Riffstation Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Riffstation for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The most popular Mac alternative is Small MusicTrans iconMusicTrans. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Small Sonic Visualiser iconSonic Visualiser or Small Amazing Slow Downer iconAmazing Slow Downer. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 14 alternatives to Riffstation and eight of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Riffstation are Small Capo iconCapo (Paid), Small Transcribe! iconTranscribe! (Paid), Small Tune Transcriber iconTune Transcriber (Free) and Small Musician's Practice Edge iconMusician's Practice Edge (Freemium).

Load any MP3 and Riffstation will automatically detect the chords and sync the chord diagrams with the music. You can also slow down the audio, change the pitch, isolate or mute guitar parts, loop specific sections and even sync a metronome. If you're looking for more info about Riffstation like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 10/10/2019 1:17:00 AM
Riffstation is discontinued
The program is no longer be available for download.

Alternatives to Riffstation for Mac with any license

  • MusicTrans

    Without touching any control, MusicTrans will give you a graphical view of what notes are being played. An intermediate player can easily get the basic chords just by looking at the screen, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg! From there you can start using the different sound processing techniques included in MusicTrans to catch all the details. With MusicTrans you can slow down a song, remove the vocals, isolate certain frequencies, and more.

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  • Capo

    Capo is a revolutionary tool for all musicians who want to get better at playing the music they love! Features: - Automatically detects guitar, bass, mandolin, ukulele or 5-string bass chords for all your songs in your music library. - Transcribe your music marking the notes you hear (and see!) in the song by drawing on top of the spectrogram. - Speed up or slow down songs to any speed without affecting pitch or song quality. - Transpose songs and see the chords adjust automatically.

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  • Sonic Visualiser

    Sonic Visualiser is a free, open-source application for Windows, Linux, and Mac, designed to be the first program you reach for when want to study a music recording closely. It's designed for musicologists, archivists, signal-processing researchers, and anyone else looking for a friendly way to look at what lies inside the audio file.

    • Riffstation is a hosted tool, Sonic Annotator is not. timingMay 2018 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Amazing Slow Downer

    Change the speed of the music - from 20% (one fifth speed) to 200% (double speed) without changing the pitch. Wrong key? Change the pitch in semi-tones - at full or changed speed. Out of tune? Adjust the pitch in cents (100ths of a semi-tone) to suit your instrument. Real-time processing - all described above is done in real-time - just insert the CD and press the play button! Also slows down MP3, AIFF, AAC/MP4 and wave files on your computer in real-time.

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  • Transcribe!

    The Transcribe! application is an assistant for people who sometimes want to work out a piece of music from a recording, in order to write it out, or play it themselves, or both. It doesn't do the transcribing for you, but it is essentially a specialised player program which is optimised for the purpose of transcription. It has many transcription-specific features not found on conventional music players.

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  • Tune Transcriber

    Learn and transcribe music for free from your web browser (no install needed). Load MP3s or a YouTube video. Slow down music, change pitch, add marks, beats, loops and easily navigate the song.

    • Does not make the chords for you, only let you take notes on the song by yourself. Guest • Nov 2015 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Musician's Practice Edge

    Musician's Practice Edge is aimed at musicians working with video or audio material. Hold all of your music courses and audio files in the one spot, regardless of who you bought them from. Note: Windows audio-only version is now FREE forever. You can even play the audio tracks from videos in this mode. Mac version is 14 day free trial.

    Freemium Mac Windows

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  • Song Surgeon

    Song Surgeon was first released in 2007, and is now a decade old. From its first humble beginnings it has grown to be one of the most popular and valuable tools used by musicians – both students and teacher. At last count Song Surgeon has been sold in more than 120 countries worldwide – and by musicians that play 37 different instruments.

    • Does not analyze and extract chords from audio files. Guest • Nov 2019 Disagree   Agree

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