Features

Composing

  • Enter, edit, and play back tab, notation, or both
  • Best playback of any composing software, with samples recorded by Neil Zaza, Victor Wooten, Roy “Futureman” Wooten, and more
  • Acoustic guitar, electric guitar, and bass guitar samples included
  • Optional instruments include classical guitar, acoustic fingerstyle guitar, mandolin, and banjo
  • Compose on a Mac or Windows computer and continue to edit on iPad and vice versa
  • Interactive Entry Tools: keyboard, 24-fret guitar fretboard, drum pad, chord library
  • Real-time and step-time MIDI entry
  • Extensive chord library with user-created chords and recent-chord recall
  • In-store app to add more instruments
  • Audition/Entry modes

Editing

  • Complete audio mixer
  • Process audio with PreSonus Native Effects™ Limiter, Compressor, and EQ plug-ins, as well as reverb and guitar-amp simulator
  • See notation and MIDI data on the same staff
  • Capo feature
  • Quick, simple selection palette
  • Full range of guitar functions and articulations including: bends, vibrato, slides, hammer-ons, pull-offs, mutes, whammy-bar techniques, bass slap, harmonics, and more
  • Insert text and lyrics
  • Quick Undo and Redo
  • Sequencer Overlay allows you to see notation and MIDI performance data on the same staff
  • Chord and Melody modes
  • Easy delete and erase capabilities
  • Enter and edit title and composer information

Compatibility

  • Convenient file sharing
  • Export/email audio
  • Import/export Standard MIDI Files
  • Native 64-bit support
  • Retina display support
  • Windows 8 touchscreen support
  • Open Arobas Guitar Pro files (versions 3 to 5)
  • Search for tablature online

Usability

  • Help files
  • Free scales and exercises included
  • Available in English (UK and U.S.), French, German, Spanish (Latin American), and Japanese