LilyPond in Smultron

LilyPond syntax colouring for Smultron. Smultron already includes this file. Here you may find the latest improvements.


  1. Locate
  2. Right-click on’s icon and choose Show Package Contents…
  3. Browse to Contents > Resources > Syntax Definitions.
  4. Copy lilypond.plist into the Syntax Definitions folder, replacing the existing version.
  5. Re-open Smultron.
  6. Go to Smultron > Preferences… > Advanced > Syntax Definitions.
  7. Associate the needed file extensions (ly and lytex) to Lilypond.
  8. Open a LilyPond file!