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Band in a Box for Mac

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 2016.0.152
  • 2.1
  • (8)
  • Security Status

Softonic review

Free music creation and learning software

Band-in-a-Box is a free piece of software used to create music. Simply input chords and notes then choose an instrument to create your own song. The program can also generate complete tunes from a preset.

Simple music

Compared to similar program, Band-in-a-Box offers a simplicity which is great for a number of uses. By doing lots of the behind the scenes work automatically, the software is useful for rough song sketches, creating a backing track or simply generating ideas. The program has a straightforward interface which can be easily modified and changed without a large amount of musical understanding. While this means that more experienced musicians may find it lacking in editing aspects, overall Band-in-a-Box is a solid free product offering lots of educational and experimental potential especially with the music and tab notations. A wide range of additional free add-ons are also available for download, offering instrument sounds and more to the budding composer.

Learning made fun

Band-in-a-Box is a fun to use program with a surprising amount of depth for a free product. Anyone with an interest in improving their music, instrument or understanding will find a lot to like here. Those used to using more complicated software may find themselves frustrated by the lack of advanced options, however.

PROS

  • Free download
  • Simple to use

CONS

  • Lacks advanced features
  • Some compatibility issues

Band in a Box for Mac

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 2016.0.152
  • 2.1
  • (8)
  • Security Status

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