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Re Sib7: not a chance of a new or improved version for the Acorn. As an Acorn fan it saddens me to say, but Sibelius Software would be wasting their time. How much would it cost to port natively to RISC OS 5, to add all the new features (or indeed to port Sib3 to RISC OS)? And for how many sales?

You will also discover, if you investigate, that Sibelius Software is very protective of it's source code.

If you want the new features, you have no choice. You need to be using the PC or Mac version.

Sib7 has a slightly better layout engine than earlier PC versions, but the chaps at Sibelius inform me that Sibelius3 matches this quality. They then proceed to challenge me to download the Sib3 demo and compare.

Sib3 runs in screen modes that provide flicker-free displays, has hoards of new features and is actively developed and supported.

I admit, Sib7 is nicer to use and I regret selling it, but then, it's basically dead.

 is a RISC OS Userarenaman on 5/11/04 11:17AM
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