MuseScore 2.0.2 – Free music composition and notation software released

MuseScore 2.0.2 which was recently made available for installation via PPA, is an open-source music composition and notation software, allowing the users tp create, edit and print music in an WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) environment.

MuseScore music

This release, focuses primarily on stability, with over 100 more bugs fixed. But we couldn’t resist making a few additional enhancements!

New Features

  • Playback of trills and other ornaments as well as glissandi and bends, with controls to customize or disable the effect
  • New templates: various classical chamber groups, vocal ensembles, orchestras, and concert band
  • Palette improvements: clefs, key signatures, time signatures, lines, and other palette elements that formerly required drag and drop can be added to a selected range via double click
  • Search box in Symbols palette
  • Zoom to 100% shortcut (Ctrl+0)
  • Tremolo rendering improvements
  • New symbols: treble clef with parenthesized octave indicator, pedal line with release symbol
  • Improvements to Bravura and other music fonts
  • Improvements to the default FluidR3 soundfont

Install MuseScore 2.0.2 on Ubuntu Linux OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mscore-ubuntu/mscore-stable

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install musescore

Remove Musescore

sudo apt-get remove musescore
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