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Avid Sibelius

Avid Sibelius

$599.00 USD

License

Create, arrange and publish scores with the industry’s fastest, smartest, and easiest way to write music.

What is Avid Sibelius?

Avid Sibelius is the world’s best-selling music notation software, offering sophisticated, yet easy-to-use tools that are proven and trusted by composers, arrangers, publishers, educators, and students alike. And with the latest version, creating beautiful, accurate, easy-to-read scores is more effortless than ever. Whether you choose to own, upgrade, or subscribe to Sibelius, your purchase comes with an All Access plan, giving you access to all future releases and expert help for the duration of your plan or subscription. Write at the speed of your creativity with the tools used most in live performance, music publishing, and film composition.

Licensing and All Access Plans

Get more affordable choices to access Sibelius. Choose a low-cost subscription. Purchase and own the software outright (perpetual license). Crossgrade from Finale, Notion, Encore, or Mosaic at a special discount. Or maximize your composition capabilities with the Sibelius + Ultimate Bundle at a new lower price.

In addition, all Sibelius options now come with an Avid All Access plan, giving you access to all future releases and support for the duration of your plan. Please note that all Sibelius updates and upgrades will now only be available through an All Access plan. This enables you to get access to more frequent streams of new features instead of waiting for a major release.
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System requirements for Sibelius

Windows
  • 64-bit Windows 7 (SP1 or later), Windows 8.1 (not Windows RT) or Windows 10
  • 1+ GB of RAM
  • 1 GB hard disk space for Sibelius software only
  • DVD-ROM drive (only for Media Pack)
  • Internet connection required for software download and activation
Mac
  • Mac OS X 10.9 or 10.10
  • 1+ GB of RAM
  • 1 GB hard disk space for Sibelius software only; 36 GB additional hard disk space for the Sibelius Sounds library (optional installation)
  • DVD-ROM drive (only for Media Pack)
  • Internet connection required for software download and activation

Recommendations for the Sibelius Sounds library*

Windows
Mac
  • 4+ GB of RAM
  • 36 GB hard disk space (SSD preferred)

Using external hardware MIDI playback devices with Sibelius

If you have an external hardware MIDI playback device that you wish to use, please check that a compatible sound set is available: see the list of sound sets supplied with Sibelius.

* You can use Sibelius Sounds if your computer doesn't meet the recommended requirements, but you may find that you cannot use as many sounds simultaneously, and that sounds take a long time to load.

What's included with Sibelius

Sibelius software license with download access to:

Avid upgrade plan

Avid upgrade plan includes all upgrades for 12 months with a perpetual license purchase, renewable annually, or throughout the duration of an active subscription.

Avid Standard Support for Sibelius

Sibelius is available as software download – a DVD Media Pack is also available for purchase. An internet connection is required for software activation and for downloading the installers. A high-speed Internet connection is highly recommended for downloading Sibelius and the Sibelus Sounds library.