Download Guitar Pro 8
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Guitar Pro 8 Features
READ MUSIC SCORES AND TABS
Guitar Pro is a powerful score player really helpful to learn how to play, improve your technique, reproduce your favorite songs or accompany yourself.
Drive your Guitar Pro files with the instrument's global view available below the sheet music. It allows you to have a synthetic view of the instrument tracks and thus to easily move around it. You can define various sections in a score, such as intro, verse, or chorus. Audio mixing features are included in this overview. You can mute one or several tracks, and choose to show or hide them. Simply solo/mute the tracks you want as if you were playing along with your band.
MUSIC SCORE EDITION
Express your talent by creating your own scores in a matter of minutes. You can edit the notes directly on the standard score or on the tablature. All the usual musical symbols pertaining to the guitar and to other stringed instruments are available. The notes capture can be made quickly with the numerical pad, the mouse, or even a MIDI instrument.
Customize your score
Based on the classic or jazz styles, you can set 70 different parameters, configure the layout of your scores exactly as you wish, and get professional-level paper printouts.
Create multitrack scores
The multitrack edition allows you to create music scores with dozens of instruments: guitar, bass, drums, piano, voice, strings, brass and many more.
Guitar Pro allows you to add to your score all of the usual musical symbols pertaining to the guitar and to other stringed instruments.
Bar and sheet music organization
Key, key signature and rhythm rendition for your sheet music. Bar repetition, repeat bar, da coda, da segno, return to the line and section name (verse, chorus, bridge…) for your bars.
Note value (from whole note to sixty-fourth note), triolets, n-tuplets, rest, dynamics, accents, tied note, accidental, fingering for left and right hand, up and down pick strokes, barre chords, stems and ligatures. You can also add comments to the score, lyrics and chord diagrams.
Let ring, palm mute, natural and artificial harmonic, bends, tremolo bar, vibratos, slides, hammer on, pull off, tapping, slapping, hoping, brushes, rasguedo, grace note, trill, tremolos, crescendo/decrescendo and fade in/fade out
TOOLS FOR COMPOSING MUSIC
Ask any chord and Guitar Pro will display all possible positions on the fretboard. Draw a diagram by clicking on the chord grid and see all matching names.
View and listen many scales from the most common to the most exotic ones. The selected scale can be displayed on the fretboard or piano to help you compose your song, write a solo or melody line.
Easily enter the lyrics of your songs and arrange them at bottom of your vocal track. You can also add annotations to point riffs or solos out that might need some extra explanation for being played properly.
The polyphonic tuner allows you to tune your guitar by plugging it into your sound card or via a microphone. Just one brush-down stroke allows you to check the tuning of all six strings at once.
Virtual instruments let you view and enter musical notes from a graphical representation of your instrument. It can display notes of the current time, the notes of the current bar or of the selected scale. Intuitive and easy to use, it is an ideal tool for beginners or tablature notation fans.GuitarBassBanjoKeyboardDrums
PRINT AND SHARE YOUR FILES
.gpx Guitar Pro Import/Export
Import your .gtp, .gp3, .gp4, .gp5 and .gpx files. Export them with Guitar Pro 8 in .gp5, .gp and .gpx format.
.ptb PowerTab/TablEdit Import
Guitar Pro allows you to import files from others tablature editor softwares.
.midi MIDI Import/Export
Import and export your files in MIDI format for further processing in a sequencer.
.ascii ASCII Import/Export
Import and export your files in ASCII. The ASCII format — or simple text file — was the first format used for the sharing of tablatures.
.musicxml MusicXML Import/Export
MusicXML is a digital sheet music interchange and distribution format used by a wide range of music notation software.
.audio MP3, WAV, FLAC, Ogg and AIFF Export
You can convert a Guitar Pro file into an audio file for you to create your own backing tracks.
.pdf PDF Export
The PDF format is a standard when you wish to print or share your music scores with musicians.
.png PNG Export
Exporting into PNG (image) will let you save your tablatures as big-sized pictures. Those pictures can for instance be integrated into a webpage for wider diffusion.
LOCK Lock/Unlock a file
It is possible to lock your files with a password in order to protect and share them. You can block a file from being opened, or modified.