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TUTORIALS

  • Get Started

    Learn how to install, launch, and configure the app.

  • Unlock and Play Scores

    Get an overview of the functions and sound library.

  • Input Notes

    Discover all the ways you can enter music notation.

  • Add Instruments and More

    Select notation, sounds, and navigate the Create gallery.

  • Compose with a Touch

    See all the finger and touch workflows you can use.

  • Create with Apple Pencil

    Write music faster with tilt and gesture functions.

  • Share Files Between Desktop and Mobile

    Seamlessly move from desktop to tablet and back.

  • Percussion Note Input

    Learn how to input percussion notation with Apple Pencil or the Keypad.

  • Get Started

    Learn how to install, launch, and configure the app.

  • Unlock and Play Scores

    Get an overview of the functions and sound library.

  • Input Notes

    Discover all the ways you can enter music notation.

  • Add Instruments and More

    Select notation, sounds, and navigate the Create gallery.

  • Compose with a Touch

    See all the finger and touch workflows you can use.

  • Create with Apple Pencil

    Write music faster with tilt and gesture functions.

  • Share Files Between Desktop and Mobile

    Seamlessly move from desktop to tablet and back.

  • Percussion Note Input

    Learn how to input percussion notation with Apple Pencil or the Keypad.

    • Sibelius fundamentals

      Learn how to play music, and the essentials of music notation

    • Score setup and navigation

      See how to add instruments to a new score, get around, and use the interface

    • Notation and text

      Create your score using music notations and text

    • Go deeper into composition

      Learn about layouts, changing instruments, transposing, and more

    • Share your music with the world

      Find out how to print, export, and share scores and parts

  • Sibelius fundamentals

    Learn how to play music, and the essentials of music notation

  • Score setup and navigation

    See how to add instruments to a new score, get around, and use the interface

  • Notation and text

    Create your score using music notations and text

  • Go deeper into composition

    Learn about layouts, changing instruments, transposing, and more

  • Share your music with the world

    Find out how to print, export, and share scores and parts

    • Intelligent MusicXML Import

      Learn how to import MusicXML files into an existing Sibelius template.

    • Intelligent MIDI Import

      Learn how to import MIDI files into a template in Sibelius.

    • House Styles

      Apply preset house styles to give your score a polished look and feel

    • Auto Optimize

      Automatically adjust the spacing between staves as you notate

    • Tie Styles

      Select alternative tie styles to notate your music exactly as intended

    • Using NotePerformer

      Play back unison parts and enhance your music with this option

    • Spark ideas with loop playback

      Rehearse and improvise over selected passages

    • Keep scores safe during review

      See how enhanced Review mode prevents unintentional changes

    • Cloud Sharing

      Collaborate with composers by sharing scores in the cloud

    • Multi-edit workflows

      Make multiple edits to your scores and speed up your workflow

    • Go-to and play

      Listen to scores and jump around to different parts fast

    • Find in ribbon

      Locate and insert elements into your scores quickly

    • Alphabetic note input

      Speed up your scoring workflow with this note input shortcut

  • Intelligent MusicXML Import

    Learn how to import MusicXML files into an existing Sibelius template.

  • Intelligent MIDI Import

    Learn how to import MIDI files into a template in Sibelius.

  • Using NotePerformer

    Play back unison parts and enhance your music with this option

  • Spark ideas with loop playback

    Rehearse and improvise over selected passages

  • Keep scores safe during review

    See how enhanced Review mode prevents unintentional changes

  • Cloud Sharing

    Collaborate with composers by sharing scores in the cloud

  • Multi-edit workflows

    Make multiple edits to your scores and speed up your workflow

  • Go-to and play

    Listen to scores and jump around to different parts fast

  • Find in ribbon

    Locate and insert elements into your scores quickly

  • Alphabetic note input

    Speed up your scoring workflow with this note input shortcut

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