SIBELIUS FOR MOBILE COMPARISON


Compare music writing apps

See how the mobile versions of Sibelius software compare and decide which is best for you. Don’t forget—each music writing app comes free with its desktop counterpart.

Sibelius First

Compose simple scores with up to 4 instrument parts



FREE
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Sibelius Artist

Compose rich scores with up to 16 instrument parts

from
$9.99 USD/month

(desktop + mobile)

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$6.99 USD/month

(mobile app only)

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Sibelius | Ultimate

Compose scores with unlimited parts and custom layouts

from
$19.99 USD/month

(desktop + mobile)

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Or from
$12.99 USD/month

(mobile app only)

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Sibelius First
Sibelius
Sibelius | Ultimate

Ideal for... Composing simple scores with up to 4 instrument parts (staves) Composing simple/moderate music with up to 16 staves Composing, arranging, and publishing scores and parts of any size and complexity
Availability Available for free for anyone to download and use via the Apple App Store Included with desktop versions (via subscription or a Software Updates + Support Plan), or subscribe to either tier monthly via an in-app purchase Included with desktop versions (via subscription or a Software Updates + Support Plan), or subscribe to either tier monthly via an in-app purchase
Notation Common only Common only Full set
Tuplets Triplets only Up to nonuplets Up to nonuplets
Lines gallery (trills, slurs, hairpins, etc.) Some All All
Text gallery Some More All
Symbols gallery None Some All
Voices per staff 1 and 2 only 4 voices 4 voices
Lyric verses allowed 2 5 5
Included sampled sounds 900 MB high-quality samples 900 MB high-quality samples 900 MB high-quality samples
Keyboard shortcuts Included (fixed) Included (fixed) Included (fixed)
Minimum requirements Any iPad running iPadOS 13.4 or later or any iPhone running iOS 13.4 or later Any iPad running iPadOS 13.4 or later or any iPhone running iOS 13.4 or later Any iPad running iPadOS 13.4 or later or any iPhone running iOS 13.4 or later