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Avid Software Sibelius 7 Academic Student

Platform : Mac OS X, Windows 7
4.4 out of 5 stars 20 customer reviews

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  • Includes four years of complimentary upgrades for students, so you can stay fully up-to-date through your studies
  • Fully 64-bit native application, including an exclusive 35GB professional-quality sample library
  • Brand new task-orientated user interface that makes learning and using the software faster and easier than ever
  • Share files with other music applications easily with full MusicXML interchange
  • Produce professional-quality results with revamped typography and graphics import/export features
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Product Description

Product Description

The latest generation of the world's 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. Avid Academic Institution, Academic Individual, and Student versions are for use by students, faculty, teachers, and administrators. One must obtain a serial number by submitting proof of eligibility for this program to Avid.

From the Manufacturer

Sibelius 7 - Student Edition

The college student’s choice for the fastest, smartest easiest way to write music*

The latest generation of the world’s best-selling music notation software, Avid Sibelius 7 combines the sophistication demanded by top composers, arrangers, and publishers with a simplicity that’s ideal for students.

With a host of new interface, sound library, and publishing features, it’s the fastest, smartest, easiest way to write music.

* Available only to post-secondary students.

Amazon Education Pricing
+ up to 4 years of free upgrades for students


  • New task-oriented interface streamlines music composition
  • Professional-quality 38 GB sound library
  • Native 64-bit support speeds up workflows
  • Optimized for single monitors—ideal for classrooms and laptops
  • Advanced typography and graphics tools for easier music publishing
  • Full MusicXML interchange support and sharing options enable better collaboration
New task-oriented user interfaceNew task-oriented user interface
  • Easy-to-use tabs lead you through the process of creating a score from start to finish
  • Every feature has an icon and text description—no more searching through submenus for common tasks
  • Full contextual help when you need it
Professional sound libraryProfessional sound library
  • You get more than 38 GB of content, only in Sibelius
  • Includes a specially recorded symphony orchestra, rock and pop instruments, and hand-selected sounds from sample providers
  • Hear every nuance of your music with ultra-realistic playback
Powerful 64-bit performance Powerful 64-bit performance
  • Unleash the full composing potential, power, and speed of 64-bit systems
  • Load and work more quickly with more virtual instruments and effects than ever before
  • Also supports 32-bit computers
Plays well with othersPlays well with others
  • High-quality MusicXML export delivers superior results to existing third-party plug-ins—at no extra cost
  • Easily share files with Finale users and hundreds of other music programs
  • Transition from Finale easily—input your notes virtually the same way in Sibelius 7
Advanced typography and graphicsAdvanced typography and graphics
  • Easily create and publish professional-quality scores
  • Take advantage of the latest OpenType fonts and use them in text frames with full desktop publishing (DTP) capabilities
  • Create faster—no need to export projects to a separate DTP application
  • Import graphics, build complex layouts, and export publication-quality scores in popular formats like PDF
Your workspace, your wayYour workspace, your way
  • User interface is optimized for laptops and other single display systems
  • Full-screen mode devotes maximum screen area to your music
  • Easily hide distracting information you only need to see occasionally
Avid educator supportAvid student support
  • Day or night, you can get the support you need at Sibelius.com
  • Search for answers or ask questions in the Sibelius forums
  • Discover practical tips, tutorials, and inspiring stories in the Sibelius Blog
  • Keep your skills up to date with up to four years of complimentary upgrades for students
 We Are AVID

We're Avid

From the most prestigious, award-winning productions, to music and movies made at home, Avid creates the technology that people use to make the most listening to, most watched, and most loved media in the world. The shows, commercials, and news programs you watch on TV. The entertaining video and film stories you see on the web and on the big screen. The music you hear in chart-topping recordings and live at concerts and other performance events. Our innovative digital audio and video solutions continue to revolutionize the art of creative storytelling, and have earned us hundreds of awards, including two Oscar statuettes, a Grammy, and 14 Emmys.


System requirements for Sibelius 7
Academic Student Software

Sibelius software only
  • Computer: Mac or PC
  • OS: Mac OS X 10.6.7 or later, Mac OS X 10.7, Windows XP SP3 (32-bit only), Windows Vista (SP2 with Platform Update Pack or later), or Windows 7 (SP1 or later)
  • 1 GB+ RAM
  • 750 MB hard disk space
  • DVD-ROM drive
Recommended for the Sibelius 7 Sounds sample library*
  • Computer: Mac or PC
  • 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 (PC)

* You can use Sibelius 7 Sounds if your computer doesn't 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.

Sibelius 7

What's included with Sibelius 7
Academic Student Software

  • Sibelius 7 software
  • PhotoScore Lite 7
  • AudioScore Lite 7
  • ReWire 1.7
  • Sibelius 7 Sounds
  • Scorch
  • Sibelius 7 Quick Start Guide