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Key Features

  • 416 different open string chords, which can be easily transposed (using a capo) to any desired key, resulting in about 5,000 of total open string chords!
  • Only the best sounding chords were selected for you and presented in this collection
  • Transpose chords to any desired key by dragging notes on the screen with your finger. A capo will appear on the fretboard when you transpose open string chords
  • Every chord provided with corresponding optimal fingerings for your comfort
  • Degree feature to see scale degree of selected note
  • Instant playback of selected chord with acoustic guitar sounds
available ios

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About Open String Chords

In the 1960's one of the first guitarists who used open string chords was Chet Atkins and Merle Travis. After, such guitarists as Lenny Breau and Tommy Emmanuel were using these chords in their music. Later, chords with open strings were used by such famous great guitarists as John McLaughlin, Pat Metheny, Paco de Lucia, Al Di Meola, Nuno Bettencourt and others. These chords are found in all styles of music, from classical to progressive metal.

Open String Guitar Chords app is not only just a collection of chords (when "Slow" or "Fast" behavior selected), but it also shows their possible voicings (when "Auto" behavior selected). Both beginners and professionals can benefit from this app and take enough material for their music.

Other features

  • 3 guitar sound banks to select from: Acoustic, Piezo and Chorused
  • Note names are displayed inside the playback cursor
  • Sharp and flat signatures correspond to the current chord's key
  • 3 chord playback behaviors at your choice: Slow, Fast and Auto
  • Manual step by step note playback in both directions
  • Manual note selection by tapping notes on the screen
available ios
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