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Product News
2018/11/02
Sibelius Has An Option For Everyone


Whether you’re composing for a live performance, for picture, or for fun, nothing empowers you to write music like Sibelius (formerly the "paid" version of Sibelius | First) provides the core tools you need to create professional-quality scores easily. 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. Work with more advanced notation, arranging, engraving, and layout tools with Sibelius | Ultimate (formerly Sibelius). Or get started with Sibelius | First, a free new version of Sibelius.

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Chart for GENERAL FEATURES

Sibelius | First

Ideal for... -
Composing simple scores with up to 4 instrument parts (staves)
 
Availability -
Available for free for anyone to download and use
 
Number of computers you can install a single copy on -
n/a
 
Software updates and support -
Download the latest update as it becomes available

Sibelius

Ideal for... -
Composing simple/moderate music with up to 16 staves
 
Availability -
Subscribe monthly or annually, or purchase and own a perpetual license
 
Number of computers you can install a single copy on -
2, for use by same person (e.g., desktop + laptop)
 
Software updates and support -
Access all new releases and Standard support through a subscription or renewable 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan (included with new perpetual licenses)

Sibelius | Ultimate

Ideal for... -
Composing, arranging, and publishing scores and parts of any size and complexity; creating notation worksheets and exercises for education
 
Availability -
Subscribe monthly or annually, purchase and own a perpetual license (educational discount available), trade-up from other notation software, or get network licensing
 
Number of computers you can install a single copy on -
2, for use by same person (e.g., desktop + laptop)
 
Software updates and support -
Access all new releases and Standard support through a subscription or renewable 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan (included with new perpetual licenses)

Upgrades & Renewals

Important: Please note that the previous paid version of Sibelius | First has been renamed "Sibelius"—find out why. If you have a perpetual license with an active Annual Upgrade and Support Plan (now called "1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan"), your Sibelius | First license will be transitioned to a Sibelius license automatically.

Sibelius

I own.. –
1. Sibelius | First 8 (previous paid version, now renamed "Sibelius")
with an active 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan (formerly Annual Upgrade and Support Plan) that's about to expire
2. Sibelius | First 8
without an active 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan
3. Sibelius | First 1-7.5 (previous "paid" version), Sibelius Student, Sibelius G7, or Sibelius Instrumental Teacher Edition
4. For students and teachers only:
Any version of Sibelius | First (previous"paid" version), Sibelius Student, Sibelius G7, or Sibelius Instrumental Teacher Edition
 
I need.. –
1. To renew my Sibelius 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan in my Avid Account
2. To purchase a new Sibelius 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan
3. To purchase a Sibelius | Ultimate Trade-up
–OR–
To purchase a new Sibelius 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan
4. To purchase a Sibelius | Ultimate for Education Trade-up
 
I’ll get.. –
1. -Sibelius 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan RENEWAL
-Access to all new releases and Standard support (web) for one year; plan renewable annually through your Avid Account
2. Support (web) for one year; plan renewable annually through your Avid Account
3. -Sibelius Perpetual License Trade-Up with 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan
-Access to all new releases and Standard support (web) for one year; plan renewable annually through your Avid Account
4. -Sibelius | Ultimate for Education Perpetual License Trade-Up with 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan
-Access to all new releases and Standard support (web) for one year; plan renewable annually through your Avid Account

Sibelius | Ultimate & Sibelius | Ultimate for Education

I own.. –
1. Sibelius 8 (now renamed "Sibelius | Ultimate"
with an active 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan (formerly Annual Upgrade and Support Plan) that's about to expire
2. Sibelius 8
without an active 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan
3. Sibelius 1-7.5
4. Any version of Sibelius | First, Sibelius Student, Sibelius G7, or Sibelius Instrumental Teacher Edition
 
I’ll need.. –
1. To renew my Sibelius | Ultimate 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan in my Avid Account
2. To purchase a new Sibelius | Ultimate 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan
3. To purchase a new Sibelius | Ultimate 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan
–OR–
Purchase a new Sibelius | Ultimate 3-Year Software Updates + Support Plan
4. To purchase a Sibelius | Ultimate Perpetual License Trade-up with a 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan
 
I’ll get.. –
1. -Sibelius | Ultimate 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan RENEWAL
-Access to all new releases and Standard support (web) for one year; plan renewable annually through your Avid Account
2. - Sibelius | Ultimate 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan NEW for Perpetual Licenses currently not on a plan
-Access to all new releases and Standard support (web) for one year; plan renewable annually through your Avid Account
3. – Sibelius | Ultimate 1-Year or 3-Year Software Updates + Support Plan NEW for Perpetual Licenses currently not on a plan
-Includes access to all new releases and Standard support (web) for one or three years; plan renewable annually thereafter through your Avid Account
4. - Sibelius | Ultimate Perpetual License Trade-up with a 1-Year Software Updates + Support Plan
-Access to all new releases and Standard support (web) for one year; plan renewable annually through your Avid account
 
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