Species Counterpoint for Mac

By Mona Lisa Sound $5.00

Developer's Description

User enters a cantus firmus, chooses a mode and program will attempt to solve based on 16th century contrapuntal rules. Rules can be switched on/off. Playback is enabled and cantus can be saved and re-solved.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.1

New Features

Mode now defaults to 'Modal' instead of 'Major'
Added "Recover leaps > 4ths" rule
Added "No repeated patterns of 3 or more notes" rule
Added Memory Dots for quick store/retrieval of best solutions
Added cmd-comma shortcut for preferences
Added more sample cantus firmi (from Johann Fux)
Increased max composition length to 15
Rewrote help
Added custom icons
Added message line
Added Delete keypress equivalent to Delete button
Playback now starts and stops when the SPACEBAR is pressed
Added a preference allowing auto tools open on startup
Solutions will no longer follow the same 'random' route after quit and startup

Bug Fixes

Fixed ending where m2 down to penultimate note was erroneously flagged as bad
Add an "Auto Play" function (Solve + Play)
M6 interval now properly functioning vis a vis rules setting
Removed another OS 10.4 and later command to make backward compatible
Fixed an issue where solving after a partial solution was leaving residual notes at end
Program no longer plays a (partial) solution unless it is visible (Show Partial is checked)
Fixed an issue where the modality selected with the 4 radio buttons was not always being used
Fixed transpose not always working if a voice was missing
Issue where screen was not displaying composition on some machines fixed
Both harmonic and melodic intervals are no longer erased together if only one is turned off
Fixed bug where first note was not checking "No Chromaticisms" rule
Fixed a bug whereby after opening a saved file, playback was not enabled
Fixed a crash when pressing step up or down when no notes on screen
Soprano and bass play checkboxes now working properly
Other small improvements


Release August 26, 2008
Date Added July 5, 2007
Version 1.1

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.4 Intel, Mac OS X 10.3, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Mac OS X 10.0, Mac OS X 10.2, Mac OS X 10.3.9, Mac OS X 10.1
Additional Requirements Mac OS X


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