What is a .MUS File And How To Open It – MakeMusic

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .mus extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .mus file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .MUS file?

The .MUS file extension comes from Finale Notation File. The developer of this file extension is MakeMusic. The file is a audio related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .mus file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .MUS file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .MUS file on your operating system/device.

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

To open the .mus file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the MakeMusic SmartMusic software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: MakeMusic Finale and MakeMusic SmartMusic.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MUS 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the MakeMusic SmartMusic software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .MUS file on Mac

The .mus file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the MakeMusic SmartMusic software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use MakeMusic Finale and MakeMusic SmartMusic software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MUS 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 MakeMusic SmartMusic software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .MUS file?

If you are still unable to open the .MUS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .MUS file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .mus – Mojang, .mus – Electronic Arts, .mus – id Software. 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 .MUS file with the MakeMusic SmartMusic, MakeMusic Finale programs on Windows and MakeMusic SmartMusic, MakeMusic Finale programs on Mac.