Bandora FAQ

1. What are the differences between the Bandora versions?

The versions of Bandora differ in their potential to create your own songs from small musical ideas:

  • Bandora Arranger – Arrange band accompaniments with a few clicks and choose from more than 550 styles and 20 genres.
    This version is best suited for hobby musicians who want to get quick results with just a few clicks.
  • Bandora Creator – Create a song with personalized parts and styles and choose from more than 550 styles and 20 genres, plus over 7,000 individual Musician Styles.
    This version gives you as an ambitious musician, songwriter or producer a lot of features to customize the song result to your personal style.
  • Bandora Producer*– Produce your very own song with powerful tools and features to create your own styles and sounds.
    Use this richly-featured version as a music professional to create your own personal song from a little idea, with parts, styles and accompaniments tailored to your needs.
    (*coming soon)

2. Do you offer a boxed CD version of Bandora?

No, currently we do not offer a CD version of Bandora. However, if you ever need to download Bandora again, just contact us and we’ll help you do so. No hassle!

3. How long can I test Bandora trial?

The free trial version of Bandora is limited to 14 days. You will be automatically notified when the trial version expires. You will not be able to use it again. There is no automatic subscription and you won't be charged for anything.

As soon as you get an activation code by purchasing one of the Bandora versions, you can reactivate the trial version with it. This will then automatically be converted into a full version.

4. Does Bandora also work with older Windows versions, such as Windows 7 or 8?

Yes, Bandora does work with Windows 7, 8, and 10. If you are facing any problems during the installation of Bandora, please contact us immediately at

5. How can I redeem the voucher?

Once you’ve added a Bandora product to your shopping cart, you can enter the voucher code and receive your discount at checkout.

6. Do I have to pay with PayPal?

Currently, in the Bandora shop, the only payment option is PayPal. However, if you would like to pay using a credit card, you can do so. Simply contact Lugert Verlag in our sales department by email:, and we will be happy to help you.

7. Which file formats can Bandora import?

Bandora does import MIDI files in General MIDI format. Whether you import MIDI arrangements from notation software (just like FORTE) or record an instrument using a MIDI devices, it’s up to you.

8. Where are my download link and license for Bandora?

After your purchase, you will receive an email with the download link and all the relevant information you need to know about your Bandora license.

If you can't find the email, please check your spam folder. And if you still can't find this email and download link, please contact us at

Please note: It is important you use the same email address for PayPal and your Bandora account.

9. What are Band Styles, Drum Styles and Musician Styles?

Bandora provides you with musical parts that range from complete band accompaniments to drum grooves and a variety of instrumental tracks. All these parts are adaptive and automatically align to tempo, key, chord sequences and style.

Band Styles are ready-made and complete band accompaniments. These are not only sorted by genre, but also offer you different accompaniments for song intros, solo parts, grooves, endings, breaks and much more. In Bandora Creator and Bandora Producer you can edit these band styles and (in Bandora Producer) even create your own band styles.

Drum Styles are drum patterns that give your song the right groove and style. Again, you'll find a very wide selection sorted by genre and song part.

With Musician Styles (available from the Creator version) you can give your song an individual and unique touch. Choose from over 7,000 individual tracks and combine rhythm parts, melody instruments, drum patterns and more to create your own composition.

10. I have a problem using Bandora, can anyone help me?

Yes, of course! We have a dedicated customer support team of passionate musicians and software developers who can help you with any issue. Just contact us at and we'll be right behind you.

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