Mup 5.5 for Mac OS X 10.4 (or later)

A shareware music publication program by Arkkra Enterprises

Mac OS X version has moved to Arkkra Enterprises site

Starting with version 5.6, the Mac OS X version of Mup and its companion tools is available directly from Arkkra Enterprises: Download Mup for Mac OS X.

If for some reason you need an older version of Mup, the historical information and associated download links are preserved below.


Mup is a shareware music publication program by Arkkra Enterprises. Music is described by a text file that you can create using your favorite editor or the included Mupmate program. Mup then determines how to lay out the music, and generates PostScript output for displaying or printing it.

See the included documents and the web site for details.

System Requirements

This port of Mup has been built as universal binaries for PowerPC-based and Intel-based Macs. It has been built and tested on Mac OS X 10.5.3.


This port of Mup is provided as a disk image for Mac OS X. It comes with more detailed documentation.

Mac OS X

Download for Mac OS X Download Mup 5.5 for Mac OS X (3.4 MB)

Version History

5.3 28-Dec-2006
  first Mac OS X port of Mup, based on Mup 5.3
5.3.1 24-Jan-2007
  • Text files with extension .mup can now be opened by double-clicking or by dragging them onto the MupMate application icon.
  • Should run with Mac OS X 10.3.9 on PowerPC-based Macs.
5.4 5-Jul-2007
  upgraded to Mup 5.4
5.5 16-Jun-2008
  upgraded to Mup 5.5 and FLTK 1.1.9

Contact Information


Legal Information

The Macintosh port of Mup is provided in the hope that it will be useful but comes with absolutely no warranty, neither by Michael Thies nor by Arkkra Enterprises.

While the Macintosh specific additions and enhancements in the Macintosh port of Mup are provided free of charge by Michael Thies, the underlying Mup source code is Shareware copyrighted by Arkkra Enterprises. You must register Mup with Arkkra Enterprises, if you want to use it beyond the initial evaluation period.

Several terms used above are trademarks of their respective holders.

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