SongRiffer

Organize and browse all your ideas hassle-free.
The only riff library made for musicians, by musicians, 100% free.
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version 1.2.4
Songwriting tool app for Mac and Windows

Features

SongRiffer's mission is very simple: be the best tool to track your musical ideas.

No more lost ideas or wasted time listening to yet another idea-v2.wav, SongRiffer will improve your creative process so you can focus on what matters: writing damn good songs.

Organize and quickly browse your riffs and song ideas.

Describing your riff is what will make your creation process faster in the future. Add tags, rate your riff, Songriffer will try to calculate the tempo to help you. Once everything is set and your library is well organized, you will no longer be looking at a meaningless list of files with obscure names. All your ideas and riffs are accessible and easy to browse.

Search for the perfect idea

Stuck by creative block, or just searching for riffs for a new song? SongRiffer makes it easy to filter your riffs so you can find badass ideas you forgot about. The quick search will allow you to show you all the files matching what you have in mind, whereas with the advanced search you will be able to fine tune your criteria and find exactly what you need. SongRiffer will dig out your kick ass riffs so they don't stay unreleased to the world.

Preview your ideas and speed up your songwriting

You can listen to your ideas through SongRiffer to know directly what they sound like. Your songwriting process will no longer be interrupted by blindly listening to dozens of riffs, you can directly hand pick the one matching your current composition, and know instantly if they can fit or not.

Record ideas on the go, transfer them directly to your riff library

Like any musicians, ideas don't come only when you're at home or in your studio. You end up with dozens of voice memos on your phone that are far from organized and you have to email to yourself so you can listen to them on your computer. With SongRiffer's transfer feature, you directly send your ideas from your phone to your riff library in the blink of an eye.

Download SongRiffer and start transfering your ideas right now

Record your ideas in one click

How much time does it take before you can record an idea that just popped into your head? Starting your DAW, plugging your instrument, arm a track to record... Sometimes you don't want to start everything to capture your new idea. SongRiffer's Recorder allows you to record anything in one click. Your new idea is added immediately to your library and you can be sure you won't forget it by the time your DAW has crashed.
Tags and rating to organize your ideas and ideas and browse them easily
Tempo, duration and time signature to know quickly if it fits what you need
Comments to write down ideas and notes about your work
Built-in player to preview your ideas immediately
Advanced search to dig deeper in your riff library and find the one that will help your songwriting
Transfer easily all your voice memos from your phone to your desktop app - no more painful transfer via email or cloud storage services
Record directly into SongRiffer in one click, the fastest way to capture your ideas
More features and improvement to come continuously to keep make your songwriting experience a breeze

More to come...

SongRiffer will improve and gain more features continuously to help you even more. We've got a bunch of stuff planned that will hopefully make your (and ours!) songwriting process easier. This app is made by musicians like you, so feel free to give your feedback and ideas on how SongRiffer can improve your creative process.