The Sibelius® First consumer notation and composition software application makes music creation fast and easy for just about anyone. Sibelius First takes advantage of Avid''s Sibelius 6 toolset, and lets users notate, scan, play back, transcribe, arrange, print and publish their music.
Features include Magnetic layout, which lets users cut score preparation time in half by automatically moving score elements into their perfect position; Dynamic Parts offers the ability to automatically synchronize any changes made to music and transpose according to the instruments they contain. Keyboard and Fretboard windows is where users input notes by clicking on keys or by playing their computer''s keyboard like a piano. Chord symbols allows songwriters to add chord symbols for an entire lead sheet in just a few moments. Composers can play back scores and create audio files for backing tracks, CDs and MP3 sharing. Sibelius First allows for online publishing. consumers can also sell their music at SibeliusMusic.com.
Sibelius First is compatible with Mac OS 10.4 or later, Windows XP (SP2), Windows Vista and Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit), and is now available for $129 U.S. MSRP.