While the development of MuseScore 3 is ongoing and we are rebuilding a lot of features from the ground up, we wanted to bring you some of that work sooner—so here comes MuseScore 2.1! Built on top of the 2.0 series, with cherry-picked developments from the in-progress MuseScore 3, MuseScore...Read more
MuseScore is part of Google Summer of Code 2017 (GSoC)! If you are a student and you have aspirations to help improve the open source MuseScore notation software during the summertime, 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 manual.
If you are considering applying, we have a list of ideas you can choose from. We'd love if you applyRead more
Exactly one month ago we introduced OpenScore to the MuseScore community, and one week ago we announced it to the world at FOSDEM, Europe’s largest open source software conference. OpenScore is a new initiative to digitise public domain music, including the works of the great classical composers like Mozart, Beethoven and Bach.
Introducing OpenScore at FOSDEM 2017
OpenScore is only possible with your help. We would be extremely grateful if as many people as possible couldRead more
It’s an exciting time for MuseScore at the moment, with massive changes underway both in the code and on the website, helping to ensure that musicians have the tools they need to create and share amazing content! However, there is one more thing that every budding composer needs: inspiration!Read more
In 2010, Nicolas, Werner and I met each other for the very first time in Brussels. We had already worked together for a couple of years online, and while I individually met Nicolas and Werner before, it was our first real life encounter in the same place. That place was FOSDEM, the largest open source conference in Europe.
For the upcoming edition of FOSDEM 2017, taking place during the first weekend of Feb (4-5), we are coming togetherRead more
2016 was a wonderfully busy year for MuseScore. As we head into 2017 looking forward to new accomplishments and milestones, let’s take a moment to look back over the year gone by.
We spent the first part of the year preparing MuseScore version 2.0.3, the last update to MuseScore 2.0, which we released at the beginning of April 2016 with more than 200 changes. Read all about it at MuseScore 2.0.3 is released!
(There wasRead more
As part of the UX design efforts , I'd like to learn about the ways you work with MuseScore, no matter whether you're a newbie who has no prior experience writing scores and is just trying it out or a seasoned professional.
Would any of you be up for a 30 minute video chat, where we would discuss the situations in which you transcribe music?Read more
MuseScore 126.96.36.199 update is now available for download and fixes one bug for MacOS Sierra.
This "emergency" release was triggered by an issue reported by several users about a "black screen" or "black page" on Mac OS 10.12 Sierra. You can see the whole discussion and process to fix this bug in the issue tracker.
The 188.8.131.52 release for MacOS is exactly like MuseScore 2.0.3 but it contains 2 fixes:Read more
On August 30, it was the end of Google Summer of Code 2016. Google announced over a thousand successful projects and for MuseScore’s third participation, we are extremely happy with the results. We had four students working on several exciting projects for three months. Read further to learn about the results of their summer coding.
Semi-realtime MIDI note entry
MuseScore 2 lets you enter music with the mouse, the computer keyboard or a MIDI piano keyboard. With all ofRead more