ChordPulse Alternatives for Mac

ChordPulse is not available for Mac but there are a few alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The most popular Mac alternative is Small Impro-Visor iconImpro-Visor, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 10 alternatives to ChordPulse and four of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to ChordPulse are Small MMA iconMMA (Free, Open Source), Small Band-in-a-Box iconBand-in-a-Box (Paid) and Small JJazzLab iconJJazzLab (Free, Open Source).

The list of alternatives was last updated on Mar 9, 2020

  • 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 improvised.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
  • “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 directives.
    Most users think this is great alternative to ChordPulse.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux


  • Intelligent auto-accompaniment to help music composers create truly professional backing tracks.
  • JJazzLab is a free Midi-based application which automatically generates backing tracks (a musical accompaniment) for any song.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux