Release notes for MuseScore 3.0.5 (March 12, 2019)

Updated 4 years ago
Build number Date Announcement
MacOS 10.12+:, Windows 64-bit:, Windows 32-bit:, AppImage: 3.0.5. (revision: 58dd23d) 2019-03-12


  • The whole chord plays when iterating over notes with left-right arrows
  • Support more properties for fingering
  • Add more properties for Plugin API
  • Optimise New Score Wizard start time and layout calculations


  • MuseScore 3.0.4 crashed on startup on macOS
  • Score margins and positioning of related staves were calculated incorrectly
  • Spacers worked incorrectly when interacting with page borders
  • Measure counting was wrong when setting a custom offset value
  • Keyboard navigation in Single Page view worked incorrectly
  • MuseScore crashed on finishing work on Windows
  • MuseScore crashed when changing time signature in parts
  • MuseScore crashed when selecting a bracket in edit mode

Complete list of issues resolved

Here is a complete list of the issues resolved in this update:


  • #283946: Play the whole chord when iterating over notes with Left-Right arrows
  • Fix tuning offset for Sori and Koron instruments
  • Fix the repeats playback in demo score "Unclaimed_Gift.mscx"

Layout and automatic placement

  • #284307: Clef doesn't change when adding clef to the first measure of the score
  • #284637: Elements above top system can cross into margin and off the page
  • #284635: The last system of a page is one staff height too far from the margin
  • #281253: Staff spacer down doesn't work at page bottom
  • #284641: Content above/below invisible staff affects system distance
  • #283365: Staff spacer up need to "invade" the top line of the upper staff in order to start inserting space
  • #284794: Too much space allocated for minTieDistance when tie overlaps noteheads
  • #171036: setting top staff to small one affects some texts that are attached to the system rather than the staff
  • #285227: Wiggly line has an incorrect length for some trill line types
  • #284069: Spacing of lyrics lines too tight after export of parts
  • #285370: Articulations too far from some beamed notes on drum staves
  • #280390: Spurious key change after transposition


  • #281810: Label translations truncated in some dialog boxes
  • #281426: Excluding measure from measure count causes bad count; fixes on relayout
  • #282810: Wrong measure number when starting with a multimeasure rest
  • #280492: Fretboard diagrams: Offset needs to be renamed and should correspond with the diagram
  • #281957: Regression: display of beam properties for a selected note
  • #281441: creating part while element are selected will undesirably set the SELECTED flag for those cloned elements even though the part scores won't have a selection
  • #283851: File path and name in score properties are unselectable and can't be copied to the clipboard
  • Fix tempo text drawing in Timeline widget
  • #284660: SC4 compressor: RMS spinner not working properly
  • #284788: Keyboard nav in Single Page view broken
  • #270765: Buttons in plugin manager too small for their texts by default
  • #281957: Regression: display of beam properties for a selected note


  • #280950: Text style style changes not applied to existing chord symbols
  • #282507: Frame gap in imported score lost on save
  • #282433: "va" text in 8va disappears after reopening score ("Numbers Only" becomes checked again)
  • #284502: Rehearsal marker position reset by everything in editstyle.ui
  • #284445: Ctrl key is ignored when trying to limit barline change to single staff
  • #284347: Add Placement above/below property for fingering
  • #284886: Notes not entered in first measure entered into wrong octave

Corruptions and/or loss of data, crashes

  • #285057: MuseScore 3.0.4 on macOS is crashing on startup (and 78 more issues and topics)
  • #285100: Crash when moving beam if first note of beam is in the first measure and other notes of the beam are in the second measure
  • #280878: Crash after adding text then exiting edit mode with no text
  • #283546: Removing a text frame causes a second one to appear and leads to crash after new removal
  • #281867: "MuseScore quit unexpectedly" when closing MuseScore 3.0.[1-4] on macOS with a MIDI device
  • Fix crash on closing MuseScore caused by the crash reporter facility
  • Exporting to SVGs crashes the editor in some rare cases
  • #285531: Crash on SVG export if MM rests and boxes are within one system
  • #281154: Crash with the first note of measure set to beam middle and nothing to beam to
  • #282275: Crash when changing Time Signature in parts
  • #280821: Crash when selecting bracket already in edit mode


  • #283179: adding (some of the) missing objects/properties in the plugin framework


  • #285019: Tours strings for French shows up untranslated
  • #282730: "Untitled"/"My First Score" does not respect locale page size
  • #285484: predefined drumset files (.drm) cannot get loaded
  • Optimised opening "New score wizard" by generating templates preview on demand
  • #285631: [MusicXML import] Misplaced ties when importing .xml files