I wish Noteflight would...

Offline downloadable version

I wish there was a version which was totally offline, which is downloaded and we can launch it by double-clicking it. Whis would allow users to compose while offline and save their scores to their hard drive. When they connect to the internet, their scores would automatically be updated.

In this way users could even carry Noteflight-Offline on their USB sticks! Oh, and please make it Free and Crescendo again, not only 1 or the other.

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  • Matilda commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would really like to have a downloadable version of Noteflight to use when I travel for work and do not have good wifi. It is of no value to me to have my scores in the cloud when I am in China or Vietnam with no wifi available.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would love a desktop version. When I travel the internet is sketchy, at best, and knowing I could work on my music instead of vapidly staring off into space thinking deep thoughts would probably be a great time saver. I'm not doing large compositions but filling in with the lack of an accompanist. This would allow me to swap out more songs instead of being shackled to the internet.

  • Stephen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I think that a good reason to make an offline version would be for performance. At the moment, Noteflight relies heavily on internet connection, and even with top speed internet connection, it is still incredibly laggy. It works brilliantly with ensembles of up to 10-12 instruments, but as soon as you start arranging for a 16 piece Big Band, Concert Band or Symphonic Orchestra it is almost impossible to get any more than a few changes/inputs into the score before it lags out and often crashes.

    This needs to be fixed if Noteflight is to remain my notation software of choice.

  • Zookx22 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    PLEASE make this a thing. I love using Noteflight but I will be forced to move to an offline software for the SOLE reason that Noteflight simply can not handle arranging for more than like, 6 instruments without becoming super laggy and buggy and impossible to deal with. I love this program and want to keep using it but when composing a 17+ instrument Big Band it becomes unbearable. I want this more than anything. Hurry up! You're losing customers

  • Len commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I licensed NoteFlight to use at my leisure on a cruise and on flights. I fly from Miami to Japan frequently. Unfortunately most oversea flights don't have internet access and i can't use NoteFlight. It didn't work on my cruise either. Any chance of getting a software download where i don't need to log onto the web site?

  • Donnie Dugan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would love that! I am working on a composition now and I need to take my composition on the road but I cant because there is no offline version! I need it now!

  • smilingharp commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I LOVE this program. I can hardly ever be on line, though. I would pay a pretty penny to be able to download software. Any idea when this might be in the future?

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