Symphonium Alternatives

    Symphonium is described as 'A tool to help while learning to play the piano. Similar to Synthesia (proprietary), Linthesium and Piano from above (both discontinued)' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are eight alternatives to Symphonium for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android Tablet and iPad. The best alternative is Synthesia, which is free. Other great apps like Symphonium are Piano From Above (Free, Open Source), Perfect Piano (Free), Linthesia (Free, Open Source) and Musicope (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 20, 2021

    1. A fun way to learn how to play the piano. Whether you've always wanted to learn or you're a veteran looking for a fun new way to practice, get ready to join the thousands using Synthesia.
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    2. Piano From Above (PianoFromAbove.exe). Piano From Above is a program that turns learning the piano into a videogame. You can open any MIDI file and simply play the notes as they fall.
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    3. Perfect Piano is a smartphone app designed to teach players how to play and record piano songs of their own using their smartphone. There are many plugins to allow you to change the sound of the piano to things like a guitar, harp, and cello.
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    4. Linthesia is a game. A game of playing music! You only need a MIDI file to play, and a MIDI keyboard (or your PC keyboard). It's a fork of Synthesia, which only runs on Windows and OS X. Linthesia is for GNU/Linux.


      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.4.2, released in January 2010, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      An open-source online piano game similar to Synthesia .

    5. What is pianu? Pianu is a website that teaches you how to play piano, interactively. How can a website teach me piano interactively? Using new technology in the browser, Pianu is able to interact with any MIDI keyboard connected to your computer.
    6. Piano Booster lets you practice and play the piano alongside a scrolling music stave. It's an open-source, cross-platform tool that works with MIDI keyboards as input. Play along and receive an accuracy reading to let you know how you're doing.
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    7. Keysight is a real-time configurable midi visualization platform powered by Unreal Engine, built for piano-focused streamers and content creators. Beautiful, performance-accompanying visualizations have never been simpler!
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