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Synthesia is a free game that teaches you to play the piano using falling notes. With it, you can:

  • Learn to play songs using a musical keyboard connected to your computer.
  • Keep track of your progress in every song with per-song scoreboards.
  • Slow, fast-forward, and rewind songs while learning new parts.
  • Practice left and right hand parts together or separately.
  • Try out any MIDI file you can find on the Internet.

With the new (completely optional) for-pay "Learning Pack" component there are a couple more features you can unlock. Have an easier time learning the


What's New

Version 0.8.2:
  • Control everything with your keyboard. Remap controls to your keyboard's notes, wheels, sliders, and buttons.
  • Dramatically improved sheet music now featuring easier to follow animations, key signatures, time signatures, staccato notes, and much more.
  • Dozens of song library improvements including better search, category searching, simpler management, colorful flags



Mac OS X 10.4 or later

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Downloads 34,065
Version Downloads 16,339
License Free
Date 08 Nov 2011
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price Free
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