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Best Captain Chords Alternatives

Captain Chords is described as 'Write chord progressions in your favorite DAW' and is a music production app in the audio & music category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Captain Chords for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPad, iPhone and Linux. The best alternative is Waveform, which is free. Other great apps like Captain Chords are Harmony Improvisator, Odesi, RapidComposer and Scaler.

Captain Chords alternatives are mainly Music Production Apps but may also be Digital Audio Workstations or Audio Recorders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Captain Chords.
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  1. Waveform icon

    Waveform

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    • Windows
    • Linux
    54 alternatives to Waveform 

    Waveform is a commercial, cross-platform DAW. With a focus on design and composition, it offers tools to greatly simplify everything from initial inspiration to the final mix.

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    1.  Support for VST PluginsWaveform support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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    • Harmony Improvisator icon

      Harmony Improvisator

      • Mac
      • Windows
      26 alternatives to Harmony Improvisator 

      Harmony Improvisator is the most advanced harmonic composition tool on the market. It opens up the infinite world of harmonic theory by making centuries-old knowledge uniquely transparent.

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      Odesi

      • Windows
      • Steam
      30 alternatives to Odesi 

      Odesi helps you write hot tracks. It exports the results to Audio and MIDI files, so you can use the final result immediately. The MIDI files you create in Odesi will open perfectly inside Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Reason, Pro Tools, or any other DAW.

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      RapidComposer

      • Mac
      • Windows
      29 alternatives to RapidComposer 

      MusicDevelopments RapidComposer: Music Prototyping and Automated Composition Software

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      1.  Support for VST PluginsRapidComposer support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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        Scaler

        • Mac
        • Windows
        29 alternatives to Scaler 

        Scaler is the inspirational MIDI effect that makes finding chords and progressions intuitive and fun! With note detection, scale selection and chord suggestions, Scaler is a comprehensive but easy-to-use toolbox that will help anyone make better music.

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        AudioCipher

        • Mac
        • Windows
        16 alternatives to AudioCipher 

        AudioCipher is a melody generator for music producers that turns text input into MIDI notes.

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        1.  Support for MIDIAudioCipher includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
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          Cthulhu

          • Mac
          • Windows
          27 alternatives to Cthulhu 

          Cthulhu is firstly a chord memorizer and player, allowing you to experiment with creating and reworking chord progressions with single-note presses. The other half of Cthulhu is a unique pattern-based arpeggiator, allowing incoming notes or chords to be manipulated in various...

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          1.  Support for VST PluginsCthulhu support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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          • Orb Composer S icon

            Orb Composer S

            • Mac
            • Windows
            48 alternatives to Orb Composer S 

            Orb Composer is a Music Composition Software based on a Artificial Intelligence. The first AI software for composers, musicians and songwriters. With Orb, explore new musical ideas, experiment orchestration or simply unleash your creativity.

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            Development is apparently halted as the company has focused on Orb Producer Suite icon Orb Producer Suite. Orb Composer is unavailable for download or purchase as of Oct. 2020.

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            AutoTheory

            28 alternatives to AutoTheory 

            AutoTheory synchronizes industry standard midi effects into the perfect songwriting tool.

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            1.  Support for VST PluginsAutoTheory support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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            Synfire

            • Mac
            • Windows
            26 alternatives to Synfire 

            The comprehensive Music Prototyping Studio for professionals and enthusiasts. Get rid of tedious routine and enjoy an artistic freedom and creative variety never seen before. Forget writer's block. Synfire is an inexhaustible source of inspiration.

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            1.  Support for VST PluginsSynfire support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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