What's New in Sibelius 2018

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Compose at lightning speed

From timesaving multi-edit capabilities, to more intelligent interface interaction, Sibelius 2018 (formerly the “paid” version of Sibelius | First—learn more) gives you the power to write beautiful scores quickly and easily.

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April

Make multiple text changes simultaneously

Need to add or update expression text in more than one part of a score? Select multiple staves or notes and add or edit expression text to all instruments at once. You can do the same to add or edit technique text and other text types.

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Add comments directly on a score

With the Annotate feature, you can draw directly on a score and communicate edits, instruction, and feedback to others, streamlining collaboration and review. All annotations are grouped intelligently and always remain attached to the bar to which you’ve added them.

January

Supercharge your workflow

Sibelius offers many new feature enhancements to boost your composing, arranging, and music preparation efficiency. It’s ideal for copyists to mark-up scores quickly and engravers to get the exact layout you need.

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Share and promote your work to the community

Share scores, get feedback, find collaborators, and showcase your skills to an extensive network of creative artists and media pros in the Avid Artist Community. You can even sync your Sibelius | Cloud Sharing scores with your Community portfolio.

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Expand your Cloud Sharing storage

Get more space to share and store more music—beyond the 20-score limit—with a premium cloud storage plan for Sibelius. And if you’re a Pro Tools user, you’ll be able to host cloud collaboration projects in the same space too.

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