Avid Sibelius 7 (Academic Edition Upgrade) - Mac|Windows

Some of the world's greatest composers were only school-aged when they penned the symphonies and concertos that would come to be cherished throughout the centuries. As a student of music, you have within you the creativity and intelligence to craft beautiful melodies, moving harmonies — and maybe even the next great masterpiece. If you're already working with Sibelius score-writing software, you know that having access to the right tools can make the difference between mediocrity and greatness. Now, a new installment of Sibelius has arrived, and it puts increased speed, more fluid navigation, more professional technology and more elegant graphics at your fingertips so your ingenuity can shine brighter than ever before. Craft the music to define a new generation with Avid Sibelius 7.

Avid Sibelius 7 is designed specifically for musicians, by musicians, with a brand-new interface that thinks the way you do. The fresh, task-oriented design efficiently guides you through the steps of score creation so you can spend less time figuring out complicated keyboard commands and more time expressing your creativity. For the first time in the history of this best-selling music notation software, Sibelius introduces native 64-bit support so you can write more efficiently and incorporate more instruments and effects than ever before. You can also more easily collaborate with your classmates and mentors, thanks to MusicXML interchange support. When you're ready to listen to the completed piece, each note plays back with the incredible realism and clarity of the exclusive, professional-quality 38GB sound library. Then, prepare to share your masterpiece in black-and-white with text and typography enhancements and all-new OpenType fonts that put your music to the page with artistry. You have the mind to create music — and now your software has the intelligence to help you bring it to life.
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    Product Details

    • Publisher: Avid
    • Platform: Mac|Windows
    • Color Category: Multi
    • Audio Decoder: Yes
    • Color: Multi
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    Product Features

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    Academic Edition Upgrade

    is designed to enhance the score-writing experience for professionals and students in the academic world (post-purchase eligibility verification required)

    Create original musical scores with the latest, most sophisticated generation of the world's best-selling music notation software, designed by musicians, for musicians

    All-new task-oriented user interface allows you to progress seamlessly and easily through all the steps of creating a score

    Work more efficiently and incorporate more virtual instruments and effects than ever before, thanks to the introduction of native 64-bit support

    Enjoy ultrarealistic, crystal-clear playback from the professional-quality, 38GB sound library

    Collaborate more easily with colleagues and classmates with the convenience of full MusicXML interchange support and other sharing options

    Turn your musical ideas into beautiful, print-quality scores with enhanced typography and graphics support and the latest OpenType fonts

    Optimized for your laptop, classroom computer or other single-monitor computer for completely fluid ease of use

    Take your scores on the go with the Avid Scorch app for Apple® iPad® (not included)

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