MuseScore - Free music composition and notation software https://musescore.org/en/news/feed en Meet the GSoC 2022 contributors https://musescore.org/en/node/332910 <span>Meet the GSoC 2022 contributors</span> <div class="meta"><article class="user compact"> <div class="avatar-wrapper" ><a class="avatar" title="shoogle" href="/en/user/57401" style="background-image: url(https://musescore.com/static/musescore/userdata/avatar/f/3/d/39223.jpg)"></a></div> <a href="/en/user/57401">shoogle</a> </article> &bull; 5 months ago</div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>MuseScore is <a href="https://musescore.org/en/node/330174">taking part</a> in Google Summer of Code 2022, and this year we're joined by contributors¹ on two projects:</p> <h3><a href="https://musescore.org/en/node/332485">Harp Pedal Diagrams</a></h3> <p>This project will provide diagrams that tell harpists which pedals they need to press to play notes with the correct accidentals. This functionality is provided by a <a href="https://musescore.org/en/project/harp-pedal-diagram-0">plugin</a> in MuseScore 3, but the aim is to provide it as a built-in feature in MuseScore 4.1 or 4.2. This is important as it will eventually enable playback support</p><a href="/en/node/332910" class="Read more" hreflang="en">Read more</a></div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/en/user/57401">shoogle</a></span> Fri, 17 Jun 2022 13:43:37 +0000 shoogle 332910 at https://musescore.org Our Progress on MuseScore 4 - First Alpha Released https://musescore.org/en/node/330829 <article data-history-node-id="330829" role="article" class="node node--type-forum node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser"> <h2> <a href="/en/node/330829" rel="bookmark"><span>Our Progress on MuseScore 4 - First Alpha Released</span> </a> </h2> <div class="meta"><article class="user compact"> <div class="avatar-wrapper" ><a class="avatar" title="Tantacrul" href="/en/user/2298244" style="background-image: url(https://musescore.com/static/musescore/userdata/avatar/4/c/7/31604498.jpg)"></a></div> <a href="/en/user/2298244">Tantacrul</a> </article> &bull; 8 months ago</div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>EDIT: Since we made this announcement, we have made very significant improvements to MuseScore 4. For this reason, we no longer encourage you to test this alpha version. Your best bet is to instead grab the latest nightly build found here: <a href="https://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/musescore-nightlies/">https://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/musescore-nightlies/</a></p> <p>Make sure to download the versions under <strong>Musescore v4.x (master)</strong></p> <hr /><p>Today, we are releasing the first 'Private' alpha development build for MuseScore 4.</p> <p>[inline:MS4.jpg]</p> <hr /><h2>What is the purpose of this release?</h2> <p>Although this version is not yet 100%</p><a href="/en/node/330829" class="Read more" hreflang="en">Read more</a></div> </article> Wed, 30 Mar 2022 16:00:19 +0000 Tantacrul 330829 at https://musescore.org Join MuseScore for Google Summer of Code 2022! https://musescore.org/en/node/330174 <span>Join MuseScore for Google Summer of Code 2022!</span> <div class="meta"><article class="user compact"> <div class="avatar-wrapper" ><a class="avatar" title="shoogle" href="/en/user/57401" style="background-image: url(https://musescore.com/static/musescore/userdata/avatar/f/3/d/39223.jpg)"></a></div> <a href="/en/user/57401">shoogle</a> </article> &bull; 8 months ago</div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>We are delighted to announce that <a href="https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/programs/2022/organizations/musescore">MuseScore is participating</a> as an open source organization in Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2022. For those who are unaware, GSoC is an annual program where new contributors are paid a stipend by Google to write code for various organizations in open source.</p> <p><a href="https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/">[inline:GSoC_logo_text_Google_Summer_of_Code.png]</a></p> <p>Last year, three highly talented students <a href="https://musescore.org/en/node/324365">successfully completed projects</a> with us here at MuseScore. This year, <strong>you <em>don’t</em> have to be a student to take part</strong> (students are still welcome</p><a href="/en/node/330174" class="Read more" hreflang="en">Read more</a></div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/en/user/57401">shoogle</a></span> Mon, 07 Mar 2022 23:51:16 +0000 shoogle 330174 at https://musescore.org Improving the experience of Guitarists in MuseScore https://musescore.org/en/node/326995 <span>Improving the experience of Guitarists in MuseScore</span> <div class="meta"><article class="user compact"> <div class="avatar-wrapper" ><a class="avatar" title="Tantacrul" href="/en/user/2298244" style="background-image: url(https://musescore.com/static/musescore/userdata/avatar/4/c/7/31604498.jpg)"></a></div> <a href="/en/user/2298244">Tantacrul</a> </article> &bull; 1 year ago</div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Hi everyone,</p> <p>This announcement is to make you aware of a new initiative we're planning that will aim to improve the experience of guitarists in MuseScore (see the <a href="https://github.com/musescore/MuseScore/projects/44">GitHub project here</a>). As a guitarist myself, I suspect that we can attract a far greater number of amateur and professional guitarists by focusing on some straight-forward improvements.</p> <hr /><p>To name a few:</p> <ol><li> <p>Engraving improvements to match best practice in guitar notation and tablature</p> </li> <li> <p>Improvements to features that allow guitarists to specify</p></li></ol><a href="/en/node/326995" class="Read more" hreflang="en">Read more</a></div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/en/user/2298244">Tantacrul</a></span> Wed, 01 Dec 2021 12:03:02 +0000 Tantacrul 326995 at https://musescore.org Our Progress on MuseScore 4 - Update 3 https://musescore.org/en/node/325860 <span>Our Progress on MuseScore 4 - Update 3</span> <div class="meta"><article class="user compact"> <div class="avatar-wrapper" ><a class="avatar" title="Tantacrul" href="/en/user/2298244" style="background-image: url(https://musescore.com/static/musescore/userdata/avatar/4/c/7/31604498.jpg)"></a></div> <a href="/en/user/2298244">Tantacrul</a> </article> &bull; 1 year ago</div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Hello everyone,</p> <p>In this short post, I will outline our revised timeline for the release of MuseScore 4.</p> <h2>New Timeline</h2> <p>For anyone who has tried our nightly builds of MuseScore 4, it will be obvious that the playback sounds pretty strange (including a fun issue where VST plugins sound a half-step up from the default!). This is due to a large piece of unfinished work concerning the handling of playback data (dynamics, pitch, articulations, etc.). We had initially intended to</p><a href="/en/node/325860" class="Read more" hreflang="en">Read more</a></div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/en/user/2298244">Tantacrul</a></span> Tue, 26 Oct 2021 17:10:21 +0000 Tantacrul 325860 at https://musescore.org Our Progress on MuseScore 4 - Update 2 https://musescore.org/en/node/324814 <span>Our Progress on MuseScore 4 - Update 2</span> <div class="meta"><article class="user compact"> <div class="avatar-wrapper" ><a class="avatar" title="Tantacrul" href="/en/user/2298244" style="background-image: url(https://musescore.com/static/musescore/userdata/avatar/4/c/7/31604498.jpg)"></a></div> <a href="/en/user/2298244">Tantacrul</a> </article> &bull; 1 year ago</div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Hey everyone,</p> <p>I wanted to give a quick update about our progress with MuseScore 4, which we had hoped would be ready for an initial alpha release by today. Although the app is clearly coming together nicely (as can be seen from checking the <a href="https://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/musescore-nightlies/">nightly builds</a>), we feel we are a few weeks away from our first alpha. I will be posting a revised release timeline shortly.</p> <p>Apart from that, here is an update on our progress:</p> <h2>General</h2> <p>Despite</p><a href="/en/node/324814" class="Read more" hreflang="en">Read more</a></div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/en/user/2298244">Tantacrul</a></span> Tue, 21 Sep 2021 15:01:43 +0000 Tantacrul 324814 at https://musescore.org GSoC 2021 Success! https://musescore.org/en/node/324365 <span>GSoC 2021 Success!</span> <div class="meta"><article class="user compact"> <div class="avatar-wrapper" ><a class="avatar" title="shoogle" href="/en/user/57401" style="background-image: url(https://musescore.com/static/musescore/userdata/avatar/f/3/d/39223.jpg)"></a></div> <a href="/en/user/57401">shoogle</a> </article> &bull; 1 year ago</div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>This week marked the end of the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) program for 2021, which saw over 1200 students work on over 200 open source projects. This year, 3 students joined us at MuseScore, and we are happy to report that all three completed their projects successfully! The projects were as follows:</p> <h3><a href="https://musescore.org/en/node/323927">Chord Symbol Style Editor</a></h3> <p><a href="https://musescore.org/en/user/3092631">MysticSlice</a>, mentored by <a href="https://musescore.org/en/user/9420">Marc Sabatella</a> with design support from <a href="https://musescore.org/en/user/3305035">bradleykunda</a> on the internal team, implemented a way to customise the appearance of</p><a href="/en/node/324365" class="Read more" hreflang="en">Read more</a></div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/en/user/57401">shoogle</a></span> Sun, 05 Sep 2021 12:27:41 +0000 shoogle 324365 at https://musescore.org Moving to GPL version 3 https://musescore.org/en/node/320043 <span>Moving to GPL version 3</span> <div class="meta"><article class="user compact"> <div class="avatar-wrapper" ><a class="avatar" title="shoogle" href="/en/user/57401" style="background-image: url(https://musescore.com/static/musescore/userdata/avatar/f/3/d/39223.jpg)"></a></div> <a href="/en/user/57401">shoogle</a> </article> &bull; 1 year ago</div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><em>Hi everyone! Just a quick note before main article. As many of you know, I've been a regular contributor to MuseScore for a long time now, and back in February of this year I was invited to join the internal team in the brand new role of Community Ambassador! It's my job to represent MuseScore to the open source community, and the community (that's you guys!) to MuseScore. (See <a href="https://musescore.org/en/node/280569">Meet the MuseScore Contributors</a> for more details about what I do</em></p><a href="/en/node/320043" class="Read more" hreflang="en">Read more</a></div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/en/user/57401">shoogle</a></span> Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:52:16 +0000 shoogle 320043 at https://musescore.org Our Progress on MuseScore 4 - Update 1 https://musescore.org/en/node/319957 <span>Our Progress on MuseScore 4 - Update 1</span> <div class="meta"><article class="user compact"> <div class="avatar-wrapper" ><a class="avatar" title="Tantacrul" href="/en/user/2298244" style="background-image: url(https://musescore.com/static/musescore/userdata/avatar/4/c/7/31604498.jpg)"></a></div> <a href="/en/user/2298244">Tantacrul</a> </article> &bull; 1 year ago</div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>[Edited for clarity: 14, June, 2021]</p> <p>Hi everyone,</p> <p>I wanted to give a general update about the remaining work left on MuseScore 4. We've recreated most of the new interface and functionality now and have ported over most of the MuseScore 3 functionality too. Now we feel it is possible to begin mapping out a draft release schedule, although there are still some large chunks of work that are hard to estimate so this timeline may change (hopefully by getting</p><a href="/en/node/319957" class="Read more" hreflang="en">Read more</a></div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/en/user/2298244">Tantacrul</a></span> Mon, 12 Apr 2021 12:56:40 +0000 Tantacrul 319957 at https://musescore.org MuseScore 3.6.2 Release https://musescore.org/en/3.6.2 <article data-history-node-id="317198" role="article" class="node node--type-forum node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser"> <h2> <a href="/en/3.6.2" rel="bookmark"><span>MuseScore 3.6.2 Release</span> </a> </h2> <div class="meta"><article class="user compact"> <div class="avatar-wrapper" ><a class="avatar" title="pereverzev_v" href="/en/user/2381758" style="background-image: url(https://musescore.com/static/musescore/userdata/avatar/default.jpg@100x100)"></a></div> <a href="/en/user/2381758">pereverzev_v</a> </article> &bull; 1 year ago</div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/s.musescore.org/images/Beta_Launch_Image.jpg" alt="MuseScore 3.6.2 Stable is Out!" width="1435" height="800" /></p> <p>Today we are pleased to announce a patch update, MuseScore 3.6.2. It addresses a few major regressions introduced in <a href="https://musescore.org/en/3.6.1">MuseScore 3.6.1</a>.</p> <h3>A few major fixes</h3> <ul><li>Fixed an accessibility issue with the score migration dialog</li> <li>Fixed a crash related to QtWebEngineProcess after update</li> <li>Fixed an issue with focus of dockable windows when visibility is toggled</li> <li>Fixed a crash during the opening of a score with a missing section break</li> <li>Fixed an issue when parts inherit non-default style from score</li> <li>Fixed</li></ul><a href="/en/3.6.2" class="Read more" hreflang="en">Read more</a></div> </article> Mon, 08 Feb 2021 20:27:14 +0000 pereverzev_v 317198 at https://musescore.org