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Cthulhu Alternatives

Cthulhu is described as 'is firstly a chord memorizer and player, allowing you to experiment with creating and reworking chord progressions with single-note presses' and is an app in the audio & music category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Cthulhu for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPad, Linux and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Waveform, which is free. Other great apps like Cthulhu are Helio Workstation, Harmony Improvisator, Captain Chords and Scaler.

Cthulhu 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 Cthulhu.
This page was last updated Jun 23, 2022
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  • Mac
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Cthulhu is firstly a chord memorizer and player, allowing you to experiment with creating and reworking chord progressions...

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  1. Waveform

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  2. Helio Workstation

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Helio is a cross-platform lightweight music speed-painting tool. It features linear-based sequencer with clean UI, integrated version control to sync the projects between devices, export to midi and more.



  3. Harmony Improvisator

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.

  4. Captain Chords

    • Mac

    Write chord progressions in your favorite DAW.

  5. Scaler

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.



  6. Odesi

    • Windows
    • Steam

    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.

  7. RapidComposer

    • Mac
    • Windows

    MusicDevelopments RapidComposer: Music Prototyping and Automated Composition Software

  8. Orb Composer S

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.

    Discontinued

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

  9. AutoTheory

    • Windows

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

  10. Instachord

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Instachord is a MIDI Processing Plugin that helps you play chords and chord progressions faster and easier. Find the chords that work well together and build a perfect chord progression for your next song with just a few clicks.

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