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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

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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

2.0.3 update

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

MuseScore 2.0.3.1 update available for MacOS

MuseScore 2.0.3.1 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 2.0.3.1 release for MacOS is exactly like MuseScore 2.0.3 but it contains 2 fixes:Read more

    Wrapping up Google Summer of Code 2016

    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.Read more

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