OSMD is a tool library for displaying and rendering Music XML in the browser. As WordPress is one of the most popular CMS’ we decided to make an out-of-the-box solution that users could easily plug in their WP websites. In this post, we’ll give you a breakdown of the OSMD plugin features, the installation process and give you a sneak peek of the things we have in store. Read more
COMMUNITY DEMAND FOR AUDIO TRANSPOSITION
It’s always important to listen to community feedback. Our community was asking for a transposition solution (even to the point where some members started to make it themselves). It only made sense, as the ability to transpose on the fly is one of the key features of any application that utilizes sheet music rendering. When making apps, demand often pushes you in the right direction – audio transposition was the obvious next upgrade of our repository.
Screencasts are an important part of any Github Sponsorship. We wanted to have a stable way of enabling our sponsors to get access to our custom screencasts. On one hand – it’s easy to provide a hidden link to your sponsors, but on the other, it just wouldn’t be ideal because we’d have to track who’ve we sent them to and that kinda complicates things. On the other hand we are using WordPress for our Websites. So why not leverage the power of WordPress and make something useful for the rest of the open-source community? Read more
It’s always important to listen to community feedback – recently we’ve been getting features and bug reports from our collaborators on Github. Common requests were centered around chord symbols and spacing for arrangements. At the time, the mentioned chord symbols were often a bit too complex for OSMD’s capabilities at the time – now we’re glad to say that thanks to the recent update we’ve managed to improve that. Read more
Open Sheet Music Display, the MusicXML display turnkey solution for digital sheet music projects, is now available on GitHub Sponsors. Sponsorships start at $14/month. Sponsors are not only doing good by supporting an open source project but also get early access to new features and screencasts. Find out more at https://github.com/sponsors/opensheetmusicdisplay
Our mission with OSMD is to provide the best open source solution for MusicXML sheet music rendering for your digital music apps. With OSMD you don’t have to build sheet music display from scratch. Our goal is to be under the hood of every sheet music (web)app.
For the last three years OSMD has been supported by netidee, Austria’s major open source internet promotion campaign. However, in order to become self-sustainable we now need your support: We are happy that as of today OpenSheetMusicDisplay is available on GitHub Sponsors!