Hookpad Alternatives

    Hookpad is described as 'Web-based music composition that greatly simplifies writing chord progressions and melodies' and is an website in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Hookpad, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPad, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Helio Workstation, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Hookpad are Waveform (Freemium), Harmony Improvisator (Paid), Captain Chords (Paid) and Scaler (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 5, 2021

      • 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. FEATURES - Available for tablets and desktops.
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    1. Waveform is a commercial, cross-platform DAW and spiritual successor to Tracktion . With a focus on design and composition, it offers tools to greatly simplify everything from initial inspiration to the final mix.
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    2. 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.
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    3. Write chord progressions in your favorite DAW.
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    4. 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.
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    5. Cthulhu is firstly a chord memorizer and player, allowing you to experiment with creating and reworking chord progressions with single-note presses.
      • 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.
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    6. 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.

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    7. MusicDevelopments RapidComposer: Music Prototyping and Automated Composition Software RapidComposer is a rapid music prototyping software designed for composers, song-writers and musicians of all musical styles.
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      • 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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