Rocksmith Alternatives for Linux

    Rocksmith is not available for Linux but there are a few alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The most popular Linux alternative is Small Clone Hero iconClone Hero, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 20 alternatives to Rocksmith and four of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Rocksmith are Small FoFiX iconFoFiX (Free, Open Source), Small Bemuse: Beat, Music, Sequence iconBemuse: Beat, Music, Sequence (Free) and Small Frets on Fire iconFrets on Fire (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Aug 20, 2020

    • 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.
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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

    • A free Guitar Hero/RockBand-like game MOD, forked from Frets on Fire and developped by British fans.
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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

    • Frets on Fire is a game of musical skill and fast fingers. The aim of the game is to play guitar with the keyboard as accurately as possible.
      This alternative is disputed. It's still a legitimate alternative, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Gu
      Rocksmith is played using an electric guitar. Fres on Fire is played using a computer keyboard.
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      Negative comment • more than a year ago • 3 users agree

      Gu
      FoF is just a video game, Rocksmith teaches on a real guitar
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      Negative comment • more than a year ago • 2 users agree

      Gu
      Rocksmith is played using an electric guitar. Fres on Fire is played using a computer keyboard.
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      Negative comment • more than a year ago • 2 users agree