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  • MMA

    “MMA—Musical MIDI Accompaniment” is an accompaniment generator. It creates MIDI tracks for a soloist to perform over from a user supplied file containing chords and MMA...

    • Produces backing tracks to play over. Guest • Mar 2017 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Impro-Visor

    Impro-Visor (short for “Improvisation Advisor”) is a music notation program designed to help jazz musicians compose and hear solos similar to ones that might be...

    • better user interface. many similar facilities to BIAB. Guest • Jun 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • ChordPulse

    ChordPulse is a handy backing band software for music practice, inspiration, improvisation, and pure fun with music. Play and sing along with ChordPulse. Use it as a...

    • better designed user interface, you won't need a manual. It has lots of styles embedded, which all sound perfect for practicing soloing. Also, it exports to midi so you can load your jam track to a DAW and start recording your song. ChordPulse does not do automatic soloing but who uses that, really? Guest • Dec 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Its just so much easier to use. Guest • Mar 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Easy and fast to create some jam-tracks, lot of styles, midi export Guest • Oct 2015 Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Windows

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  • Sibelius

    Sibelius is a scorewriter program, created by Sibelius Software (now part of Avid Technology) for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and historically RISC OS.

    • Sibelius is a notation (Score writing) application, Band-In-A-Box is not. Guest • Dec 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's for writing sheet music, not for making backing tracks Guest • May 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows

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  • Frescobaldi

    Frescobaldi is a LilyPond sheet music text editor. It aims to be powerful, yet lightweight and easy to use. Frescobaldi is Free Software, freely available under the...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Power Tab Editor

    Power Tab Editor is a free tablature authoring tool created by Brad Larsen for Windows. It is used to create guitar, bass and ukulele tablature scores, among many...

    Free Mac Windows

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  • LeMMA

    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...

    • Discontinued The project looks abandoned. Last version, 0.9 alpha, released in August 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • EasyABC

    EasyABC allows you to edit and play abc files. It supports conversion from MusicXML and MIDI to ABC. The latter uses a custom implementation (midi2abc is not used) in...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows

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  • Aria Maestosa

    Aria Maestosa is an open-source (GPL) midi tracker/editor. It lets you compose, edit and play midi files with a few clicks in a user-friendly interface offering...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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