>> MSCZ file

MSCZ file format description

Many people share .mscz files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .mscz file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .mscz files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mscz - MuseScore Compressed Music Score

The MSCZ document files are related to MuseScore. MSCZ file is a MuseScore Compressed Music Score. MuseScore is a program designed to solve the problem of producing notation to give to human musicians to play. MSCZ is the standard MuseScore file format and recommended for most uses. A score saved in this format takes up very little disk space, but preserves all the necessary information. The format is a ZIP-compressed version of .mscx files and includes images.

Document files
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MuseScore Compressed Music Score related extensions:
MuseScore v1 Music Score
MuseScore Music Score
MuseScore Style Definition Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .mscz file extension. Even harmful programs can create .mscz files. Be especially cautious with .mscz files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .mscz file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .mscz file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

mcz, msc, mscx, msz, scz

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

mSecure Backup
MuseScore Music Score
Microsoft Management Console Snap-in
Wingz Script
AdLib MSCplay Music
MediaMonkey v3 Compressed Skin

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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