Backing Track is a software program for extracting chord sequences from videos and converting this in several formats.

Backing Track fetches the data in and web pages when videos are played at these sites.

Some videos at the sites are not public. The data in those can not be fetched. Furthermore it might be needed to open accounts at the sites.

Program Functions

Step 1: Finding and analysing the music.
Step 2: Selecting output formats.
Step 3: Creating and saving files.
Step 4: Checking the output.
Please read Program Help for details before running the program!

A csv file for import into Producer Software (ver. 3.9.5) can be created and saved.

MIDI output device is set in the MIDI menu.


The chord sequence have only Major and minor chords - no 7-chords; no dim-chords; no slash chords etc.

Only 3/4 and 4/4 time signatures are supported.

The software relies on the math done by If a wrong chord is detected, this program can do nothing about it!


Thanks to for doing the hard math work extracting the chord sequence from the video!

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Technical Problems

Backing Track

1.12017-01-10No new features. Support for CVP 701 and PSR S-670
1.02016-12-18First ordinary version
beta 2 (build 12)2016-11-26Public Beta version
beta 1 (build 9)2016-11-22Internal Beta version
Legal Stuff

Backing Track © 2016- Jørgen Sørensen. All Rights Reserved.

You should carefully read the following terms and conditions before using this program.

Copyright laws apply to this program, and the copyright holder retains all rights. The program must NOT be altered or decompiled nor included as part of another system or program without permission from the holder of copyright. Uploading to web sites or file servers or inclusion at cd's, copying to other persons etc. is strictly prohibited.

Users of Backing Track must accept this disclaimer of warranty: Backing Track and its related documentation is supplied as is. The author disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability and fitness for any purpose. The author assumes no liability for damages, direct or consequential, which may result from the use or inability to use Backing Track.