Synthesia

by Synthesia LLC

A fun and easy tool to learn how to play the piano

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: Synthesia LLC

Last revision: Last week

Star Rating 4.936

This is a fully digital onscreen piano simulation that helps the user learn how to play at their own pace. The number of customization options here are immense and allow the user total control over how they want to learn. 

Taking inspiration from the RockBand on-screen keyboard model, this software allows you to see what notes are upcoming on the track and learn how to get fingers into the correct position to ensure that you hit every note the first time. With the ability to play at your own pace and learn as you go the song will automatically adapt to your skills and needs in real time.

Additionally, with the 150 built-in songs, you can start to learn to play right away with no need to add any software or download anything. Still, this experience is fully customizable, and you can download any MIDI track and upload it to the software to play your favorite new song as it comes out.

Provides a realistic piano simulation on screen to learn how to play the piano from the comfort of your computer

Features:

  • Allows for one or two hands practicing to improve skills where they are needed.
  • Read sheet music, or not. Toggle this ability seamlessly.
  • Play at your own speed with adaptive timing.
  • Features 150 built-in songs.
  • Upload any MIDI file to instantly play it on the piano with help from the onscreen guide.
  • Lighted keyboard support integrated.
  • Feature-4

This is one of the best tools on the market today for learning how to play the piano. With the ability to customize so much this is a tool that is not only helpful for beginners but frankly is solid for experienced players as well that may not have regular access to sheet music. This is the total experience and is one of the most complete digital instrument tools that is available to buy today. Priced regularly at $40, this is a steal.

Available on Mac (10.5 or later), Windows, Android, and iPad.

Roger Smith (unverified)
Woah this program is great. I have always wanted to get into making music. This is really a great way to learn. It has help me improve my playing immensely. It is really easy to use also. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to learn or even fine tune their skills.
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