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Sibelius Perpetual License with 1 Year Upgrade and Support Plan - Download
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Sibelius Perpetual License with 1 Year Upgrade and Support Plan - Download
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With this
Perpetual License, you will get to use this version of Sibelius forever, plus you get a 1 Year Upgrade and Support Plan with free upgrades and support for one full year. You will need to renew your Upgrade and Support Plan at the end of the year to continue to get the Upgrades and Support. If you choose now to pay to renew your Upgrade and Support Plan you can continue to use the current version of Sibelius forever.

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 new Sibelius, you can access the software in more affordable ways than ever. Compose with a low-cost subscription. Own the software outright. Manage multiple copies with Sibelius network licensing. Or get started with Sibelius | First. The choice is yours. And with the integrated Annotate feature, multi-touch gestures, Surface Pro 3 pen support, and more, Sibelius enables you to express your creativity in brand new ways, whether composing for a live performance, movie, television, media entertainment.

Please note: This product is an annual subscription to the latest version of Sibelius and provides you with a full version of Sibelius for 1 year. The upgrade plan will keep your software up to date with regular, automatic software updates. When your subscription runs out the software will stop working.

Write music quickly and easily


Sibelius (formerly Sibelius | First features an intuitive task-based interface that leads you through the entire score creation process, so you can jump right in and start composing music immediately. Enter notes from the onscreen notation, keyboard, or fretboard windows, or from your MIDI or computer keyboard. Sibelius takes care of all note layout, orientation, and rest details for you.

Build up your composition


With support for up to 16 instrument parts (staves), you can create rich, multilayered compositions. But it’s not just about notes. Add chord symbols and guitar chord diagrams by simply playing a chord on a MIDI device or typing suffix elements. Turn guitar tab into notation and back again. And easily add lyrics, titles, text, and graphics to round out your score.

Create beautiful scores fast


Spend more time writing music instead of fixing it. As you write, Magnetic Layout automatically gives everything just the right amount of space and avoids collisions to produce beautiful results, cutting writing time in half. And Dynamic Parts can automatically create and update separate instrumental parts whenever you change your score.

Turn music into scores


Sibelius comes with two companion applications that enable you to turn recorded, performed, printed, and handwritten music into notation. With AudioScore Lite, you can input notes by singing or playing a monophonic instrument through a microphone. With PhotoScore & NotateMe Lite, you can turn printed, PDF, and JPEG sheet music into editable scores—and even handwrite music.

Hear your music in stunning detail


With the included 10 GB sound library of high-quality sampled instruments, you can play back compositions to hear how it would sound with full instrumentation. The Espressivo feature adds a more humanistic feel, so your score sounds the way you intended it to be heard. You can also use VST and AU virtual instruments and effects.

Get inspired


Got writer’s block? No need to fret. Check out the Score Starter and Ideas Hub to kick-start your creativity. Get started fast with 40 genre-specific Score Starter templates. And gain further inspiration with the Ideas Hub, featuring 300 library ideas at your disposal to rev up your creative flow. You can even capture your own ideas for future use.

Share your work


Easily share up to 20 scores online using Sibelius | Cloud Sharing and invite others to view and play your music. Want to share more scores? Expand your storage with an Avid Cloud Premium Plan. You can also collaborate through MusicXML, print scores, and export your music as MIDI or PDF files.

Practice and perform with your iPad


Got an iPad? Export your score for Avid Scorch, an iOS app that transforms your iPad into an interactive music stand and score library for practice and performance. With Avid Scorch on your iPad, you can view scores and adapt them to your instrument by transposing the music, changing instruments, or even converting to and from guitar tab.

Get updates and help when you need it


Sibelius is available through a low-cost monthly or annual subscription, or you can purchase a perpetual license and own the software outright. Both include access to all new Sibelius releases and Standard support throughout your active subscription or renewable 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan (included with perpetual license purchases).

Go further with Sibelius | Ultimate


Need more advanced notation and layout capabilities? Sibelius | Ultimate is ideal for professional composers, arrangers, copyists, engravers, and educators, offering more notation tools, instrument sounds, unlimited staves, typography tools, and the ability to customize just about every element of your score.

Here are some of the key advantages that Sibelius | Ultimate offers over Sibelius:

  • An exclusive, professional-quality 36 GB sound library
  • Advanced text and typography features
  • Extended graphics export, including EPS and SVG files
  • Fully flexible Magnetic Layout collision avoidance
  • Live Tempo for "conducting" tempo playback
  • Version tracking and comparison
  • Unlimited staves
  • Timeline window for quickly navigating your score
  • Ability to extract instrumental parts as separate files, plus many other features for orchestral/band music
  • Features for creating worksheets and exercises
  • “Arrange” feature to help with arranging and orchestration
  • Over 140 plug-ins that do useful things, with many more available for download from the web
  • 1,700 worksheets for teaching music in the classroom (Sibelius | Ultimate for Education only)
  • Ability to export your score as an MP3 file
  • Many more notations, including special symbols and formats for unusual instruments
  • Fully editable instruments, lines, symbols, and other notations
  • Publishing features to make your scores look completely professional

Minimum Requirements for Sibelius Software Only


64-bit Windows 7 (SP1 or later), Windows 8.1 64-bit (not Windows RT) or Windows 10 64-bit
1+ GB of RAM
1 GB hard disk space for Sibelius software only
10 GB additional hard disk space for the Sibelius Sounds library (optional installation)
Internet connection required for software download and activation


Mac OS X 10.9. 10.10, 10.11, 10.12, or 10.13
1+ GB of RAM 1 GB hard disk space for Sibelius software only
10 GB additional hard disk space for the Sibelius Sounds library (optional installation)
Internet connection required for software download and activation

Sibelius | First
Sibelius | Ultimate

GENERAL features

Ideal for...

Composing simple scores with up to 4 instrument parts (staves) Composing simple/moderate music with up to 16 staves Composing, arranging, and publishing scores and parts of any size and complexity; creating notation worksheets and exercises for education
Availability Available for free for anyone to download and use Subscribe monthly or annually, or purchase and own a perpetual license Subscribe monthly or annually, purchase and own a perpetual license (educational discount available), trade-up from other notation software, or get network licensing
Number of computers you can install a single copy on N/A 2, for use by same person (e.g., desktop + laptop)
Software updates and support Download the latest update as it becomes available Access all new releases and Standard support through a subscription or renewable 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan (included with new perpetual licenses)
Sibelius | First
Sibelius | Ultimate


Accidentals Normal and double only Normal and double only, bracketed Normal, double, quarter-tones, bracketed
Metadata Common ones only Full set
Bar numbers Limited Full range of formats
Barline types Single, double, repeat only Single, double, repeat, dotted, early music
Bars, irregular No No, except pick-up bars Yes
Beams cross-staff in (keyboard music) Yes
Beam/rest groupings Fixed Customizable
Brackets and braces Fixed Customizable
Change transposition of tranposing instruments Yes
Chord symbols appearance and MIDI/text input Limited preset options Fully customizable
Cue (small) notes Yes
Dotted notes: single, double, triple
Single dotted Yes Yes
Guitar chord diagrams Limited Yes
Guitar scale diagrams Yes
Guitar tab Basic only Full
Instruments Common only Common, jazz, and world instruments only, with fixed number of staves Full customizable range
Jazz articulations: scoops, falls, doits, and plops Yes Yes
Lines, custom Yes
Lines gallery Some All
Note values: 512th note (7 beams) to "long" (double breve) 32nd note to breve Yes Yes
Noteheads, custom Yes
Ossia staves Yes
Page numbers Automatic Customizable
Special symbols Yes
Split multirests in parts Yes
Staves Up to 4 Up to 16 per system Unlimited number
Stemlets (half-stems) and "feathered" beams Yes
Symbols None All
Tuplets Triplets only Duplets (2:3) to nontuplets (9:8) Any (such as 2, 7, 44:31, and nested tuplets)
Voices per stave 1 and 2 only 4 voices
Sibelius | First
Sibelius | Ultimate


Advanced notation interpretation Yes
Edit MIDI data Yes
Included sampled sounds N/A High-quality Sibelius Sounds (10 GB library) Full range of professional-quality orchestral, jazz, pop, marching band, and percussion sounds in Sibelius | Ultimate Sounds (36 GB library)
Espressivo 2.0 Presets only Customizable rhythmic feel
Live Tempo (conduct playback by tapping) Limited—playback only Record, edit, clear, and play back Live Tempo
Manual Sound Sets Yes Yes
Playback markings on specified repeats Yes
Playback of hairpins, rits, and accels
Fixed Adjustable
Playback of fermatas Fixed Adjustable
Words that affect playback (e.g. legato) Fixed Editable
Sibelius | First
Sibelius | Ultimate


Annotate Yes Yes Yes

Arrange: automatic arranging and orchestration

Comments (sticky notes) Yes Yes Yes
Compare different scores or versions Yes
Copy and paste to Word and other programs Low resolution (96 dpi) only Yes
Display timecode Single format Customizable format
Edit Dynamic Parts Limited Full
Edit word menus Yes
Export a log of changes to a score Yes
Export lyrics as text file Yes Yes
Filters for editing similar objects Quick filters only Yes
Find Yes
Focus on staves Yes
Graphics export (for creating worksheets and other content)
Hide and show objects in score and parts No Yes
Highlight music Yes Yes Yes
Ideas Hub 300 library ideas, with the ability to capture your own ideas (editing not supported) Over 2,000 library ideas, with the ability to capture and edit your own ideas and add to the score/library
Import MusicXML files Yes Yes Yes
Instrument changes Yes
Join scores together Yes
Keyboard shortcuts Fixed Customizable
Lyric verses allowed 2 5 Unlimited
Lyrics from text file Yes
Navigator window Yes Yes
Note input options Fixed Limited Full
Panorama scroll view Yes Yes Yes
Paper and desk textures 40 Over 60
Part extraction Yes
Paste As Cue Yes
Plug-ins None 38 included Over 140 included
Inspector window to edit individual objects Full
Rehearsal marks Default only Fully customizable
Repeat structures Fixed Customizable Fully customizable
Rulers Yes
Score Starter: (40 genre-specific templates) Yes Yes
Slide notes and rests Yes Yes
Special page breaks Yes
Timeline window Yes
Swap voices Yes
Versions Save, view, and print only Yes
Video, including timecode and hit points
Add video, add/edit hit points Yes
Viewing options for Magnetic Layout, page margins, note colors, full screen, and more Yes
Worksheet Creator Yes

Sibelius | First
Sibelius | Ultimate


Advanced layout features Yes
Auto Layout options Yes
Edit fonts Limited Full
Edit staff types Yes
Edit text styles Yes
Engraving rules (edit hundreds of) Yes
Headers/footers Yes Yes
House Style import/export Import only Yes
Intelligent Rests Yes Yes
Magnetic Layout Fixed Fully customizable
Manage Dynamic Parts Yes
Manuscript papers (preset score layouts) Includes a few; can't create your own Includes many; can create your own
Multiple staff size Fixed Fully customizable
Note spacing rules Fixed Customizable
Reset position/design of objects Limited Yes
Set default object positions Yes
Staff spacing Fixed Manual adjustment only Yes
Sibelius | First
Sibelius | Ultimate

Exporting and sharing

Audio recording export WAV, AIFF, and MP3
Avid Scorch optimized export (app available on the iTunes App Store) Yes Yes Yes
Email score as .sib or .pdf Yes Yes
Graphics file export PDF export only Standard bitmap and vector formats (SVG, EPS, PNG, JPG, BMP, TIFF, GIF, and PDF)
MIDI file export—Type 0 and Type 1 for any device Yes Yes
MusicXML file export (compressed or uncompressed) Yes Yes
Previous version export Yes Yes
Publish directly to ScoreExchange.com Yes Yes
Sibelius | Cloud Sharing 10 scores 20 scores Unlimited (up to 1 GB storage)
Video file (export your score as) Yes Yes
Sibelius | First
Sibelius | Ultimate

System requirements*

Minimum requirements Avid-qualified Mac or Windows-based computer ( get the details) Avid-qualified Mac or Windows-based computer ( get the details); the 10 GB Sibelius Sounds library is an optional installation Avid-qualified Mac or Windows-based computer ( get the details); the 36 GB Sibelius | Ultimate Sounds library is an optional installation
Other Internet connection required for software download and activation Internet connection required for software download and activation; ASIO-compatible soundcard required for Sibelius Sounds (Windows requirement only) Internet connection required for software download and activation; ASIO-compatible soundcard required for Sibelius | Ultimate Sounds (Windows requirement only)