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MuseScore for Mac

MuseScore 3.5.0

  -  118 MB  -  Open Source

Sometimes latest versions of the software can cause issues when installed on older devices or devices running an older version of the operating system.

Software makers usually fix these issues but it can take them some time. What you can do in the meantime is to download and install an older version of MuseScore 3.5.0.

For those interested in downloading the most recent release of MuseScore for Mac or reading our review, simply click here.

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What's new in this version:

- Option available in Preferences for playback of chord symbols
- Mid-staff instrument changes now do almost everything automatically (see [below](#instrument-changes))
- Support for Orca (Linux) screenreader
- Hairpins, voltas, and other lines now adapt anchor points when dragged
- Much more functional piano roll editor (see [below](#pre))
- Splash screen displays progress messages while loading MuseScore
- Diatonic pitch up/down (keep degree alterations) shortcuts
- Select Similar Elements: Same Beat
- New Score Wizard automatically numbers instruments
- Property for beam style of tremolo (all strokes attached to stem)
- Style for hiding brackets which span to a single staff when empty staves are hidden
- Properties and styles for measure number positioning, including centered and below staff
- Property and style for position of multimeasure rest numbers
- Property for fretboard diagram rotation

- Double-click a header, footer, or instrument name to access the dialog for editing it
- Score tabs can now be closed using mouse middle button
- tremolos, with and without stem
- Smooth scrolling during playback in Continuous view
- Various improvements to simplify searching and loading backup files
- Metric modulation for dotted eighth to quarter
- Automatic collision avoidance between rests and notes/rests in other voices
- Staff property to automatically merge rests between voices
- Allow selection of multiple similar items with shift+click
- Allow "repeating a note" by clicking a notehead then pressing "R" in normal mode
- Changes made in Preferences are applied significantly faster
- Style options to align chord symbols within systems
- More zoom controls
- Additional plugin capabilities
- Altered keyboard and mouse zoom precision and consistency
- Improved performance of applying preferences
- Chords playback is on by default (untick the "play" property to disable it)
- Adding notes to a tuplet now adds them with respect to the tuplet's space
- MuseScore 3 is now available as a Windows PortableApp
- Altered Shift+L/R for leading space while in edit mode upon notehead
- All symbols are now available for the plugins

- JACK audio/MIDI worked incorrectly on some platforms
- Loop playback skipped final rests in the last measure
- MIDI note-off events were not sent in some cases
- Undoing slur addition to a range only removed one slur
- Canceling a selection worked incorrectly in some cases
- macOS package was not notarized in Apple
- Various fixes for the text editing process
- Fixed an issue when hiding notes or rests in a voice > 1 causes stems/beams to flip in a bad and unexpected way
- Fixed an issue when two grace notes disabling vertical chord alignment (Maximum Shift Above)
- Fixed an issue when "maximum shift above" leading to layout weirdness if measure has rhythm slashes and rests
- Fixed an issue with inactive "Realize chord symbols" command
- Fixed an issue when key signature appears in multiple places on the single staff
- Fixed an issue with missing grid of measures in the "timeline" view
- Fixed an issue with appearing of empty dialog during the "Save Online"
- Fixed an crash during the drag & drop of volta in continuous view
- Brackets were displaced in Continuous View
- Nested tuplets in linked staves led to corruption
- Octave selection was inconsistent in note input mode
- Voices worked incorrectly in the parts dialog in some cases
- Misclicking when attempting to create a range selection caused the current selection to be lost
- On-screen rendering of synthetically emboldened fonts was broken in some cases
- Smooth scrolling worked wrong in Continuous view when dealing with repeats
- Saving Online a yet unsaved or uncompressed (mscx) file didn't work
- Fixed zoom-box 100% selection bug
- Fixed a bug with ignoring of blank lines at top of text elements
- Fixed an issue when cut/paste, drag/drop in Piano Roll Editor does not preserve NoteEvent values
- Fixed a playback of chord symbols attached to fret diagrams
- Fixed a note entry suggested position with no selection and last selected note in voice > 1
- Fixed a display of the bold and underlined texts
- Fixed the "Save Online" on AppImages