Presonus 141173 Progression 3 Guitar Notation Software [Download]





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If you compose for guitar bass drums keyboards or vocals you need Progression™ for Mac and Windows. Enter parts and create guitar and bass tab drum tab lead sheets and standard sheet music with ease. Apply effects mix and hear your composition played back with superb samples by famous artists. Compose on a computer and continue editing with Progression for iPad or vice versa. Progression’s ease of use and great sounds make composing more fun than ever!

Progression 3 makes it easier than ever for you to write your ideas quickly and includes new effects from PreSonus Studio One an enhanced chord library and many notation and publishing improvements.

Notation improvements make Progression 3 even faster and easier to use than previous versions including an enharmonic spelling tool cross-staff notation and new shortcut sets. You also get an enhanced chord library with more library chords user-created chords and recent-chord recall.


  • Enter edit and play back tab notation or both
  • Best playback of any composing software with samples recorded by Neil Zaza Victor Wooten Roy “Futureman” Wooten and more
  • Acoustic guitar electric guitar and bass guitar samples included
  • Optional instruments include classical guitar acoustic fingerstyle guitar mandolin and banjo
  • Compose on a Mac or Windows computer and continue to edit on iPad and vice versa
  • Interactive Entry Tools: keyboard 24-fret guitar fretboard drum pad chord library
  • Real-time and step-time MIDI entry
  • Extensive chord library with user-created chords and recent-chord recall
  • In-store app to add more instruments
  • Audition/Entry modes
  • Complete audio mixer
  • Process audio with PreSonus Native Effects™ Limiter Compressor and EQ plug-ins as well as reverb and guitar-amp simulator
  • See notation and MIDI data on the same staff
  • Capo feature
  • Quick simple selection palette
  • Full range of guitar functions and articulations including: bends vibrato slides hammer-ons pull-offs mutes whammy-bar techniques bass slap harmonics and more
  • Insert text and lyrics
  • Quick Undo and Redo
  • Sequencer Overlay allows you to see notation and MIDI performance data on the same staff
  • Chord and Melody modes
  • Easy delete and erase capabilities
  • Enter and edit title and composer information
  • Convenient file sharing
  • Export/email audio
  • Import/export Standard MIDI Files
  • Native 64-bit support
  • Retina display support
  • Windows 8 touchscreen support
  • Open Arobas Guitar Pro files (versions 3 to 5)
  • Search for tablature online
  • Help files
  • Free scales and exercises included
  • Available in English (UK and U.S.) French German Spanish (Latin American) and Japanese


  • Mac OS® X 10.7 or later (32-/64-bit)
  • Intel® Core Solo 1.8 GHz processor (Recommended: Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GHz or better)
  • 2 GB RAM (4 GB or more recommended)
  • 8 GB free hard-drive space
  • Windows 7 or 8 (32- or 64-bit)
  • Intel Pentium® 4 2 GHz (Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GHz or better recommended)
  • 2 GB RAM (4 GB or more recommended)
  • 8 GB free hard-drive space