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File Type 1 Finale Notation File  IconFinale Notation File
File Format Proprietary (MakeMusic)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Music notation format used by Finale and other MakeMusic notation programs; saves data in MIDI format, similar to a .MID file; also contains additional information that can only be read by MakeMusic software.

MUS files contain music notation information, but do not store actual audio data.

Important: After the release of Finale 2014, the program began to use .MUSX files.

Open With
Windows

IconMakeMusic Finale

IconMakeMusic SmartMusic

macOS

IconMakeMusic Finale

IconMakeMusic SmartMusic

Updated November 14, 2013
File Type 2 Generic IconElectronic Arts Game Music File
File Format Proprietary (Electronic Arts)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually
Rank ★ ☆ ☆  Uncommon
Description

Contains music data referenced by a PlayStation 2 (PS2) video game; often used by games developed by Electronic Arts (EA); typically used for background music that is played during gameplay.

Open With
Windows

IconMFAudio

IconEA Need for Speed Most Wanted

Updated March 5, 2009
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