PDF Converter

• Feb 2, 2017 - 01:31

I haven't been able to find the PDF Converter. I am using Musecore2 2.0.3. Can somebody help me please.


In reply to by doshaug1

It didn't work for me. I spent an afternoon trying to update to MuseScore3,and it did convert the PDF into a remarkable and arresting nocturne/fantasy in ¾ time, with piano and voice. Unfortunately, it was written in 4/4 for a jazz Big Band, and I need to get the parts to someone, as our set did not get everything returned after a concert marking the end of the semester!

Attachment Size
Mr. Hamudah.pdf 232.43 KB
MrHamBBX.mscz 60.11 KB

In reply to by fabrusca77

There is no one procedure, it’s going t be a matter of measure by measure understanding what went wrong and how to use the features of MuseScore to fix it. It’s not locked, you just need to be pretty expert in advanced editing techniques to understand how to work with the sort of errors produced by those sorts of AI programs.

Generally, for people who aren’t already experts, it’s easier to skip the PDF and just enter the music normally. It takes way less time to learn basic note input than to learn the sort of advanced techniques needs to fix conversion errors.

In reply to by Simone Cunha

Google translate:
Hi, I've sent these two files to my brother to print for me. It failed to open and asked to move to PDF but I could not. How do I convert these scores to PDF?

Simply open in MuseScore and export to PDF. At leadt for the 1st file, the 2nd one is a MuseScore backup files, you'd better work a file named "A THOUSAND YEARS certa.msc", i.e. without the leading dot and trailing comma, at least you'd need to rename that trailing comma away in order for MuseScore to be able to open it.
Both scores stems from MuseScore 2.2.1 (at least have been last save with that), so in order for them to look as close as possible to how they did when last used, better use MuseScore 2.3.2 to open and export.
I just did that in the attachments...

But also exported with 3.2.3, after resetting everything to 3.x style.

In either case I think you should work on improving the layout a bit, esp. on the 1st score, to avoid those very few measures on the 3rd page and reduce the entire score to only need 2 pages.

I just tried it with a perfectly scanned pdf, high quality 300dpi (attached), and I got back an unreadable corrupted file... I wonder if it didn't work with this one, with what will it work.

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owner.pdf 234.77 KB

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