Thank you for the tip, quite important by the way. I, personally, consider a 
transitional period - when upgrading - for which I maintain the version prior 
to the latest installed one.


Giovanni Andreani

> On 10 Oct 2018, at 22:29, David H. Bailey <> wrote:
> On 10/10/2018 3:54 PM, Craig Parmerlee wrote:
>> It officially launched today at an upgrade price of $150.
>> It seems that the upgrade mainly consists of a few improvements to collision 
>> avoidance.  Perhaps there is much more than immediately meets the eye, but 
>> this seems like a rather thin upgrade for $150.
>> I may upgrade, but I have been doing most of my work in Dorico lately, which 
>> already does 10x more automatic collision avoidance than Finale.
>> I'd appreciate hearing about any experience from people doing upgrades or 
>> using the demo version.
> Second observation -- Fin26 will automatically remove Fin25 and install Fin26 
> if we aren't careful to read all the fine print in the installation dialog 
> boxes!  There is a dialogue labeled "Uninstall Finale 25" which has a 
> checkbox to uninstall Fin25, which comes checked by default (wrong decision 
> by the developers in my opinion), so if we're not careful to UNcheck that 
> box, we'll lose our Fin25 installation. That may be unimportant for some who 
> will simply remove older versions and use the newest one, but with all the 
> upgrading troubles moving our data files from previous versions up to the 
> most recent Finale versions, I'm keeping most of my Finale versions installed.
> -- 
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> David H. Bailey
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