Installing MuseScore

For school-owned devices:

All students using a school managed device can access MuseScore from the software center

Open the Software Center, which can be found by typing 'Software Center' into the start menu's search bar

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From here, look for 'MuseScore 3.2.3' from the 'Available Software' list and choose 'Install'

After the install is finished, make sure you first restart your school laptop.

MuseScore will now be available on your desktop:

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For BYO Devices:

If you are using your own device, first go to https://musescore.org/en/download

Then choose to download the software for your device, Windows or Mac.

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----For Windows Devices----

If you're on Windows 10, MuseScore can be installed from the Windows Store. Clicking here will open MuseScore's page in the Store app. There you will only have to click Get the app > and MuseScore will be downloaded, installed and subsequently automatically updated.

Otherwise you can get the Windows installer from the download page of the MuseScore website. Click on the link to start the download (pick your choice of 64-bit or 32-bit). Your Internet browser will ask you to confirm that you want to download this file. Click Save File.

When the download finishes, double-click on the file to start the installation. Windows may prompt you with a security window to confirm this before running the software. Click Run to continue.
The installation process will now start

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If you click Cancel, here or later, you'll see:

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If instead you click Next to continue, the setup wizard displays the terms of the free software license.

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Read the terms of the license, make sure the box next to "I accept the terms in the License Agreement" is checked, and click Next to continue. Next the installer will ask you to confirm the location in which to install MuseScore.

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If you are installing a newer version of MuseScore but still want to keep the old version on your computer, then you should change the folder (note that MuseScore 3 can coexist with MuseScore 2 and 1 with no changes needed). Otherwise click Next to continue.

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Click Install to continue.

Give the setup wizard a few minutes to install the necessary files and configurations. You'll see

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and finally

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----For Mac Devices----

You will find the DMG (disk image) file on the download page of the MuseScore website. Click on the macOS link to start the download. When the download is complete, double-click the DMG file to mount the disk image.

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Drag and drop the MuseScore icon to the Applications folder icon.

If you are not logged in as administrator, macOS may ask for a password: click Authenticate and enter your password to proceed.

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When the application has finished copying, eject the disk image. You can now launch MuseScore from the Applications folder, Spotlight, or Launchpad.

 

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