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File Extension

MUS File Format

MakeMusic Music File

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MUS is a file extension for a music notation file format used by MakeMusic notation programs such as Finale. An MUS file includes only music notation, not audio data. MUS file data is in a MIDI format.

Programs that open MUS files include various versions of MakeMusic Finale.

Other applications for the MUS file extension include generic music audio files, music audio files for MusicTime and interactive music audio data files from Electronic Arts.


Learn more about MUS files:

Visit the music notation areas of the MakeMusic website.

Ask an IT peer MUS-related questions at IT Knowledge Exchange.

This was last updated in July 2010
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