Avid Sibelius - Download (Formerly Sibelius First) Entry-Level Notation Software
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Sibelius is the fastest and easiest way for everyone to start writing music. From aspiring composers and songwriters, to teachers and students. Even if you’re more comfortable playing instruments than using notation software, the intuitive interface will guide your songwriting process. Magnetic Layout and other timesaving tools make it easy to get professional results fast and the premium sound library plays back your compositions in stunning detail. When you’re done, choose from a variety of ways to introduce your music to the world - make a video of your score, share directly to social media, export for iPad, and more.
Start composing right away
Because the user interface is so intuitive, you’ll be able to jump in and start writing music right away. Choose the note input method that’s most comfortable for you—play a MIDI instrument, transcribe audio, or scan sheet music. Revolutionary features like Magnetic Layout automatically take care of the details, so you can write music and create print-quality scores with ease. If you get stuck or want to take your skills even further, just check out the how-to and help content.
Want to hear how your ideas will sound in real life? Play back your scores in beautiful detail with the amazing collection of sampled instrument sounds—or use your own VST/AU virtual instruments or effects. If you need more inspiration, check out the Score Starter and Ideas library to kick-start your creativity. With Sibelius First notation software in your toolkit, writer’s block won’t stand a chance.
- Get great results easily, without prior experience, using intuitive creative tools
- Let the innovative, task-oriented interface guide you through the songwriting process
- Get your ideas into Sibelius | First by scanning printed sheet music, transcribing audio, or playing MIDI instruments
- Easily transfer music between other notation and audio applications via MusicXML interchange
- Add chord symbols and guitar fretboard diagrams by playing a MIDI keyboard or guitar
- Turn guitar tab into notation, and back again
- Take advantage of built-in smart tools to get great results without engraving or notation expertise
- Magnetic Layout prevents collisions and moves score elements into position automatically
- Dynamic Parts automatically update when you change your score
- Easily add lyrics, titles, text, and graphics
- Hear your compositions in amazing detail, thanks to the professional-quality sound library
- Expand your sonic palette with VST/AU virtual instruments or effects
- Unlock the full power of your 64-bit computer and directly address more than 4 GB of RAM
- Sync with other music software—such as Pro Tools—via ReWire
- Enjoy tons of sharing options—export scores as videos or audio files, publish directly to social media, publish online, email, print, create a PDF, and more
- Add Sibelius | First scores to the Avid Scorch app (available on the App Store) and take your music anywhere on your iPad
- VST (Mac/PC), AU (Mac)
- Windows 7 (SP1 or later), Windows 8 (not Windows RT)
- Mac OS X 10.6.7 or later
- Model Name:
- Sibelius - Download (Formerly Sibelius First)
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