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Transpose feature for OSMD

Music XML transposition plugin released!

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.

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Authenticate Sponsorware Videos via GitHub: New WordPress Plugin for Sponsorware Screencasts by OSMD

Sponsorware_videos_github_authentificcation 

 

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

OSMD UPGRADED – Introducing version 0.9.2. packed with chord symbols and spacing



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

Support OSMD on GitHub Sponsors now!

 

tl;dr

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!

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Logos Top 10 Sheet Music Web Display Libraries

A list of Sheet Music Display Libraries for Web browsers

An overview for developers for displaying sheet music in their own web music score projects.

We are asked again and again, which sheet music display libraries there are besides OpenSheetMusicDisplay (OSMD). Software that let’s you realize projects around displaying interactive sheet music in the web browser. Here is an overview in alphabetical order.

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5 reasons for JavaScript engine for MusicXML using VexFlow

5 Reasons why we decided to build the first open source JavaScript engine for MusicXML using VexFlow

Every developer building solutions for digital sheet music and JavaScript sooner or later stumbles across VexFlow:

“VexFlow is an open-source online music notation rendering API. It is written completely in JavaScript, and runs right in the browser. VexFlow supports HTML5 Canvas and SVG.”
vexflow.com

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Very old Sheet Music

OpenSheetMusicDisplay Preview: this is going to happen over the next months

This is post 1 of 1 in the series “From MusicXML to JavaScript sheet music display” This series provides detailed background information about the three process steps of the OpenSheetMusicDisplay JavaScript engine using VexFlow.