Pete Clapp, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / September 26, 2012
Applications from this set replicate a keyboard or a piano on a Windows computer. They come with many output options, such as volume, balance, reverb, modulation, etc. These programs are handy especially to anyone who wants to practice their piano skills or just to have fun.
Download solution synonyms: Music Keyboard Live, Virtual Piano, Play Piano on Computer, Play on Virtual Keyboard, Virtual Piano Keyboard
These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:
Live Midi Keyboard, as the name suggests, is a very simple duo-timbral Midi Keyboard/Router that works very well with Microsoft Windows. It uses two ports, Midi In and Midi Out , which can be used to route your keyboard to 2 separate sounds of your Multitimbral Output.
Electric Keys puts a slice of music history at your fingertips with the most complete collection ever of classic and vintage electric pianos, clavs, organs, strings machines, tape sampler and other electric keyboard instruments. Electric Keys is a cross-platform virtual instrument that delivers authentic sounds of 50 classic, vintage electric keyboard instruments from the last 40 years.
Rintox Virtual Piano is a small software that creates a virtual piano keyboard on your computer desktop so you can play for a while and have some fun. It's extremely simple to use. All you have to do is to run the application and start playing. This application is freeware meaning that you won’t have to pay a buck to enjoy it.
Whether you want to learn how to play the piano or you are just interested in practicing your piano skills, Piano Chords is a great option if you have no piano at hand or if you’d rather use a computer for it. It is free of charge and easy to work with, so you can give it a try.
Electronic Piano 2.5 from Maurício Antunes Oliveira is an easy-to-use, freeware application to virtually convert your computer into a keyboard allowing you to play musical notes, chords and drums. The interface can be greatly improved, just a tip for future versions. Very hard to play piano from the computer keyboard and it’s very natural since they weren’t designed to do that.
PianoFX STUDIO 4.0 is a great application to practice your piano skills. With this software, you can play the piano as if it were a real one. Each key on your keyboard will play a different sound. With this nice application you are going to be able to add different effects such as bass drum, snare, high tom, cymbal, bongo, timbale, agogo, tamborine, conga and claves.