There are 8 other file types using
the MUS file extension!

empty icon.mus - SCORE Music publishing system music notation

mus icon.mus - Doom music file

empty icon.mus - Infinity game engine music control data

empty icon.mus - Harmony Assistant music

mus icon.mus - Musifile MPEG Layer II audio stream

mus icon.mus - Sony PlayStation 2 music data

empty icon.mus - Minecraft music

empty icon.mus - Need for Speed: Most Wanted music

MUS file extension - Finale music file format

What is mus file? How to open mus files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

File extension mus is associated with Finale, the world’s most powerful music notation software used for composing, arranging, teaching and publishing music, developed by MakeMusic, Inc.

A .mus file contain music notation information, but does not store actual audio data.

Updated: April 18, 2024

The default software associated to open mus file:

Finale icon

MakeMusic, Inc. logoFinale  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
MakeMusic, Inc.

A flagship program of a series of proprietary scorewriters, Finale by MakeMusic for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X is regarded as one of the industry standards for notation software.

Help how to open:

Use Finale to open *.mus files. May be imported to other programs as well, or opened in text editor.

How to convert:

There is no way how to convert the MUS file format to other file format.

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File identification strings:

HEX code: 45 4E 49 47 4D 41 20 42 49 4E 41 52 59 20 46 49 4

List of software applications associated to the .mus 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 mus file, edit mus file, convert mus file, view mus file, play mus 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 mus files.

Software that open mus file - Finale music file format

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with mus file by default:
Finale small icon Finale
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