Creating PDFs from Sibelius 7

I’ve noticed that one of the most frequently viewed posts on this blog is Creating PDFs from Sibelius by Daniel Spreadbury. It’s with good reason; a PDF file is, more or less, the lingua franca of electronic documents, viewable on practically any system and device. To share your Sibelius scores with the wider electronic world, […]

Add a count-in to your exported audio tracks

Plug-in guru Bob Zawalich has produced another great plug-in to help with the preparation of materials for rehearsal. I’ve posted about the Rehearsal Rercordings plug-in in the past, and the new Export Audio With Count-In plug-in is something of a complementary solution. Export Audio With Count-In creates a copy of the current score, and inserts […]

Share and share alike

In the spirit of a “shoot-out”, please allow me a brief rejoinder to Tom Johnson’s most recent post on the Finale blog. He points out that only Finale can export SmartMusic accompaniments (quite right!) but implies also that only Finale can export MIDI files, audio files, MusicXML files, and files that can be opened in […]

Export graphics from Sibelius in seconds

Sibelius makes it super fast and easy to export graphics from your scores, so that you can add snippets of music notation to documents created in other applications like word processors and desktop publishing software. This is useful for e.g. adding music examples to essays, worksheets or tests. It’s as simple as one, two, three: […]