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

    1. "ChordPolyPad" is a MIDI chords player that allows you to create chord sets from a large internal library, from any combination of notes, or from chords generated randomly. Each set consists of 8 groups of 16 pads, or 2 groups of 64 pads.
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    2. Liquid Notes turns you into an expert in harmony, chord progression and melody. Reharmonization made simple: assisted by the music intelligence of Recompose you can engage in music writing, music & composition analysis, and performance live in real-time.


      Liquid Notes is no longer available

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      Obscurium is a synthesis tool for sound and pitch. It feeds on your input of scales & chords to produce futuristic soundscapes and vivid harmonics.
    3. Harmony Builder is an intelligent music composition software.
    4. Midi Madness 3 can create an unlimited number of melodies using a simple set of probability weightings. Simply set some parameters, such as a chord sequence and some MIDI controllers, and let Midi Madness go wild, creating melodies, chord progressions and sequences.

    5. ChordMaps2 is a creative music app for iPad that allows you to play and explore melodies, bass lines, and chord progressions in both major and minor keys, most of the time tapping with just one or two fingers.
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