Have your say in the future of Sibelius

After every major new Sibelius version release, we like to ask you, our customers, about your opinion of the latest version. Have you upgraded? If not, why not? If you did upgrade, has the product lived up to your expectations? And, most fun of all, you get to provide us with your feedback on a […]

DV Magazine on Sibelius 7: “Nothing else comes close”

Rob Sandall of DV Magazine, the magazine published by the UK’s largest music retailer, Digital Village, has reviewed Sibelius 7, and he loves it: When it first booted up I thought I’d accidentally clicked on a Microsoft Office application. If that sounds harsh, it wasn’t meant to be, as with their thinking caps on the […]

Sibelius 7’s Mixer secret finally revealed

While we were working on Sibelius 7.0.3, one of the things we spent a lot of time on was optimizing the new Mixer’s drawing performance. To put the Mixer through a torture test, we added our own version of the Vegas mode diagnostic option that’s been part of Avid’s hardware consoles for years now. And […]

Inside the Sibelius 7 Sounds library

The Sibelius 7 Sounds library that is included with Sibelius 7 includes more than 36GB of data, spread across more than 550 individual patches, and many hundreds of thousands of individual sample files. But what’s really inside the library? Since Sibelius 7’s release back in July we’ve been promising documentation for the library so that […]

Installing plug-ins automatically in Sibelius 7.0.3

One of the unique things about Sibelius is that anybody can develop a plug-in for the program using its built-in ManuScript programming language. Over the years, a handful of especially dedicated Sibelius users – chief among them the legendary Bob Zawalich – have developed hundreds of plug-ins for Sibelius, and made them available for users […]

Sibelius 7.0.3 update now available

We’re pleased to announce that a new update for registered Sibelius 7 users is now available for download from the Sibelius web site, bringing the program to version 7.0.3. This update addresses a number of problems reported by users since Sibelius 7.0.2 was released towards the end of August. Some of the specific highlights of […]