Open MSCZ file

The most common choise: Compressed score from MuseScore

How to open Compressed score from MuseScore .mscz files

mscz file icon Have you had trouble opening the mscz file on your computer? What are mscz files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is mscz file?

mscz files can be typically found as compressed music notations made and saved using the MuseScore open source software.

Compressed score from MuseScore description

mscz file is a compressed music score sheet created by MuseScore, a free music notation program.

MSCZ format represents compressed version of the XML musical score, including notes, lyrics, and other musical notation data. It is used for storing and sharing compositions. The "z" in the extension indicates that the file is compressed, allowing it to be smaller in size for easier sharing and storage.

Suggested software to open mscz file


A free cross-platform WYSIWYG music notation software

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