What is a .NOT File And How To Open It – MakeMusic (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .not 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 .not file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .NOT file?

The file extension .NOT is from Finale Note File.The development of this file was done by MakeMusic. The file is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .not file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .NOT file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .NOT file on various operating systems.

How to open a .NOT file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .not file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the MakeMusic Finale software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is MakeMusic Finale.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .NOT file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

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 MakeMusic Finale software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .NOT file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .not file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .NOT file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

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

Still cannot open the .NOT file?

If you cannot open the .NOT file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .NOT file.not – Notation 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 .NOT file with the MakeMusic Finale program on Windows and MakeMusic Finale program on Mac.