If you like, you can just download the installer from here and use the free trial. Come back to this page when you want a key after the trial period expires in a couple of weeks.
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To help musicians and anyone else entertain and educate themselves during this sad period, the World Wide Woodshed is making the esteemed music slowdown tool SlowGold available for whatever you feel good about paying. If you are suffering a major income loss due to COVID-19, please pay nothing.
Stay safe, sane, and as happy as you can manage.
SlowGold™ is a program for Windows PCs that allows you to radically slow down music and loop music without changing the pitch.
It makes it simple for you to slice the music up into easily-digestible pieces, so you can really hear what’s going on and play along.
A lot of times, the most amazing passages on an instrument are thrilling to listen to, but they go by so fast that you can’t really understand what is going on musically. You’d like to play the same thing, just to know you can, and then (if you’re an improviser) maybe to “generalize” the lick and adapt it to a variety of songs.
But first, you have to hear what’s being played at a speed that allows you to understand it.
Play individual phrases back at very slow speeds to hear exactly what is going on in the music, or play them at moderate speeds to practice along with the masters and really get all the details of the phrasing. It’s all in your power with SlowGold.
SlowGold lets you use every track in your digital music library as a course in how to make great music, which you take at your own speed. Amaze and amuse your friends with your interpretations of ultra-hip licks! Or just quietly improve your skills and musical understanding by learning from your favorite musicians, if that’s more your speed.
Supports .mp3, .flac, .aif, .aiff, .wav, .wave formats.
I have used SGold for many years. I got a new computer and was lost without this program. I especially like the ability to cut & save sections for use when I travel. If they could change keys and keep vocals similar to cover, that would seal the deal.
Great for my purpose - to loop a section of an mp3 at slow speed. This app also lets you identify multiple sections and name those sections if you want, for easy identification. I found the quality of the slowed sound to be very good. On top of that, I found the app easy to use.
Used this app many many years ago, then got back into electric guitar in my mid 60's. This app is really the only way to learn the solos and stuff that was never written down...
I owned an earlier version and I loved it then and I love it even more now. Great job!
Worked as advertised!