Version 5 score renderer engine

Version 5 Score Renderer Engine

Last updated: 9 October 2020

The new engine follows industry standards more strictly and renders clean sheet music with less symbol collisions and better spacing.

Beta testing

You can check out the next score renderer engine from within Go PlayAlong right now. Launch Go PlayAlong 4 Desktop and then select Preferences / Notation / Version 5 renderer engine (Beta).

An active Cloud subscription is needed to switch to the new renderer engine. Don’t have a Cloud subscription and you still want to take part in testing? Send an email to and you will be rewarded with 90 days of Cloud access for your efforts.

Planned features

Below you will find an incomplete list of planned features. Many features are already avaliable in the beta test version, others will be implemented later. This list might change in the future and there is no guarantee that all planned features will be published in version 5.

The test version might contain some glitches that need to be fixed. If you find any issues, please help making the new engine awesome by sending your feedback to

⭐️ Further reading

All news about version 5