Static / Popping Noise

• Mar 19, 2023 - 20:36

When I play the attached file, I keep hearing what sounds like some static or popping noise. It sounds to me like when you would have a faulty connection in the speaker/headphone cable. But I have tried playing it over headphones and the internal speakers on my PC and it still persists. I upgraded the RAM to see if it was a resource issue, but it does not seem to make much of a difference. Is there a setting that I am missing in regards to the rendering? My computer has a AMD Athlon Gold 3150U and I upgraded to 20 of RAM. When I tested this on a different computer with 24GB of RAM and an i5 6400, I did not experience this issue. Is the small difference in these computers enough to be causing this issue? Thank you in advance for any help you can provide!

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You don't say which version of MuseScore you are using. I suspect it is MS 3.6.2 - is that right?

I have listened to this score both in MS 3.6.2 and in MS 4.0.2, and it plays perfectly. So you may want to check through some previous threads on this topic:
Musescore 3.0 Sound Crackling and Popping -
Popping/crackling sound on piano playback -
Popping - clicking sound when selecting or entering notes -

Crackling noises and horrible playback in MuseScore 4 -
Crackling and Popping Audio -
Musescore 4 playback is extremely crackly, and slower than written. SOLVED -

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