As of Finale version 27.3, Finale ships with Garritan ARIA Player v2.026. This version is a Universal Binary application and plug-in that can run natively on Apple Silicon Macs as well as on Intel Macs.


You can download ARIA Player v2.026 separately from the Finale installer using the link below.


  1. Download the file MAC_ARIA Player_v2026.pkg from this link.
  2. Locate the download in your Downloads folder and double-click this to run the installer.
  3. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation.
  4. Restart your computer.

Note that the ARIA Player version 2.026 is a Mac-only update and is not needed for Windows users.