BackupBand is described as 'Real-Time auto-arranger/accompaniment software'. There are five alternatives to BackupBand for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Impro-Visor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like BackupBand are JJazzLab (Free, Open Source), Band-in-a-Box (Paid), LeMMA (Free, Open Source) and One Man Band (Paid).
- 5 alternatives
- LeMMA is a simple GUI “front-end” written in Python for MMA (Musical MIDI Accompaniment – also written in Python). Just enter the chords, select the grooves and press “Play”. View 6 alternatives to LeMMA
The project looks abandoned. Last version, 0.9 alpha, released in August 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
- Free • Open Source
- Transforms all (piano, synthesizer) keyboards into arranger keyboards with real time chords recognition! Creates complete MIDI music-arrangements with just simple drag and drop operations! Utilises, modifies and creates styles in Yamaha format!. View 11 alternatives to One Man Band
- Paid • Proprietary