Stave'n'Tabs Release 5.0

Improved user experience and enhanced aesthetics of user interface in new version 5 for iOS

Stave'n'Tabs 5.0: Improved user experience and enhanced aesthetics of graphical user interface elements

What's New in Version 5.0:

  • Reworked user interface of the project workspace providing a better user experience
    • New improved toolbar for more intuitive workflow control
    • System of "Environments" for interacting with a project in different manners: Score editor, Tracks navigator and Piano Roll
    • Added navigation panel with intuitive buttons for creating new bars or musical events before or after the current position
    • Added status panel with actual information about the selected objects in a score
  • Side panels in Score editor are collapsible now and leave more space for music sheets
  • Properties panel with submenus for a faster access to editing options
  • Advanced property editors available from the bottom button in each property submenu provide more sophisticated setup of clefs, tempos, time signatures, and other musical elements
  • Actions panel contains new pasting actions and submenus with transformations
  • Updated Frets Numpad for editing a tablature and navigating between strings
  • Improved Lyrics panel containing fast-access copy and paste buttons
  • In Pitches panel enharmonic equivalents can be set by horizontal swiping over the pitch button in addition to a popup available by a long press on such button
  • Selection area enhanced with interactive borders and draggable handles
  • New convenient gestures for working with a score
    • Two-fingers tap for switching between Input and Fragment selection modes
    • Three-fingers horizontal swipe for undo and redo actions
    • Three-fingers tap or three-fingers vertical swipe for switching between input types, e.g. "Pitches" or "Tablature", in the Input mode, or between "Bars" and "Musical events" scopes of selection in the Fragment mode
    • Hold-and-drag for reallocating the selected fragment in the composition
    • Long press selection's horizontal edge and drag it up or down to switch between "Bars" and "Musical Events" scopes in the Fragment mode
    • Long press selection's left or right side edge and drag its highlighted handle horizontally to expand or reduce the selected area
  • System/line breaks and page breaks in Vertical and Pages layouts
  • Setting for a fixed number of bars per system/line
  • Dotted notes are notated now using the corresponding menu in the Properties panel
  • Custom pitch notation systems for naming notes in the interface
    • Scientific Pitch Notation with English, German or Dutch note letters nomenclature
    • Helmholtz pitch notation with Primes, English or Swedish octave naming convention
    • Fixed do solf├Ęge with scientific or franco-belgic octave numbering method
    • Integer notation of pitch classes
    • Japanese "Iroha" notes system
    • Indian Carnatic and Hindustani svaras
    • Byzantine note names
  • Option for serial input of notes via the input panels, like "Pitches" or "Chords", or Frets Numpad
  • Improved Instrument Editor available directly from the status panel by tap on instrument's name
  • Support for Multiple Windows in iPadOS
  • Customizable appearance with themes, custom accent and highlight colors
  • Dark mode support for iOS 13 and higher
  • Improved typography of the UI with support for the Dynamic Type
  • Enhanced aesthetics of buttons and other graphical interface elements
  • Added a setting for aligning side panels vertically
  • Minimum required iOS version is iOS 10.0
  • Multiple bug fixes and stability improvements
New user interface of the project workspace
New user interface of the project workspace
Selection area with interactive borders
Selection area with interactive borders
Multiple Windows support in iPadOS
Multiple Windows support in iPadOS
Dotted notes menu in the Properties panel
Dotted notes menu in the Properties panel
More intuitive Percussions input panel
More intuitive Percussions input panel
Collapsed side panels
Collapsed side panels
New Chords input panel
New Chords input panel
Piano Roll Environment
Piano Roll Environment
Improved Instrument Editor
Improved Instrument Editor
Advanced Property Editor for tempo
Advanced Property Editor for tempo