need software to slow songs down

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by muhammadsmith, Jul 4, 2003.

  1. im' trying to make sure the tabs i wrote for some rancid songs are right, but i need something to slow down the track so i can get the notes right. any suggestions? i'm about to use "search" right now, but i was just curious if anyone could help me on that. oh yeah, and i need the prog to be free.
  2. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    While it is for the purpose of writing out tabs, you might get more help in the MISC forum.
  3. funkyNeohyte

    funkyNeohyte Guest

    Jun 8, 2003
    las vegas, nv

    you want to go here.
    they have gear, stuff galore AND free or demo software to boot.

    i am currently using a tuner program i downloaded from there and the FREE version of ProTools.
    they are the place to go for free software.
  4. thumbtrap


    Jun 26, 2003

    This is a good quality add on for winamp and other mp3 players.. You can use it for free for a 30 days period.. Chek it out.
  6. grooveguru


    Sep 14, 2000
    Central PA
    Do a search for SlowGold. Works great, is cheap and does the trick.
  7. if you have winamp you can download a jobbie for it and slows down up to 70% for free,
  8. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome

    Apr 2, 2001
    There's a plugin for Winamp called Pacemaker, you can find it on the Winamp website.
  9. Mike Money

    Mike Money In Memoriam

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    get winamp, then get pacemaker. This program keeps the song in the same key, other programs don't.
  10. wulf


    Apr 11, 2002
    Oxford, UK
    Another vote for Transcribe! - it's one of the reasons that I'm not pushing too hard to move from Win98 to Linux at home, even though I've largely switched over at work (although not yet having found drivers for my USB ADSL modem also play a large part in that decision).

    Not only will Transcribe! slow things down very flexibly, but it also has a range of other features - adding markers to the track and being able to loop between any two points is very useful to me.

  11. thumbtrap


    Jun 26, 2003
    I wish somebody made a cheap little box that did looping, pitch shifting, and constant pitch tempo shifting. I hate to pay too much for what my computer will do for free or peanuts, but at the same time - I find computers and music don't mix well - not because I'm a luddite, but because I got this big ole monitor on a corner desk and guitars and corner desks /keyboards don't mix well, and monitors and single coil pickups don't get along. Stuff like that.
  12. LoJoe


    Sep 5, 2002
    Concord, NC USA.
  13. sk84life1975


    Jul 1, 2003
    shelby, oh
    hey, i just want to say thanks. i've only been playing bass for a few months, and this is only about my third time on the web site. like many beginners all i have is tabs, but every one knows they are almost never right. i didn't know there was programs out there to slow the music down, and i still have a hard time trying to get it down myself. i downloaded pacemaker and it seems pretty cool. it seems like it's going to help quite a bit. so, thanks for the tip. i'll talk to you guys later. peace