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We have 3 reviews for Sibelius. The average overall ratings is 2.7 / 5 stars.
Overall Opinion: Unbelieveable complicated Interface. Not Userfriendly!!!!!
Overall Opinion: Software is pretty incomprehensible. However, it does what it has been made for, after weeks of googling around. However, if your install-CD gets broken, you're not at all granted a new one, neither any replacement software. Avid sends you into the worst Kafka-nightmare you can think of, I believe these guys don't even understand any detail of theyr own way of organizing a proper website.
Overall Opinion: Sibelius is a powerful songwriting tool that almost any musician can use. Editing a score is as easy as playing along with your MIDI controller, or simply clicking in the notes your self. A great feature Sibelius contains is the chord generation tool, which allows users to create entire chords based upon a root note. This allows for extreme ease of use, and gives even the most novice musician the ability to create rich musical compositions. The features incorporated into Sibelius are excellent and the initial set up is quite easy. Creating a new composition is simply a matter of choosing a template to work with, or starting from scratch. The software is great in the fact that it contains many different key signatures and time signatures to work with, allowing you to easily create compositions for a variety of instruments. The import feature is very simple to use as well, giving users the options of importing their work from other programs to use in Sibelius. Sibelius' level of compatibility with other composition programs is one of its greatest strengths. Unfortunately, Sibelius' file exporting system is one of its greatest weaknesses. Sibelius only allows users to export files as MIDI or as proprietary files. This is a greatly limiting feature for users who wish to save their files as MusicXML files to share with their friends who don't use the same software. Another option that would be great would be the ability to export graphic files. While Sibelius does limit user export options, if you are composing music for a team of Sibelius users the ability to share and notate each others music is excellent.
Pros: MIDI Input Options Rich Virtual Keyboard Native Mixing Options MIDI Import Options MusicXML Import Options Ease of Use Great End User Support
Cons: Cant Export Files As MusicXML Files Scores Cannot Be Exported As Graphic Files
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