Today Avid released Sibelius 2018.6, the latest version of its notation software. While the 2018.6 release is mostly geared toward unifying the different Sibelius tiers into one installer and the availability of the free tier for the first time, a few improvements made their way into this release in the areas of note spacing, grace notes, multi-text entry, tied notes, and more.
Avid has released a new version of Sibelius First, its entry-level edition of its Sibelius music composition software geared towards students, beginners, and other users who may not need the more advanced features found in Sibelius.
A veteran Sibelius employee, former technical support specialist Sam Butler has been named senior product manager for Avid’s music notation and learning products.
Alexa Weber Morales is a singer-songwriter from Oakland, CA whom I have not yet had the pleasure of meeting in person, but with whom I have conversed a great deal on Twitter (find her @AlexaMorales). Recently she got in touch to tell me about her experience of using Sibelius First, our entry-level music notation software […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDOV5WE4OxM[/youtube] We’re very pleased to announce that a new version of Sibelius’s little brother, Sibelius First, is available from today, with some great new features never before seen in music notation software (including Sibelius 7!). Sibelius First is designed for home users, students, instrumental teachers, songwriters, choir masters – anybody who needs to quickly and easily […]
The brand new M-Audio Keystation Mini 32 is an ultra-portable MIDI controller that was announced a couple of weeks ago. Over the last couple of years, mini keyboard controllers have become very popular, and Avid’s new entry into this growing segment of the market has a number of advantages over other, similar products. Firstly, the […]
Paul Smart has written a review of Sibelius First on gadget review web site GadgetSpeak. The site has awarded our entry-level music notation software with the Highly Commended award, and given it a score of 4.5 out of 5. He says: Sibelius is probably the best music scoring program around – professionals and music students […]
The May issue of Dutch Mac magazine MacFan includes a review of Sibelius First, and awards our entry-level notation software a score of 4.5 out of a possible 5. The review (in Dutch) praises the software has having many features, providing high-quality results, and having a variety of import capabilities. The only negative criticism was […]
Expert Reviews, the online presence for several of Dennis Publishing‘s magazines, has posted a review of the new version Sibelius First, which was released in January. I’m delighted to say that reviewer Ben Pitt, who has already reviewed Sibelius First for PC Pro magazine, has once again praised our entry-level notation software, bestowing upon it […]
The March 2010 issue of PC Pro magazine here in the UK carries a positive review of the new version of Sibelius First, and I’m delighted to say that reviewer Ben Pitt has bestowed the software with a PC Pro Recommended award. Giving Sibelius First the maximum rating of six stars for value for money, […]