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Today, Harmonica Tabs will guide you how to install & active Guitar Pro (6,7 & 8 version).

How to setup and active Guitar Pro

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Download Guitar Pro 6 | Tablature Editor Software

This article gathers the necessary links to safely download and install Guitar Pro 6 on your computer.

  • Guitar Pro 6 is no longer supported by Arobas Music’s technical team.
    Therefore we can not guarantee that you will able to install and use Guitar Pro 6 successfully on your computer. Arobas Music supports former Guitar Pro versions up to one year after the release of the last and current version (Guitar Pro 8.x). 
    Former Guitar Pro licensed users benefit of a 50% discount on any Guitar Pro 8.x purchase made from our website.
    They invite you to give Guitar Pro 8 a free try for 7 days by downloading our trial version from this link.
  • You will need a valid license in order to activate Guitar Pro 6.
  • Guitar Pro 6 licenses are no longer available for sale. No exception will be made. They can not offer you a free Guitar Pro 6 license either.
  • If you purchased Guitar Pro 6 by the past you can recover your license information from this link.

Download Guitar Pro 6

Guitar Pro 6 is available for Windows, macOS et Linux.

WINDOWS – Download Guitar Pro 6 for Windows

MAC – Download Guitar Pro 6 for macOS

LINUX – Download Guitar Pro 6 for Linux

The software has been translated in 27 languages: Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese, Traditional and Simplified Chinese.

Guitar Pro 6, system requirements

Operating systems:

  • Windows XP/7/8/10 (32 and 64 bits) – Processor Intel or AMD 1,8 Ghz
  • macOS X 10.4 or later (32 and 64 bits) – Processor Core duo 1,8 Ghz
  • Ubuntu 9.10 or higher (32 bits) – Processor Intel or AMD 1,8 Ghz

General settings:

  • Your computer must have a sound card
  • RAM 2 Gb
  • Hard drive free space 2 Gb
  • Screen resolution 1024 x 768 pixels. Guitar Pro 6 is not compatible with high-resolution displays.
  • You must have administrator privileges

Download Guitar Pro 7.6 | Tablature Editor Software

This section gathers the necessary links to safely download and install Guitar Pro 7.6 on your computer.

  • You will need a valid license in order to activate Guitar Pro 7.6.
  • Guitar Pro 7.6 licenses are no longer available for sale from our website. We can not offer you a free Guitar Pro 7.6 license either. 
  • If you purchased Guitar Pro 7.6 from our website or registered it you can recover your license information from this link.

Download Guitar Pro 7.6

Guitar Pro 7.6 is available for Windows and macOS

Windows – Download Guitar Pro 7.6 for Windows

macOS – Download Guitar Pro 7.6 for macOS

The software has been translated in 13 languages: German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Chinese (China – Taiwan).

Guitar Pro 7.6 system requirements

Operating systems:

  • Windows 7/8/10/11 
  • macOS X 10.10 or later 

The Guitar Pro 7.6 support will end in May, 2023.

General settings:

  • Architecture 32 or 64 bits
  • RAM 4 GB
  • CPU: Dual-core CPU
  • Hard drive free space 2 GB
  • Screen resolution 960 x 720 pixels. 
  • You must have administrator privileges
  • Your computer must have a sound card

Download Guitar Pro 8 | Tablature Editor Software

Guitar Pro for Windows

Guitar Pro for macOS

Guitar Pro 8 system requirements

Operating systemWindows 8 / 10 / 11
macOS 10.13 or later
Administrator rightsRequired
Processor64-Bit 1GHz Dual-core Intel/AMD/Apple Silicon
RAM4 Gb
Soundcard (computer)Required*
Hard drive free space2 Gb
Screen resolution1024 x 768 pixels

Install/Setup Guitar Pro

Installation Guitar Pro 6 likes Pro7 and 8.

Once the download is complete, launch the executable file and follow the instructions. Check the recap statement and click “install”.

Install/Setup Guitar Pro

Near the end of the installation, a “Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistribuable” window will come up. It is vital that you do install that component for Guitar Pro 6 to run smoothly. Do not close that window!

Near the end of the installation, a “Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistribuable” window will come up. It is vital that you do install that component for Guitar Pro 6 to run smoothly. Do not close that window!

You have finished installing Guitar Pro.

Activation Guitar Pro

Guitar Pro 6 activation

Then launch Guitar Pro 6. The activation window comes up. 
Type in the license information that you have received from Arobas Music, and click OK after you have read the End User License Agreement.

Guitar Pro 6 activation

If everything has gone right, the following window comes up. Congratulations, you have successfully installed and activated Guitar Pro 6!

Guitar Pro 6 activation 2

In case your numbers have been mistyped, the following window comes up. Please make sure that you have correctly typed in your license information.

Guitar Pro 6 activation 3

If your computer has failed to connect to the activation server, the following message appears:

Guitar Pro 6 activation 4

Adjust your firewall settings and try again.

Guitar Pro 7.6 activation

Once Guitar Pro 7.6 installed, you need to activate it with your license number (or User ID). This license number has been sent to you by email after your order from our website.
You can retrieve it at any time once logged to your Guitar Pro account (My Licenses section).

Open Guitar Pro 7.6 and enter your license number in the activation window as shown below, then select Activate.

Guitar Pro 7.6 activation

After you active success, it will be:

Guitar Pro 7.6 activation

Guitar Pro 8 activation

Once Guitar Pro 8 installed, you need to activate it with your Guitar Pro 8  license number.

Please make sure to use your Guitar Pro 8  license, and not the license of a former Guitar Pro version (7.6/6/5/…). Otherwise you won’t be able to activate Guitar Pro 8. 

The Guitar Pro 8 license is composed of 3 sequences of 8 characters (numbers and letters), and always start with the 8 digit looking like this:

8XXXXXXX-XXXXXXXX-XXXXXXXX .

If necessary you can order a Guitar Pro 8 license from this page.

Enter your license number in the activation window as shown below, then select Activate.

Guitar Pro 8 activation

Guitar Pro 8  is now successfully activated!

Guitar Pro 8 activation

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