ABC file converter How to convert ABC file?

What is ABC file?


The .ABC file extension is an open format that allows you to write music notation for the ABC system. The .ABC file extension is an open format that allows you to write music notation for the ABC system. To begin writing, first make sure you have a software like Finale or Sibelius installed on your computer. Then, go to www.abcnotation.com and download the free trial of their software - it's not worth buying unless you are planning on writing music with it long-term. Once you have downloaded and installed their software, open up the document (.abc) and start playing around with what notes can be used in what octaves. As of September 2017, there are over 100 million users who use this format - which makes it one of the most popular methods of

ABC Format details


Full Name ABC Music Notation
Developer N/A
Category Audio Files

Software, that convert ABC files


The easiest way to convert a ABC file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle ABC files. Open your ABC file with one of them and save in another file format.


ABC Converters

  • Melody Assistant
  • MuseScore
  • Muse
  • MusicEase
  • TablEdit
  • Abc2xml
  • 6 ABC converters

ABC conversions