mscore (1) - Linux Man Pages

mscore: Full featured WYSIWYG score editor


mscore - Full featured WYSIWYG score editor


mscore [options]scorefile


This manual page documents briefly the mscore command.

MuseScore is a free WYSIWYG music score typesetter for Linux, licenced under GNU GPL. Features:
  WYSIWYG, notes are entered on a "virtual note sheet"
  unlimited number of staves
  up to four voices/staff
  easy and fast note entry with mouse, keyboard or midi
  integrated sequencer and FluidSynth software synthesizer
  import and export of MusicXml and standard midifiles (SMF)
  platform independent code for Linux, Windows and Mac


A summary of options is included below.
Show version of program.
Debug mode.
Disable the synthesizer.
Disable MIDI I/O support.
Dump MIDI input.
Layout debug mode.
-o file
Export to file, format dependent on extension.


mscore was written by Werner Schweer <ws [at]>.

This manual page was written by Toby Smithe <tsmithe [at]>, for the Ubuntu project (but may be used by others).