Divide Durations

Version 01.66.00
Added 19 May 2010 (last updated 17 Jun 2018)

For use with Sibelius 6, Sibelius 7.1, Sibelius 7.5, Sibelius 8.x, Sibelius 18.x, Sibelius 19.x, Sibelius 20.x and Sibelius 21.x

Will split selected notes and chords, rests, or bar rests into smaller pieces.

Divided notes can be tied together or left separate. Notes or rests within tuplets can be split.

The plugin lets you filter for a specific duration, or for a range of durations.

There are special options for dividing dotted notes and measured tremolos

A PDF file explaining how to use the plugin is included.

Updated 14 June 2010 to distribute any Live Playback duration and start position among the split notes.

Updated 17 Feb 2011 to handle grace notes preceding notes to be split and to avoid splitting double tremolos.

Updated 2 March 2011. Added the ability to divide notes by 3, creating triplets.

This plugin ship with Sibelius as of version 7.1.3, so you should use the shipping version rather than installing this one.

Updated 10 April 2016 to make it easier for other plugins to call into it. Split notes now retain color as well.

Updated 12 April 2016 make color into Note object property for future proofing.

Updated 11 June 2018 to properly handle both color and Magnetic Glisses in Sib 8.3 and later. Also fixed a problem dividing triple dotted notes by 3 and allowed double and triple dotted notes to be unfolded.

Updated 16 June 2018. Fixed error writing dotted notes in tuplets.

Plug-in written by Bob Zawalich.