Introducing the features of Guitar Friend Jam.

Featured FunctionsVersion 1.0

Broad range of genres

[Screenshot] Broad range of genresYou can choose songs in a variety of musical genres, including rock, jazz, and pop. New songs are added and updated on a regular basis.

Visual Workout

[Screenshot] Visual WorkoutThis display shows the location and strength of your play, providing a new way to experience and analyze your performance.

Participate in world rankings

[Screenshot] Participate in world rankingsYour score will be reflected in your ranking. This lets you compete with players around the world.

Results analysis and scoring

[Screenshot] Results analysis and scoringAfter the Workout, a radar chart will display five vectors ― technique, finguaring, dynamics, performance, and soul ― to score your performance.

Win the Gold Medal!

[Screenshot] Win the Gold Medal!You can recieve Bronze, Silver, and Gold Medals at various times while you play. How do you win a medal? Give it a try and find out!

Easy connection with a USB cable

[Screenshot] Easy connection with a USB cableWhen you use the GR-55 or VG-99, an additional MIDI interface is not required for the audio/MIDI connection. By connecting using a standard USB cable, you can enjoy all of the functions of Guitar Friend Jam including scoring and point ranking.

Twitter integration

[Screenshot] Twitter integrationSend your score to Twitter. It's tagged "#GuitarFriendJam" so you can connect with other Guitar users around the world.

Workout records

[Screenshot] Workout recordsYour personal results such as practice period, point ranking, and best score will be recorded automatically. The history will be shown graphically and it's easy to check your daily progress as your drumming improves.

Managing multiple accounts

[Screenshot] Managing multiple accountsSeveral Twitter users can share one computer, and the "best score display" is shown as new users are added. A fun way to enjoy the Guitar Friend Jam with your family!

Gesture-cancellation mode

[Screenshot] Pad-cancellation modeThis mode lets you audition sounds before starting the Workout. You can turn this on and off simply by hitting a space key.

Windows and Mac compatible

[Screenshot] Windows and Mac compatibleVersions are available for both Windows and Mac. The program is easy to install, and you can begin using it instantly.

"My Music" customization

[Screenshot] This is where you can add your favorite songs. Simply drag-and-drop to create your unique My Music box.

Easy control by gesture plays on your guitar

[Screenshot] Easy control with pad assignmentsYou can assign application commands to different gestures, so you can operate the program with gesture plays on your guitar. You can also use your computer mouse and keyboard if desired.

Score high and win

[Screenshot] Score high and winWhen you score high, you're awarded a medal icon, which is displayed in your rankings along with the number of times you achieved high-score status.

Control your songs

[Screenshot] Control your songsYou can freely play and stop your songs, adjust the volume during a Workout, and repeat specific parts of a song.

Select your guitar synthesizer

[Screenshot] Select your drum typeYou can designate the guitar synthesizer you're using at the settings screen. It covers and supports latest Roland guitar synthesizers.

Participation at a glance

[Screenshot] Participation at a glanceLights on the world map show where other players are located.

Full-screen mode

[Screenshot] Full-screen modeEnter and exit full-screen mode by simply making a down stroke.

System Requirements

Windows(Vista, 7, 8 Classic)Macintosh(Mac OS X 10.6 or later, lower 10.11)
We are currently working to prepare and verify a driver for macOS Sierra (10.12).
Please wait until the driver become available.
Thank you for your patience.
Intel Core 2 Duo or faster
1GB or more
Compatible products
Roland GK-equipped guitar (such as GC-1 Stratocaster®, or GK-3 Divided Pickup installed on your guitar) and guitar synthesizer unit (such as Roland GR-55 or VG-99).
  • *Internet connectivity is required for downloading new practice songs or updated version of Friend Jam.
  • *A twitter account is also required for getting realtime ranking, being ranked, or sharing your records to Twitter.


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