Guitar Learning Software | Free Interactive Tools
Software to learn guitar: free, easy, for all the devices
Welcome to the Guitar Learning Software overview page! Here will find some free interactive applications created to help you learn how to play the guitar .
Improve all the skills required by playing guitar and music in general: chords , scales , progressions , fretboard notes memorization and navigation, ear training , speed picking and rhythm.For best results, be sure to use these tools along with the printable resources available on your free download area .
Guitar Learning Software List
Is this Software Really Free?
Yes, this software is 100% free and runs in your browser: no need for a license file or anything to install. Just launch the software and enjoy it.
Where is the catch? There's no catch at all; to support website's costs and keep it free for everybody, I offer my step-by-step, comprehensive chords, scales and progressions ebooks, learn more here.
Use it on all systems and devices
All the learning software listed here below run online in the browser , you don't need to download or install anything, so you can use it with Windows, Linux, Apple or even Android/Ios mobile devices. Using these learning tools along with our complete reference ebooks , will take your guitar skills to the next level!
Find plenty of alternate tunings and instruments
Do you play a 7 strings guitar , alternate tunings , or even bass , mandolin , ukulele or whatever stringed instrument? No problem, all our online learning tools have an option for setting the tuning and instrument you like.
Also for left-handed guitarists
All the learning software tools come with an option for setting the orientation for left-handed guitar player.
Are you ready to explore the apps and improve your guitar knowledge? Let's start!
Fretboard Notes Game
Memorize All the Notes on the Fretboard
The best thing you can do to get your playing to the next level is to memorize the notes of the fretboard . If you know your frets, your fluidity and freedom on the fretboard will be like a pro .
But how to learn notes on guitar fretboard? This tool will help you memorize notes on the fretboard in a fun way. You'll challenge other guitar players and get your chance to be at the top of leaderboard!
Learn how the Fretboard Trainer works
Fretboard Intervals Game
Improve Intervals Knowledge and Fretboard Navigation
Master fretboard intervals like a ninja. This tool will help you learn how to navigate the fretboard effortlessly. It contains drills that will prove your fretboard geometry knowledge: octaves, thirds, fifths, sevenths and other intervals. With practice, you'll be able to build chords on the fly on any fretboard areas and inversions. The tool comes with an "easy mode" that allows you to focus on a kind of interval at a time.
Launch Fretboard Intervals Game
Learn how the fretboard intervals tool works
Master Guitar Scales and Arpeggios
Learn scales and arpeggios all along the fretboard. From the most common guitar scales to the strangest exotic arpeggios , with the help of this tool, you will learn how to play over 40 scales and arpeggios, in all music keys and fretboard position.
You'll learn different pattern shapes, such as 4 frets boxes or 3 notes per string .
You can also enjoy our guitar scale library .
Learn how the scale finder works
Play Chords in all Positions and Inversions
No more buzzes or wrong notes! Learn chords the easy way . This tool shows you the chord charts of more than 250 chords, in different fretboard areas.
The tool shows you the chord diagrams, with tones names and degree, and plays the chord tones by tones , so you can play along with the virtual guitar and check if your fingers are placed correctly on the neck.
The chords finder comes with a useful metronome drum , with the possibility to set the speed and the volume of guitar and drum.
All the chords are also available on our guitar chords dictionary .
Learn how the chord finder works
Reverse Chord Namer/Identifier
Figure Out Which Chord is It
This tool tells you the name, intervals and formula of any shape you create on the fretboard.
It allows you to experiment with chords creation, helping you getting a better undertanding of chord tones and voicings.
You can also set an external tonal center (like a bassist that plays the tonic) to experiment with root-less voicings.
Learn how the reverse chord identifier works .
Chord Progressions Generator
Play Solos Over a Chord Progression with the Right Notes
Learn how to improvise over a chords sequence ! With the help of this tool, you can quickly create chord progressions with chords of all types, and see the tones composing the chords directly on the fretboard, while the progression is playing.
This feature is really helpful for learning improvisation and solos , as you should use the tones composing the chords as main notes for your melodies, and adding passing notes depending on your taste. Chord tones soloing is a clever strategy that every great improviser has in his/her arsenal
Learn How The Jam Tracks Works
Online Drum Machine
Experiment with Rhythmic Patterns and Meters
This tool allows you to create drum tracks in different time divisions and styles.
It's a great help to understand how beat and time work in music.
You'll learn how to experiment with pulse, beats, time division, accents, and give life and dynamics to your sequences.
Learn How The Drum Machine Works
Circle Of Fifths Tool
Unveil and Use the Secrets of the Circle Of Fifths
The Circle of Fifths is a powerful music theory device that allows you to manage keys, sharps, flats, create chord progressions, build chords, compose songs, in an easy way.
This device packs an awful lot of data into a small circle. Improve your music theory knowledge with a complete tutorial and an interactive Circle Of Fifths webapp specifically conceived for guitar players.
Launch The Circle Of Fifths Tool
Learn how the Circle Of Fifths tool works
Interval Ear Training Game
Improve your Interval Pitch Recognition
Develop your aural skills and apply them on the neck. This tool helps you connect ear, mind, and fingers ! It allows you to practice interval ear training directly on the guitar fretboard.
Little by little you'll become aware of the sound that a given fret produces, before playing it ! With some practice, you'll know exactly where to put your fingers in order to obtain the melody you have in mind.
Learn how the Ear Training Tool works
Chords Recognition Game
Identify any Kind of Chord
Get able to recognize different types of chords. What if you could tell, listening to a chord, if it is major, minor, diminished, dominant seventh or whatever type? This tool will train your ear and will make able to recognize the different chord qualities by simply listening to them.
There are more than 20 different kinds of chord to practice on, and the "easy mode" allows you to focus on a subset, in order to practice step-by-step with increasing difficulty.
Launch The Chords Recognition Game
Learn how the Chord Game works
Music Theory Quiz Game
Practice Music Theory and Knowledge
Test your intervals, chords, scales and keys knowledge with this easy quiz game. You'll be asked several music theory questions that will help memorize chord tones, scale structures, major, minor keys and intervals. You can set the difficulty levels and the kind of exercise to practice.
Guitar Modes Tool
Understand Modes and Apply The To Your Solos
This interactive tool shows you the structure, notes and chords for each mode. It also visualizes the fretboard diagrams for modes created from the major, harmonic minor and melodic minor scales. If you never understood modes, this tool will be helpful.
Launch The Interactive Modes Tool
3 Reasons why you will love FaChords Guitar Learning Software
- You can use it for free as much as you want : nothing to pay, no registration required, no annoying pop-up or banners, (just useful tips)
- You don't need to download/install anything : all the software run in the browser thus you can enjoy the tools on Windows, Mac and Linux systems
- Developed by guitar players for guitar players : here we speak the same language, so we can focus together on just one thing: making you better at playing guitar
These software to learn guitar have been originally developed for helping our guitar students, they turned out to work great so we decided to make all this stuff available for free to the worldwide guitar community. Even if you already use the best online guitar lessons , these interactive guitar tools will help you tremendously get better at playing guitar .
Guitar Learning Software: the FAQ
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 able to run a modern browser such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer 11+. The software works on Windows, Linux, Android and Apple systems.
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 would like a downloadable/installable/desktop version of the guitar learning software
At the moment I'm working on 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 suggest specific features or other ideas, please send a message here . Your feedback is highly appreciated!