1. Download installer from the download page at the MuseIDE site.

2. Run installer

The installer is not (yet) signed, so Windows will warn you:


Select More Info and then you will see:


Select Run Anyway

MuseIDE will start after installation. It will download the latest updates each time it starts.

Continue with Setting up a project.

MacOS and Linux


You must have Java 8 installed and available on your path. When you type this at the command line:

prompt> java -version

you should see something like:

java version "1.8.0_65"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_65-b17)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.65-b01, mixed mode)

Install MuseIDE

  1. Download MuseIDE
  2. Unzip the archive
  3. Add the museide-N.N/bin folder to your path

Starting the IDE

To start the IDE from the command line:

muse ide

See the Muse command-line docs for performing other operations from the command-line.

Continue with Setting up a project.