Sibelius 7
Sibelius 7

Sibelius 7 Academic (For Institutions and Faculty)

Your Price: $295.00
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Part Number:SIBELIUS7
Avid Academic Institution, Academic Individual, and Student versions are for use by students, faculty, teachers, and administrators. You will be asked to verify your eligibility for the educational price after purchase. You must obtain a serial number by submitting proof of education eligibility to Avid. Read the eligibility guidelines at
The fastest, smartest, easiest way to write music
  • Task-oriented user interface > easily progress through all the steps of creating a score
  • Professional-quality, 38 GB sound library > enjoy ultra-realistic playback
  • Native 64-bit support > work faster, with more virtual instruments and effects, than ever before
  • Optimized for single monitor use > ideal for classrooms, laptops, and more
  • Text and typography enhancements > take advantage of the latest OpenType fonts
  • Graphics import and export > build complex layouts for publishing, creating teaching materials, and more
  • Included support and special pricing for education > buy with peace of mind
The latest generation of the worlds best-selling music notation software, Avid Sibelius 7 is sophisticated enough to meet the demands of top composers, arrangers, and publishers, yet simple enough for beginners and students. Work quickly with the brand-new, task-oriented user interface. Experience your scores in stunning clarity with the exclusive, professional-quality sound library. Collaborate more easily thanks to full MusicXML interchange support and other sharing options. And view beautiful, print-quality scores with advanced typography and graphics support. Designed by musicians for musicians, Sibelius 7 is the fastest, smartest, easiest way to write music. You can even take your scores on the go with the Avid Scorch app for iPad.

New in Sibelius 7

Task-oriented user interface
The brand-new Sibelius 7 user interface provides task-focused tabs that lead you through the process of creating a score from start to finish. Every feature has both an icon and a text descriptionwith full contextual help available when you need it.

Professional sound libraryonly in Sibelius
You finesse every detail of your scoreyou want to hear every nuance during playback. Sibelius 7 includes more than 38 GB of professional content, including a specially recorded symphony orchestra, rock and pop instruments, and much more.

Native 64-bit supportonly in Sibelius
Sibelius 7 is the worlds first 64-bit notation software, enabling you to unlock the full power of your 64-bit systemand work more quickly, with more virtual instruments and effects, than ever before.

Optimized for single monitor useonly in Sibelius
We understand that many of our customers favor laptops or other single-display systems. Thats why we designed the Sibelius 7 interface to allow you to focus on the music at all timesand easily hide information that you only need to see occasionally.

Switch to Sibelius from Finale
Theres never been a better time to switch from Finale to Sibelius. Sibelius now features a step-time note input method that is very similar to Finale softwares Speedy Entry methodright down to using many of the same keystrokes. So if you know how to input notes in Finale, you know Sibelius too. And because todays workflows include a wide variety of software applications, Sibelius 7 now includes full MusicXML export capability, so you can exchange files with hundreds of other applications, including Finale.

Text and typography enhancements
Take advantage of the latest OpenType fonts, including advanced features like ligatures, and employ them in text frames with full Desktop Publishing (DTP) ‑level capabilities. Theres no need to export projects to a separate DTP applicationnow you can complete many of them within Sibelius 7.

Graphics import and export
Sibelius 7 makes it easy to import graphics in all major formats, then manipulate them to build complex layouts for publishing, creating teaching materials, instructional books, and more. You can export the full score as publication-quality graphics in PDF format, plus individual pages or smaller sections in EPS, PNG, and SVG formats.

Included support and special pricing
Your Sibelius 7 purchase includes peace of mindyou get 90 days of complimentary assisted support, plus a variety of affordable annual support options. Theres also special academic and student pricingand the latter includes four years of free upgrades, so students can stay up to date throughout their studies.

Minimum System Requirements - Sibelius software only

  • Windows Vista (SP2 with Platform Update Pack or later), Windows 7 SP1 or later
  • 1 GB+ RAM
  • 750 MB hard disk space
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • Mac OS X 10.6.7 or later, Mac OS X 10.7
  • 1 GB+ RAM
  • 750 MB hard disk space
  • DVD-ROM drive
Recommended for Sibelius 7 Sounds sample library*

  • Intel Core 2 Duo (or equivalent) or better
  • 4 GB+ total physical RAM
  • 40 GB total hard disk space (7200 rpm or faster drive recommended; SSD preferable)
  • ASIO-compatible soundcard
  • Intel Core 2 Duo or better
  • 4 GB+ total physical RAM
  • 40 GB total hard disk space (7200 rpm or faster drive recommended; SSD preferable)

* You can use Sibelius 7 Sounds if your computer doesnt meet the recommended requirements, but you may find that you cannot use as many sounds simultaneously, and that sounds take a long time to load.

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