Avid Sibelius 8 Upgrade with 1-Year Avid All Access Upgrade and Support Plan (Boxed)

Avid Sibelius 8 Upgrade with 1-Year Avid All Access Upgrade and Support Plan (Boxed)

Avid Sibelius 8 Upgrade with 1-Year Avid All Access Upgrade and Support Plan (Boxed)

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Product Highlights

  • Upgrade Sibelius Versions 1 Through 7.5
  • Get Sibelius 8 Perpetual License
  • 1-Year Access to All Future Upgrades
  • 1-Year Avid All Access Support Plan
  • 36GB Sibelius Sounds Library
  • AudioScore Lite Transcribing Software
  • PhotoScore & NotateMe Lite Software
  • ReWire Audio/Data Transfer Software
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Avid Sibelius overview

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The Avid Sibelius 8 Upgrade with 1-Year Avid All Access Upgrade and Support Plan allows owners of Sibelius versions 1 through 7.5 to upgrade their software to the latest version of Sibelius 8. It includes a Sibelius 8 perpetual license and a 1-year Avid All Access Upgrade and Support Plan for Sibelius, which provides access to all future software upgrades and expert help for one year.

Note: This upgrade is available to owners of Sibelius versions 1 through 7.5. Access to all future software upgrades and expert help beyond the one-year period requires continuous annual renewal of the plan.

What's Included
  • Sibelius 8 perpetual software license (never expires)
  • 1-year Avid All Access Upgrade and Support Plan for Sibelius
  • 36GB Sibelius Sounds library
  • AudioScore Lite audio transcribing software
  • PhotoScore & NotateMe Lite music scanning and handwriting recognition software
  • ReWire audio/data transfer software
What's New
  • Updated Inspector
    • The improved and enhanced Inspector window allows for easy access, editing, and controlling elements in your score
    • Dock the Inspector window to the left of your score, or have it float freely, for always-available access
    • Style and align text right from the Inspector's Text pane
  • Change Staff Sizes by System
    • Flexible and precise control when engraving your score
    • Set the staff size of individual instruments, a set of staves, or an entire page to be any of the four sizes
    • Change the size of a staff throughout your score, or resize smaller portions
  • Create Custom Staff Sizes in Your Score
    • Change the individual staff sizes of independent instruments and groups of instruments, giving you more flexible composition possibilities to get the best layout for your score
    • Engraving Rules provide fine precision control over the layout
  • Make Music Easier to Learn
    • Color individual notes and/or chords, giving students a more enhanced and visual way of learning to read and write music notation
  • Share Your Music More Easily
    • Export your score as an MP3 audio file, making it faster and easier to send your music through email, over Skype, or posting it across all your social network channels
    • Control bit depth and sample rate, and Sibelius automatically generates ID3 tags from your Score Info dialog
  • Adding Rests
    • The Enhanced Magnetic Layout tool automatically repositions the rest to align optimally with the phrasing of your preceding notes
    • Rests in multi-voice staves also automatically reposition to avoid collisions
    • Eliminate having to manually fix note and rest bump-ups, while making your score much easier to read
    • Move rests and notes horizontally with new keyboard shortcuts, eliminating cutting and pasting music
  • Repeated Endings
    • Layout improvements can create multiple time-ending bars that appear and play back just the way you expect them to
    • Time signature changes now appear after the barline but before repeating barlines
  • All Access
    • Choose to own, upgrade, or subscribe to Sibelius
    • Purchase comes with an All Access plan, giving you access to all future releases and expert help for the duration of your plan or subscription
    • Write at the speed of your creativity with the tools used most in live performance, music publishing, and film composition
Compose and Edit
  • Compositional Tools
    • Write music notation or use a keyboard, guitar, or your voice to enter notes
    • Magnetic Layout takes care of almost every layout detail
    • Dynamic Parts automatically creates and updates separate instrumental parts.
  • Expressive Playback
    • Add more expressive and realistic “feel” to any individual part in your score
    • Customize your own rhythmic feels for swing with the completely revamped Espressivo feature
    • Hear every nuance of your score play back the way you intended it to be heard
  • Compose Quickly with an Advanced User Interface
    • Built from the ground up for accelerated navigation and performance
    • Create scores more quickly than ever before
    • Task-based front-end leads you through the entire score-creation workflow
    • Timeline window displays the entire structure of even the largest, most complex scores, at a glance
  • Surface Pro Compatible
    • Sibelius has been optimized for the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet
    • Add and edit notes quickly with just a tap of the pen
    • Play music in real time using the tablet’s onscreen keyboard and fretboard
    • Use the Surface Pen’s buttons to select, erase and edit your music
    • Drag the score around and resize objects while inputting notes
Play, Perform, and Share
  • Integrate with Pro Tools
    • Integrate Pro Tools (optional) into your workflow and take your compositions even further.
    • Using ReWire, included in Sibelius and Pro Tools, you can record instrument parts from Sibelius scores to the DAW for further recording, editing, and mixing
    • Directly send Pro Tools tracks from its Score Editor to Sibelius for further notation refinement
  • Easy Collaboration and Sharing
    • Collaborate more easily with others, and distribute your compositions for the world to hear.
    • Share scores through email, upload and publish them as sheet music on ScoreExchange.com
    • Share your composition as a video or audio file on YouTube, Facebook, and SoundCloud
  • Compose with Every Instrument
    • Play back and hear every nuance of your composition in stunningly realistic detail with Sibelius Sounds
    • 36GB of professional content, including a specially recorded symphony orchestra, rock, pop, and jazz instrumentation, world-class licensed sounds, and much more
Layout, Export, and Print
  • Create with full desktop-publishing tools
    • Create sleek, professional-looking scores using a full set of typography and layout tools
    • Polish text with tracking, leading, scaling, text-frame, and alignment tools
    • Change fonts and add emphasis using hierarchical styles
    • Drag and drop graphics in any major format
    • Export publisher-quality scores as PDFs with just one click
  • Transcribe and scan music
    • Transcribe and scan music directly into Sibelius with Neuratron AudioScore Lite and PhotoScore & NotateMe Lite.
      • AudioScore Lite: Input notes into Sibelius by singing or playing an instrument, or importing music from a CD
      • PhotoScore & NotateMe Lite: Scan printed music and send to Sibelius for playback, transposing, and editing
    • Write music on a tablet or laptop and convert your handwriting into professional scores
  • Add Notes Directly on the Score
    • The Annotate feature can create reminders for yourself about music changes as you’re composing, or communicate edits and feedback to collaborators
    • Draw directly on the score using a mouse, trackpad, USB tablet, or Surface Pro 3 Pen
    • Circle items and write or type comments or instructions to arrangers, players, or students
  • Enhance Online Score-Purchasing
    • Publish your work for sale online thanks to groundbreaking Sibelius | Cloud Publishing technology
    • Customers can view, play, change instruments, and transpose your music on any device before buying, and then print a high-quality version of your score once they do
  • Import and Export Graphics
    • Import graphics in all major formats
    • Manipulate them to build complex layouts for publishing, creating teaching materials, instructional books, and more.
    • Export your full scores with publication-quality graphics faster or easier
  • For even more comprehensive features, check out the optional Sibelius + Ultimate Bundle, which features PhotoScore & NotateMe Ultimate and AudioScore Ultimate
UPC: 724643120634
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Avid Sibelius specs

Windows System Requirements 64-bit Windows 7 (SP1 or later), 8.1, or 10
1 GB of RAM; (4 GB of RAM recommended for Sibelius Sounds)
1 GB hard disk space for Sibelius
36 GB additional disk space required (SSD preferred) for the Sibelius Sounds library (optional installation)
DVD-ROM drive required only for Media Pack installation
Internet connection required for software download and activation
ASIO-compatible soundcard required for Sibelius Sounds
Mac System Requirements (Intel) macOS 10.9, 10.10, or 10.11
1 GB of RAM (4 GB of RAM recommended for Sibelius Sounds)
1 GB hard disk space for Sibelius | First installation;
36 GB additional disk space required (SSD preferred) for the Sibelius Sounds library
DVD-ROM drive required only for Media Pack installation
Internet connection required for software download and activation


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