Musescore 3 Won't Playback Sometimes

• Feb 15, 2019 - 01:00

Sometimes when I have Musescore open (I've gotten the latest download) and click the play button, it just doesn't do anything. Hitting space doesn't do anything either. Every time it happens, the only way to get it to work again is to close and reopen it. Does anyone know what might be causing it?


I ran into this issue when I had a 'Fine' (from the repeats and jumps menu) in the previous movement. Musescore would not play after that movement. I removed the 'Fine' and replaced it with staff text. Issue resolved.

My exact problem! (Windows 10 user, most recent update, factory reset did nothing). I'm downgrading to MuseScore 2. Glad I have Finale as well for playback!

I saw the same thing. As with others Wondows 10 & latest Musescore 3. Hit the play button and usually it plays ... but sometimes the icons grey out and nothing happens. sometimes it starts after a 2 - 5 second delay ... but if I close and reopen, it plays. annoying but not a show stopper

My Musescore stopped playing most of the time after I upgraded to the latest Windows 10 patch. It might play a couple of times. Then the play button is pushed but nothing happens. Then I might click on a note and then Musescore freezes completely. I upgraded to the latest Musescore version (using the "repair" option) and that did not fix it.

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