System Requirements

Before you buy Guitar Pro, make sure you meet the following system requirements:

Windows Linus

Guitar Pro 6 for Windows or Linux


Minimal Requirements (MIDI Playback)

  • Windows® XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8, or Ubuntu 32 bits 9.10 or higher (officially supported distribution)
  • Administrator's rights for installation, Internet connection for activation*
  • Intel Pentium 4 type processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Sound card - DVD-ROM drive
  • 256 MB free HD space
  • Screen resolution 1024 x 768



RSE Requirements (Realistic Sound Engine)

  • Windows® XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8, or Ubuntu 9.10 or higher (officially supported distribution)
  • Administrator's rights for installation, Internet connection for activation*
  • 1.8 GHz Intel or AMD processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • Sound card - DVD-ROM drive
  • 2 GB free HD space
  • Screen resolution 1024 x 768

* You can activate via another computer connected to the Internet.
Mac

Guitar Pro 6 for MAC


Minimal Requirements (MIDI Playback)

  • Mac OS X 10.4 or later
  • Administrator's rights for installation, Internet connection for activation*
  • Intel processor only (PowerPC not supported)
  • 1 GB RAM
  • DVD-Rom drive
  • 256 MB free HD space
  • Screen resolution 1024 x 768



RSE Requirements (Realistic Sound Engine)

  • MacOS X 10.4 or later
  • Administrator's rights for installation, Internet connection for activation*
  • Core Duo 1.8GHz
  • 2 GB RAM
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • 2 GB free hard disk space
  • Screen resolution 1024 x 768

* You can activate via another computer connected to the Internet.

Technical Specifications

General

  • Tablature editor for fretted instruments, from 4 to 8 strings
  • Natively Windows / Mac / Linux compatible.
  • Additional support for percussion and piano tracks
  • Editing, display, and printing in tablature, standard notation, and rhythmic “slash” notation
  • Multitrack scores

Interface

  • 6 retractable panels, or "Universes": Edition, Instrument, RSE, Mastering, Chords, Lyrics.
  • Multiple Document Interface
  • Full-screen mode
  • Complete stylesheet, to let you customize your scores (symbols, fonts, proportions, etc.)
  • Possibility to switch from jazz to classical style in one click
  • Advanced notation for the guitar: tablature for up to 8 strings, accented notes, left-hand tapping, rasgueado, arpeggio, rythmic "slash" notation (above and/or within the tablature), extended barre, partial capo
  • Numerous effects (bend, slide, vibrato, grace notes, harmonics, etc.)
  • Total support of chord diagrams (librairy + automatic recognition)
  • Advanced standard notation: Grand Staff for piano, concert or transposition tone, G-, F-, and C-clefs, opening/closing repeat signs, free-time measures, multirests, fermata
  • Fully customizable n-tuplets
  • Double signs and ornaments: Simple and double simile bars, double dotting, double flat and double sharp, mordents and turns, two types of grace notes, etc.
  • Percussion wizard
  • Lyrics support
  • Timer
  • Note-capturing via a MIDI instrument

Editing

  • Note duration wizard
  • Capturing via multiple selection
  • Repeat signs, and multiple coda signs
  • Key signature wizard
  • Extended copy/past (special paste from track to track, in multiple selection)
  • Chord library for faster writing of chord into the score
  • Simplified grace-note editing
  • Intuitive editing of accidentals
  • 1- to 4-voice editing, and multivoice editing
  • Clickable score elements (tempo, clef …)
  • Advanced automation wizard (temo, volme, panoramic)
  • Unlimited Undo/Redo

Printing

  • Professional-quality printing
  • Multitrack printing
  • Choice between tablature, standard notation, and “slash” notation
  • 100% customizable printing (size, fonts, proportions, area, elements, etc.)
  • Print preview

Sound

  • Score MIDI playback, with guitar effects (bend, etc.)
  • Tuning library and possibility to tune each string independently
  • Tempo selection
  • Several dozens of instrument available with RSE
  • Customizable effect chain (amps, stompboxes, racks) for each track
  • Global mastering (compressor, reverb, equalization)
  • 5-band semi-parametric equalizer for each track
  • Choice of playing style (slap, picking, …)
  • Humanization of playback (accentuation, autobrush, …)
  • Selection of the instrument, volume, pan, chorus and reverb for each track
  • 12-stringed guitar simulation
  • Triplet feel playback
  • Possibility to insert changes events (tempo, volume, instrument, etc.)
  • Real-time Mixing with Soundboard

Import/Export

  • Multitrack Import and Export with ASCII, MIDI formats, including quantization (0/1 formats)
  • Optimized fingering for the MIDI importation
  • MusicXML, WAV (audio), PDF, PNG (image) Export

Miscellaneous

  • Transposition of part of a score via multiple selection
  • Digital Tuner
  • Guitar and bass virtual Fretboards
  • Virtual Keyboard
  • Scale analysis over multiple selection
  • Speed Trainer (to practice part of a score in accelerating loops)
  • Automatic bar-length wizard
  • Automatic fingering wizard for optimal finger positioning
  • Possibility to swap voices, to copy-paste from one voice to another

Formats

  • gp3, gp4, gp5, gpx
  • MIDI, ASCII
  • WAV
  • PNG
  • MusicXML

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