Austin, Texas (PressExposure) September 21, 2011 -- Sibelius 7 is 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. It features a rand-new, task-oriented user interface. It enables easy collaboration with MusicXML interchange support and other sharing options. Sibelius 7 includes more than 38 GB of professional content, including a specially recorded symphony orchestra, rock and pop instruments. It features a Task-oriented user interface that allows easy progress through all the steps of creating a score.
A professional-quality, 38 GB sound library is included in Sibelius 7. It has Native 64-bit support and enables faster music notation with more virtual instruments and effects, than ever before. It is optimized for single monitor use and is ideal for classrooms, laptops, and more. You can also see many text and typography enhancements.
Users of Finale can switch easily to Sibelius. Sibelius now features a step-time note input method that is very similar to Finale software's Speedy Entry method-right down to using many of the same keystrokes. So if you know how to input notes in Finale, you know Sibelius too. And because today's workflows include a wide variety of software applications, Sibelius 7 now includes full MusicXML export capability, so you can exchange files with hundreds of other applications, including Finale.
Text and typography enhancements in Sibelius 7 include the latest OpenType fonts, advanced features like ligatures, and employing them in text frames with full Desktop Publishing (DTP) level capabilities. There's no need to export projects to a separate DTP application-now you can complete many of them within Sibelius 7.
Sibelius 7 makes it easy to import graphics in all major formats, then manipulate them to build complex layouts for publishing, creating teaching materials, instructional books, and more. You can export the full score as publication-quality graphics in PDF format, plus individual pages or smaller sections in EPS, PNG, and SVG formats.