An mxl file extension is related to the Compressed MusicXML notation format used to store music notation. An mxl format is used by ENCORE!, Capella, MuseScore and others.

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

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MXL file extension - Compressed MusicXML music notation file

What is mxl file? How to open mxl files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

The mxl file extension is associated with music notation files, that are used Compressed MusicXML format.

Compressed MusicXML was developed by Recordare, and it is successor of MusicXML music notation file format.  Because older MusicXML format is a plain text and MusicXML file can be very large, new Compressed MusicXML format uses zip compression algorithm for reduce size.

MusicXML format is used to distribute interactive sheet music online and share sheet music files with a musical applications.

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The default software associated to open mxl 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 MuseScore to open MXL Compressed MusicXML file.

How to convert:

MuseScore can saved *.mxl file to other music notation format.

Find conversions from mxl file:

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

Software that open mxl file - Compressed MusicXML music notation file

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

Microsoft Windows:

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