As of Finale version 27.2, Finale ships with Garritan ARIA Player v2.001. This version is a Universal Binary application and plug-in that can run natively on Apple Silicon hardware based machines.


You can download ARIA Player v2.001 separately from the Finale v27.2 installer using the link below.


  1. Download the MAC_ARIA from this link.
  2. Locate the download in your Downloads folder and double-click this to unzip it.
  3. If a previous version of ARIA Player is open, either as a standalone application or plugin, quit it completely.
  4. Run the installer by double-clicking the MAC_ARIA Player_2001.pkg file.
  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation.
  6. Restart your computer.

Note that the ARIA Player version 2.001 is a Mac-only update and is not needed for Windows users.