The latest stable version is 4.0.2
Released March 13, 2023 (release notes)
If you want to run the latest MuseScore version and get support from the MuseScore developers, we suggest installing an AppImage, however the distribution packages, even if older, are usually supported by the distribution’s package maintainers. Community images are provided by users for their distributions and have at best voluntary support.
AppImage (recommended)Suitable for all Linux distributions.
SnappySuitable for all Linux distributions.
sudo snap install musescore
FlatpakSuitable for all Linux distributions.
or search for "musescore" in the Ubuntu Software Center.
or search for "musescore" in Software Manager.
Arch LinuxDistribution package
DebianThe package "musescore" can be installed from the main repository using your favorite package manager or check the "unstable" (sid) distribution.
"dnf install musescore"or via the "Software" GUI package install tool.
MageiaDownload the correct RPM package using Mageia Control Center.
PCLinuxOSAvailable in the PCLinuxOS repositories.
GentooAvailable in Portage. Just run
openSUSEInstall through YaST with Leap 15.1 +, or with the command
"sudo zypper in musescore". For Leap 15.0 Community packages are availabe.
OpenBSDInstall MuseScore from packages:
pkg_add musescoreor ports:
FreeBSDInstall MuseScore from the ports collection:
DragonFly BSDInstall MuseScore from the ports collection:
Older and unsupported versions
Development builds are produced from the code of MuseScore that is being developed. They are intended for testers and advanced users who want to experiment with new features, or need access to the latest bug fixes and are willing to risk the instability of an unfinished product.
A file saved from a nightly build may not open in a future nightly or any released version. Use at your own risk.
Please report any bugs you find.
See also comparison of stable, prerelease, and development builds. Builds that have "master" in the name of the download package are based on the development branch.
MuseScore is a GNU GPL licensed open-source program.
- Download the source files for the stable release of MuseScore.
- The latest MuseScore code is always available in the GitHub repository.
- Read the developer handbook for instructions to build MuseScore for your OS.
|Storage (SSD)||500 MB free space (15 GB for Muse Sounds)|
|Memory (RAM)||8 GB (16 GB recommended)|
|Processor (CPU)||4 cores (8 recommended)|
|Display||1280x720 pixel resolution, or scaled equivalent|