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Description

Learn new ways to play guitar chords, no barre chords necessary!

High quality guitar sounds, thousands of chord shapes – all inversions in any key.

- Tap the Fretboard to play the strings
- Tap the Play Buttons to strum the chord or play all strings simultaneously
- Use the Chord Picker to select a Root Note and Chord Type

You'll find dozens of shapes for each chord type – including basic chord shapes and more advanced voicings like Drop 2, Drop 3, Drop 2 and 4 up to the 6th fret. If you're a pro and want even more – hundreds of chord shapes for a single chord type and over 100,000 chord shapes in total, upgrade to Unlock All 22 Frets*.

Pro tip: Use headphones for the best sound experience.

Upgrade to get Jazz, Electric, and Classical Guitar sounds*** in addition to the default Acoustic Guitar Sound.

Use the Label Selector (above the Play Buttons) to change the display to:
- Dots (blank)
- Frets (fret numbers)
- Notes (ex: C, E, G)
- Tones (ex: R, M3, P5)
- 12 Tone (ex: 0, 4, 7)

- Use the Shapes Picker (on the right) to see all the possible ways to play the chord
- Tap the arrows to move to the previous/next shape
- Tap the double arrows to move up and down the fretboard

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Settings

Limit Finger Span
- Some guitar players can stretch their fingers to span a 5 fret range, but some of us have small hands, or just want a chord shape that's easier to play :) You can limit the finger span to 3, 4, or 5 frets so you'll only see shapes you can play comfortably.

Inversion
- Show all inversions, or choose to see only chord shapes in Root Position, 1st Inversion, or 2nd Inversion. For those who don't know, the "inversion" describes the lowest note (aka the bass note) in the chord. For C Maj (C, E, G) – Root Position has a "C" in the bass, 1st Inversion has an "E" in the bass, and 2nd Inversion has a "G" in the bass.

Allow String Skips
- Some chord voicings (like Drop 3, Drop 2 and 4) involve playing a string, then skipping a string, then playing another string. We call this a "string skip". You can allow up to 2 string skips, 1 string skip, or "none" to show only chord shapes that don't involve skipping strings.

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Chord Types include:

Triads
• Maj
• Min
• Dim
• Aug
• Sus2
• Sus4

7th Chords
• 7
• Maj7
• Min7
• Min7(b5)
• Min6
• Maj6
• Maj7(b5)
• Maj7(sharp5)
• Maj7(sus2)
• Maj7(sus4)
• 7(b5)
• 7(sharp5)
• 7(sus2)
• 7(sus4)
• Min7(sharp5)
• Min(Maj7)
• Dim7

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Upgrade to get 9th, 11th, 13th Chords**:

9th Chords
• 9
• Maj9
• Min9
• 6/9
• Min6/9
• (add9)
• Min(add9)
• (b9)
• (sharp9)
• Min(add9)b5
• Min(Maj9)
• 9(sus4)
• Maj9(sus4)

11th Chords
• 11
• Maj11
• Min11
• Min(add11)
• Maj7(sharp11)
• 7(sharp11)
• 11(sus2)
• Maj11(sus2)
• Maj7(sus2/sharp11)
• 7(sus2/sharp11)

13th Chords
• 13
• Maj13
• Min13
• 7(b13)
• 13(sus2)
• 13(sus4)
• Maj13(sus2)
• Maj13(sus4)

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* Requires in-app purchase Unlock All 22 Frets
** Requires in-app purchase 9th, 11th, 13th Chords
*** Requires in-app purchase Guitar Sound Pack

What’s New

Version 2.0

Redesigned interface, play buttons, lots of new chord types and chord shapes, Acoustic Guitar sound.

Upgrades for 9th, 11th, 13th Chords** and Unlock All 22 frets* and Guitar Sound Pack*** which includes Jazz, Electric, and Classical Guitar sounds.

Settings for Limit Finger Span, Inversion, and Allow String Skips.

Chord Types include:

Triads
• Maj
• Min
• Dim
• Aug
• Sus2
• Sus4

7th Chords
• 7
• Maj7
• Min7
• Min7(b5)
• Min6
• Maj6
• Maj7(b5)
• Maj7(sharp5)
• Maj7(sus2)
• Maj7(sus4)
• 7(b5)
• 7(sharp5)
• 7(sus2)
• 7(sus4)
• Min7(sharp5)
• Min(Maj7)
• Dim7

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Upgrade to get 9th, 11th, 13th Chords**:

9th Chords
• 9
• Maj9
• Min9
• 6/9
• Min6/9
• (add9)
• Min(add9)
• (b9)
• (sharp9)
• Min(add9)b5
• Min(Maj9)
• 9(sus4)
• Maj9(sus4)

11th Chords
• 11
• Maj11
• Min11
• Min(add11)
• Maj7(sharp11)
• 7(sharp11)
• 11(sus2)
• Maj11(sus2)
• Maj7(sus2/sharp11)
• 7(sus2/sharp11)

13th Chords
• 13
• Maj13
• Min13
• 7(b13)
• 13(sus2)
• 13(sus4)
• Maj13(sus2)
• Maj13(sus4)

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* Requires in-app purchase Unlock All 22 Frets
** Requires in-app purchase 9th, 11th, 13th Chords
*** Requires in-app purchase Guitar Sound Pack

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

VidyuthKini ,

Simply the Best

This is by far the best guitarist’s chord dictionary out there. It’s so comprehensive that’s it’s truly mind boggling. It is the ideal companion for everyone, beginner to seasoned master. Congrats!

Nickyboy1900 ,

Dopppppeeeeeeee

Helped me learn the guitar after years of struggling. Owe it all to this app 🙌🏽

Developer Response ,

Glad to hear it! Please check out Version 2.0 if you haven't already updated it.

questionsremain ,

Great for the jazz guitarist

There aren't many apps like this, and none so well designed and intuitive.

Immediately useful for working on chord melodies. By being able to select the string set, inversion, and seeing the scale degree or note, you are able to quickly get a good sounding chord. It could be improved with extensions and substitutions, but that might also clutter things up.

Developer Response ,

Your positive commentary is much appreciated, and if you haven't already we hope you'll check out Version 2.0. There are more new chord types and filtering options than ever.

In-App Purchases

9th, 11th, 13th Chords
Unlock 9th, 11th, 13th Chords
$9.99

Information

Seller
Adrian DiMatteo
Size
108.8 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English

Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© Adrian DiMatteo
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Unlock All 22 Frets $7.99
  2. 9th, 11th, 13th Chords $9.99
  3. Guitar Sound Pack $5.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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