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Synthesia Alternatives for Linux

Synthesia is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Musicope, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Synthesia and seven of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Synthesia are Linthesia, Rosegarden, PianoBooster and Symphonium.

Synthesia alternatives are mainly Piano Trainers but may also be Music Games or Music Production Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Synthesia.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad
  • Wine

Learn piano, have fun practicing or enjoy lively MIDI visualizations with the cross-platform piano game.

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  1. Musicope icon

    Musicope

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    An open-source online piano game similar to Synthesia .

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    Musicope vs Synthesia opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Musicope is a great alternative to Synthesia.

    requires MIDI input + must download other software to use

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    This app needs MIDI input to use. You can't use keyboard.

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  2. Linthesia icon

    Linthesia

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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    Most users think Linthesia is a great alternative to Synthesia.


  3. Rosegarden icon

    Rosegarden

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Rosegarden is a well-rounded audio and MIDI sequencer, score editor, and general-purpose music composition and editing environment.

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    Some users think Rosegarden is a great alternative to Synthesia, some don't.

    It is similar in that you can create your own music and audio files.

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    well rounded editing software

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    It's music composition software, not a tool for learning how to play songs on the piano.

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    I hoped anything more focused in composition.

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    It's a DAW, Synthesia is a learning program.

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  4. PianoBooster icon

    PianoBooster

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    PianoBooster vs Synthesia opinions
    Almost everyone thinks PianoBooster is a great alternative to Synthesia.

    It loads midi files and let you practice with a MIDI input (or even with your PC keyboard)

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  5. Symphonium icon

    Symphonium

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A tool to help while learning to play the piano. Similar to Synthesia (proprietary), Linthesium and Piano from above (both discontinued).

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    Neothesia

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Flashy Synthesia Like Software For Linux,Windows and MacOs - PolyMeilex/Neothesia

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    It is the best alternative to Synthesia on Linux

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  7. PianoCrumbs.com icon

    PianoCrumbs.com

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Piano Crumbs - The only interactive piano player online. Play along your favorite songs.

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    There's no midi uploading. Its only possible play paying for musics US$4,9. So, it's not free.

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    choose from already set songs. no midi uploading. Have to pay for midis

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