MuseScore Portable 1.3 Rev 2 (music composition and notation) Released

Submitted by Bart.S on February 28, 2013 - 6:54pm

logoMuseScore Portable 1.3 Rev 2 has been released. MuseScore is a WYSIWYG music notation program that offers a cost-effective alternative to commercial programs such as Sibelius and Finale. You can print beautifully engraved sheet music or save it as PDF or MIDI file. It's packaged in Format so it can easily integrate with the Platform. And it's open source and completely free.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the Platform.

Revision 2: Fixes an issue with a TEMP file being left behind. Platform users already on 1.3 will get a 500KB quick-install patch.



  • WYSIWYG, notes are entered on a "virtual note sheet"
  • Unlimited number of staves
  • Up to four voices per staff
  • Easy and fast note entry with your keyboard, mouse, or MIDI keyboard
  • Integrated sequencer and FluidSynth software synthesizer
  • Import and export of MusicXML and Standard MIDI Files
  • Translated in 47 languages

Learn more about MuseScore... Installer / Format

MuseScore Portable is packaged in a Installer so it will automatically detect an existing installation when your drive is plugged in. It supports upgrades by installing right over an existing copy, preserving all settings. And it's in Format, so it automatically works with the Platform including the Menu and Backup Utility.


MuseScore Portable is available for immediate download from the MuseScore Portable homepage. Get it today!

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John T. Haller's picture

A quick revision 2 update has been posted to address a TEMP file being left behind. As always, platform users already using version 1.3 will get a 500KB quick-install patch.

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