Join Rick Schmunk for an in-depth discussion in this video Mac installation, part of Finale 2012 Essential Training.
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Setting up a new application can often involve answering questions to which you…don't know the answers.…Let me walk you through setting up Finale and its components on an…Apple Macintosh computer.…So, if you purchased Finale and received a DVD, go ahead and put that in your…computer's DVD drive.…If you downloaded it from the Web site, open up the installer, and you should see…this InstallFinale app.…Now, if you're not aware of the system requirements, you can find them on the…Read Me file, contained in the installer.…But in any case, you will need at least G4 running OS X 10.5 or higher, and at…least 600 MB of disk space.…
You will also need a monitor with a minimum of an 800 by 600 resolution, and at…least 512 MB of RAM, with 2 GB recommended, and an additional two gig of disk…space for the Garritan Sound Library.…So let's go ahead and start the install by double-clicking the installer.…Now at this point, go ahead and click Continue, and Continue.…At this point, you can either print this additional information about Finale 2012,…
- Setting up the hardware and software
- Creating a Finale score document
- Importing files
- Viewing and navigating documents
- Entering and editing notes with the mouse, keyboard, and real or virtual instruments
- Understanding measuring basics and music spacing
- Adding lyrics
- Notating music on a grand staff
- Notating choral music with layers
- Notating for guitar, including tablature and Smart Shapes
- Recording in real time
- Adding expressions and articulations
- Formatting scores
- Printing scores
- Exporting documents
Skill Level Beginner
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1. Hardware and Software Setup
2. Creating a Finale Document/Score
3. Navigating and Viewing Documents
4. Creating Lead Sheets and Other Simple Documents
5. Notating Music on a Grand Staff
6. Notating Choral and Other Polyphonic Music
7. Recording Real-Time Notation
8. Working with Scores
9. Working with Scores, Part 2 (Medium Score with Rhythm Section)
10. Advanced Formatting
11. Notating Music for Guitar: Tab, Fretboards, and Smart Shapes
12. Exporting Document Regions or Pages as Graphic Files
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