Any Idea when Finale 2011 will come out?

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  1. bobsax

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    I have Finale 2008 and didn't want to fork out another $130 or $170 for the few features 2010 had that I wanted .
    So instead I was going to buy Songwriter ( $50) just for the new speedy lead sheet capabilities .

    I just got a new iMac and evidently I need to have Rosetta to run 2008 with Snow Leopard.
    I did a little research and I guess Rosetta slows down the Mac and is is not a desirable function for Snow Leopard.
    So it looks like I'll need to upgrade from 2008.
     
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    Gandalfe Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    Looking at past releases (for Finale 2008 and 2009 on Amazon) I'd say in the June/July 2010 timeframe.
     
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  4. bobsax

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    Remember the good old days when Finale upgrades were $30 ?
    The best recent deals I saw were $130.
    $170 is out of control but I might cave if they'll do $99.
    if 2011 had some amazing feature I'd need to dish out ONLY $70.
    ,,Then I'd be back to paying the original price but be ahead a year;-)
     
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    I upgraded to Finale 2010 from 2004. The linked parts and chord symbols in empty measures features were worth the cost of the upgrade.
     
  6. bobsax

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    Hi Merlin
    I called Finale and they won't give it to me for $99.
    No harm trying :emoji_smile:

    Were you upgrading from 2009?

    The best deal I ever saw was $130 for an upgrade from 2008 or older.
     
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    SOTSDO Old King Log Staff Member CE/Moderator

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    When I bought Finale, I did so through the upgrade program. I first bought a very obsolete version (2.0, or something along that line) from the junk bin at H & H Music's Pro Shop up in Dallas. I then turned around and upgraded for something along the line of $100.00, this being some four years ago.

    It's not a route that you can always take, but it's something to keep in mind.
     
  8. pete

    pete Brassica Oleracea Staff Member Administrator

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    Amateurs. I used Finale 1.0. On a Mac 512.
     

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