ChordPulse Alternatives for Mac

    ChordPulse is not available for Mac but there are a few alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Impro-Visor, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 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 MMA (Free, Open Source), Band-in-a-Box (Paid) and JJazzLab (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 24, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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. The objective is to improve understanding of solo construction and tune chord changes.
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      Some users think Impro-Visor is a great alternative to ChordPulse, some don't.
      • FreeOpen 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 MMA is a great alternative to ChordPulse.


    1. Band-in-a-Box is an intelligent automatic accompaniment program. You can hear and play along to many song ideas and go from "nothing" to "something" in a very short period of time with Band-in-a-Box as your "on demand" backup band.
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      Most users think Band-in-a-Box is a great alternative to ChordPulse.
    2. JJazzLab is a free Midi-based application which automatically generates backing tracks (a musical accompaniment) for any song. It’s a jam buddy to have fun improvising, learn new stuff or just practice your instrument. It’s also a great tool for teachers.
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