Release notes for MuseScore 3.3.3 (November 26, 2019)

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For MuseScore 4 users, see Release notes for MuseScore 3.3.3 (November 26, 2019).
Build number Date Announcement
macOS 10.10+:, Windows 7+ (32 and 64-bit):, AppImage: 3.3.3. (revision: 57d770e) 2019-11-26


  • Tie button behaves as a toggle now
  • Enable changing notes duration if selecting note stem, hook or a range
  • Visual improvements for palettes
  • Mark notes that are out of instrument range with red or yellow color even when they are selected
  • Save Online is now fully synchronised with the upload page


  • Export Pdf on Mac with Muse Jazz Text was garbled and unreadable if no printers were setup on a machine
  • Entering notes with mouse failed in Italian TAB
  • Scoreview jumped back to start of score during note input on (auto)save
  • Sticking could not be copy-pasted
  • Extensions could not be installed on macOS Catalina

Complete list of issues resolved

Here is a complete list of the issues resolved in this update:

Layout and automatic placement

  • #296610: Import from 2.3.2 may create useless user text style "Figured bass"
  • #166116: Slurs terminate in wrong spot in voices other than 1
  • #291053: Bad key change after undoing the enabling of multimeasure rests


  • Better visual highlighting style of the tours
  • Make "Tie" button icon more clear
  • Improve the tie button logic when out of note input mode (toggle behaviour)
  • Enable changing notes duration if selecting note stem, hook or a range
  • Always show palette cell when dragging it to a score
  • Visual adjustments for palettes
  • Adjust double-click value for mixer sliders
  • Mark notes that are out of instrument range with red or yellow color even when they are selected. Previously only non-selected notes were marked if going out of instrument range.
  • #294613: [3.3beta-3.3beta2] There is a jumping effect on the palettes menu when you scroll with the mouse wheel.
  • #293906: Adding new "Upload" options to "Save Online"


  • #297477: Apply alla breve to 4/4 changes to 2/2 instead
  • #279563: [MacOS X] Export Pdf with Muse Jazz Text all garbled and unreadable if no printers are setup on a machine
  • #288019: Feature: Change default behavior when pasting tuplet
  • #276511: Entering notes with mouse fails in Italian TAB
  • #297514: Cannot copy and paste stickings
  • #52906: Can't paste lyrics into tuplet
  • #279990: Can't paste text into tuplet
  • #296363: Accidental shortcuts do not work in Re-Pitch mode
  • #297008: Note-Entry, non-uniform behavior depending on selected element type
  • #291901: Play panel and Synthesizer: double-clicking the master fader resets Master Volume to wrong level (-20db)
  • #293459: Tie command does not properly handle chords with unisons
  • #296415: Settings in the inspector that are supposed to be greyed out don't appear as such upon the next click on the element
  • #289254: Beams in edit mode: issues with the adjustment of handles
  • #288618: Unchecking 'Play' property of an accent has no effect

Corruptions and/or loss of data, crashes

  • #297152: Crash on Ctrl+Shift+drag of score element on Linux (under ChromeOS)
  • #297428: Crash when Copy Standard or TAB staff measure and paste it to TAB staff if which contains slur
  • #296591: Pasting two voices on multimeasure rests leads to crash
  • #296034: Crash when multi-measure rests are enabled and press End


  • Use autoplace for notenames plugin's staff text
  • #295465: Editing parts from plugins
  • #292474: Ambitus crash in plugins


  • add palette search and missing accessibility shortcuts
  • #296362: Screenreader info for RNA not good
  • #296416: Context menus not accessible (partly fixed)

MusicXML Import/Export

  • #19244: [MusicXML import] reversed wedge not imported


  • Remove "Choose your workspace" page from Startup Wizard
  • Add missing shortcuts of Mac and AZERTY keyboards
  • #296452: Extensions not Installing in Musescore 3.3 on macOS Catalina
  • #296203: Please add "pf" dynamic - per SMuFL glyph (U+E52E - dynamicPF)
  • #297626: 2/2, 3/2 and 4/2 have gotten lost from master timesig palette
  • #297544: Nested beams created
  • #296915: Dashed slurs on palette
  • #279024: Double click on Mixer's and Play Panel's dial and sliders should reset them to their defaults
  • #291453: PlayPanel dB value not updated when master volume changed in mixer
  • #291724: Percussive organ plays Ab2 and A2 wrong