Files with mscx extension can be most often found as music scored prepared and saved using MuseScore music notation software.

There is one other file type using
the MSCX file extension!

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Software that open mscx file

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MSCX file extension - MuseScore music score

What is mscx file? How to open mscx files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

File extension mscx is most likely best known for its use in MuseScore music notation software

MSCX file is the uncompressed version of the MuseScore file format used in version 0.9.5 or later. A score saved in this format will not lose any information except images. The compressed version of the MuseScore music score file uses the mscz file extension.

Updated: April 19, 2024

The default software associated to open mscx file:

MuseScore icon

MuseScore  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Werner Schweer

MuseScore is a free cross-platform WYSIWYG music notation program that offers a cost-effective alternative to commercial programs such as Sibelius and Finale.

Help how to open:

Except for MuseScore, you can open and view .mscx files using any text editor. However, to playback the score you will need the original program.

How to convert:

Possibly can be exported using Musescore to other formats and of course PDF.

Find conversions from mscx file:

mscx to mid

mscx to midi

mscx to mscz

mscx to pdf

mscx to xml

Find converter to mscx file type:

gtp to mscx

mid to mscx

mscz to mscx

mxl to mscx

pdf to mscx

List of software applications associated to the .mscx file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open mscx file, edit mscx file, convert mscx file, view mscx file, play mscx file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting mscx files.

Software that open mscx file - MuseScore music score

Programs supporting the exension mscx on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open mscx file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with mscx file by default:
MuseScore small icon MuseScore
Other suggested software:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Microsoft Windows NotePad small icon Microsoft Windows NotePad

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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