These online apps will help you tremendously get better at playing guitar. I designed these learning software tools specifically to help you practice different aspects of playing guitar and music in general: chords, scales, progressions, fretboard notes memorization, ear training, speed picking and rhythm. So pick one of the tools listed below and start improving your skills now (be sure also to download the free pdf ebooks with chords, scales and music theory)
Memorize notes on the fretboard
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!
Learn scales and arpeggios
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.
Become a fretboard ninja
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.
Free Lessons Search Engine
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
Recognize chords qualities on the fly
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.
Master chord progressions and improvisation
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.
- 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.
- I'm looking for a step-by-step guitar course
This link will take you to a guitar teaching platform with high quality lessons taught by professionals instructors; you'll learn songs you want to play and get all the resources to help you achieve your goals. Learn more here
- 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.
About the author
Hi there! I'm Gianca, a guitar teacher and a software engineer from Italy. I originally created this site to be a tool for my students, and now it's available, for free, to anyone looking to get better at guitar. If it's your first time here, jump to the welcome page. To stay updated on new articles and lessons click here
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