Guitar Hero (Series) Alternatives for Linux

    Guitar Hero is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Frets on Fire, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Guitar Hero and six of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Guitar Hero are osu! (Free, Open Source), Clone Hero (Free), FoFiX (Free, Open Source) and McOsu (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 15, 2020

    1. Frets on Fire is a game of musical skill and fast fingers. The aim of the game is to play guitar with the keyboard as accurately as possible.
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      Most users think Frets on Fire is a great alternative to Guitar Hero.
    2. osu! is a rhythm game based on the gameplay of a variety of popular commercial rhythm games. While aiming to keep authentic gameplay and scoring, osu! increases the epic factor through online rankings, multiplayer, replay exchange, and a huge community following.
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      osu! vs Guitar Hero opinions
      Most users think osu! is a great alternative to Guitar Hero.
      Userb not about a musical instrument, just shares rhythm
      Negative comment 11 months ago


    3. Clone Hero is a free rhythm game, which can be played with any 5 or 6 button guitar controller, Game Controllers, or just your standard computer keyboard. Download the game, copy your song charts into the song folder and enjoy hours of fun!.
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      it supports all guitar hero songs, plays similarly, allows custom songs
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    4. A free Guitar Hero/RockBand-like game MOD, forked from Frets on Fire and developped by British fans.
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      A free open-source circle-clicking rhythm game practice client for osu! beatmaps with Virtual Reality support. McOsu is developed separately from and has no direct affiliation with osu! or ppy Pty Ltd.

    5. Bemuse is a Japanese guitar hero/DJ hero like game. It is an online web-based rhythm game that has controller support. This game also supports BMS's.
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