Preliminary testing on Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) with Finale 2012, Finale 2011, PrintMusic 2011, SongWriter 2012, NotePad 2012, NotePad 2011, and current Garritan Libraries has indicated no major compatibility issues. Some minor issues that are present are shown below.
Users may encounter a warning that Java Runtime must be installed when launching Notation programs for the first time. Java will be automatically downloaded to your computer and the program should open correctly afterwards.
For information on managing the Gatekeeper feature to allow installation of PrintMusic 2011, NotePad 2011, and Garritan libraries from a download. When opening Finale 2011, the 'Check for Updates' dialogue box will display on launch regardless of the preference set previously.
Previous versions of Finale Notation and Garritan products have not been tested on Mac OS X 10.8, and will not be supported on Mac OS X 10.8.