This tutorial will walk you through installing and activating your Sibelius software. Please use this tutorial if you received Sibelius on or after May 2018.
|Did you receive Sibelius in a box? (Before May 2018) If so, please use this guide instead: https://fso.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/205019754-Sibelius-8|
What you will need: Before you begin, please locate your Sibelius Activation Code. Check your student email for a message from firstname.lastname@example.org containing your Sibelius Activation Code.
Can't find your code? Please contact FSO Support for assistance.
Step 1. Click on the following link to access the Avid website: www.avid.com/activation
If you previously created an Avid account, sign in. Otherwise, enter your information (use your Full Sail email address for consistency) then select "Create an account."
Step 2. Click Update to verify your billing address.
Step 3. Enter your Sibelius Activation Code (found in your student email) into the text field and click the “Activate Product" button.
If you are prompted to verify your email address, follow the onscreen prompts. (You may need to check your Junk or Other email to find the message.)
Step 4. Sibelius should now appear in your Products and Subscriptions. Click the "Activate Subscription" button to continue.
Step 5. Enter your information and select Full Sail University as your school, then click "Submit."
Step 6. Click the Show button to reveal Product Details and Download Links, as shown below:
Step 7. Download the latest version of Sibelius, as shown below:
Step 8. Check your Downloads and open the Sibelius installer (.DMG file).
Step 9. This will launch a new window. Double-click the "Install Sibelius Ultimate" icon.
Step 10. Follow the on-screen installation prompts.
Step 11. You should now see Sibelius Ultimate in your Applications. Double-click the icon to launch it.
To install Sibelius Sounds, please navigate back to "My Products and Subscriptions" under your Avid account and download the Sibelius Sounds installer.
*Please note, this is a large 23.35 GB file. As such; it may take several hours to download, depending on your location's connection speeds. We highly recommend hard-lining your Mac to an internet connection via an Ethernet Cable, to maximize your download speeds and minimize errors.*
For technical assistance, please contact FSO Support (877-437-6349).