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Final Community Group Report 1 June 2021

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Copyright © 2004-2021 the Contributors to the MusicXML Specification, published by the Music Notation Community Group under the W3C Community Final Specification Agreement (FSA). A human-readable summary is available.


MusicXML is a standard open format for exchanging digital sheet music. It is designed for sharing sheet music files between applications, and for archiving sheet music files for use in the future. As of this publication date it is supported by over 250 applications.

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This specification was published by the W3C Music Notation Community Group. It is not a W3C Standard nor is it on the W3C Standards Track. Please note that under the W3C Community Final Specification Agreement (FSA) other conditions apply. Learn more about W3C Community and Business Groups.

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