Here are 9 FREE tools that every guitar player should be aware of.
1. Best Online Guitar Tuner
This handy app uses HTML5 not Flash. Just plug in a mic to your computer and tune your guitar. We tried out over 20 different online tuners and this one is by far the most accurate.
2. Best Online Metronome for Guitar Players
This HTML5 metronome is great because it’s simple and lets you switch out clicks for real drum beats.
It also lets you tap on your keyboard to set the tempo. Awesome!
3. Best Guitar Chords Website
Want to know the shape of a chord name? Want to know the name of a chord shape? Want to understand the theory behind a certain chord?
This tool answers all of that and much much more! Hands down the most comprehensive and interactive guitar chord tool on the internet.
4. Best Guitar Scales Website
Get interactive diagrams for the most common scales in all keys. Hear what they sound like and learn the various positions around the fretboard. Very easy to use and works on all browsers.
5. Best Guitar Backing Tracks Websites
Ok we’re cheating on this one! Here are 2 killer backing track sites. Great for jamming or working on exercises.
6. Easy Guitar Tab Writer
This won’t replace something like GuitarPro or Finale. But for a quick tool to tab out riffs or licks… this thing is awesome! Try it out and see.
7. Interactive Circle of Fifths
Use this interactive diagram to easily transpose songs or to give you inspiration for your next song. Also has an in-depth guide to understanding the circle of 5ths.
8. Tap BPM
Ever wanted to know the tempo of a song you are listening to? Now you can tap the tempo into this super-simple app and it will tell you!
9. Fret Map
Learning the notes of the fretboard? Use this to single out notes and see where they are all over the neck.
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