In today’s connected world, composers need the right tools to stay relevant and empower their creative abilities. Avid’s industry-leading music notation solutions enable you to become a tech-savvy composer and quickly turn your ideas into fully realized scores that can be easily shared with the world.

Centered around our groundbreaking Sibelius music notation tool, our solutions do the heavy lifting for you, so you can focus on what matters—composing your best material.

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Whether you’re a professional or aspiring composer or arranger, Avid has the solutions to help you compose, share, and publish your work.

  • Remove technical barriers to music notation and quickly write, edit, and arrange complex musical scores with Sibelius
  • Elevate your scores above the competition with Magnetic Layout, Dynamic Parts, and more
  • Share scores easily with anyone in the cloud or on your website with Sibelius | Cloud Sharing
  • Bring your skills into the 21st century and view, play, and perform scores on your iPad with Avid Scorch
  • Hear what your composition sounds like without the need for live instrumentation by playing back scores with the included Sibelius Sounds library
  • Take your compositions beyond the page by integrating Pro Tools into your workflow to start, enhance, and/or finish compositions
  • Enable collaboration with easy score sharing, annotations, and printing easy-to-read music notation
  • Avoid having to buy separate software to scan and transcribe music with PhotoScore & NotateMe and AudioScore Lite included
  • Learn or teach music notation and theory with access to more than 1,700 ready-made education tools—read more about Sibelius in the classroom
  • Protect your creative work through our Cloud Publishing tools and full Digital Rights Management

How it works

  • Composers and arrangers
  • Students and educators
  • Music publishing
  • Sibelius provides everything you need to create and arrange exquisite, dynamic scores for live performances, film, television, and other entertainment. With PhotoScore & NotateMe and AudioScore Lite included, you can also scan, handwrite, and transcribe music as well. Integrate Pro Tools into your workflow to start, enhance, and/or finish compositions. And send your scores to your iPad with Avid Scorch for playback, practice, and performance on-the-go.

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  • As the world’s best-selling music notation software, Sibelius is the top choice for music educators and students entering a career in composition. Sibelius’ task-oriented interface guides you through the entire score-creation process. Learn and teach music notation and theory with more than 1,700 ready-made education tools at your disposal. And share compositions with other students and classrooms with MusicXML and Avid Scorch for iPad. Find out more about Sibelius in the classroom—and see if you qualify for discounted education pricing.

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  • Sibelius makes it easy to distribute and sell compositions as digital sheet music. Composers can publish their scores from Sibelius to Avid Scorch and ScoreExchange.com for anyone to buy and print. And for professional engravers and music publishers, our Sibelius | Cloud Publishing technology can help boost sales, enabling your customers to browse, play, transpose, and purchase scores on your Cloud Publishing-enabled website from any device.

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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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Perrine Virgile: Composing on Hollywood Time with Sibelius

When I came to Hollywood, I found everyone using Sibelius. It is much quicker and easier to get around, to implement articulations and notes, and makes the process very easy.

PERRINE VIRGILE, COMPOSER FOR FILM AND TELEVISION

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Anne Dern on Composing for Film with Sibelius | Ultimate

Having all the freedom Sibelius offers is really a must, because score layouts in film sessions are a little bit different from symphonic sessions.

ANNE DERN, FILM COMPOSER

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