Perfect Guitar Song Book 17+

Florian Draschbacher

Designed for iPad

    • 3.8 • 15 Ratings
    • $4.99



Apps4iDevices: "A killer app !", 4/4 stars

AppAdvice: 4/5 stars


"It’s got all of the usefulness of an entire library of tablature, but none of the mess or 
back-breaking physical requirements that come with lugging it around"




With Perfect Guitar Song Book you always have your collection of guitar songs with you.
 You can easily transfer songs from your computer or get them from the Internet and organize 
them in lists. The app can handle the most common file formats and comes up with Shake2Scroll, a completely new 
scrolling experience.

▶ Songs from anywhere ◄

Songs may be entered or copied from the Internet as plain text or in Chord Pro format. If plain text is entered, PerfectGuitarSongBook automatically converts the song to the Chord Pro format. 
Furthermore, the app allows importing various file formats, such
 as PDF, DOC, DOCX, PAGES, CHOPRO, CRD and TXT. PerfectGuitarSongBook can convert simple PDF, DOC, DOCX and PAGES files to ChordPro.

▶ Song editor ◄

PerfectGuitarSongBook is the only app in the store that offers "Magical Features" which help you to complete and format songs in no time.

▶ File Sharing ◄

You can transfer songs from your computer to the device or open them from any other app featuring the "Open in"-Dialog.

▶ View songs the way you want ◄

PGSongBook features a customizable song viewer. Even a night mode is included.

▶ Chord charts ◄
Just tap on a chord and the app will display corresponding charts. Add your own chords if they are not included in the preinstalled database.

▶ Notes system ◄

Add notes to a song to display them always together with the song or add different notes to a song for each playlist.

▶ Play to your favorite song ◄

Link a song from your iPod song library or an MP3 song and play it later with only one tap.

► Recording ◄
With the new recording functionality, you can save and analyse your performance, produce your own backing tracks or let your friends benefit from your musicality. 
Recordings can be opened in other apps for further processing or sharing.

▶ Create set lists ◄
Bundle songs in set lists, arrange them in the desired order and add notes to each song.

▶ Shake2Scroll ◄

No song fits on one page. 
How can you scroll without having to stop playing?
Shake2Scroll is a feature, that turns the table your device lies on into a foot pedal. You just have to touch the table with your foot to scroll.
Thanks to the precision of the iPhone/iPod/iPad's sensors, even the slightest touch is enough. We just want you to have both hands free for the most important: your music.

▶ AutoScroll ◄
The app also includes an AutoScroll feature that can be set to different speeds for different parts of a song.

▶ Various exporting possibitities ◄

Print your songs, send them as PDF or Chord Pro file or open them as PDF on your device to export them to any app that can open PDF files.
 Moreover, you can export playlists as PDFs, which allows you to create full PDF song books - even with hyperlinked index.

▶ TV-Out ◄

PerfectGuitarSongBook can display songs on TVs or other external displays, so that even your friends don‘t miss out. (appropriate cable is needed)

▶ Transposing, Formatting ◄

Transpose your songs with only a few taps or format them with some so-called Chord Pro directives.

▶ Bluetooth foot switch support ◄

Using a MIDI foot switch like the iRig BlueBoard by IK Multimedia, you can navigate through the whole app without having to touch the screen.
Also simpler non-midi pedals are supported.

What’s New

Version 1.6.1

+ Improved compatibility with recent iOS versions and devices
+ Minor improvements
+ Bug fixes

Please note: I reworked large parts of the user interface to better adapt to different screen sizes. Through this effort, I might have introduced bugs that I did not notice during testing. If you find any bugs or regressions, please send me an email!

Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Tangle Eye ,

Very useful

This is a great app for using chords and lead sheets. It's very easy to grab chords and lyrics from the Internet and format them for easy use on stage or in a jam session. I really like the motion scroll feature!

M John 100 ,

Great app at one time, but not now , maybe solved

Can't copy songs off ul guitar anymore probably something ul guitar is doing but makes this program useless this is on iPad using safari
Really ruins the program
After hours of checking support pages and blah blah
I found that when on the ul guitar page that if scroll down past the comments box, the song was displayed again and in that version I could select and copy text still finicky though... bunch of nonsense ,might be first version had video that I think you can play in sync with lyrics, maybe , and maybe That causes you not to be able to copy that version only guess.

FrankieTSM ,

Excellent App!!

June 2016. Still the best app in the App Store for gigging musicians. I just transferred all my songs to my new iPad Pro. I put the songs into Set Lists, then emailed them to myself...opened each sent set list with PG Songbook, and everything transferred. EasyPeesy!

PG Guitar Songbook is the best app! I have been using it for a couple of years now, and it just keeps getting better. The developer is responsive to suggestions and incorporates them into new updates. Every other musician that sees this on my iPad when I'm playing out immediately writes the name down to download! That's the best endorsement I can give!

App Privacy

The developer, Florian Draschbacher, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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