Desktop Music is an intuitive way to create music on your computer. Desktop Music saves music in a manageable text format. This makes cutting, copying and pasting notes as easy as editing a text file.
A Powerful Chord Calculator
The chord calculator can calculate chords using any tuning on any stringed instrument. It can find chords with a specified melody note on a string and it can calculate chord voicings using open strings on voicings that are higher up the neck. You can any find chords you need on any instrument as you develop your song.
An Easy-To-Use Drum Machine
A drum track can be created in seconds by entering a bar of drum beats into the grid and then duplicating that bar. If a little variety is needed any bar can be easily called up and edited with a few mouse clicks.
A Text-based MIDI Sequencer
Desktop Music does not require you to record live with complex MIDI instrument. Desktop Music uses a unique form of step mode where music is inputted by clicking on a piano, guitar, bass, 5-string or tenor banjo, mandolin or ukulele.
A Scale Encyclopedia
Display a scale on any stringed instrument\'s neck or on the piano keyboard, instantly opening up new ways to create melodies and solo lines.
16 Instruments Alone or Together
Five pianos, five guitars, drums, bass, mandolin, 5-string (and tenor) banjo and ukulele can be used individually or in any combination. You become an expert on any instrument since you can easily call up scales and chords and then use them in your music.
Learn-By-Watching on any instrument
You can step though each part as slowly as needed. Lines can be selected and looped, either with the band or on the animated instrument. Even if you don\'t read music, you can still learn a lot from Desktop Music.
90 songs included
Desktop Music includes a large number of songs of many styles including: classical, rock, bluegrass, jazz, patriotic and Christmas. These songs can learned by following one of the animated instruments, saved as a MIDI file for web pages and more, or just played for fun. They show what Desktop Music is capable of.