Guitar Pro 8

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“Guitar Pro has become the standard for electronic tablature editing and composition.”
Guitar Player

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Write Notation and Tablature for Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, and More!

Guitar Pro is known worldwide as the most powerful and intuitive tablature editor and composing software available for Windows and Macintosh. It is the most popular guitar tablature editor on the market, and tens of thousands of Guitar Pro format files are available on the Internet.

Guitar Pro 8 screenshot

All in One: Tablature Editor/Score Player/Backing Band Guitar Pro 8 is a powerful score player that can help you to learn to play an instrument, improve your technique, learn your favorite songs, or accompany yourself. You can adjust the tempo or use the speed trainer to practice a challenging section of the score. Guitar Pro is also a feature-rich professional composition tool and score editor that allows you to use the notation you want for your instrument. There’s even slash notation to help you sight-read rhythmic patterns.

New Features in Version 8!

Guitar Pro 8 audio track

New Audio Track Add vocals or any audio file to play in sync with your score. Relative tempo and detune mode are also compatible with the audio track.

Guitar Pro 8 new pedalboard

New Pedalboard Play along live with the score using the line-in feature. Easily create your own effects chain and mastering. There’s even a polyphonic tuner!

Guitar Pro 8 focus mode

Focus mode makes a selected track easier to hear using automatic volume adjustments.

And also...

  • The new Visual Metronome and Countdown make it easier to feel the pulse and track your position in the song.
  • Customize the duration, the offset and the relative velocity of each note of your score.
  • Fix the tempo - Ignore tempo changes and automations in the score to easily learn new songs and riffs.
  • Press +/- keys to speed up or slow down the relative speed or fixed tempo of your song during the playback.
  • Lock your guitar sound preset settings while changing tracks or even when you close a file.
  • Customize the duration, the offset and the relative velocity of each note of your score.
  • Adjust the sound of the drum set and percussion tracks by setting the volume and pan of each element.
  • Mouse over the sound presets to get an audio preview while your score is playing.
  • Move and adjust the placement of each beat. Align the bars easily with the automatic guideline.
  • Set the spacing of the chords diagram in the score header, the systems, the staff and the scale diagrams in a score stylesheet.
  • Customize the font of the music symbols. Edit the font and text of numerous score indications like: palm muting, slap, pop, rasgueado, pick scrape and more.
  • Edit and insert scale diagrams in your scores for guitars from 3 to 10 strings and up to 24 frets. Customize the diagrams by changing the shape, color and text of the dots representing the notes, and change the orientation of the diagram on your scores.
  • Create nested tuplets for complex rhythmic patterns.
  • Edit piano fingering and indicate sustain piano pedal.
  • and much more!

Guitar Pro is a Complete Workshop for the Guitarist

Guitar Pro instruments

RSE (Realistic Sound Engine) Update Guitar Pro comes with advanced score playback technology with the Realistic Sound Engine (RSE) providing expressive and authentic playback of your scores using an arsenal of sampled instruments. RSE allows you to hear guitars with effects like overdrive, distortion, and wah as well as pick strokes, fingerpicking, bends, slides, and even ghost notes. Guitar Pro offers audio support for all instruments including stringed instruments, drums, piano, ukulele, woodwinds, brass, percussion, and many more!

Guitar Pro 8 guitar effects
Guitar Pro effects menu

Guitar Effects Create an entirely configurable effect chain for each instrument, choosing from over 50 amps and effect units.

Guitar Pro 8 global view

Mix Table The Global View window available below the sheet music gives you an overview of your score so you can easily move around it. You can define various sections such as intro, verse, or chorus. Audio mixing features are included as well. 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. You can also control volume, pan, chorus, reverb, and more!

Guitar Pro 8 tablature and notation
Guitar Pro chord diagrams

Tablature and Standard Notation Advanced notation features add drum notation, vocal notation and tablature support for any stringed instruments with four to ten strings. Enter notes quickly using a mouse, numerical keypad, or by playing a MIDI instrument. Use the included Chord Diagram and Scales libraries to quickly find the best fingering for your music. Edit the drum track using tablature digits. Create scores with dozens of instruments including guitar, bass, drums, piano, voice, strings, brass, and many more.

Guitar Pro import and export

Import, Export and Share

  • Import and export GTP, GP3, GP4, GP5, GPX, MIDI, MusicXML, and ASCII format files, including lyrics. Enjoy the tens of thousands of tablatures available on the Internet in Guitar Pro format.
  • The WAVE Export allows you to convert a Guitar Pro file into an audio file. This way, it will be playable without Guitar Pro, and you can burn it onto an audio CD. In addition to WAV, Guitar Pro also offers MP3, OGG, FLAC, and AIFF export.
  • Print out your scores or save as PDF to share with friends! The PNG Export options allow you to save your tablatures to an image which can be integrated into a web page to show them off! Other export options include GP, GPX, GP5, MIDI, MusicXML, and ASCII files.

Additional features:

  • Password-protected of files to prevent opening or modification.
  • 11 language options available including: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional and Simplified Chinese.
  • Batch convert a large collection of older Guitar Pro files to the GP8 file format without deleting your older files.

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Write Notation and Tablature for Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, and More!

Guitar Pro is known worldwide as the most powerful and intuitive tablature editor and composing software available for Windows and Macintosh. It is the most popular guitar tablature editor on the market, and tens of thousands of Guitar Pro format files are available on the Internet.

Guitar Pro 8 screenshot

All in One: Tablature Editor/Score Player/Backing Band Guitar Pro 8 is a powerful score player that can help you to learn to play an instrument, improve your technique, learn your favorite songs, or accompany yourself. You can adjust the tempo or use the speed trainer to practice a challenging section of the score. Guitar Pro is also a feature-rich professional composition tool and score editor that allows you to use the notation you want for your instrument. There’s even slash notation to help you sight-read rhythmic patterns.

New Features in Version 8!

Guitar Pro 8 audio track

New Audio Track Add vocals or any audio file to play in sync with your score. Relative tempo and detune mode are also compatible with the audio track.

Guitar Pro 8 new pedalboard

New Pedalboard Play along live with the score using the line-in feature. Easily create your own effects chain and mastering. There’s even a polyphonic tuner!

Guitar Pro 8 focus mode

Focus mode makes a selected track easier to hear using automatic volume adjustments.

And also...

  • The new Visual Metronome and Countdown make it easier to feel the pulse and track your position in the song.
  • Customize the duration, the offset and the relative velocity of each note of your score.
  • Fix the tempo - Ignore tempo changes and automations in the score to easily learn new songs and riffs.
  • Press +/- keys to speed up or slow down the relative speed or fixed tempo of your song during the playback.
  • Lock your guitar sound preset settings while changing tracks or even when you close a file.
  • Customize the duration, the offset and the relative velocity of each note of your score.
  • Adjust the sound of the drum set and percussion tracks by setting the volume and pan of each element.
  • Mouse over the sound presets to get an audio preview while your score is playing.
  • Move and adjust the placement of each beat. Align the bars easily with the automatic guideline.
  • Set the spacing of the chords diagram in the score header, the systems, the staff and the scale diagrams in a score stylesheet.
  • Customize the font of the music symbols. Edit the font and text of numerous score indications like: palm muting, slap, pop, rasgueado, pick scrape and more.
  • Edit and insert scale diagrams in your scores for guitars from 3 to 10 strings and up to 24 frets. Customize the diagrams by changing the shape, color and text of the dots representing the notes, and change the orientation of the diagram on your scores.
  • Create nested tuplets for complex rhythmic patterns.
  • Edit piano fingering and indicate sustain piano pedal.
  • and much more!

Guitar Pro is a Complete Workshop for the Guitarist

Guitar Pro instruments

RSE (Realistic Sound Engine) Update Guitar Pro comes with advanced score playback technology with the Realistic Sound Engine (RSE) providing expressive and authentic playback of your scores using an arsenal of sampled instruments. RSE allows you to hear guitars with effects like overdrive, distortion, and wah as well as pick strokes, fingerpicking, bends, slides, and even ghost notes. Guitar Pro offers audio support for all instruments including stringed instruments, drums, piano, ukulele, woodwinds, brass, percussion, and many more!

Guitar Pro 8 guitar effects Guitar Pro effects menu

Guitar Effects Create an entirely configurable effect chain for each instrument, choosing from over 50 amps and effect units.

Guitar Pro 8 global view

Mix Table The Global View window available below the sheet music gives you an overview of your score so you can easily move around it. You can define various sections such as intro, verse, or chorus. Audio mixing features are included as well. 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. You can also control volume, pan, chorus, reverb, and more!

Guitar Pro 8 tablature and notation Guitar Pro chord diagrams

Tablature and Standard Notation Advanced notation features add drum notation, vocal notation and tablature support for any stringed instruments with four to ten strings. Enter notes quickly using a mouse, numerical keypad, or by playing a MIDI instrument. Use the included Chord Diagram and Scales libraries to quickly find the best fingering for your music. Edit the drum track using tablature digits. Create scores with dozens of instruments including guitar, bass, drums, piano, voice, strings, brass, and many more.

Guitar Pro import and export

Import, Export and Share

  • Import and export GTP, GP3, GP4, GP5, GPX, MIDI, MusicXML, and ASCII format files, including lyrics. Enjoy the tens of thousands of tablatures available on the Internet in Guitar Pro format.
  • The WAVE Export allows you to convert a Guitar Pro file into an audio file. This way, it will be playable without Guitar Pro, and you can burn it onto an audio CD. In addition to WAV, Guitar Pro also offers MP3, OGG, FLAC, and AIFF export.
  • Print out your scores or save as PDF to share with friends! The PNG Export options allow you to save your tablatures to an image which can be integrated into a web page to show them off! Other export options include GP, GPX, GP5, MIDI, MusicXML, and ASCII files.

Additional features:

  • Password-protected of files to prevent opening or modification.
  • 11 language options available including: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional and Simplified Chinese.
  • Batch convert a large collection of older Guitar Pro files to the GP8 file format without deleting your older files.

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What reviewers are saying...

“This software lets you whip up whole scores in a matter of minutes, thanks largely to its intuitive design.”
Guitar One

Guitar Pro has become the standard for electronic tablature editing and composition. It’s all the tools you need to improve, compose and accompany yourself.”
Guitar Player

Guitar Pro is obviously the favorite software of the guitarists... An intelligent, simple, clear and precise tool... the standard in the field.”
Guitarist Magazine

Guitar Pro is unquestionably the best that can be found in the field of tablature editing for PC.”
Riff Magazine

“The best guitar-tablature editing software around... Strummers of all sorts will love Guitar Pro.”
PC Magazine

“Complete workshop for guitarists at an affordable price.”
Guitar World

Guitar Pro is a tremendous educational tool.”
Music Run

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System requirements

Windows®:

Windows 11 / 10 / 8 (64-bit)
64-Bit 1GHz Dual-core Intel/AMD
4GB RAM, 2 GB free HD space
DVD-ROM or Download

Macintosh®:

macOS 10.13 or later
64-Bit 1GHz Dual-core Intel/Apple Silicon
4 GB RAM, 2 GB of free HD space
DVD-ROM or Download

(Internet connection recommended for online activation.)

Questions about system requirements? Contact our technical support department.

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