The Sibelius First 7 Notation Software is a fast and an easy way for anyone to start writing and sharing music, from the aspiring composer and songwriter, to teachers and students. For those not yet comfortable with using notation software, the intuitive interface guides you through the process. Magnetic Layout, which keeps objects from bumping into each other and additional time-saving tools make it easy to get professional results fast.
The included sound library plays back your compositions in exact detail, although it is also possible to use your own VST or Audio Units virtual instruments if you prefer. Choose the note input method that's most comfortable, including playing a MIDI instrument, transcribing audio, or scanning sheet music. When you're done, choose how you want to present your music-make a video of your score, export for iPad, or share directly to YouTube, SoundCloud or Facebook.
If you get stuck, or want to take your skills even further, just refer to the how-to and help content. If you need further inspiration, check out the Score Starter and Ideas library to kick-start your creativity. Additionally, you can print, email, export scores as MIDI/MusicXML and create audio files. You can also send your scores to the Avid Scorch mobile app and take them with you wherever you go.