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Make music easier to learn

Music doesn't have to be so black and white. With the latest Sibelius, you can now color individual notes and/or chords, giving students a more enhanced and visual way of learning to read and write music notation.

See what's new in Sibelius 8.3

Get better rest

Inserting rests into your score is now easier and more intuitive. Whenever you add one, Magnetic Layout automatically repositions the rest to align optimally with the phrasing of preceding notes—no manual fixes required. Create easy-to-read scores faster than ever. Plus, you can now move rests and notes horizontally in your score. 

Re-spell and repeat with ease

It's now possible to have the same pitched note display a different accidental in any part compared to the rest of the score. You can also create concise first, second, and third time bars that appear and play back exactly like you'd expect them to, eliminating manual correction. Plus, all time signature changes now appear after the barline but before repeat barlines by default. 

Share your score

Want to share your composition with a colleague, client, or friend? You can now export your composition as an MP3 audio file for faster file transfer that won't hit email size limits.

Write music with a pen on a
Surface Pro

If you own a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet, you can now add and edit notes quickly with just a tap of the pen. This makes it easier than ever to fine tune your compositions on the go. Plus, you can play back your music using the tablet's onscreen keyboard and fretboard.

Add notes and comments

Sometimes you have a great idea, but you forget to write it down. Then the next thing you know, your idea is gone. The new Annotate feature allows you to add notes directly on the score—you can create reminders for yourself as you’re composing, or communicate edits and feedback to others.

Use multi-touch gestures

With Sibelius, you can create scores faster than ever before thanks to an advanced user interface. You can navigate and edit even the most complex scores quickly using multi-touch gestures on your laptop trackpad or Surface Pro 3.

Subscribe to Sibelius

In addition to purchasing Sibelius outright, you can now subscribe affordably with low-cost monthly or annual subscriptions. Pay only when you need it—all updates and upgrades are included for the duration of your subscription.

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Avid Sets the Score on The Voice and Australian Idol

When first exploring computer notation software, I tried the major programs available and found Sibelius to be the most musically intuitive and consequently I was able to begin writing almost immediately.

DAVID PRITCHARD-BLUNT, MUSICAL DIRECTOR AND ARRANGER

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Creating Avatar’s Soundtrack with Sibelius and Pro Tools

Pro Tools and Sibelius are tools that allow me to be more creative, by allowing me to think about the technology as little as possible.

JAMES HORNER, COMPOSER, AVATAR 

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Sam Smith’s
'Writing's On The Wall'

Sibelius allows me to work quickly and efficiently and I use the system as a tool for writing my ideas. There are lots of features that I'm sure other users rely heavily on, but for me, it's all about notation.

SIMON HALE, COMPOSER, SPECTRE

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