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MuseScore 2.3.1 Release

• 2 weeks ago

Edit: After the release of MuseScore 2.3 on June 29th 2018, we found a couple of regressions that we addressed in MuseScore 2.3.1 released on July 6th 2018. We also updated all languages to latest translations. Check out the 2.3.1 Release Notes.

We are pleased to announce the release of MuseScore 2.3

MuseScore 2.3 is a unique release. Though a large number of improvements have been focused on percussion, this release contains bug fixes and other improvements that make

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MuseScore 2.3 Release Candidate

• 3 weeks ago

UPD (28.06.2018): the current version of MuseScore is 2.2.12 and is published as Release Candidate. The links below have been updated accordingly. Check out almost complete Release Notes.

UPD (25.06.2018): the current version of MuseScore 2.3 Beta is 2.2.11, the links below have been updated accordingly. Check out last changes and fixes.

UPD (20.06.2018): the current version of Beta is 2.2.10, the links below have been updated accordingly.

Today, we are announcing the public release of the MuseScore

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Mastering MuseScore Online

• 2 months ago

My name is Marc Sabatella, and if you're reading this on the forums at musescore.org, you probably already know me as one of the developers of the software and a (very) frequent contributor here. You may also know me as the author of the comprehensive guide Mastering MuseScore, and if you've been around long enough, you may remember me as the composer of the song Reunion that was long used as the demo for MuseScore.

Today, I am excited

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Planning for a MuseScore 2.3 release

• 3 months ago

On April 3rd we released MuseScore 2.2.1. As stated in the announcement, the next major version of MuseScore, version 3.0, is still in the works. It’s big endeavor to make MuseScore smarter, faster and easier to use.

In the meantime, we are continuing to further develop the new MuseScore_General SoundFont and quality of playback based on the input and insights of the community.

One area of playback where there has been considerable feedback has been percussion (especially

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Strings Freeze for MuseScore 2.2

• 4 months ago

MuseScore user interface is available in 64 languages. Right now only 18 translations are 90% or more complete. We want to make sure that as many translations are completed for the release.

To give translators a head start, a "Strings Freeze" for MuseScore 2.2 is now on. Starting from now, we will not change or add any string in the code. Any string you translate now, will end up in MuseScore 2.2!

If you want to know how complete the

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Help us improve the sounds in MuseScore

• 4 months ago

Hello fellow MuseScorers! This is S. Christian Collins, virtual instrument designer and creator of the GeneralUser GS SoundFont. I have been asked by MuseScore to make some major upgrades to the default SoundFont for the next version of MuseScore (and beyond).

My goals for the new SoundFont include:
1. Improve the quality of the instrument sounds, starting with those most frequently used in scoring.
2. Address known issues with the current SoundFont, including notes that are out of tune, and

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MuseScore joins Ultimate Guitar

• 4 months ago

Cross post from the MuseScore blog.

Dear all,

Today we’d like to share important news with you concerning MuseScore.

Ten years ago we (Werner, Nicolas and Thomas) started working on MuseScore with the mission to democratise access to sheet music. The plan came in two steps. First by developing free music notation software for everyone, then followed by a platform to upload and share sheet music. The latter is a commercial service which sustained the development of the free

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Join MuseScore for Google Summer of Code 2018

• 5 months ago

MuseScore has been selected again to be part of Google Summer of Code 2018 (GSoC) with 211 other open source organisations! If you are a student and you have aspirations to help improve the open source MuseScore notation software during the summertime (May 14 to August 14), this is a unique opportunity to work together with the MuseScore developers and get paid for it. Learn how GSoC works and read through the student guide.

If you are considering applying,

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Preparing MuseScore 2.2

• 5 months ago

The next version of MuseScore will be MuseScore 2.2. It will come with many bug fixes and some new features and will be compatible both ways with the 2.X serie. The release note is a work in progress but you can have a glimpse here

To release MuseScore 2.2 as soon as possible, we need your help. How? Read along.

Translating MuseScore

For MuseScore 2.2, we changed some sentences and added a couple hundreds new strings. If you can read

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MuseScore developer gathering at FOSDEM 2018

• 6 months ago

Just like last year, we are having a developer meetup again in Brussels at FOSDEM. If you don't know about FOSDEM yet, it's the largest European open source developer conference taking place in the weekend of Feb 3rd and 4th. MuseScore will have a stand there, among many other large and small open source projects. It's the perfect event to learn more about the world of free and open source software, and get to meet the developers

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