MakeMusic Announces New Brand Identity and Websites

  MakeMusic Announces New Brand Identity and Websites

Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS -- March 1, 2013

MakeMusic, Inc. (NASDAQ: MMUS), a world leader in music technology and
services, announced today its launch of redesigned websites and new brand
identity for all products. These include Finale^®, the world leader in music
notation software, SmartMusic^® music education software, Garritan^™ virtual
instrument libraries, and MusicXML^™, the music sharing standard.

The new websites are designed to encourage visitors to explore the
connectivity of MakeMusic’s family of products and to make purchases through a
single store experience. Powerful search capabilities and tools, informative
content, audio and video demonstrations, weekly blogs and client testimonials
enhance the visitor experience.

“We are excited to launch these websites, featuring our new brand identities,”
said Karen VanDerBosch, chief operating officer and chief financial officer.
“MakeMusic has long set the standard for innovative technology in the music
software industry, and we now have a world-class look to go with our
world-class products. Our new logos, wordmarks and color systems emphasize
MakeMusic’s growing, integrated portfolio of products and how they work
together.”

The new websites can be viewed at www.makemusic.com.

About MakeMusic, Inc.

MakeMusic^®, Inc. is a world leader in music technology whose mission is to
develop and market solutions that transform how music is composed, taught,
learned and performed. For more than 20 years, Finale^® has been the industry
standard in music notation software, enabling composers, arrangers, musicians,
teachers, students and publishers to create, edit, audition, print and publish
musical scores. MakeMusic is also the creator of SmartMusic^® education
software that is transforming the way students practice. With SmartMusic,
students and teachers have access to thousands of band, orchestra and vocal
pieces allowing students to practice with background accompaniment and get
immediate feedback on their performance. SmartMusic allows teachers to
individualize instruction and document the progress of every student. The
SmartMusic® Inbox™, an Android™ and Apple^® mobile application, provides
additional access for teachers to review, grade and comment on student
assignments. MusicXML™ is an Internet-friendly way to publish musical scores,
enabling musicians to distribute interactive sheet music online and to use
sheet music files with a wide variety of musical applications. Garritan™ 
sound libraries provide musicians with state-of-the-art virtual instruments
with the playback quality of a live performance. Additional information about
this Minnesota company can be found at www.makemusic.com.

Contact:

MakeMusic, Inc.
Karen VanDerBosch, 952-906-3690
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer
kvanderbosch@makemusic.com
 
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