Add an audio file to your scores!

Guitars & Bass are played by Realistic Sound Engine, Vocals & Drums by an Audio Track.

Play along with your score with an audio file such as a song or a backing track.

  • Enjoy practicing

    Play along your score with an audio file such as a song or a backing track.
    Relative tempo and detune mode are also compatible with the audio track.

  • Edit easily

    Synchronize your audio file with your score to transcribe songs easily.

  • Share your knowledge

    Insert an audio file containing a recording of your teaching instructions for your music students or your band members.

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Focus/Unfocus track

Quickly amplify or attenuate the selected track to create a volume contrast with the other tracks.

Work on your rhythm with the visual metronome

Play with the new visual metronome and countdown displayed over the LCD screen.

  • Fix the tempo

    Ignore tempo changes and automations in the score to easily learn new songs and riffs.

  • Change the relative speed

    Press +/- keys to speed up or slow down the relative speed or fixed tempo of your song during the playback.

  • Lock the sound of the line-in

    You can now lock your preset using the line-in to keep the same sound while changing tracks or even when you close a file.

Craft your sound with the virtual effect chain

Create the perfect guitar sound

Easily create your own effects chain and mastering with the new pedalboard.

Create the perfect guitar sound

Adjust the sound precisely

Customize the duration, the offset and the relative velocity of each note of your score.

Adjust the sound precisely

Mix the drum set

Adjust the sound of the drum set and percussion tracks by setting the volume and pan of each element.

Mix the drum set

Pre-listen to the soundbanks while playing your tabs

Mouse over the sound presets to get an audio preview while your score is playing.

Customize your tabs easily

New design options

Move and adjust the placement of each beat.

Align the bars easily with the automatic guideline.

New Stylesheet options

Set the spacing of the chords diagram in the score header, the systems, the staff and the scale diagrams.

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.

New Stylesheet options

Enjoy new notation options

Scale diagrams

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.

Scale diagrams

Nested tuplets

You can now create tuplets inside tuplets to create complex rhythmic patterns.

Nested tuplets

Piano fingering

Edit piano fingering and indicate sustain piano pedal.

Piano fingering

Edit faster with the command palette

Increase your productivity

The command palette is like shortcuts on steroids!

Get quick and direct access to Guitar Pro's notation options to edit your scores and boost your productivity massively!

Dozens of commands available

Select and easily add chords and directions to your score with the "Expression Text" tool.

Quickly go through Guitar Pro main features in the "Action List" and use them to edit your scores.

Dozens of commands available

Discover new mySongBook options


Apply 3 filters on the mySongBook song list to sort out the scores by genres, instruments/levels and types.


Audio tracks

Learn songs with our enhanced tab library.

Enjoy audio tracks directly in your mySongBook tabs to learn easily and play along with your files.

Audio tracks

And many more improvements...

  • The contrast and colors of the interface have been adjusted to offer you a better reading comfort.
  • Guitar Pro 8 benefits from an improved efficiency on Mac with Apple Silicon.
  • Export your scores in PNG with transparent backgrounds.
  • The accuracy and dynamics of the soundbanks have been corrected and improved.
  • Chords are now transposed with their names and fingerings.
  • To find the files you are working on more easily, pin them in the recent section of the homepage.
  • Edit quarter tones on tremolo bar
  • Show slash notation for drums and standard music notation
  • Show cautionary accidentals
  • Use decimal tempo
  • Diatonic transposition
  • Overall improved CPU performance
  • And many others...