Updated 8 months ago
This page shows old instructions for MuseScore 3.
For MuseScore 4 users, see Installation.

    MuseScore exists for various different operating systems, including Windows, macOS, Linux distributions and BSD variants.

    MuseScore, MuseScore 3, MuseScore 4

    More on MuseScore and versions so that you can choose the right MuseScore to use.

    Minimum requirements for Musescore 3.6.2

    Windows 7 or higher.
    At least 300MB hard disk space
    1024x600 pixel resolution

    macOS 10.10 or higher
    1024x600 monitor resolution

    Download and Installation

    Initial preferences

    The first time you start MuseScore after the installation, you will be asked to confirm your basic preferences:

    Startup Wizzard - Telemetry dialog

    First, you can choose to authorize MuseScore (3.4 or later) to collect usage data, click on Yes, send anonymous reports or Don't send to continue:

    Startup Wizzard A

    The settings for language is retrieved from your installation, and should normally not need to be changed. Just click Next to continue:

    Startup Wizzard - Language

    followed by:

    Startup Wizzard - Keyboard layout

    Select your keyboard layout in the drop down list, click Next to continue:

    Startup Wizzard - Tours

    You will now be asked if you wish to take the Tours. If you are new to MuseScore keep the 'Yes' option checked, and click Next to continue:

    Startup Wizard - Finish

    Finally click Finish to start MuseScore.

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