Is there free software that automatically composes music and does not place restrictions on the generated output? I need to be able to use the generated music commercially.

  • What do you mean, "compose" automatically? Do you want a program to generate music? – Rory Alsop Nov 24 '12 at 11:41
  • Yes, that exactly what I'm looking for. – rraallvv Nov 24 '12 at 17:35
  • I don't think that is actually on topic - and I'm not 100% sure such a thing actually exists in reality :-) – Rory Alsop Nov 25 '12 at 0:16
  • Oh! there are several privative software/hardware tools to do that, the music composed that way is known as self-generated. Although self-generated music sounds somewhat vague or ambiguos to me. Please see this link about Medal Composer, and this one about EMI – rraallvv Nov 25 '12 at 2:13
  • Generative music should be a valid topic for AVP, and an automatic composer is a special case of generative music. – ObscureRobot Nov 25 '12 at 2:46

Couldn't Garageband's 'Magic' feature do this for you? (Assuming you have access to a Mac)

There's a guide to Automatic Composition with Magic Garageband here.

There was also (back in the deep recesses of time) a program available for the Amiga, called Super Jam, which produced MIDI compositions.

-EDIT- There appears to be a free, Windows version of Super Jam here. It's probably extremely dated but it used to work well enough for me.

  • Have the assets and works privative restrictions in regards to licensing? – rraallvv Nov 27 '12 at 14:42
  • ...I mean the derivative work – rraallvv Nov 27 '12 at 14:52
  • Not that I'm aware of, no. – Robert Nov 27 '12 at 15:22

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