Synthesia is a program that allows you to learn how to play piano, in a fun way, in the style of Guitar Hero, or Frets on Fire, which are similar games but for guitar.
The idea is to play the notes that are appearing, and do it faster and faster to achieve the appropriate rhythm for each melody. Experience and mechanization will help you learn to play songs, and learn music without having to resort to boring lessons in music.
It is advisable to connect a piano (organ or synthesizer) to the PC, but can also be played with the keyboard of the computer. It supports MIDI- type music files, which can be accessed on the Internet for most popular songs. The application already includes 150 songs to start practicing.
Synthesia 8.5 is the latest version, updated in March 2013, of this software that you can free download. Works on Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 and 8; Mac OS X 10.5 or higher; And an iPad version is added.