Files that contain the extension MUS are associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include Finale, SCORE, Minecraft, and Electronic Arts. MUS files contain data and information related to the program that created them.
If the MUS files are created by Finale, they are an audio file type that contains MIDI files that allow you to create and edit digital music tracks. MIDI stands for Musical Instrument Digital Interface which is used to connect musical instruments to your PC for the purpose of composing and arranging music scores. Finale is an application that is used by musicians and composers to arrange or compose music for a wide variety of instrumentation.
MUS file extensions which are created by SCORE are a data file type that contains musical notation, symbols, shapes, staff structures, clefs, time signatures, and other elements that are used to compose or arrange music. SCORE Music Publishing System is an application designed to create musical arrangements and compositions which equal engraved scores.
If the MUS files are associated with Minecraft, they are an audio file type that contains sound clips used for background audio in the Minecraft gaming application. Minecraft is produced by Mojang and is a game that allows you to work with building blocks for protection from monsters and other characters.
MUS files related to Electronic Arts are a game file type that contains audio clips which are used to play background music for games. Electronic Arts produces a variety of games for PlayStation devices and for your PC.
How to Open MUS Files
Since MUS files are associated with multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. MUS files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open them.
If the MUS files are related to Finale, you must use the Finale program to open the files. Finale is available as a free trial download on the Finale website and is compatible with the Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.
MUS files created with SCORE can be opened using the SCORE Music Publishing System by San Andreas Press. This application is available as a free trial download on the SCORE Music website and is compatible with Windows and Mac OS X.
If the MUS files are associated with Electronic Arts, you can open them using MF Audio or EA Need for Speed. It is also possible to convert this type of MUS file to another format using NFSMW Music Extractor or a file conversion program.
There are a number of file conversion programs available as a free download on websites such as CNET which will convert MUS files for you. You can also use an online resource such as Zamzar which will perform free file conversion for you as long as the content is not copyright protected. Simply log onto the website, browse for the MUS file, choose the new format, enter your email address, and click on Convert. Within minutes you will receive the newly converted file in your email inbox.