Dorico Notation Software is the next-generation 64-bit scoring software for OS X and Windows, designed by musicians for musicians. It redefines the gold standard in scoring software. Its musical intelligence is like having an expert assistant by your side, while its intuitive workflows help you focus on each aspect of score preparation. Dorico’s output equals the finest music engraving, and brings music to life through Steinberg’s award-winning audio engine. Dorico uses the award-winning 32-bit floating-point Steinberg audio engine with up to 192 kHz and flexible routing for virtual instrument and effect playback, with powerful score management features to handle multiple independent pieces of music within the same project.
As well as its wide range of scoring tools, Dorico also features the same world-class audio engine found in Cubase and Nuendo. The audio engine delivers crystal-clear 32-bit floating-point resolution with a sample rate ranging up to 192kHz. This pristine sound quality ensures you hear and capture every nuance of your music. Dorico also supports all VST compatible virtual instrument and effects, and comes complete with the HALion sample engine and channel strip modules. Dorico also features a top-end compressor and brickwall limiter as well as over 1,300 production-ready sounds from HaLion Sonic SE 2. These studio-quality sounds and effects ensure you can create the richest sounding musical pieces possible. In ‘Play’ mode, you can make edit to the MIDI performance of your music using piano and automation lane tools, as well as utilising the pop-out Mixer window for controlling audio signal routing and more.