9 Best Songwriting Software for Beginners and Advance Song Writers

Creating a beautiful song with a great music takes a hell lot of efforts and skills and when you are solo song creator you the task will become more difficult for you because you have to perform all the task alone. At this time Songwriting Software will solve your most of the problem. So, in this post, we are going to talk about Top 10 best Digital Audio Workstation that will help you create, edit and record songs and music.

Best Songwriting Software

Nowadays It’s really easy to compose a new song using new technology. Here I am talking about some of the great songwriting software available in the market which will help you edit, record and mixing of sound with different filter effects. Based on thorough research I have come up with given Top 10 Best Songwriting Software that will surely help you in your Music Career.


Songwriting Software

Talking about Best Songwriting Software, Ableton is on the Top due to its functionality and ease of creating, producing, editing and performing live music with a simple interface. Ableton has the versatile collection of instruments, sounds, kits and loops for creating any kind of music. Here are Some of the Great Features of Ableton:

  • Ableton has 13 Instruments which helps you in songwriting.
  • Ableton comes with 56 Effects (like Echo, Pedal, Beat Repeat, Amp, Vocoder, Glue ) for processing audio and MIDI
  • Different Filters and Sound Effects for mixing and creating sounds.
Cost  $99 – $749 (30 Days Free Trial)
Ratings 9/10
System Requirements
  • WIN 7,8,10 (64 Bit)
  • Intel® Core™ or AMD multi-core processor
  • 4 GB RAM
  • MAC OS X 10.11.6 or later
  • Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor
Official Website https://www.ableton.com

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Songwriting Software

HookPad is actually Music Sketchpad which helps you in chord progressions and melodies. HoodPad offers you a great combination of Chords which helps you in arranging beats and sounds together. With the help of Chord, Palettes HookPad makes Song Mixing easy and fast. You simply have to choose the sound from the option and pick up the chords one by one to make a music.HookPad is also a great MIDI creator software.

Ratings 8/10
Website HookPad


MasterWriter is an all in one software for Music Lovers for Songwriting, Lyric Writing, Poetry and Creative Writing. Many known Song Writers are using Masterwriter as a songwriting Software. MasterWriters come up with great features:

  • MasterWriter has big Dictionary with great collections of Rhymed Phrases
  • MasterWriter has more than 33,000 phrases, sayings, and word Combination
  • Huge Collection of Intensifiers and filters for songwriting
  • You can choose RhythM type from PERFECT, WIDE, CLOSE & WIDEST
Cost Monthly $9.95 (FREE TRIAL is also Available)
Ratings 7.5/10
Website http://masterwriter.com/songwriters


Songwriting Software

ChordPulse is another great Songwriting Program which provides rhythm training, warm-up exercises, improvisations and practicing scales. You can easily setup Music Chord using 178 music style. According to my experience (I have used 14 Days free trial), ChordPulse is great for beginners to learn songwriting and mixing of chords. Some of the great features are as follows:

  • You can export your Music to MIDI files
  • You will get 178 music styles to build tracks with the help of 36 chord types, inversions & slash chords
  • Very easy to use because of it’s Responsive and clear interface
  • 100-step undo, redo and action history
  • 70 Sample Sessions and more than 60 preset chord progressions
Cost $29 (14 Days Free Trial)
System Requirements
  • Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
  • 64 MB of free RAM
  • 1 GHz or faster processor
Website http://www.chordpulse.com


Songwriting Software

Acoustica is one the best Audio Mixing program available in the market. The software is helpful as a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW), MIDI sequencer, and virtual instrument host. Using Acoustica you can Select and group multiple tracks to record and edit different effects. Overall Acoustica will enhance your Songwriting experience.

Cost $89 & $179
Ratings 8/10
Website https://www.acoustica.com/mixcraft/


TuneSmith has almost all the tools which will essential for songwriting. Tunesmith has more than 4850 guitar chord charts. TuneSmith will allow you unlimited lyrics revisions with different style and format. Here are some cool features of TuneSmith:

  • TuneSmith Generates songwriter split sheets which include a customizable paragraph
  • TuneSmith provides Full Cross-platform availability so that you can exchange files from windows to MAC easily.
  • TuneSmith provides traditional chord sheets into the Nashville Number System format.
  • A great collection of Pitch Journal, Lyrics editor, and Song Catalog.
  • An integrated lyrics editor. (Check out above video to know more about TuneSmith)
Ratings 8/10
Website http://www.rhymegenie.com/tunesmith.html

PreSonus Studio One

Songwriting Software

PreSonus Studio One is a simple and powerful Digital Audio workstation which will also help you in songwriting. One of the Cool Feature of PreSonus Studio One is “Harmonic Editing”. Harmonic Editing helps you in better chord structure and can detect automatically. You will get unlimited Tracks within Single-window interface. Moreover PreSonus Studio one comes up with all the standard MIDI gear. So If you are a professional Songwriter and need to enhance your songwriting skills, just give it a try.

Cost FREE (PAID Versions are also available)
Ratings 8.5/10
Website https://www.presonus.com/products/Studio-One

FL Studio

Songwriting Software

FL Studio is an advanced Digital Audio Workstation and songwriting Software. FL Studio is one of the oldest and best in a class music production environment. FL Studio’s advanced Audio, Sequencing, Mixing, and effects are best in class. You can simply use their Mixtures and filters in the single touch interface. The software is developed by Belgian company Image-Line.

FL Studio is available on Google play store as well as Apple and Windows store.

  • Fruity Edition – $99
  • Producer Edition – $199
  • Signature Bundle – $299
  • All Plugins Bundle – $899
Ratings 8.5/10
Official Website https://www.image-line.com/flstudio

FL Studio Mobile
FL Studio Mobile
Developer: Image-Line
Price: $14.99+

‎FL Studio Mobile
‎FL Studio Mobile
Developer: Image Line Software
Price: $13.99+

FL Studio Mobile
FL Studio Mobile
Developer: ‪Image-Line‬
Price: $14.99+

Avid Pro Tools

Songwriting Software

Avid Pro Tools are widely used by industry professional which came with advanced technology. This Tool isn’t for Beginner but If you know the basics of songwriting and you want to learn advance music mixing then Avid Pro Tools will surely help you. Here are some of the great features of Avid Pro Tools:

  • Avid Pro Tools has inbuilt 128 audio tracks, 512 instrument tracks, and 512 MIDI tracks.
  • It has over 60 AAX plug-ins which help you creating, editing and recording tracks.
  • You can connect with other artists and online and can share your music.
  • Pro Tools works with all MIDI controllers and features a comprehensive MIDI Editor.
Cost From $24.92 up to $599
Ratings 8.5/10
Website https://www.avid.com/pro-tools

So these are some of the best songwriting software available in the market. If you ask me what my favorite I will recommend Acoustica and Ableton for beginner and Avid Pro Tools and FL Studio for Advance Songwriting.

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About the Author: Bhavya

Hey, This is Bhavya. A Technology Lover and Learner. By Education, I am an Engineer and by Profession a Web Entrepreneur. I am not a Pro nor expert. The only aim of my life is to Learn as much as possible every day and share with all of you via TECHCORTEX.

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