File corrupted and won't open again!

• Mar 15, 2023 - 19:46

Dear fellow musicians,
I've been working all night on an arrangement for one of my choirs when suddenly my mscz. file won't open because it's corrupted. In dutch it says: MSCX fout bij regel 3584: ongeldige maat lengte: -21/192.
I really don't know what to do about it! Can someone please help me?
I am using Musescore 3.6.2 and 4.02. Both versions won't open the file.
For the file to change to a xml. I need to open it first.
I would appreciate your help!

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When I Go - Drew Gasparini.mscz 46.35 KB


Extract the mscx from the mscz (using WinZIP or 7Zip), open it with an editor, go to that line and remove the -.
Try opening it again, leather, rinse, repeat...

In reply to by Jojo-Schmitz

Same here. Opened orchestration in 4.02 and one instrument is 'corrupt' although I don't see anything in the score. Pizzicati don't work anymore too ... opened in 4.01 and it works again. I am writing music, not debugging computerthings. Very frustrating and time consuming.

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