Sonic Visualiser Alternatives

    Sonic Visualiser is described as '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' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Sonic Visualiser for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Transcribe!. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Amazing Slow Downer or Audioalter. Other great apps like Sonic Visualiser are Capo (Paid), AudioRetoucher (Paid), Sonic Atom (Paid) and MusicTrans (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 2, 2021

    1. 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.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
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      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.


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      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.
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    2. AudioRetoucher is an audio effects processor that allows you to change the key of a song. In addition, it allows you to slow down the music to get the right tempo.
    3. Multi-instrument, audio analysis and metering software for Post and Broadcast Engineers, Music Engineers, Video Editors, Sound Designers and Composers and everyone else that works with audio.
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      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!
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    4. Audioalter is a collection of web tools that you can use to add effects to your audio files. It allows you change speed, volume, pitch, duration and much more.
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    5. Playable is built to help you learn, practice and transcribe music. It focuses on playback, featuring fast, easy, high-quality, real-time adjustment of tempo, pitch and other parameters.
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      muDic is the tool which is most suitable for dictation of the ad lib solo phrase. muDic supports the dictation of the phrase and the making of the sheet of music, the exercise of the phrase for total.
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    6. Learning Tool for instrument solo's or singing. Can slow down music without changing the pitch Unique Timeline for settings Markers
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