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
  • 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

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  • 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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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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'Writing's On The Wall'

Sibelius allows me to work quickly and efficiently and I use the system as a tool for writing my ideas. There are lots of features that I'm sure other users rely heavily on, but for me, it's all about notation.

SIMON HALE

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Avid Delivers Real-time Global Collaboration for Berklee

Our implementation of Avid technologies helps us to stay current and to offer the same cutting-edge technologies in our classrooms and studios.

LIZ TEUTSCH, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGY AND ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC

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