What is a .MSC File And How To Open It – The MuseScore Team (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .msc extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .msc file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .MSC file?

The .MSC file extension is MuseScore Composition File. The developer of this file extension is The MuseScore Team. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .msc file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .MSC file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .MSC file on various operating systems.

How to open a .MSC file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .msc file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the MuseScore software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use MuseScore software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MSC file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the MuseScore software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .MSC file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .msc file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the MuseScore software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use MuseScore software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MSC file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the MuseScore software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .MSC file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .msc file on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the MuseScore software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is MuseScore.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .MSC file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the MuseScore software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .MSC file?

If you are still unable to open the .MSC file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .MSC file.msc – Microsoft. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .MSC file with the MuseScore program on Windows, MuseScore program on Mac and MuseScore software on Linux.