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Create beautiful sheet music for free using MuseScore, the free and open source notation program!

MuseScore runs on Windows, MacOS, and Linux, and is available in over 40 different languages. Whether you are an experienced user of other notation programs like Finale or Sibelius, or a newcomer to the world of music notation programs, MuseScore has the tools you need to make your music look as good as it sounds.

To install MuseScore, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install musescore

To upgrade MuseScore, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade musescore


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName            = 'musescore'
      fileType               = 'msi'
      url                    = ''
      url64bit               = ''
      checksum               = '9fd7c2372896ddbd9c727e33d43e97f8f66678cf662a0a64c51435bffe8c25b2'
      checksum64             = '9fd7c2372896ddbd9c727e33d43e97f8f66678cf662a0a64c51435bffe8c25b2'
      checksumType           = 'sha256'
      checksumType64         = 'sha256'
      silentArgs             = '/qn'
      validExitCodes         = @(0)
      softwareName           = 'musescore*'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • MuseScore developers


MuseScore BVBA


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
MuseScore 835 Sunday, November 6, 2016 approved
MuseScore 2.0.3 387 Monday, April 4, 2016 approved
MuseScore 2.0.2 283 Thursday, July 16, 2015 approved
MuseScore 2.0.1 359 Tuesday, June 2, 2015 approved
MuseScore 1.3 537 Saturday, April 27, 2013  

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