Rocksmith Alternatives

    The most popular alternative is Yousician, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 20 alternatives to Rocksmith so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Rocksmith alternatives are Melodics (Freemium), Clone Hero (Free), FourChords Guitar Karaoke (Freemium) and MyMusicTeacher (Freemium).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Aug 20, 2020

    • Fast and fun way to learn, play and master the Piano, Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, or Singing / Vocals.
      Almost everyone thinks this is a great alternative to Rocksmith.
      • Freemium
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      Gu
      it uses a real guitar unlike any of the ones below. However to actually be useful you need to pay for a subscription
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago 2 users agree

    • Melodics is a desktop app that teaches you to play MIDI keyboards, pad controllers, and drums.


    • 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!.
      This alternative is disputed. It's still a legitimate alternative, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      • Free
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      Gu
      Rocksmith is a teaching tool that uses a real guitar, not a guitar shaped controller with 5 buttons and a switch.
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      Negative comment • 9 months ago 4 users agree

      Gu
      Clone Hero is a rhythm game. Rocksmith is a teaching tool requiring a real guitar. Clone Hero does not.
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      Negative comment • 11 months ago 4 users agree

      Gu
      clone hero is a rhythm game and Rocksmith is a teaching tool
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      Negative comment • more than a year ago 11 users agree and 3 don't

    • Even if you've never played the guitar before, Four Chords makes it fun (and easy) to learn your favorite songs and the latest hits.
      • Freemium
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Steam
    • MyMusicTeacher is an app giving access to thousands of guitar lessons for beginners.
      • Freemium
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
    • A free Guitar Hero/RockBand-like game MOD, forked from Frets on Fire and developped by British fans.
      This alternative is disputed. It's still a legitimate alternative, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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      • Free • Open Source
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      Gu
      Played using a computer keyboard, not a real electric guitar.
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      Negative comment • more than a year ago 6 users agree

      Gu
      Rocksmith is played using an electric guitar.FoFiX is played using a computer keyboard.
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      Negative comment • more than a year ago 6 users agree

    • 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.
      • Free
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      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • iPad
      Gu
      rocksmith is nothing like guitar hero, it is not a rhythm game, it is an actual trainer using a real guitar, not a guitar shaped controller with buttons and a switch.
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      Negative comment • 9 months ago 4 users agree

    • With the Songs2See Game, you can play one of the more than 50 included songs or any of your favorite tracks. With the interactive score, learning mode and fingering display, learning an instrument will be a joyful experience.
      • Mac
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    • Forget boring, traditional lessons, this site teaches you the same skills through fun and rewarding songs like Sweet Home Alabama and Wagon Wheel or from artists like Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Blink-182, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
    • Playdrumsonline is an online rhythm game where you can play the drums along with youtube videos.
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      • Free
      • Online