Install Sibelius Ultimate from the appropriate installer download found on the ‘Products’ page of your Avid account where the Sibelius|Ultimate multi-user license is hosted at the link below:
*Optional (recommended); Install the ‘Sibelius Sounds’ component from the Avid account on the same page, but do note this is a 23GB download, which will extract to 36GB once installed.
Start Sibelius|Ultimate on the machine after installing and click ‘Activate’ when prompted. A small application called ‘Avid Link’ will launch.
Follow the steps at the link below to activate Sibelius using Avid Link:
Note: if this fails due to Firewall restrictions in your school’s network environment with the message: Activation Server Could Not Be Reached or Failed to Process Your Request, please use one of the options below to complete the activation:
- If you are a school network administrator, you can free up the internet port that’s being blocked via the information in the help page at the link below, then try again:
- If option 1 is not possible in your environment, please follow the indirect activation procedure detailed at the link below: