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Afghan Dave

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Freeware Software for guitarists
« on: December 14, 2010, 06:50:55 AM »
I thought I'd share this damn great little program I've found which I've been using for the last week non-stop to practice and learn loads of songs/phrases I've struggled with...

It is based on Java - bug free (so far for me) - Does everything I could want out of a phrase trainer / transposer...

http://www.rinki.net/pekka/slowmp3/

"Slow MP3 is a musician's music player. It can slow down, transpose and transcribe songs on the fly. Need to learn a song in a different key from the original? No problem. Want to play a fast solo part over and over again, in half speed? Can do. Cannot identify a chord? Slow MP3 will show the notes to you"

I hope you find it useful.

The best bit is that it's FREE - I am a Yorkshireman after all  :lol:


Are there any freebies you've found on your travels that you recommend?


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Re: Freeware Software for guitarists
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2010, 09:12:27 AM »
This works real great. Unfortunately it doesn't support the iTunes format M4P. I purchased Amazing X Slowdowner some months ago and this one does support m4p, but it ain't free.

I can recommend TuxGuitar as a GuitarPro replacement, works great!

http://tuxguitar.herac.com.ar/
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Re: Freeware Software for guitarists
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2010, 12:30:29 PM »
its quite simple, and not really a software, but I'm using this very often at the moment:

http://www.metronomeonline.com/
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Re: Freeware Software for guitarists
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2010, 01:55:41 PM »
nice one Dave thats a crackin find

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Re: Freeware Software for guitarists
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2010, 06:36:54 AM »
I thought I'd share this damn great little program I've found which I've been using for the last week non-stop to practice and learn loads of songs/phrases I've struggled with...

It is based on Java - bug free (so far for me) - Does everything I could want out of a phrase trainer / transposer...

http://www.rinki.net/pekka/slowmp3/

"Slow MP3 is a musician's music player. It can slow down, transpose and transcribe songs on the fly. Need to learn a song in a different key from the original? No problem. Want to play a fast solo part over and over again, in half speed? Can do. Cannot identify a chord? Slow MP3 will show the notes to you"

I hope you find it useful.

The best bit is that it's FREE - I am a Yorkshireman after all  :lol:


Are there any freebies you've found on your travels that you recommend?




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Re: Freeware Software for guitarists
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2010, 07:10:08 AM »
I'm really glad you guys like this as much as I do...  :D

I've finally worked the Zakk Wylde Miracle Man solo up to speed!
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