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Sibelius Ultimate Download
Download Sibelius Ultimate (formally Sibelius 8) now and get instant access (usually within 10-20 minutes 24/7) to the industry standard music notation software! Included with Sibelius Ultimate is an Annual Upgrade Plan which gives you 12 months of support and upgrades - Sibelius Ultimate is also included which will be available soon! So what are you waiting for, download Sibelius Ultimate now.
- The industry standard amongst professional composers/musicians
- 12 months of upgrades included - download/install new features as they are released
- 12 months of support - just in case you need some help
- Compatible with PC & MAC
- 'Save as' and 'open' Sibelius 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 7.5 & 8 files
What’s new in Sibelius Ultimate?
Sibelius Ultimate (was Sibelius 8) Download now includes 12 months of upgrades and support. Whereas in the past Sibelius launched a major version update every few years, they are now releasing small updates more frequently throughout the year so that you can get access to new features as they are developed/released. New features available now/coming soon:
- Includes 12 Months of Upgrades - download/install the latest versions as they are developed/released.
- Includes 12 Months of Support
- Multi-touch Gestures - On your laptop trackpad or Surface Pro 3 you can use multi-touch gestures to navigate/edit scores.
- Write music with a pen - add/edit notes using a pen on your Surface Pro
- Notes & Comments - write notes and comments for you or others
- Easy Activation - simpler activation process to get you up and running faster
Sibelius Ultimate Download FAQs
Can I download Sibelius Ultimate for MAC & PC straight away?
After you place you order we will automatically (24/7) email you a download link usually within 10-20 minutes. This email will give you instructions in how to download Sibelius Ultimate on a fully functional trial (MAC or PC) so you can get started straight away. Then usually within 48 hours (Mon - Sat 9:30pm to 5:30pm) we will email you your actual license code(s) and instructions.
How to download Sibelius Ultimate for MAC OSX or PC
You will need to download the 'Sibelius Ultimate installer' and the 'Sibelius Ultimate Sounds Library installer'. The files are around 40GB in total, with the 'Sibelius Ultimate Sounds Library Installer' being the largest one at around 36GB. If you have a slow internet connection or need to get started ASAP you could just install the 'Sibelius Ultimate installer' and Sibelius Ultimate will default to using standard midi sounds (low quality sounds) - then you can (optional) install the 'Sibelius Ultimate Sounds Library installer' at a later date to add the high quality Sibelius Ultimate Sounds Library.
Is the 'download' version the same as the 'boxed' version?
Yes, the download version of Sibelius Ultimate are identical to the boxed versions of Sibelius Ultimate apart from the boxed version is supplied in a fancy physical box (with download card) and the download version is supplied via email. You also have to 'download' Sibelius Ultimate for the 'boxed' and 'download' versions of Sibelius Ultimate - in the boxed version you get a 'download card' inside the box with download instructions.
Can I install Sibelius Ultimate on more than 1 computer/MAC?
You can download and install Sibelius Ultimate on up to 2 computers/macs as long as they are in the same household and not used simultaneously.
When does my Sibelius Ultimate Annual Upgrade Plan start?
All versions of Sibelius Ultimate come with an Annual Upgrade Plan which gives you 12 months of upgrades and support. Your Annual Upgrade Plan will start as soon as you install/activate Sibelius Ultimate.
Is Sibelius 2018 compatible with earlier versions of Sibelius?
Sibelius can open and save as Sibelius 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 7.5 and 8 files.
What are the PC and MAC system requirements?
Below you will find the recommended minimum requirements:
Windows 64-bit Windows 7 (SP1 or later), Windows 8.1 (not Windows RT) or Windows 10, 1+ GB of RAM, 1 GB hard disk space for Sibelius software only, Internet connection required for software download and activation
Mac Mac OS X 10.12, 10.13 or 10.14, 1+ GB of RAM 1 GB hard disk space for Sibelius software only, Internet connection required for software download and activation
If using the Sibelius Sounds library it is recommended to have 4+ GB of RAM, 36 GB hard disk space (SSD preferred) & ASIO compatible audio interface or sound card (Windows only).