Free Jamming Softwares
AN (ALMOST) COMPLETE CATALOGUE OF FREE JAMMING SOFTWARES
WITH REVIEWS, TUTORIALS AND DOWNLOAD LINKS.
A free, in-browser recorder for live audio between multiple parties.
Primarily used for podcasting, Cleanfeed is a high-quality, in- browser recorder for live audio between parties. Upgrading to PRO grants multitrack recording, higher bitrates, better volume control and much more. This upgrade, however, requires monthly payments!
ProvideCoalition Review: Cleanfeed for remote HQ audio interview recordings: part 1
Cleanfeed 2020: Pristine audio conversations (interviews) using a FREE software [Video below]
Cleanfeed: The Best Solution For Remote Podcast Interviews [Video below]
Cleanfeed Podcasting Remotely Walkthrough [Video below]
An online network for musicians to collaborate in real time, jamming from anywhere in the world!
This is an old software by Fender aimed at the online jamming community and bands for online rehearsals. With your 30-day free trial, you’re promised peer-to-peer live audio streaming, 16 audio tracks, 16 MIDI tracks, exportable files and “near zero” latency feel in Jam Mode!
PremierGuitar: Fender and eJamming Audio Unveil Synchronized, Streaming Jamming Software
Wired: eJamming: Live Online Music Collaboration
How to use eJamming [Video below]
Setting Up Your First eJamming Session Part 1 [Video below]
A free, realtime software for online rehearsal, jamming and broadcasting.
JamKazam is another, realtime software for the musician community! It’s built for: travel-free rehearsal; jamming; live broadcasting; collaboration and connecting with new artists! They also have a software for lessons!
GearSlutz.com: Jamkazam & JamBlaster
Reddit: What are your thoughts on JamKazam and the JamBlaster?
JamKazam Overview [Video below]
JamKazam Tutorial – Connecting with Other Musicians [Video below]
A free software for online jam sessions with a creative solution to latency issues.
It may not be colourful, but Jammr shines in eliminating latency by having musicians jam measures behind your chord progression. It may take some time to get used to, but it’s a great solution to a recurring issue. Live, but not real time!
Reddit: A program for jamming with other people online without lag/
MakeUseOf.com: How to Jam With Your Band Online
A beautiful software designed for worldwide jamming! Resolves latency the same way Jammr does.
A free and open source software to jam with people around the world, using NINJAM servers. Pick your jam room – as seen above. Once entered, a window opens up with channel strips, parameters and a chat box. Beautiful design! See their website (highlighted in yellow) for more.
Playing in ninjam servers with Jamtaba [Video below]
Using chord progresions in Jamtaba [Video below]
A free, cross-platform software with simple mechanics for jamming over the internet!
Jamulus is a well regarded software for jamming, amongst musicians on the online community. It works, it’s simple, and it has all the essentials you need to jam with others over the internet. It’s free and it’s cross- platform. What else do you need?
AudioGeek11.com: Jam music online with Jamulus
Jam music online with Jamulus [Video below]
Musicians Jam Online Together with Jamulus – Advanced Setup [Video below]
An app with extensive songs in multi-track format, perfect for jamming or learning covers, with others or alone.
Awesome app for jamming and song practicing. You can adjust instrument channels for every song, making space for you and other musicians. In other words, customizable backing tracks. You can change keys, tempo and because you’re jamming with tracks, latency issues are bypassed.
Apple App Store Preview: Jam-zone – Learn, Play, Jam!
AppGrooves.com: Jamzone Ratings & Reviews
Jamzone – Learn, Play, Jam! [Video below]
Best Jamming Tool Ever? Check out Jamzone! [Video below]
An unconventional, interactive, cross-platform software for jamming and collaboration over the internet.
Jam2jam Gray is unlike the former softwares in that it uses interactive sample grids for jamming. This does not utilize real instruments so it might not be a primary option for some, however, it does enable jamming with people over the internet and can be a great creative tool.
Jam2jam Basics [Video below]
Jam2jam with Interactive Whiteboard [Video below]
A popular option amongst online jammers who want to play together, for Windows and macOS users!
NINJAM follows the aforementioned approach to mitigating latency by having users jam measures behind, along with clock rate and metronome synching. It’s popular amongst jammers, especially with Reaper users. Their servers host other softwares like JamTaba.
NINJAM Setup (Live online Jamming) [Video below]
NINJAM (Online Jamming Plugin) in REAPER [Video below]
A simple but pretty chatroom that lists rooms by genre, in which you can join and jam in!
Simply a chatroom with multiple rooms listed by genre, allowing you and others to play music and broadcast! Definitely a good website if you want to take that route and not have to download anything. People will hop on sometimes, but there’s no guarantee! Latency may be an issue.
Old OJS Video Tutorial [Video below]
A free app for Windows and macOS that can be used for online jamming and band rehearsal!
A very simple, very effective software for jamming, with collaborative features. Some latency may occur. Unfortunately, their website appears to be dead and we had difficulty finding reviews to refer to! We linked the best site we could find to download the app, if interested!
Sofasession live session – real time online jamming [Video below]
What you need to get started with sofasession [Video below]
A cloud-based recording app between online parties that requires no download or installation!
Zencastr is primarily used for podcasting, but we want to shout it out because it’s free and has powerful tools. The downside is that these podcast apps don’t often account for the minuscule latency that can be detrimental to jamming. Check it out if you’re interested!
G2.com: Zencastr Reviews
PCMag.com: Zencastr Review
Zencastr Review & Tutorial for Podcasting [Video below]
Zencastr Explainer [Video below]
Zencastr Review & Tutorial for Podcasting [Video below]