• <h2><strong>Create and share scores quickly with easy-to-use notation software</strong></h2>


What is Sibelius | First?

Sibelius | First is the fastest and easiest way for everyone to start writing music—from aspiring composers and songwriters, to teachers and students. Even if you’re more comfortable playing instruments than using notation software, the intuitive interface will guide your songwriting process. Magnetic Layout and other timesaving tools make it easy to get professional results fast—and the premium sound library plays back your compositions in stunning detail. When you’re done, choose from a variety of ways to introduce your music to the world—make a video of your score, share directly to social media, export for iPad, and more.

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Key features

Get amazing value

Compose with many of the same tools the pros use, at a beginner-friendly price point.

Start composing quickly

Jump right in and start writing music with the intuitive user interface.

Choose your input method

Play a MIDI instrument, transcribe audio, or scan sheet music with ease.

Play back your scores

Hear your music in beautiful detail using realistic sampled instruments.

Share your music

Export scores to video, social media, online publishing, or for iPad—the choice is yours.

Take scores everywhere

Send your scores to Avid Scorch and take them with you on your iPad.