MuseScore Changelog

New in version 1.3

March 1st, 2013
  • Bug fixes:
  • Playback:
  • Fix #19148: Distortion in sound playback after several measures of play due to reverb
  • Improve the stability of the sequencer and user interface interaction
  • Crashes:
  • Fix crash when loading files with invalid tuplet
  • Fix crash when exporting parts with voltas
  • Fix possible crash during MusicXML import
  • Fix crash when changing voices without valid input state
  • User Interface:
  • Fix #16692: Save and Save As dialogue boxes fail to open when Title contains colon
  • Fix last element in file format combo box in the File -> Open Dialog is empty on Mac OS X
  • Fix Two percussion clefs in palette
  • Fix #16301: Verbose program listing in Add/Remove Programs
  • Change default shortcut for voices to Ctrl + Alt + Voice number (Previous shortcuts were not working on Mac)
  • Fix small icons on Windows and Mac
  • Add 1024x1024 icons on Mac OSX for retina display
  • Fix: Fermata applied to rest isn’t positioned where it was placed until score is saved and re-opened
  • Better looking new score wizard on Mac OS X
  • Fix: Two invisible boxes in 'Lines'
  • Updates:
  • Installer:
  • Windows binaries are now signed with an Authenticode certificate
  • Windows installer is also available in MSI format to ease the deployment of MuseScore through Group Policy
  • Both Windows installers are signed with an Authenticode certificate
  • Plugins:
  • Updated musescore.com “Save online” plugin, cosmetic changes
  • Updated ABC import plugin, support for larger files

New in version 1.0 (February 8th, 2011)

  • Ubuntu official: There are ready-to-install packages for Ubuntu in the "universe" repository. The packages provided are often older versions than the current stable version. Please consult your favorite package manager for the "mscore" package, or click here to install directly from your browser.
  • Ubuntu stable backports: The most recent stable release, backported from Debian (as opposed to the supported, and often older, official Ubuntu package), is always available in the mscore-stable repository. Please be aware that this package will not necessarily receive support from the Ubuntu or Debian developers.
  • Debian: The package "mscore" has been available in Debian (and derivatives) since lenny, and can be installed from the main repository using your favorite package manager. An up-to-date package is available for Sid and Squeeze. If you want to run the current stable version of MuseScore, you can download deb files on SourceForge
  • Fedora: Download the correct rpm package for you architecture from SourceForge or check your package manager
  • PCLinuxOS: The last stable version is available in PCLinuxOS repositories.
  • Mandriva: A stable version is available in Mandriva repositories.
  • opensuse: The latest rpm packages for opensuse can be downloaded from the multimedia:musescore repository of the opensuse BuildService. The easiest way to get musescore for opensuse is to use the 1-Click Install from the BuildService download site.

New in version 0.9.6.3 (December 5th, 2010)

  • fix #6775: Seg. fault by double clicking any element twice
  • fix #7233: Transpose by diminished second doesn't work (0.9.6 branch regression)
  • fix #7232: D.S. after coda sign freezes playback
  • fix #7167: Time signature change causes triplets to corrupt score
  • fix #7211: Copy/Paste notes over rest of diff. durations in staves
  • fix #7142: Crescendo & delete measures problems
  • fix #7197: MuseScore fails to open MSCZ files with capitals
  • fix #6932: Changing notehead of a breve crash
  • fix #7077: Applying double-note tremolo to dotted notes fails and alter measure duration
  • fix #6937: Measure Properties should be modal dialog
  • fix #6888: When exchanging voice, voice 1 is removed
  • fix get keysig from plugin when concert pitch mode is set
  • fix #6735: C# for AltoSax in default soundfont is silent
  • add access to DPI and notehead, note boundingbox and note position from plugin framework
  • fix #7150: Changing soundfont does not work for audio export

New in version 0.9.6 (June 9th, 2010)

  • This release comes with many new features, a lot of fixed bugs, new and updated translations, an improved plugin framework and many more improvements. Read more about new features in MuseScore 0.9.6 in your own language: English, Български, Ελληνικά, Français, Galego, Ialiano, Nederlands, Norsk, Português brasileiro

New in version 0.9.5 (February 5th, 2010)

  • With the release of MuseScore 0.9.5 comes the first stable release for Mac OS X 10.4 and above
  • Create sound files of your scores via File → Save As... (WAV, OGG, and FLAC)
  • Use and create plugins
  • Know the pitch range of instruments (MuseScore marks out-of-range notes for amateurs in yellow and professionals in red)
  • Over 30 crashes fixed
  • More on http://musescore.org/new-features-musescore-095

New in version 0.9.3 (September 22nd, 2008)

  • MuseScore 0.9.3 implements a new compressed file format (*.mscz), adds a lot of other new features, fixes some bugs and tries to speedup/optimize layout. The script plugin interface has now bindings to the whole qt library. New score elements are glissando and tremolo symbols between notes. Tuplet types are extended and can now contain notes and rests of different len.