Score is invalid

• Feb 12, 2024 - 19:09

Whenever I try to open a score I've been working on for some reason it says that the score is invalid and will not load. Does anyone know how to fix this? I tried checking another forum but it didn't tell me much on what to do after finding the backup file


Before posting a score and asking if anyone can fix it, check with a file editor that it actually contains data and not just a string of 00s. There are various editors for different operating systems and there's also an online hex editor here:

Then (assuming it contains data), have a look here:

An empty file (nothing can be "fixed" or recovered here):

A file with some data. It starts with PK... (a good sign that it's a ZIP or MSCZ file) and it might be recoverable:

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