Synthesia Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Synthesia for Mac if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Mac alternative is Small Musicope iconMusicope, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 22 alternatives to Synthesia and eight of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Synthesia are Small LilyPond iconLilyPond (Free, Open Source), Small PianoBooster iconPianoBooster (Free, Open Source), Small Piano Marvel iconPiano Marvel (Freemium) and Small Playground Sessions iconPlayground Sessions (Paid).

Learn piano, have fun practicing or enjoy lively MIDI visualizations with the cross-platform piano game. If you're looking for more info about Synthesia like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 3/19/2020 5:16:00 PM

Alternatives to Synthesia for Mac with any license

  • Musicope

    An open-source online piano game similar to Synthesia .

    • requires MIDI input + must download other software to use Guest • Jan 2019 • 6 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • This app needs MIDI input to use. You can't use keyboard. Guest • Oct 2015 • 3 agrees and 29 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • LilyPond

    GNU LilyPond is a computer program for music engraving. One of LilyPonds major goals is to produce scores that are engraved with traditional layout rules, reflecting the era when scores were engraved by hand. It uses a simple text notation for music input, which LilyPond interprets and processes in a series of stages. In the final stage, music notation is output to PDF (via PostScript) or other graphical formats, such as SVG or PNG.

    • LilyPond is sheet music creation software, not a music learning game. Guest • Dec 2018 • 6 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • PianoBooster

    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.

    • It loads midi files and let you practice with a MIDI input (or even with your PC keyboard) Guest • Oct 2019 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Piano Marvel

    It has never been easier or more fun to learn how to play the piano. Using Piano Marvel and its innovative methodology, you can learn on your own at your own pace, or take lessons with a piano teacher who can help monitor your progress and practice using Piano Marvel. Piano Marvel grades your performances; showing you where you make mistakes and allows you to play songs over and over until you win a bronze, silver or gold trophy according to your performance.

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows iPad

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  • Playground Sessions

    Plays like a game. Compete with friends. Play a note right, it turns green; play it wrong, it turns red. Earn scores, rewards and level up. For competitive types, you can see how you stack up against your friends. Playground has built-in features that make it super easy to broadcast your scores. Invite your friends to learn along with you. Play along to our backing tracks for your band-like experience, and share your recordings with the world.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows

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  • Simplesynth

    SimpleSynth is a small and fast synth, perfect for when you want to try out a musical idea quickly. It's got a complete general MIDI instrument set built in, and it can load Soundfonts and DLS files.

    • Discontinued
      Last update was in September 2009, development appears to be inactive

    Free Open Source Mac

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

    • There's no midi uploading. Its only possible play paying for musics US$4,9. So, it's not free. Guest • 15 days ago Disagree   Agree
    • choose from already set songs. no midi uploading. Have to pay for midis Guest • Feb 2016 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web icon
  • Symphonium

    A tool to help while learning to play the piano. Similar to Synthesia (proprietary), Linthesium and Piano from above (both discontinued). 3 Modes available with control on speed and track selection : listen, practice and play. Listen doesn't require a MIDI keyboard and show the note played in a MIDI recording. Practice will wait for you to play on a MIDI device the note displayed before going on.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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