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NAMM 2017: Talking Sibelius with Sam Butler

by Philip Rothman on January 22, 2017 · 4 comments

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Our NAMM 2017 coverage continues as we talk with Sam Butler, Avid’s senior product manager for Avid‘s music notation and learning products, about the road ahead for Sibelius.

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Sibelius 8.5.1 update available

by Philip Rothman on January 19, 2017 · 6 comments

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Avid today released Sibelius 8.5.1, a maintenance update to the recent Sibelius 8.5 update. 8.5.1 fixes a number of bugs introduced in 8.5 and adds a new percentage column to the Staff sizes list, making it possible to change a custom staff size by relative size as well as absolute size.

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Headed to NAMM 2017

by Philip Rothman on January 12, 2017 · 6 comments

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The 2017 NAMM Show opens one week from today in Anaheim, California. Music companies and representatives from around the globe will be showcasing their latest wares, and we’ll be filing reports from the corners of music notation and technology to keep you informed.

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2016: A year in review

by Philip Rothman on December 26, 2016 · 6 comments

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Have some down time during the holidays? Or looking to get ahead for the new year? Here you’ll find many of the posts 2016, from industry news to tips and tutorials in the field of music notation software and related technology.

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Bug fixes (and new bugs) in Sibelius 8.5

by Philip Rothman on December 6, 2016 · 14 comments

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Some of the most requested bug fixes have finally been addressed in Sibelius 8.5, but there are also a couple of new ones to be aware of, too. Also a new plug-in from Bob Zawalich addresses a bug and improves the process of applying rehearsal marks and double barlines together.

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Sibelius 8.5 introduces staff sizes on a per-system basis

by Philip Rothman on December 1, 2016 · 11 comments

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The Sibelius 8.5 update introduces the long-awaited ability to change the staff size on a system-by-system basis. A refresh of the Inspector and various other fixes round out this latest update.

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New version of Sibelius First is available

by Philip Rothman on October 28, 2016 · 4 comments

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Avid has released a new version of Sibelius First, its entry-level edition of its Sibelius music composition software geared towards students, beginners, and other users who may not need the more advanced features found in Sibelius.

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Sibelius 8.4.2 update available

by Philip Rothman on August 24, 2016 · 3 comments

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Avid yesterday released Sibelius 8.4.2, a minor update to the recent Sibelius 8.4 update. 8.4.2 addresses a few issues, fixing some crashes and other bugs, improving once again spacing between clefs, key signatures, time signatures and start repeat lines, and minor improvements to the size of ossia staves.

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Avid drops Sibelius 1-year upgrade price to $199

by Philip Rothman on July 12, 2016 · 7 comments

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Avid has once again lowered the price of an upgrade for users of Sibelius 7.5 or earlier who have missed the one-year window to upgrade, this time to $199 for one year of support and upgrades, or $299 for three years of support and upgrades.

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Summer 2016 reading list from the Sibelius blog

by Philip Rothman on July 5, 2016 · 2 comments

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Ah, summer. Time for long walks on the beach, cool refreshing drinks — and time to catch up on all your reading from the Sibelius blog from the first half of this year. From Sibelius updates, to industry news, products, tips and tutorials, there’s lots here to enjoy.

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