Learn your favorite songs without tabs or sheet music.

Whether you play for the world or yourself, all musicians need a good ear for harmony, melody, and rhythm. Using the songs in your music collection, Capo guesses the beats, chords, and key of songs to help you break them down to their individual parts. Capo’s unique technology helps you to learn your favorites quickly as you improve your ear along the way.

Capo is simple and yet so, so good, even the professionals use it:

“Capo is AMAZING!!! Very clutch. Especially when parts are kinda tough in the mix that I can’t make out easily. With other apps you lose quality, this still sounds correct.”
- Omar Edwards: Keyboardist/Music Director for Jay-Z, Rihanna, Kanye West, Eminem, and more

“When I sat down and started using Capo for the first time, I was amazed at how big a punch this little app packs! It's intuitive, convenient, and high-quality.”
- Rebecca Lovell: Lead Vocals, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Piano for Larkin Poe

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Slow everything down, scrub to hear specific notes, and easily create regions that loop as you learn to play the tricky parts. Use Capo’s tools to isolate specific instruments and even vocals to learn any part of a song. With a couple simple switches, you can focus on the piano or eliminate everything to practice the guitar solo.

Capo automatically guesses the beats, chords, and key of songs to get you started. Change, add, or remove the detected chords easily with a few taps as you identify alternate chords and voicings.

Capo saves each song as a project, including the loop regions you set, chord changes, and even the playback position. Learn songs at your own pace and revisit them on any device thanks to iCloud sync for your projects.

*** SO MUCH MORE ***
* Transpose songs to different keys
* Rename regions to keep organized
* Use the Tabbing song view to quickly capture solos and melody
* Beat detection estimates the tempo and helps snap regions
* Edit chords one at a time or globally
* Display chord diagrams for Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, Bass, and now Piano
* Rock on southpaws! Capo has a left-handed chord box option
* Five different metronome sounds

**NOTE**: Capo works with music you own, but cannot access streaming tracks from Apple Music, Spotify, etc.

*** GO PRO ***
The free trial allows 60 seconds of playback per session before noise is inserted into the song, plus access to all features, including the chords, slowing, our isolation engine, and more.

For $39.99 per year, Capo Pro grants access to:

* Unlimited play time
* Auto-detected chords for entire songs
* All current features
* All upcoming Pro features in development

*** GO PLATINUM [NEW!] ***
For $49.99 per year, Capo Platinum gives you everything in Capo Pro *plus* the ability to unlock all the features in Capo touch for iOS.

All prices shown in this description are in USD. Exact prices may vary by region based on current exchange rates. Payment will be charged to your Apple ID Account at confirmation of purchase. Subscription automatically renews unless it is canceled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. Subscriptions may be managed and auto-renewal may be turned off from Settings after purchase.

Our Privacy Policy can be found at, and our Terms of Use at

What’s New

Version 3.7.4

This update contains bug fixes and improvements based on user feedback and crash submissions.

We love hearing from our customers, so please leave a review on the App Store to share your positive experiences with others, or send us a support email if you have any questions for us. We're listening, and appreciate all your bug reports and feedback!


- Capo no longer hangs when opening certain project files
- When time values are shown in the timeline, Capo no longer crashes when closing project windows in full-screen mode

Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

dimitrilebel ,

New Update

Great update. Forget my last comment if ever you read it, I just hadn’t expored all the new features. Thx

P.S. My computer is set in french language and the word « Key » in your app is translated to « touche » which means like « computer key », not the actual key of a song. The right word would be « clé ».

anonymousIV ,

This is a TRIAL app - 60 second demo only

If you really find the app useful, be ready to pay $40/year. I bought Capo 2 eight years ago for $56 and I still use it. It's a shame that's now the annual fee (for Canadians). I'll stick with Capo 2.

Developer Response ,

The trial mode is limited to 60 seconds of noise-free playback for each project that you create, but that timer is reset each time a project is opened. You can evaluate Capo for as long as you like in this mode, and you are also free to explore its chord detection and editing features with no limitations at all.

Ewok Ninja ,


Let me begin by saying that I really wanted like this application. I’ve been playing guitar for many years now and this type of program really piqued my interest but, I feel it didn’t live up to the hype or the price. Often times with moderately difficult songs it would either miss several chord changes, get the chords completely wrong or list the chords in the wrong locations in the song (roughly 2 bars later than the actual chord). Even with songs that only had a vocal and a guitar these issues were clear to see and, unfortunately, it wasn’t simply marking, for example, C# where it should have been C#m; it was more along the lines of marking a C# where it should have been an Em7.

I can’t give this application the rating I really wanted it to earn but I will be keeping my eye on it in hopes of future improvements!


SuperMegaUltraGroovy, Inc.
25.4 MB

macOS 10.12 or later, 64-bit processor


English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese

Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2018 SuperMegaUltraGroovy, Inc.


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