MXL File Extension

MXL file icon
Compressed MusicXML Format
  • Developer
    The MuseScore Team
  • Popularity
    2.7 (7 votes)

What is MXL file?

An .MXL file is a compressed music score file that is created by the MuseScore application. The MXL file stores the music file in the standard XML format as a compressed XML file. The MXL file is compressed using a Zip compression algorithm. Since, the MXL file occupies less storage space, the MXL file can be used to distribute the interactive music file online and share the music sheet with musical applications. Also, the file can be conveniently shared over email and can be backed up on the external media devices.

Programs that support MXL file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the MXL file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the MXL file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the MXL file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the MXL file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the MXL file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the MXL file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

Do you want to help?

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