Xsong is a beautifully designed songwriting organizer and visual editor. It uses the power of your computer's GPU to help turn your metal sketches into finished songs.
- One window Stay focused on your song ideas. No more jumping between chord/rhyme dictionaries, audio recorder and midi sequencers. Xsong integrates all these under a simple intuitive environment designed specifically for songwriters. - Organize Being organized is half the battle. Just drop your files (text, audio and MIDI) into Xsong to have them automatically tagged and organized using “quick filters” for tempo, subject matter, title, etc. Use virtual “nails” to associate ideas before turning them into complete songs. - Edit Edit your song using visual songwriting object for song sections (intro, verse, chorus, etc.) chords, rhymes and melodies. The heart of every good song is the interplay between the lyrics, vocal melodies and the chords that supports them. - Rewrites Songwriting is about rewriting. Xsong allows you to save up to 8 rewrites for every song section. - Visual Notation Xsong uses innovative graphical elements instead of traditional music notation. A picture is worth a thousand words, and you’ll communicate your ideas faster. Communicate in the language of songwriters: chords and top lines, bridges, B-sections and climb sections. - Writing Instrument Write with the instrument you Understand best. If you write on guitar, doesn’t it make sense that you should be able to see your ideas on a guitar neck? Of course, and this is why Xsong lets you see chords and melodies overlaid over your favorite writing instrument. - Chord Progression With eight different methods of finding “next” chord, you will never Get stuck again. - Open Source Formats Xsong uses open file formats easily accessible from a Plain Text Editor (.xml, .txt) or other free media playing applications (.wav, .mid, .aiff, etc.). - GPU Accelerated Xsong uses OpenGL, to provide smooth accelerated graphics.