Piano Chords and Scales 4+

Learn, play and compose songs

Sincere Apps

    • 4.6 • 98 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases


Chords and Scales let you explore chords, scales, and chord progressions and compose songs intuitively and interactively. It is helpful for musicians, from beginners to experts, and allows you to understand musical structures and find inspiration.

All chords and scales can be played ascending, descending, and harmonically and are shown on virtual piano and staff. The root note and inversion of the chords can easily be changed. App also includes a song composer that allows you to easily layout chord progressions and recommends chords based on selected scales.



Large chord collection;
Large scale collection;
Chord progressions collection;
Song composer with chord recommendations
Audio playback support for everything;
Piano view for chords and scales
Staff View for chords and scales
Find chords by the root and inversion, notes on the staff or piano keys;
Find scales by the root or piano keys;
Interactive circle of fifths;
MIDI in and out support;
Scale fingerings for both hands.
Simple and intuitive.


User Reviews

I'm a piano teacher of 15 years and have more and more students who want to play chords and improvise. This app is a perfect resource for them. I like it because it's thorough but, at the same time, straightforward.

I am new to piano and familiar with some scales and chord progressions, but this app will help me to understand and explore various combinations. I pair this app with additional learning material online to help me fully understand the math/science behind music.

This app is excellent for understanding scales, chords, chord progressions, and the circle of fifths. I like the easy-to-use interface. It only includes standard scales and chords. I have another app with many complicated and confusing scales that I've never heard of, much less can pronounce. I just wanted something to show me the standard scales and chords, which this app does. It also sounds like a chord or scale.

It gives you so much when you’re stuck composing. I’m relatively new to music theory, and this makes everything I’ve been learning about chords super clear.

I have taught piano for 33 years. This is the best app for any level of the student. It is so easy to use; kids love it when I use the iPad in their lessons.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
98 Ratings

98 Ratings

Songcreator777 ,

One of the best useful apps ever!

For learning piano this app is indispensable and well worth the $4.99 to have it all. As a visual learner you can quickly see the patterns and make sense of the use of fingering, especially with scales. I can even practice memorizing scales when away from an actual piano. Plus you have everything you need on the screen - if you want to know the musical notation but also want to see where it is on the piano keyboard its all there - plus you can play it back. When practicing scales you can choose whether it's the notes or the finger numbers that appear on keyboard. You would have to spend at least $35 to find a paperback chord book that still wouldn't contain all of this without it being too large of a book. Bravo to the team that took the time to develop this app - thanks for that!!!

Edition: I keep discovering new features on this app and I’m so grateful for it! In particular I’ve been utilizing the flashcards, quizzes and what not that are teaching me how to recognize and name all kinds of chord shapes, either by pattern on piano or musical notation!

boomchikadigitybop ,

Fantastic addition to any DAW

There are a number of apps that allow you to create chord progressions, but not as efficiently and quickly as this app. The interface is slick and wastes no space with extra unnecessary features. Adding a colorful chord within a specified key is one to two taps away.

The ability to create chord progressions, set the length of each chord, and export to midi, straight into a folder that can opened in either a mobile or desktop DAW makes this an invaluable addition to any producer’s toolkit.

As someone who works primarily on pop music that uses a lot of synthesized sounds, I would much prefer creating chord progressions and patterns on an easy to look at app like this rather than pulling out my computer or manually trying to draw notes into the screen of a mobile daw.

I can’t recommend this app enough as it’s inspired me to go more mobile with my production process. The full version is worth the purchase!

Coming from a more rhythmic-centric dance-music perspective, there is one feature that would drastically improve my personal workflow: the ability to repeat a chord of a specified length. Currently, when I add a new chord it automatically is set to be 4 beats. It would be helpful for rhythmic chord creation to be able to, for instance, repeat a 16th note length chord multiple times.

In the meantime, I will be using this app to build chord progressions that I can further break up in a daw.

nowaysteveistaken ,

Amazing tool!

This app is phenomenal. I have played piano for nearly 15 years and the large library of scales helped me to be able to improvise melodies and to pick out accurate melody from existing songs within minutes. I can now play many intermediate level songs by ear with only a chord structure after only a few minutes of tinkering on the piano. I could tell within 5 minutes of downloading the app that it was very high quality so I quickly upgraded to the full version, and $7 is nothing for the huge library this offers. If you are just learning the keyboard, practicing theory, ear training, or and advanced musician, this is a great app. I was amazed over and over at how this app took me to the next level of playing within minutes. I do not work for the company, this is a legitimate review. I am a huge skeptic and rarely write reviews. I am truly impressed with this app and will recommend it to my friends and any beginning musician. Well worth the up graded price.

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