Release notes for MuseScore 3.4 Release Candidate (January 18, 2020)

Updated 4 years ago
Build number Date Announcement
macOS 10.10+:, Windows 7+ (32 and 64-bit):, AppImage: 3.4.0 (revision: 716655c) 2020-01-18


  • Add middle adjustment handle for beams, for moving whole beam vertically


  • Embed Tremolo Bar editor to the inspector


  • MuseScore crashed when changing a triplet's rest's duration
  • Images attached to rests weren't imported from MuseScore 2
  • Tremolo Bar dialog had multiple UX issues
  • AppImage: system printers weren't available in the print dialog

Complete list of issues resolved and improvements implemented

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

Layout and automatic placement

  • #278169: Images attached to rests not imported from MuseScore 2
  • #299518: Baroque soprano clef and dotted double bar


  • Enable editing on single click for more elements edited with handles
  • Move "Properties" buttons inside inspector panels
  • Improve Split Staff dialog
  • Move Tremolo Bar Properties into Inspector
  • Edit elements in normal mode only for the currently focused view
  • Add middle adjustment handle for beams, for moving whole beam vertically
  • #299682: Adjustment handles don't update immediately after flipping
  • #53236: Several problems of Tremolo Bar Properties
  • #298975: Improve Parts dialog, New Part tool tip


  • #299072: Style setting for fingering in Inspector has no items
  • #299522: Edit mode adjustments are not undoable for some elements
  • #298966: 3.4 Beta - Reset position (slur) after editing
  • #298363: Selecting multiple elements with sameType but different subtype doesn't update inspector title
  • #298272: Inspector of ornaments is titled "Articulation"

Corruptions and/or loss of data, crashes

  • Fix a crash on undoing editing a bracket
  • #285040: Crash when changing a triplet's rest's duration


  • Assign a name for plugins actions
  • #298480: Starting plugin with root not MuseScore crashes
  • #275293: Working directory plugin creator

MusicXML Export/Import

  • Fix MusicXML export part of #294815 - [MusicXML Im-Export] - New Transposition and pitches messed up


  • Add a command-line option for transposing a score
  • Support for xaphoon (pocket sax) instrument
  • #298887: Generic wind.flutes.whistle.tin without key is ambiguous
  • #297719: AppImage: system printers not available in print dialogue
  • #299545: Incorrect Harmonica Range
  • #44796: Guitar Tabs, import .ptb files