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DORICO SE 5 Downloads

Download faster, more convenient and more reliably using the Steinberg Download Assistant.

⚠️ Requirements for installations without Steinberg Download Assistant

Before installing any of the Dorico 5 components below, the following utilities must be installed resp. updated:

Steinberg Activation Manager⬇ macOS⬇ Windows
Steinberg Library Manager⬇ macOS⬇ Windows
Steinberg MediaBay⬇ macOS⬇ Windows

If they are missing or not up-to-date, the installation without the Steinberg Download Assistant will fail.


  • Can be used for new installations as well as for updating Dorico 5.
  • When updating an existing Dorico 5 installation, using the Applications Installer is sufficient. 
    Installing HALion Sonic and the content is only required when installing from the scratch.


macOS 10.15 · 11 · 12 · 13 · 14
Intel & Apple silicon natively supported

Windows 64-bit

Windows 10 Version 21H2 · Windows 11 Version 21H2 or newer
July 6, 2023
Dorico SE 5.0.20 · Application · 562 MB
Version History (PDF)
July 6, 2023
Dorico SE 5.0.20 · Application · 475 MB
Version History (PDF)


The VST Instruments and the corresponding content is used as tone generator by Dorico 5. 



HALion Sonic 7.0.10 · VST Instrument · 910 MB
HALion Sonic 7 Content for Dorico SE 5 · 2.9 GB 
HALion Sonic 7.0.10 · VST Instrument · 764 MB
HALion Sonic 7 Content for Dorico SE 5 · 2.9 GB

Installation of content

  • Download the desired content. Content files are cross-platform.
  • Dorico 5 content generally consists of vstsound files. To make them downloadable, the files have been condensed in an ISO disk image.
  • Double-click the downloaded ISO disk image. It will be mounted as a virtual volume.
  • Double-click on one of the contained vstsound files.
  • The Steinberg Library Manager will be started automatically and offers the installation of all vstsound files.
    Read more on content installation...


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