Alternatives to Band-in-a-Box for Mac with any license

  • 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 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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...

    • After trying it out, I should be able to describe it. Guest • Feb 2019 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Produces backing tracks to play over. Guest • Mar 2017 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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 music notation software. You would have to create the accompaniment yourself in the notation. There is little similarity between this and BIAB. Guest • May 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • It's for writing sheet music, not for making backing tracks Guest • May 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Sibelius is a notation (Score writing) application, Band-In-A-Box is not. Guest • Dec 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees 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...

    • create sheet music not accompaniments Guest • Dec 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • ABCJ

    ABCJ is a pure-Java editor, player and librarian for music files stored using Chris Walshaw's ABC notation. Features :-. • ABCJ maintains a library of ABC...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

  • Denemo

    GNU Denemo is a music notation editor that lets you rapidly enter notation for typesetting via the LilyPond music engraver. You can compose, transcribe, arrange, listen...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Harmony Assistant

    Harmony Assistant is an unbeatable software for computer-assisted music composition and editing. Its harmonizing capabilities enable the composer to build quickly and...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • DGuitar

    DGuitar is a Guitar Pro (GP4, GP3, GTP) viewer/player that works on Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD, Solaris, and any other operating system that has Java Runtime Environment...

    • Discontinued The last software release was published on February 20th, 2006.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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