ABC Import

Notice: the MS3 built-in plugin no longer works, see Download section below for a new version

Description

The ABC Import plugin was part of MuseScore main installation program since MuseScore 0.9.6 up until 3.6.2. This plugin is an improved version compared to the one in MuseScore 1.2 and allows you to copy paste ABC notation directly in the plugin. It's still possible to load a file.

The plugin requires Internet access since it calls an ABC2XML webservice (https://musescore.jeetee.net/abc/ (plain http for 1.x and 2.x)) to convert the submitted ABC code to MusicXML and then opens the MusicXML file in MuseScore.

Due to a missing part of the Plugin API in MuseScore 4.0.0, the 4.x version of this plugin can not open the converted file directly. Instead it shows the temporary path for it and copies that into your clipboard. It then calls the normal File Open dialog.
All that is left for you, is then to paste the location of that file to open it up.

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Download

MuseScore 4

Download for MuseScore 4

MuseScore 3

Has this plugin included. (now defunct, due to the webservice no longer being available)
Use abc_import-jt.qml instead ("Save As" the file from your browser).

MuseScore 2.x

Save As the file from your browser

MuseScore 1.2, 1.3

Download for MuseScore 1.2, 1.3

Installation

See Plugins

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API compatibility
1.x
2.x
3.x
4.x
Plugin categories
Import