Desktop Guitarist

Desktop Guitarist

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0
  • Total Downloads:
    59,259
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 04, 2003
  • Price:
    Free to try (See description); $29.95 to buy
  • File Size:
    4.12MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    7
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Note: The trial version features a 15-second start-up delay. Otherwise, this is fully functional, five-fret guitar software. The paid version has 24 frets.

Editors' Review

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This program provides a number of tools useful when learning to play the guitar. First of all, it helps you build and listen to the chords. The program window shows the strings you should press on the guitar fret board. Desktop Guitarist lets you enter chords by selecting notes or by going through the Chord and Scale Finder. You can save a sequence of chords and print it or convert it to a MIDI file. The program also helps you tune the guitar, calculating the chords for any method of tuning. Though the interactive lessons are geared toward beginners, even experienced guitarists will find something to like in Desktop Guitarist.
 
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User Reviews
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3 stars

"This program is a good program for people intrested in guitars!"

March 09, 2006  |  By rush-o

 |  Version: Desktop Guitarist 2.0

Pros

i like the program and the fact that the help section was just that, helpful.

Cons

I dont like that fact that it was too complicated to use, the average person would have problems using this program. Must spend alot of time on it to get familair with the program. You have to have a guitar background to understand it.

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1 stars

"sucked."

February 04, 2004

 |  Version: Desktop Guitarist 2.0

Summary

I could not even get it to work. I usually don't write bad reviews, but this deserves one.

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1 stars

"Registered Version and Unregistered Version"

July 29, 2003

 |  Version: Desktop Guitarist 2.0

Summary

What? Only 5 frets? Registered Version has all frets? I don't use it.

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5 stars

"Buy it!"

January 17, 2003

 |  Version: Desktop Guitarist 2.0

Summary

This is good for guitar beginners!
With a no-nonsense interface, you could play right through the program--as if you were holding a real guitar

The only downside is that other than the steel acoustics--the sounds of the electric guitar for xample just sound too--midi

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5 stars

"Great for Newbies and Experienced Guitarists!"

January 04, 2003  |  By shallmann

 |  Version: Desktop Guitarist 2.0

Summary

Marty Balash scores again! After purchasing the first Desktop Guitarist, I didn't even bother with the trial version of version 2, I just bought it. MANY new features! Greatly improved interface, scales, a Quote of the Day, even a tuner! And I haven't even had a chance to fully explore the program; but I am one VERY satisfied customer. Thanks Marty and CNET, and keep up the great work!

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Desktop Music
Publisher web site http://www.desktopmusic.com/
Release Date January 04, 2003
Date Added January 04, 2003
Version 2.0
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Audio Production & Recording Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows, Windows 95, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 4.12MB
File Name dtg2s.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 59,259
Downloads Last Week 7
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License Model Free to try
Limitations See description
Price $29.95
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