ASCII Tab Export

msasciitab - a Musescore ASCII tab exporter

This is a Musescore 3 plugin which generates an ASCII tablature file from a tab-containing score.
Needs MuseScore 3.3 or later

Priority upcoming features:

  • Proper handling of ~~tuplets~~ and tied notes
  • Proper handling of multiple staves
  • Handling of ornaments/embellishments such as slides, hammer ons, pull offs and grace notes
  • Indication of rhythm/timing on the generated tab

Future nice-to-haves:

  • Handling of alternate tunings
  • User options such as maximum tab width, scaling etc.


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