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Sibelius 7 Guided Tour

Magnetic Layout—only in Sibelius
Magnetic Layout—only in Sibelius

The revolutionary Magnetic Layout feature takes care of almost every detail of score layout for you. As you write, it gives everything just the right amount of space and avoids collisions—producing beautiful results. This single feature saves you up to half your writing time. Read more


Dynamic Parts in Sibelius
Dynamic Parts in Sibelius

Unlike other programs that require you to extract instrumental parts from the full score, Sibelius provides Dynamic Parts. This powerful feature automatically creates separate instrumental parts—and instantly updates them as you make changes to the score. Dynamic Parts will save you many hours of work on every project. Read more


Native 64-bit support—only in Sibelius
Native 64-bit support

Today’s 64-bit capable hardware and operating systems provide big speed and memory advantages. Sibelius was the first 64-bit notation software, enabling you to unlock the full power of your 64-bit system—and work more quickly, with more virtual instruments and effects, than ever before. Read more


Panorama
Panorama

For easy reading and navigation, the Panorama feature lets you see your music as a single, infinitely wide strip. Focus on the notes and forget about page layout until you’re ready to print. Read more


Music
Creating music in Sibelius

Sibelius gives you a powerful music creation toolset—from the Flexi-time MIDI input system and Keyboard and Fretboard windows, to the ability to input music via a microphone. With all these options, it’s easy to find a workflow that suits you. Read more


The Ideas Hub
The Ideas Hub

This unique feature lets you capture, use, and reuse snippets of music. Save your own ideas, or take advantage of the over 2,000 included samples, which are ideal for teaching. Read more


Track changes and compare versions—only in Sibelius
Track changes and compare versions—only in Sibelius

Have you ever written something better the first time around? The Versions feature keeps track of revisions to your score, lets you look back at earlier versions, and see what changes were made since. Collaboration becomes a joy, and you can even use sticky Comments to leave notes for yourself, or others. Read more


Task-oriented user interface
Task-oriented user interface

The Sibelius user interface provides task-focused tabs that lead you through the process of creating a score from start to finish. Every feature has both an icon and a text description—which you can access via a button or a keyboard shortcut—with full contextual help available when you need it. Read more


Optimized for single monitor 

use—only in Sibelius
Optimized for single monitor use

We understand that many of our customers favor laptops or other single-display systems. That’s why we designed the Sibelius interface to allow you to focus on the music at all times—and easily hide information that you only need to see occasionally. Read more


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