Description: Experience the easiest way to write music Whether you’re composing for a live performance, film score, or the classroom, nothing empowers you to write music like Sibelius | Ultimate (formerly Sibelius). The software offers unique features that drive your creativity, make you sound better, and enable you to compose beautifully rendered scores quickly.
Share scores with anyone, anywhere
With Sibelius | Cloud Sharing, you can share scores to your own personal cloud space, or embed scores in a webpage, and invite anyone to flip through pages and play your compositions using any computer, laptop, or mobile device.
Streamline your workflow
Sibelius enables composers to connect with others in more powerful, efficient, and profitable ways. It seamlessly integrates into any media production workflow, including Pro Tools, to compose music for picture easily. And easily deliver scores to music publishers for worldwide sale.
Get the tools you need—your way
Sibelius is now available in more ways than ever, making it easy for anyone to write music. Compose, edit, print, and share scores with Sibelius (formerly Sibelius | First). Work with more advanced notation, arranging, engraving, and layout tools with Sibelius | Ultimate (formerly Sibelius).
What’s New in Sibelius | Ultimate 2018:
Compose at lightning speed
From timesaving multi-edit capabilities, to more intelligent interface interaction, Sibelius | Ultimate 2018 (formerly Sibelius—learn more) gives you the power to write beautiful scores quickly and easily.
Experience better performance
With a complete upgrade of its underlying infrastructure, Sibelius is now even easier to use than ever. From interface improvements that align with native Mac and Windows OS experiences, to better user interaction, faster performance, and support for high-res displays and screen readers, Sibelius sets the stage for today’s modern workflows and the excitement tomorrow’s technology brings.
Get intelligent note respacing
Need to reset note spacing? Sibelius now only respaces multi-voice bars when adding or removing notes when the “Respace multi-voice passages during note input and editing” feature is on, so you can type-set your music precisely as you intend it to appear.
Work more gracefully with grace notes
Save crucial score preparation time and perfectly align grace notes across multiple voices on the same staff, without needing to manually fix spacing and collisions. With improvements made to the way Sibelius handles grace notes, you can now add grace notes of any value to any rhythm in any voice in perfect alignment, enabling you to create better looking scores faster.
Make multiple text changes simultaneously
Need to add or update expression text in more than one part of a score? Select multiple staves or notes and add or edit expression text to all instruments at once. You can do the same to add or edit technique text and other text types.
Engrave scores faster
For engravers, you can now spend less time on reworking note spacing and more time finessing a stellar score. With improvements made to the way overlapping notes in multiple voices are automatically spaced, Sibelius generates better note legibility and accuracy as the music is being composed, so you can turn around beautiful scores faster.
Supercharge your workflow
Sibelius | Ultimate offers many new feature enhancements to boost your composing, arranging, and music preparation efficiency. It’s ideal for copyists to mark-up scores quickly, engravers to get the exact layout you need, and educators to create worksheets fast.
Share and promote your work to the community
Share scores, get feedback, find collaborators, and showcase your skills to an extensive network of creative artists and media pros in the Avid Artist Community. You can even sync your Sibelius | Cloud Sharing scores with your Community portfolio.
Expand your Cloud Sharing storage
Get more space to store and share your scores with a premium cloud storage plan for Sibelius | Ultimate. With more access-anywhere storage to play with, you can maximize your creative opportunities. And if you’re a Pro Tools user, you’ll be able to host cloud collaboration projects in the same space too.