Avid Sibelius First

If you’re more comfortable playing instruments than using notation software, then Avid Sibelius First is for you. Its intuitive interface will guide your songwriting process. Magnetic Layout and other time-saving 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 how you want to introduce your music to the world—make a video of your score, export for iPad, or share directly to YouTube, SoundCloud, and Facebook.

Sibelius First Features:
  • An innovative, intuitive task-oriented interface that guide you through the songwriting process so you can get great results without prior music notation experience
  • Scan printed sheet music, transcribe audio, or play MIDI instruments to get your ideas into Sibelius First
  • Transfer music between applications via MusicXML interchange
  • Add chord symbols and guitar fretboard diagrams by playing a MIDI keyboard or guitar
  • Turn guitar tab into notation, and vice versa
  • 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
  • Playback 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 via ReWire
  • E xport scores as videos or audio files, publish directly to social media, publish online, email, print, make a PDF, and more
  • Add Sibelius First scores to the Avid Scorch app (available on the App Store) and take your music wherever you go