Avid has released Sibelius First, which is their free music notation software enabling anyone from students to seasoned musicians to be able to create and share their scores with the world.
Free - Sibelius First
Sibelius First has been designed to offer anyone with a suitable computer a streamlined notation toolset based on Sibelius including many of the same features, including music composition transcription, editing and unique cloud-based workflows, allowing composers to deliver scores faster and more efficiently. Alan Hoff, VP of Market Solutions at Avid explains...
Following the success of Avid’s free First products, which are now used by hundreds of thousands of artists, aspiring music creatives now have access to a free version of Sibelius. With Sibelius | First, beginners and hobbyists can create professional-looking scores using many of the same tools the pros use.
Sibelius Cloud Sharing
Sibelius Cloud Sharing, which Avid has designed to enable users to be able to store or share up to 10 scores is also available with Sibelius First. It is also intended to provide access to a network of creative artists and media professionals to collaborate with.
The Sibelius Family
- Sibelius First aims to deliver a streamlined notation toolset based on Sibelius for everyone from students to seasoned musicians.
- Sibelius is designed to be the notation software of choice for musicians, composers, orchestrators and students who want to produce richly detailed scores, offers cloud sharing and augmented notation capabilities so users can quickly and easily share and review scores anywhere.
- From concert halls and scoring stages to sheet music stores and classrooms, Sibelius Ultimate is pitched by Avid to be the go-to notation software that professionals rely on most enabling users to create complex arrangements with an unlimited number of instruments and to orchestrate high-quality, professional scores.
Sibelius First Tutorials
Sibelius First Availability
Sibelius First is now available to download for free. For more information, visit the Avid Get Sibelius Pages. You will need an Avid Master Account, existing Avid users can sign in to their Avid Master Account. New users can set up an Avid Master Account.