Introducing Sibelius First 8 - create and share scores quickly with the same tools used by the world's top composers and songwriters. Sibelius First 8 makes it easy for anyone to compose music. Built on the foundation of Sibelius 8 - the world's best-selling notation software - Sibelius First 8 is powerful enough to create professional scores, yet simple enough for beginners, enthusiasts, and musicians to use. Get timesaving new features and hundreds of improvements to drive your creativity - without sacrificing the ease you love about Sibelius First.
Compose at warp speed. Sibelius First 8 includes many of the same enhancements and improvements found in the latest version of Sibelius.
Express yourself. With Espressivo 2 now in charge of playback, you can hear your score expressed in the way you intended it to be heard.
Hear your scores in stunning detail. Play back your composition in beautiful detail with the exclusive collection of high-quality sampled instrument sounds.
Write music with a pen on a Surface Pro 3. Sibelius First 8 has been optimized for the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet, enabling you to add and edit notes quickly with just a tap of the pen, as well as play music in real time using the software's onscreen keyboard and fretboard.
Input notes with speed and ease. Use your mouse to click and add notes from the onscreen note keypad, the piano keyboard window, or fretboard window.