We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of the first maintenance update for Dorico 4, version 4.0.10, which includes almost 100 fixes and improvements. More details can be found on the Dorico blog here:
The full list of changes and fixes in this update can be found in the Dorico 4 Version History PDF.
Dorico 4.0.10 is a free update for existing Dorico Pro 4, Dorico Elements 4 and Dorico SE 4 users. If you are currently running Dorico Pro 3.5 or Dorico Elements 3.5 or earlier, you can buy an update to Dorico Pro 4 or Dorico Elements 4 from the Steinberg online shop.
Assuming you already have Dorico Pro 4.0, Dorico Elements 4.0 or Dorico SE 4.0 installed, you can update to Dorico 4.0.10 free of charge.
First, quit Dorico and any other Steinberg application that you are running on your computer. Next, because we have also updated Steinberg Activation Manager since the launch of Dorico 4, we recommend that you run Steinberg Download Assistant, which will automatically update Steinberg Activation Manager to the latest version, along with any other elements of the Steinberg run-time environment (including eLicenser Control Center and Steinberg Library Manager) that may be outdated on your computer.
Once Steinberg Download Manager has finished updating any required components, go to My product downloads in the left-hand list, where you will find Dorico Pro 4, Dorico Elements 4, or Dorico SE 4, depending on which product you have installed. Select this, and on the right-hand side you will see Dorico 4.0.10 Application Installer. Click the Install button immediately to the right. This will download and run the Dorico 4.0.10 installer.
(Unlike with previous versions of Dorico, there is no longer a separate updater installer: you can simply run the Dorico 4.0.10 installer to update your existing Dorico 4.0 installation, rather than using a separate updater installer.)
On Windows, pay close attention to whether it is recommended to restart your computer at the end of the installation process: if recommended, do restart your computer, as this should avoid font cache problems that you might otherwise encounter, which result in some icons in Dorico’s user interface and some music symbols in the score not appearing correctly until you restart your computer.
We are already hard at work on the next minor update to Dorico 4, which we currently expect to be available before the end of February. We expect this update to be a mix of further bug fixes and some further improvements to the new Key Editor, in particular with regard to the operation of the various editors when using the mouse. Further details of our near-term plans can be found on the blog.