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What is MIDI Guitar?

MIDI Guitar is a revolutionary piece of software that converts your guitars analog signal into MIDI, making it possible to use your standard guitar as a MIDI controller/ MIDI keyboard. Play your favorite software synthesizers/samplers with your guitar. MIDI Guitar is the worlds first low latency, polyphonic software solution, allowing you to play both chords and single notes with instant audio feedback.

Traditionally guitarists have had to seek out expensive and inconvenient hardware to be able to use a guitar as a MIDI controller. MIDI Guitar removes the need for any kind of specialized hardware beside a standard guitar interface to connect your guitar to your computer. Just connect your guitar and let MIDI Guitar do the rest.

MIDI Guitar comes in two variants, a standalone application that supports hosting of VST/Audio instruments and effects that be used without any additional software installed and a VST/AudioUnit variant that can be used in with your favorite Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) software.

Join many guitarists around the world and try MIDI Guitar today. Download the free trial where you can try all the features included in the full version. When using the trial version with MIDI output and VST/AudioUnit plugins the recognition will interrupt every few minutes but it is still fully functional.

  • No Hardware Needed

    Plug and Play

  • Polyphonic

    Worlds first

  • Ultra Low Latency

    Comparable to hardware solutions

  • Integrates with DAW

    Mac, PC and iOS

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Get Your MIDI Guitar license – $99.95

Please contact us for bulk licensing for schools and institutions.

User Videos

See what people are doing with MIDI Guitar

Watch more MIDI Guitar related videos on YouTube or browse our Facebook page for videos, sound clips and comments posted by fellow guitarists.

Paul Driessen demonstrates MIDI Guitar for Windows and Mac OS X.

What users are saying

MIDI Guitar have been reviewed by many music- and tech-magazines around the World:

“Like many guitarists I have been trying to midi my guitar parts for years with varying degrees of success… but recently a studio owner recommended the JamOrigin Midi Guitar, he swore by it and I was amazed how well it worked. I use it as my main midi guitar interface. Also with a little creative routing I found a way to make midi from various parts other than guitar with some really cool results. I don’t really know why something like this took this long to arrive on the market but all I can say is thanks!”

“This software has the potential to be the innovative software of the year for sure. The term revolutionary is thrown around way too much and really only one piece of software every several years is truely ground breaking and I believe this is one of them.”

“I bought it and I’m really, really excited about it – This software is freaking amazing!!! It so weird just plugging my Les Paul in and suddenly I have all these soft synths under my fingertips…”

“… used this thing on a gig tonight w an exp pedal to control the vol of pads to blend in with my normal guitar signal. worked great!!!”



    Most Frequently Asked Questions

    (more F.A.Q.’s here)

    You need a standard guitar- or audio-interface which you can get in your local music store in all sorts of price ranges and feature sets. Don’t use a guitar cable with a mini-jack connector directly into a line-in or mic-input connector. These connectors are not meant for high impedance guitar inputs and do not have low-latency drivers for real-time audio processing.

    Please see the DAW setup guides.

    Yes, a MIDI Guitar license is a personal license and you can use it on those computers that are owned by you.

    Yes, customers will have access to all future updates for MIDI Guitar. Updates will include general improvements, fixes and also new features.

    The only difference is that the bugger dialog disappears in the full version.

    MIDI Guitar exists in three versions:

    • MIDI Guitar is the most feature packed. It comes as both as DAW plugins and standalone applications for Windows and Mac computers.
    • MIDI Guitar for Garageband is a Mac Store version which has only the essential features. Read more about on its product page.
    • MIDI Guitar for iOS is an iOS app which currently has only the essential features.

    Any of our software packages is free to try with a full feature set and a one-click-download – so you can try out the different products and evaluate which one suites your needs.

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    Product / Feature Comparison

    • MIDI Guitar for Desktop
    • Standalone
    • VST/AU plugin
    • Essentials mode
    • Advanced mode
    • MIDI Machine
    • Plugin Hosting
    • Price
    • MIDI Guitar for Desktop
    • yes
    • yes
    • yes
    • yes
    • yes
    • VST/AU
    • $99.95
    • MIDI Guitar for Garageband
    • yes
    • no
    • yes
    • no
    • no
    • AU
    • $39.95
    • MIDI Guitar App for iOS
    • yes
    • no
    • yes
    • no
    • no
    • N/A
    • $19.95

    System Requirements

    OS: Mac OS X 10.7 and up

    Windows 7 and up.

    Memory: 512 MB or More
    CPU: Dual core 1.6 GHz or better
    An Audio/Guitar interface to connect your guitar to your computer.