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FretPet free download for Mac


Version 1.3.3

Guitar-oriented music composition tool.

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FretPet overview

FretPet is a unique and powerful guitar-oriented music composition tool with an amazing variety of applications. FretPet plays through the built-in Quicktime synthesizer and provides a MIDI source for programs like GarageBand, Absynth, FM7, Reason, MIDIPipe, etc. FretPet has been completely re-written to take full advantage of the amazing musical powers of Mac OS X.
  • Create and modify chords with simple point-and-click interfaces.
  • Instantly find guitar fingerings for any tuning and position.
  • Compose chord progressions and picking patterns.
  • Play through QuickTime and MIDI outputs.
  • Play through synths like GarageBand, Absynth, FM7, etc.
  • Export MIDI files and QuickTime Music Movies.
  • Find all twelve names for any chord.
  • Absorb music theory without breaking a sweat.

What’s new in version 1.3.3

Updated on Sep 03 2012

Version 1.3.3:
  • This is a bugfix release to address problems with the integrity of exported MIDI files. We've been using FretPet with the Alesis IO Dock and our favorite iPad synthesizers, and it's been a lot of fun. To make this experience better for everyone we're working on improved MIDI options and file export for one of our favorite new sequencers, SunVox!
  • Fixed a MIDI export problem
  • Known Issues:
    • White lines appear when resizing documents in OS X 10.7 and 10.8.





4 MB



App requirements

  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
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Jul 21 2011
Jul 21 2011
Version: 1.3
This is a superb programme for anyone interested in the guitar. It is astonishingly flexible, with a depth of features and a wealth of possibilities that is quite unique. As if that weren't enough, the developer is the most responsive and helpful one I've ever encountered. Highly recommended.