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Welcome to FaChords Guitar Software

Hack your guitar skills: interactive learning tools, free browser games and guitar lessons software

FaChords CEO

Hi there! I'm Gianca from Italy, I'm a guitar teacher and a software engineer. I created this site to share my love for music, in particular guitar. In this site you'll find lessons, tutorials, pdf ebooks, interactive learning software and guitar games.

Visitor testimonials:
" Hi Gianca ! ! Great site brother ! ! It must feel great knowing that your spirit of sharing and making learning guitar fun for so many students who would otherwise not be able to learn guitar, become serious players and students. Music shall always remain the one master key to every heart on the planet. " - Rob, United States read more

guitar fretboard memorization online game FaChords Fretboard Trainer

How to learn notes on guitar fretboard? This tool will help you memorize notes on the fretboard in a fun way. You can challenge other guitar players and get your chance to be at the top of leaderboard!

guitar scale generator Guitar Scale Finder

From the most common guitar scale to the strangest exotic arpeggio, you will learn fingering and sound of over 40 scales and arpeggios, in all musical keys and on different fretboard area.

free fretboard trainer Fretboard Cyber Trainer

A complete tool useful to master fretboard geometry: open strings, natural, sharps and flats notes, octaves, thirds and fifths intervals, progressive difficulty levels, adjustable working area.

Become a chord master

Chords Finder

Interactive guitar chord generator. Over 120 chords fingerings; Audio playback of the chords tones, different fingering patterns, drum audio track.

guitar lessons finder Lessons Explorer

This tool helps you discover free online guitar lessons! You not only will find what you need, but also will discover new lessons that you may have never thought to try

chords recognition ear training software Chords Recognition Game

Chords ear training: recognize different chord qualities (major, minor, dominant, seventh, diminished, augmented and more) and compete for the top of the leaderboard.

Visual Interval ear training

Interval Ear Trainer

Train you ear on musical interval recognition visualizing the notes on the guitar fretboard. You will internalize musical intervals while having fun.

backing tracks generator software Chord Progressions Creator

Develop your improvisation skills: set a chords progression and play your guitar over. See the tones composing the chords and use them in your melodies.

Improve your picking speed and sense of rhythm

Smart Rhythm Station

A rhythm station with automatic BPM speed increase. Create rhythm patterns on the fly, set time signatures (4/4, 7/8, 3/4, and much more), and learn how to play fast and accurately.


Last blog posts:

Major triads and minor triads on guitar

In this article we will breakdown the science of triads, how to find them on the guitar fretboard, and why you should learn your major and minor triads.


Guitar Circle of Fifths Pdf

Here's a guitar pdf useful to master music theory: it contains the guitar neck notes maps of each musical key, visualized following the circle of fifth. A great visual aid to learn guitar the serious way.


How to learn guitar solos starting from scratch

Guitar Soloing lessons series: this series will give you a thorough understanding of what it takes to become fluid as a solo guitar player and to also help you build a solid foundation that you can base your guitar playing ambitions on.


Complete Guitar Courses | A review

Electric and acoustic online guitar lessons for beginners to intermediate. A definitive list of the top guitar training resources..


Guitar rhythm strumming patterns

Make your audience feel the rhythm: learn how to strum chords on guitar with rhythm patterns, beat and syncopation.


Life against the Odds : The Story of Jason Becker

The story of the guitarist Jason Becker: hard work and resilience that take the talent and forge it into something of transcendence. "We live thinking we will never die, we die thinking we have never lived. Cut it out!".


Minor Pentatonic Scales First Position

Spice up your riffs with easy Open Position Runs! Video lessons with explanations and tabs.


Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What are the specs to run the software?
    You don't need to install anything. All the tools run online in the browser. You just need a computer/tablet decent enough to run a modern browser such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer 11+.
  • How much does it cost?
    Nothing. The software tools are provided free of charge, as well as the guitar ebooks and the other sections of this site. If you like this site, please share it with your friends. Sharing is the best way to say "thanks!"
  • Where I can find lessons and other learning resources?
    This page shows the content of the site, grouped for thematic areas (chords, scales, fretboard, theory, ear training and so forth)
    You can download for free my chords, scales, theory ebook from this page
    You might find useful the Free Lessons Search Engine. The tool works great for creative discovery and also for finding all the lessons for a specific genre.
    Finally, for more complete resources useful to improve your guitar skills, go to this page
  • I would like a downloadable/installable/desktop version of the software tools
    At the moment I'm completing a comprehensive desktop version for Windows systems. Compared to guitar browser games, it will be faster, with better sounds and more powerful features. If you want a beta version, or want to request specific features, please feel free to email me here, and join the mailing list to stay updated. Your feedback is highly appreciated!

If you have any questions or comments feel free to write me.

Jimi Hendrix guitar learning motivation quote "You have to stick with it. Sometimes you are going to be so frustrated you'll want to give up the guitar. You'll hate the guitar. But let me tell you something... all of this is just a part of learning, because if you stick with it, you're going to be rewarded"
Jimi Hendrix

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