Avid Sibelius is a professional notation and scoring software used by musicians and composers to write music. Featuring powerful, yet easy-to-use tools that are trusted and used by composers, arrangers, publishers, educators, and students worldwide. With its integrated Annotate feature, multi-touch gestures, Surface Pro 3 pen support, and more. Sibelius Ultimate lets you unleash your creativity in brand new ways, whether you’re composing for film, television, multimedia, live performance, or in the classroom.
Score on your Surface Pro
Additionally, Avid has optimized Sibelius for use with Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 tablet. Letting you quickly add and edit notes with just a tap of the pen. As well as play music in real-time using your tablet’s onscreen keyboard and fretboard. You can use the Surface Pro Pen’s buttons to select, erase, and edit your music. And you can even drag the score around while you’re inputting notes.
Many ways to create and share your music
Avid Sibelius lets you playback your scores with impressive realism, featuring immediate access to an extensive instrumental library filled with a broad variety of pro-quality instruments. Not only can you sync Sibelius to Pro Tools and other DAWs via ReWire, or collaborate through MusicXML. Share your music as a score, audio file, or video through email, ScoreExchange, YouTube, Facebook, SoundCloud, and more — or export it to Avid Scorch, which lets musicians perform your compositions on an iPad.
Full palette of desktop publishing tools
Another great feature of Avid Sibelius is the full palette of desktop publishing tools. Perfect your text with tracking, leading, and other industry-standard typography tools. Additionally, drag-and-drop graphics with a single click, easily export publisher-quality scores in PDF format.
Transcribe and scan into Sibelius | Ultimate
Furthermore, Avid Sibelius includes Neuratron AudioScore Lite and PhotoScore Lite, which let you transcribe and scan music into Sibelius | Ultimate. Using AudioScore Lite, you can sing or play an instrument to input notes into Sibelius, or import music from a CD. Plus, you can scan printed music with PhotoScore Lite and send it to Sibelius for playback, transposition, and editing. PhotoScore even comes with NotateMe for real-time conversion of your handwriting into notation.
Overall, Avid Sibelius is the perfect software for scoring your next film or performance!