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OpenScore: First editions available! How to submit scores.

So far our Kickstarter campaign has raised 65% of the funding required to make OpenScore a success, and we only have 10 days left to get to 100%. Kickstarter funding is all-or-nothing, so if we don’t reach the target then we won't be able to review your contributions and turn them into OpenScore editions.Read more

New feature to test: MIDI out

MuseScore 2.1 and previous versions can send MIDI messages to external devices or synthesizers using JACK. Jack offers many great professional features, but unfortunately it’s hard to install on Windows and macOS, as it’s primarily a Linux software.

For many years, we didn’t want MuseScore to have an easier way to send MIDI events to the outside world, for two main reasons.Read more

    OpenScore: Happy Birthday Gabriel Fauré!

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    Gabriel Fauré (12 May 1845 – 4 November 1924)Read more

    MuseScore 2.1 is released

    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 2.1 offers a bunch of new features and 300+ bug fixes and user interface improvements, making it both our most powerful and our most stable version yet.Read more

    Download MuseScore 2.1

    Join MuseScore for Google Summer of Code 2017

    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.Read more

    OpenScore: Join the transcription effort!

    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.Read more

    Introducing OpenScore at FOSDEM 2017

    Introducing OpenScore

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    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

    Join us at FOSDEM 2017

    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.

    MuseScore user & developer meetup at FOSDEM 2010Read more

    MuseScore in 2016: The year in review

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    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.Read more

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    User feedback: How do you work with MuseScore?

    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

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