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From concert halls and scoring stages, to sheet music stores and classrooms, more composers, arrangers, publishers, and educators use Sibelius than any other notation software. It’s the fastest, smartest, easiest way to write music.

Sibelius has an option for everyone

Just starting out?

Want the core tools?

Need advanced tools?

Just starting out?

Get Sibelius | First

Compose simple scores with up to 4 instrument parts with the free Sibelius | First.

Want the core tools?

Get Sibelius

Compose rich scores with up to 16 instrument parts with Sibelius.

Need advanced tools?

Get Sibelius | Ultimate

Create scores with unlimited parts and custom layouts with Sibelius | Ultimate.

Which Sibelius is right for you?

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Raise your score: Meet the NEW Sibelius family

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Aaron Alter: Embracing a new beginning with Sibelius

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Create at the speed of inspiration with Pro Tools | First

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Experience the easiest way to write music

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—learn more) 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.

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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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Jazz Legend Chick Corea Scores with Sibelius

Sibelius is so intuitive at laying out the score in a very legible and clear way. This, plus the variety of different fonts and layouts, make it easy to have the score look really good.

CHICK COREA, GRAMMY-AWARD WINNING PIANIST AND COMPOSER

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Oliver Caplan: Spreading Hope Through Music

Sibelius allows me to stand back and pretend I’m in the audience. While I’ve always dreamed of a pocket orchestra that lives in my desk drawer, Sibelius is the next best thing.

OLIVER CAPLAN, AMERICAN COMPOSER

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Aaron Alter: Embracing a New Beginning with Sibelius

Between my technology career and other obligations, I have maybe an hour some weeks for music. Without Sibelius, I couldn’t write music at all. I couldn’t do this.

AARON ALTER, COMPOSER OF NEW MUSIC

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