File Extension Library

.MUSX File Extension

  • Developer by: MakeMusic
  • Category: Audio Files

What is an .MUSX file?

.MUSX file extension is created by MakeMusic. .MUSX has been classified as Audio Files.

.MUSX is Finale Notation File

A MUSX file is a notation file saved in MIDI format and created by Finale, a music notation program. It contains music notation data and additional information that can only be read by MakeMusic software. MUSX files replaced .MUS files.

To create a MUSX file simply select File → Save As... with your document open, choose your save location, name the file, select the MUSX file type, and click Save.

NOTE: The MUSX extension was introduced in Finale 2014.

List of all softwares that can open the Finale Notation File
MakeMusic Finale
MakeMusic SmartMusic
MakeMusic Finale PrintMusic
MakeMusic Finale
MakeMusic SmartMusic

How to Open .MUSX file on different platforms

Open .MUSX File on Windows

  • Right-click a .MUSX
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .MUSX file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .MUSX files" Press "Ok"

Open .MUSX File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MUSX file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .MUSX File on Linux

Right click on the .MUSX file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .MUSX File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MUSX file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .MUSX File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .MUSX files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MUSX files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .MUSX files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .MUSX file format
  2. You need to check the .MUSX file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)