Avid Technology, Inc.
Mar 31, 2016

Avid Delivers Effortless Music Composition with Sibelius 8.2

Latest software update includes the customer community's most requested features, enabling composers to create the highest-quality music scores quickly and easily

BURLINGTON, Mass., March 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today announced the new Sibelius® 8.2 music notation software, offering composers significant engraving and workflow enhancements to effortlessly create beautiful, accurate, easy-to-read scores. As part of a series of regular updates delivered through Avid All Access plans, Sibelius 8.2 introduces several of the customer community's top requests, demonstrating Avid's commitment to listening to the needs of customers—a key tenet of Avid Everywhere™.

"Sibelius is the world's best-selling music notation software, and the Sibelius 8.2 update introduces some great notation improvements, including several enhancements requested by customers since our 8.1 release," said Dana Ruzicka, vice president and chief product officer at Avid. "This demonstrates our dedication to responding to the community's feedback and providing solutions quickly. And thanks to the analytics and error reporting we introduced in 8.1, Sibelius is now more stable than ever."

Sibelius offers sophisticated yet easy-to-use tools that are proven and trusted by composers, arrangers, publishers, educators, and students alike. New updates to Sibelius 8.2 that make music composition even faster and easier than ever include:


In addition, Avid has added two new Sibelius bundles, offering composers even greater value by adding powerful capabilities to their notation workflows at a reduced price. The Sibelius + PhotoScore & NotateMe Ultimate Bundle enables customers to scan sheet music into Sibelius and handwrite music and notes using a pen and tablet. The Sibelius + AudioScore Ultimate Bundle enables customers to turn recorded audio or live mic performances into transcribed music notation. 

Whether customers choose to own, upgrade, or subscribe to Sibelius, their purchase comes with an Avid All Access plan, providing access to regular feature releases, stability improvements, and expert help for the duration of their plan or subscription.

To learn more about Sibelius, visit: www.avid.com/sibelius.  

About Avid
Through Avid Everywhere™, Avid delivers the industry's most open, innovative and comprehensive media platform connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution and consumption. Media organizations and creative professionals use Avid solutions to create the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world—from the most prestigious and award-winning feature films, to the most popular television shows, news programs and televised sporting events, as well as a majority of today's most celebrated music recordings and live concerts. Industry leading solutions include Pro Tools®, Media Composer®, ISIS®, Interplay®, ProSet and RealSet, Maestro, PlayMaker, and Sibelius®. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit www.avid.com, connect with Avid on FacebookInstagram, TwitterYouTubeLinkedIn, or subscribe to Avid Blogs.

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