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Guitar Pro Alternatives for iPad

There are many alternatives to Guitar Pro for iPad if you are looking for a replacement. The best iPad alternative is MuseScore, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Guitar Pro and 13 are available for iPad so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting iPad alternatives to Guitar Pro are Avid Sibelius, Songsterr, Flat and MyMusicTeacher.

Guitar Pro alternatives are mainly Music Production Apps but may also be Digital Audio Workstations. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Guitar Pro.
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  • Android
  • iPhone
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  1. MuseScore icon

    MuseScore

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku

    MuseScore is a free music notation and composition software available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

    ⚫︎ Support for MIDIMuseScore includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
    ⚫︎ PortableMuseScore can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Most users think MuseScore is a great alternative to Guitar Pro.
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    Great user interface, compatible with Guitar Pro files, high quality sound fonts, highly customizable, free open source software.

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    burnx50

    MuseScore's constant improvements in guitar tab editing make it an increasingly attractive option for anyone who seeks an alternative for Guitar Pro

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    MuseScore is not specific for the guitar or other fretted instruments.

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    It is free software. And it does its job perfectly.

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    It is all-round high quality music score editor with extended possibilities of editing any type of tab for any type of fretted instruments from renaissance lute to modern guitar. And much more. The basic understanding of standard note notation is essential though.

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  2. Sibelius is a scorewriter program, created by Sibelius Software (now part of Avid Technology) for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and historically RISC OS.

    ⚫︎ Support for VST PluginsAvid Sibelius support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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    Songsterr

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Songsterr is an archive of guitar, bass and drum tabs. It is collaboratively built and maintained by your fellow music lovers. Anyone with Internet access can contribute new tabs and make changes to existing ones.

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    Some users think Songsterr is a great alternative to Guitar Pro, some don't.

    Most accessible, easy to use, no install. Although it only serves as a tool for learning, not composing.

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    Flat

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Flat lets you write sheet music with your friends in real time with a nice music notation editor.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Flat simultaneously.
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    Flat(.io) is really easy to take in charge and near as complete as others installed softwares, you can even listen to what you write, and it tells you your mistakes.. real good light and online tool.

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    MyMusicTeacher

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Online Guitar Lessons, from beginner to advanced level. Video tutorials to learn how to read a guitar tab and tune an electric guitar, along with acoustic or folk guitar.

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    ambarretojunior

    Even Guitar Pro giving the possibility for the user to learn how to play songs, it's core is composing tabs, differently from MyMusicTeacher, which is for learning how to play with videos and tabs.

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    Chordsheet Maker

    • iPad

    Chordsheet Maker is the quickest and most efficient way to create a chord sheet or lead sheet directly on your iPad. Skip the paper and share it in PDF as soon as it’s done. No complex menus or navigation. All the necessary, in an ergonomic way.

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    Real Guitar

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Real Guitar is one of the most realistic guitar simulator apps featuring a user-friendly interface and an awesome sound quality. All the notes have been recorded from the live guitar.

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    GP plays tabs... RG doesnt

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    Stave'n'Tabs

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    iOS and macOS notation and tablature editor with MIDI and MusicXML files support and chromatic scales analyze of the score.

    ⚫︎ Support for MIDIStave'n'Tabs includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
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    Mac, iPad and iPhone versions of the Stave'n'Tabs
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    TabToolkit

    • iPhone
    • iPad

    TabToolkit for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is an incredibly powerful music notation viewer with multi-track audio playback. The app includes an audio synthesis engine that enables you to listen to and control the audio for all instrument tracks individually.

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    TEFpad

    • iPad

    TEFpad LE is a editor of TablEdit files (.tef format) designed for the iPad.

    ⚫︎ Support for MIDITEFpad includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
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