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Don’t take our word for it. See for yourself how Song Surgeon can help you learn new guitar material quicker and easier than you ever thought possible.

Audio slow motion, combined with chord detection, key and tempo detection, and looping allow you to more quickly and easily learn any guitar song, solo or riff. Song Surgeon is an indispensable tool if you are serious about playing guitar.

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Why Should You Begin Using Song Surgeon Today?

As a guitarist there are four main benefits of using Song Surgeon. Near the top of this short list is time savings. Song Surgeon can save you dozens if not hundreds of hours a year, by enabling you to learn new material on your guitar quicker and easier than you ever thought possible:

It Does The Work So You Don’t Have To...
Immediately upon open a file, Song Surgeon determines the song key, tempo and chords and displays them for you to use.
Learn Faster….
A survey conducted of customers using our audio slow down app showed an increase of 614% in their ability to learn
Makes the Complex, Simple….
SS’s ability to slow down those fast riffs and solos and play them repeatedly allows you to hear not only WHAT is being played but HOW it is being played.
Time Savings
Whether a teacher or student, the 1-2-3 punch of reduced speed, chord detection and looping and make learning easier, quicker and faster.

With Song Surgeon You Can:

Quickly learn new songs or material

Decipher and learn that difficult or fast riff

Breakdown a complex sequence step-by-step

Tease out how something is being played (hammer on, pull off, slide, bend, etc.)

Embed slow motion and zoom into videos to share with students or instructors

Embed key, tempo, EQ, and other changes into audio files for sharing with teachers or students

Print chords to share with students, teachers or band mates.

Learn New Guitar Material
614% Faster Or Even More

More than ten years ago, we conducted a survey of guitarists that had purchased and were using a guitar lesson that contained audio that was slowed down to 50% of the original tempo. We asked them how much easier it was to learn from these slowed down lessons than from something playing at normal tempo. We knew that slowing down made things easier, but what the survey results showed blew us away. Almost 200 guitarists told us that these slow down lessons increased their ability to learn by 2 to 10 fold, with the average being 614%. Wow, that's huge.

And remember this was 10 years ago… our product has been vastly improved since that time. It allows you to slow down much further while still retaining quality, it has speed trainer, and the program now provides you with the chords for the song when you load it.

When you combine, slow motion, high quality audio, with repeated playback (looping) with speed trainer (to gradually increase or decrease speed) with chord detection, you have an almost unstoppable combination of powerful tools for breaking down, analyzing and decipher any guitar riff or song, no matter how difficult it is.

Stop Wasting Countless Hours Trying To Learn
New Material or a Difficult Riff On Your Guitar

Let Song Surgeon Do the Heavy Lifting For You

This short video to the right demonstrates just a few of the tools at your disposal which are found in Song Surgeon that can help you make learning a difficult riff or segment or a new song easier. In this video we briefly demonstrate the following:

  • Chord detection

  • Audio Slow Down

  • Looping (repeated playback)

  • Speed Trainer

  • EQ /VR for instrument isolation

Is That All It Does?

Actually, that's just the beginning. Song Surgeon can change EQ, create multiple loops, automatically create and inserting a 4-beat click track, perform basic editing, perform basic recording, sync a metronome beat to the tempo of a song, create new audio files in which changes are embedded and therefore permanent and portable and were still just scratching the surface.

Features and Benefit Comparison
Highest Audio Quality after Key and Tempo Change

Song Surgeon is unsurpassed in the quality of audio AFTER key or tempo change. Normally the two standard algorithm settings used are sufficient and provide quality equal or better than software costing thousands of dollars (cubase or pro tools). However there are multiple algorithm settings that can be used to attain even higher quality. In addition, Song Surgeon uses formant preservation to preserve the natural tonal quality of the human voice. This eliminates the chipmunk of munchkin effect which occurs when the key is changed on music that contains voice.

Repeated Playback Using Loops

You can create an unlimited number of loops to isolate specific segments within the songs for repeated playback. Each of these loops can be customized with its own key, tempo, EQ, and Vocal Reduction settings. And of course when you combine the ability to play something slowly with repetition, it is much easier to learn.

Speed Trainer Allows You To Learn Faster

Speed Trainer is a function within a looping area that automatically increases or decreases the speed of playback each time it loops, based upon our customized settings. You select a beginning and ending tempo - and a percentage change, and Song Surgeon will do the rest. Speed Trainer allows you to practice with increasing speed, thus enhancing your learning.

Instrument isolation Makes It Easier to Learn

Because of the overlapping frequencies of almost all instruments, no product can completely isolate one instrument in a normal song mix. However, when Song Surgeon’s VR slider is used in combination with the 31 band EQ, you can diminish or enhance specific instruments within a mix making it easier to hear only that frequency or sound or instrument you are most interested in.

High Quality Scoring Module for
Music Notation or Tablature Creation

Song Surgeon was designed to interface with a MuseScore, a high quality scoring program similar to Sibelius and Finale, software costing hundreds of dollars. Once the MuseScore Module is loaded from Song Surgeon, you can save MuseScore Scores within Song Surgeon project files.

Permanent and Portable Files Can Be Shared

Once you have made changes to a file within Song Surgeon, you can either save as a project file, or you can Export and create an new audio file with your changes embedded in it. You can select from any of the standard audio file formats and, once created, these files are completely portable and play in any standard audio player including your phone, iPad, computer and car. And of course that means that these files can be easily shared with family, friends, students, your instructor, or your band mates.

Automatic Click Track Creation and Insertion

Based upon the detect BPM of a song, Song Surgeon can create a 4 beat click track at the exact tempo of the song and insert it at the beginning of your audio file.

Opens All Standard Audio Files + Video Files

Not only does Song Surgeon open all standard audio file formats, it can also strip the audio from most standard video files for use in the program. Once you have stripped the audio channel you can save the audio in any standard audio format for future use.

Whether a Student, Teacher or a DIY Learner
Song Surgeon Will Give You a

Real Competitive Edge

Whether you are just learning to play the guitar, an advanced player, someone that plays in a band, or an instructor, Song Surgeon can help you learn new material faster and easier than you ever thought possible. How? By slowing down, looping and being able to see the chords you'll be able to not only hear and see every note being played, but you'll also be able to figure out the nuances of HOW it is being played. Was that a pull off, hammer on, slide or bend?

Song Surgeon is a must-have tool that will improve your guitar playing, give you a competitive advantage, and set you on the path to true success. Best of all, it won't cost you an arm and a leg to get your hands on this powerful guitar learning tool.

But What About Sheet Music and Tablature??

If you've spent any time on the Internet looking for guitar tabs for a particular song, you already know that finding accurate tabs is almost impossible. Most of the stuff you find is just not that good -- and some of it is pretty awful. Okay, you say, then what about sheet music? Recently I bought sheet music for six popular, well known songs that you hear on the radio. I had a 40+ year, guitar veteran go through each song and transcribe it and compare it to the original song on the radio. Any guesses as to what we found? The sheet music was not the same as the actual song!

What that means for you is that if you want to or need to learn a song, or riff, or solo, the only way to learn it is to analyze it and figure it out yourself. You can do this on your own without any tools, or you can use Song Surgeon and have it detect and give you a print out of the chords found.

Using the chords detected by Song Surgeon combined with slowing the audio down, instrument isolation and the repeated playback (looping) of a segment, give you a very powerful 1, 2, 3, 4 knock- out punch - and will significantly cut the time required to learn something on your guitar. So, the choice is yours: Learn By yourself or use Song Surgeon.

Here's What Others Are Saying
About Song Surgeon

Key change, speed alteration, EQ are really outstanding.....

I have played in various bands for some fifty years now. I play guitar and keyboards and although I have played in various lineups over the years I have be performing solo for the past eight years. My gigs are normally social, bowling, golf clubs etc. When I first started paying around with audio backing track I tried a couple of programmes but I tried your song surgeon 3 demo and just liked how easy it was to use. I did the upgrade to SS4 pro and now upgraded to SS5 pro. Hi, I would just like to congratulate James and his team on this fabulous version of Song Surgeon 5. I have the Pro version which I strongly advise you guys to use.

I have only had the programme for a couple of weeks and have not used all the functions yet but I would like to say that the key change, speed alteration and the EQ on the Pro version are really outstanding in quality and I mean outstanding.

Cheers and Best regards,

- Hugh Gilmour, UK

It is an absolute terrific learning tool...

I would like to take the opportunity to tell you how much I am liking SS. It is an absolute terrific learning tool. I am also loving VS -- really great as well. I retired from a software development company which actually started in our founder's garage. It is now a worldwide company (DST International). So I have a real fondness for s/w companies such as yours. I won't bother you with more superfluous verbiage -- I just want you to know that I am LOVING your products as well as your unbelievable support.

Thanks Jim.

Andy Beard, USA

I have 24 students, and every single student, except for four - so 20 of them, now have Song Surgeon.

A While ago, a student and friend of mine recommended that I get a program called Song Surgeon. As a minimalist and as a skeptic, I don't look for more things to clutter up my computer and my house - and I don't believe everything works as well as I am told it does. I went ahead, I bought it and within just a few hours, I realized the potential it had for my teaching practice. I have 24 students, and every single student, except for four - so 20 of them, now have Song Surgeon.

- Curtis Fairchild, U.S.

One of the finest products I have ever bought

Seldom am I impressed these days with hype about a product because so few live up to the promise, but you have. I am pleasantly surprised. While I am still figuring out the program I can tell already that you just blew Riff station out of the water.

I tab for guitar sites and now I am afraid I'll lose my ear for chords and looks like I'll have to brush up on flat 7ths suspend 5ths LOL. Thank you James for one of the finest programs I have ever bought. Looks like the delays paid off big time for you. You got it right!

- James Foster, USA

This is a top notch program

Just a line to let you know I received the release build and installed/registered it without any issues whatsoever. I must also say your email below is an understatement! At this point, this is a top-notch program! Fantastic job! In my opinion, you now have zero competition in your price range. THANK YOU for an amazing product!

- John Mills

It has exceeded all my expectations

I am a new user to Song Surgeon. I play violin and guitar at church and am an intermediate player of both instruments. When I ordered Song Surgeon I was not sure what I was getting. It turns out that it has exceeded all my expectations. So far it has done everything it is advertised as doing. I was trying to play along with some pre-recorded accompaniment of a couple of fast and fairly difficult pieces of music. Being able to slow down the music allowed me to learn the pieces much more quickly than I could have otherwise. I also found that the voice reduction software worked very well. The voice part is not completely eliminated but is acceptably reduced.

I ran into one slight problem and submitted a ticket. The response was detailed and extremely prompt. Also, the user guide is very thorough, and the video instructions are great. I have been recommending this program to all my musician friends.

- Lou O

My life just got WAY EASIER!!!!!

WOW!! Been using Song Surgeon since version 3. Just installed 5 Pro. Loaded up one of my version 4 projects with no issues. I wanted to see how well the key detector worked on something I already knew.

I’m amazed! I play bass and the notes were spot on. I have 40 songs to learn for a gig this weekend.

My life just got WAY EASIER!!!!! And this is only after 5 min’s of using it. Great Job!

- Bo Martin

The ACCURACY of the chords detection is nothing short of “astoundingly GOOD”!

- D. Nuttal

It’s the best on the market and for its price, it's a buy!

SS5 is fabulous. It's a product that every musician should have. It distinguishes between E, Em, Em7, E7, E9 etc. it doesn't show the fingering for the chords.

Review the tutorials. They are very short, around 3 min each. Then try the demo. It's very, very powerful. It looks complicated, but it's not. Watch the tutorials first!

It’s the best on the market and for its price, it's a buy! It’s a must have! And it's fun! Have a great day!

- Danny Birge

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

1. How is the product provided?

Song Surgeon and the two free bonuses are accessed via download links. If you ever need to reinstall or grab another copy of the products you can always download them again from the links in your Order Email Confirmation. In addition, you can find links for Song Surgeon on the Downloads section of the Help Desk 24/7/365.

One other important note, your purchase allows you to install and activate Song Surgeon on 3 machines of the same OS (Mac or Windows) at any one time.

You are also given the option for a flat fee of $7.95 to have Song Surgeon plus the two bonuses provided on CD’s.

2. I see that Song Surgeon is available in two models, which do i get?

When you order on this special promotional page, you get the Professional model of Song Surgeon which contains all of the features, not the Standard model which has some features disabled

3. What operating systems does Song Surgeon run on?

SS V5 runs on Mac (OSx) and Windows. Specifically this is Mac 10.8 – 10.14 and for Windows XP – Win 10. Some of the machine on which the older OS’s are installed may not have sufficient resources to run Song Surgeon 5 well.

4. Will Song Surgeon V5 run on mobile devices?

Song Surgeon V 5 is a desktop application. We do have a “lite” version of Song Surgeon, called, Song Surgeon Trainer available as an app. It is free and can be found on both the Google Play and Apple Stores. http://songsurgeon.com/page/mobileapp.html

5. What Are The Computer Hardware Requirements for Song Surgeon?

Here are the suggested requirement for running Song Surgeon Version 5.

(Windows XP – Win 10)
  • 2.0 GHz CPU with dual-core processor minimum (Recommended: Quad-core i5 processor or better)
  • 4 GB RAM minimum (Recommended: 8 GB or more)
  • 200 MB of hard-disk space for program installation
  • Display dimensions of 1024x768 or greater
(Mac OS X 10.8 or Newer)
  • Mac computer with an Intel processor (Recommended: Dual core 2.0GHz or faster)
  • 2GB of RAM (Recommended: 4GB of RAM or greater)
  • 200 MB available disk space for program installation
  • Display dimensions of 1024x768 or greater

6. I see that my purchase entitles me to install on three machines. Can I share this with a friend or band member?

The three licenses provided with your purchase are intended to be used by you or immediately family members within the same household, not friends, band members, co-workers, etc.

7. What Kind of Support is provided for Song Surgeon?

Song Surgeon has a full service Help Desk that includes Incident Support Tickets, FAQ’s, Knowledge Base, Download Link and news. The Help Desk is always the first stop for support. Based upon the ticket information you provide we will decide how to handle your issue. We may call, correspond via the Help Desk, do a remote assistance session, etc.

Standard model customers are entitled to 1 year of free support. Pro models customers receive two years of Support. This free support refers specifically to the use of Incident Support Sessions or Tickets. Customers are always welcome to use the Support Desk at anytime with this exception, even if their support period has expired. Customers may also buy Incident Support Sessions after their support period has expired or they may purchase an annual support contract to extend indefinitely this support period.

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