Finale has released NotePad 2004, which now offers Mac OS X support. The new version of the US$19.95 basic music notation software lets you use Mac OS X’s “Save as PDF” feature, handles virtual memory intelligently and allows you to hide support files (such as resources and program files) in an application package. NotePad 2004 is compatible with Mac OS X (10.2 and higher), as well as Mac OS 9.0.4-9.2.2.