creation of save folders if they don't exist
  • Option for sheet music title in the save-as dialog
3.5.1 released 2018-06-10
  • Bug fixes
3.5.0 released 2018-06-08
  • Much faster, runs in about 1/2 the time as v3.4.0
  • Slightly more accurate neural network
3.4.0 released 2018-05-12
  • Built-in viewer for musicXML
  • Saving as PDF
  • Option to open sheet music with external program in preferences
  • Upgraded to Qt 5.10.1 for Windows/Linux GUI
3.3.2 released 2018-04-23
  • Conversion of ASDT files to XML, MIDI, and CSV from the command line
  • Added command line options to get license and custom note range settings for sheet music
  • Fixed bug with removing notes outside a custom range
  • Support relative paths from the command line
3.3.1 released 2018-04-04
  • Finer grid for manually adding notes
  • Fixed issue with saving MIDI files from command line
  • Fixed issue opening .aiff files
3.3.0 released 2018-03-04
  • Ability to select the playback region with mouse
  • Added bar lines and measure numbers to display
  • Created 3 play buttons for music and/or notes
  • Added keyboard shortcuts to help menu
  • Made 'loop' and 'harmonic lines' into checkboxes
3.2.2, 3.2.3 released 2017-12-18
  • Bug fixes
3.2.1 released 2017-10-23
  • Improved error messages
3.2.0 released 2017-10-22
  • Added saving as MIDI
  • Fixed cut off of the end of songs in OS X
3.1.2 released 2017-09-18
  • Set space bar shortcut to play/stop
  • Improved error messages
  • Reduced max note volume
3.1.1 released 2017-09-10
  • Added playback of notes and notes + audio
  • Created trial extensions as alternative to purchasing
3.1.0 released 2017-09-06
  • Improved rhythm accuracy
  • Added conservative detection of triplets
  • Improved catching and displaying of out-of-memory errors
3.0.6 released 2017-08-14
  • Added save icon to toolbar
  • Moved default save folder to preferences
3.0.5 released 2017-08-08
  • Bug fixes
3.0.4 released 2017-08-07
  • Skip the open dialog for .asdt files
  • Skip unnecessary redrawing of the display
3.0.3 released 2017-08-06
  • Stacked the frequency and time labels in the GUI to prevent jitter when the text becomes too wide
3.0.2 released 2017-08-06
  • Added icons in side panel and made the display more compact for smaller screens
  • Changed the spacing of the solid lines to every octave
3.0.1 released 2017-08-05
  • Added support for dragging and dropping audio files over side panel
3.0.0 released 2017-08-04
  • Significantly faster. Processing takes 1/4 the time it took in version 2.3.1.
  • New neural network that is slightly more accurate on average
  • Ability to edit notes in AnthemScore with right click
  • Ability to save AnthemScore data files (.asdt) containing note and spectrogram data
  • Added potential notes layer to show possibly missed notes
  • Created a note graphic to replace white circles
  • Re-organized the GUI and added toggling of layers
  • Added ability to loop playback
  • Added option to remove notes outside of a custom range when saving
  • New options to set custom frequency resolution and time step
  • Keyboard shortcuts to open, save, and play/pause
2.3.1 released 2017-02-28
  • Bug fixes
2.3.0 released 2017-02-19
  • Added a file queue to allow adding additional songs to a queue while a song is being processed
  • Added option to change the number of processor cores used
  • Used consistent capitalization in file menus
  • Removed restriction on transcribing multiple songs in the trial
  • Made the Linux playback service not found message more helpful
2.2.0 released 2016-10-23
  • Added save options to show only the treble or bass clef and allowed specifying a custom note range
  • Made the sheet music button open the most recently saved file instead of the temporary file
2.1.3 released 2016-08-12
  • Switched to Qt 7.5.0 for Linux so that audio will play in Ubuntu 16.04 with gstreamer 1.0
  • Added out-of-memory message for some memory allocation failures
2.1.2 released 2016-07-13
  • Added message on Linux about gstreamer packages
2.1.1 released 2016-06-21
  • Bug fixes
2.1.0 released 2016-06-20
  • Made the convnet faster by using FFT convolutions
2.0.0 released 2016-06-14
  • Added convolutional neural network for better accuracy
  • Added progress bar
  • Grayed out sheet music button until sheet music is ready
  • Added option to convert multiple files
  • Added additional CLI commands
  • Moved toolbar to settings panel
1.1.1 released 2016-04-22
  • Added command line interface
  • Switched to utf-8
  • Added optional usage reporting
1.1.0 released 2016-03-03
  • Added variable speed playback
  • Added suggested filename for saving and exporting
1.0.2 released 2016-02-04
  • Added keyboard and timeline
  • Added drag to scroll
  • Added click to play note
  • Added desktop file for Linux
1.0.1 released 2016-01-10
  • Replaced spin boxes with sliders
1.0.0 released 2015-12-23
  • Initial release