Update to Version seems very buggy

• Aug 8, 2020 - 18:08

I just installed the new version and I am coming across the following issues:
1) When I enter notes sound output of the notes entered is very distorted
2) When I enter a series of notes via my MIDI keyboard 2 things happen quite often
a) the program hangs if I enter a series of notes with the same time value (16th note) or
b) all the notes get entered at the same location (like a chord) rather than one after each other

None of these issues happened before I installed the upgrade


I opened a new score, added some instruments (2 oboes, 2 horns, 2 violins, viola and cello).
I then started to add notes into the violin 1 part using a MIDI keyboard(selecting duration on ASCII keyboard and pitch of note on MIDI keyboard)
I immediately noticed the sound that was being produced while I entered the notes to be very stuttering and distorted.
Then I noticed a delay between the time I pressed a note on the MIDI keyboard and it being displayed in Musescore. This was a lot more than the slight delay in the previous version.. When I the entered a run of 16th notes the notes would sometimes not appear one after another but bunched togather as if I entered a chord.
Also the program would stop responding for 30 seconds or more as if it was not able to handle all the input in time.

I had to uninstall the new version. Unfortunately I could not find a revert option and I also did not know my previous version so I downloaded an older version ( and installed it.
I continued inputting the notes into this score in the older version and it exhibited none of the above problems.

Seeing similar problems to 1. in 3.5: during single note entry from computer keyboard using default piano sound the audio is stuttering/crackling as if the playback is either skipping samples or only partially filling output buffers.
Scores playback normally without these symptoms, but note entry is problematic compared with 3.4

I just installed the new version and now MS3 isn't starting up but crahes al the time. Repair and removing and reinstall gives still the same crash result. No i have put back version 3.2 and it is working again. What is wrong in 3.5? I have a windows version win 7 32bits.

In reply to by Evert IJsselmuiden

Probably the start center, if so it'll hopefully be fixed with 3.5.1, see #278817: Start center crashes MuseScore if there is no Internet connection/#275837: MuseScore crashes during start-up while displaying "Start center"
Workaround is to start MuseScore by double-clicking a score and then to disable Start center in Preferences

Not quite sure why you're falling back that far, better use 3.4.2 (see above where to get it)

In reply to by Jojo-Schmitz

Thanks for this work around- I have been having the same problem with stuttering during note input. This work around doesn't alleviate the problem totally, but results in only a slight one-note stutter after the initial pitch when I am using strings. With woodwinds there is an audible click after the note upon input. Is there something in the synthesizer I could alter? I am running Version 3.62.

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