What is Synthesia?
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.
Synthesia is a video game and piano keyboard trainer for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X, as well as Linux using Wine, which allows users to play a MIDI keyboard or use a computer keyboard in time to a MIDI file by following on-screen directions.
Free Version: MIDI Support:You can play any MIDI file with Synthesia. Online Scoreboard:You can submit your scores online at any pace you play.
With Learning Pack: Melody practice: The game waits for you to press the correct keys before moving on. Finger number hints: Add finger number hints to notes using a simple one-click gesture. Sheet music display: Add a classic notation view to the game in addition to the arcade-style falling note display. Note and key labels: Show note names on either the falling notes or keyboard keys in the English system, Do-re-mi style (fixed and movable), or by scale number. Section looping: Practice difficult sections repeatedly with loops.
Free iPad version All features available for 20 included songs.
Play Any File in-app iPad purchase Allows the use of 150+ included songs and virtually all MIDI files.