Music is not just a combination of musical notes, it is a soul and feeling of a person who writes and sings them. We all have somewhere, inside us a hidden musician that often come out and compel us to play or sing some music. So, if you have a guitar; either you are learning or just a casual player and need different songs tabs to impress your friends or yourself then you are at right place. We have gathered some best available electronic/acoustic guitar tabs apps to learn chords and tabs for those want to endeavor new songs on guitar.
I am also big fond of playing guitar but I am not a music composer and also don’t have a deep knowledge of musical notes and chords, so most of the time for music notes or tabs of my favorite song, I struggle on Youtube or websites; I am sure you as well.
Therefore, we always rely on someone to get the tabs of our favorite songs, though, it’s not possible every time. That’s why we can use our little buddy called a smartphone, which always with us and can provide a list of hundreds of songs with a help of Guitar tab apps. Just regard, we have compiled a list of best guitar tabs and chords apps for Android and some of them for iPhone/iPad too.
Best apps for acoustic guitar tabs and chords
Ultimate Guitar: Chords & Tabs
The Ultimate Guitar App is one of the best acoustic guitar apps that can provide the list of Chords & Tabs of all popular English songs which is approx. 15000+ in their original sound with Tonebridge Guitar Effects. Although the app is not completely free and some of its features are paid, they have to be because you are getting a free guitar tab app with pro-like features. Even it has categories songs based on guitar, bass & ukulele chords, tabs, all along with the lyrics os songs. The user can search any song present on this electric/acoustic guitar tabs & chords app by type, difficulty, tuning, and rating. You can also listen to the chords and tabs of music directly on the app before playing them via Youtube.
Key Features of the free Ultimate guitar app:
- Choose songs on which they originally played such as guitar, bass & ukulele chords, and tabs.
- Along with tabs and chords, it also provides the lyrics of songs to easily learn them.
- Offline access but first need to load the song once over the internet.
- Left-handed mode included
- Edit chords, lyrics or change tabs with Personal tabs
This is an amazing app for both guitar beginners and professional but unfortunately only available for Apple users. To identify the chords, beats, and key of songs in order to understand; the app breaks them into a part. Just you need to open the app and play the song reset of all manage by the Capo. It let the users transpose songs to different keys, beat detection estimates the tempo, edit chords one at a time or globally, display chord diagrams for Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, Bass, and Piano including five different metronome sounds. The Capo analyzation technology also provides the chats of chords progression.
Price: Free/ paid
Platform: Apple iPhone / iPad (iOS)
ChordBank – Guitar Chord App
This app is particularly for those who want to start with a guitar to learn to play different chords on your own. It does not give you the tabs of the songs but a place where beginners can practice different chords such as Major, miro, 7th including scales on separate frets. You can select the chord and play right it on your Android/iPhone tablet or smartphone to hear how it sounds.
Guitar chords and tabs
Again the app which has a clean interface with a search box where the user can search his/her favorite songs chords from the database of 800000. Each song includes electronic or acoustic guitar tabs for guitar and Ukeala too. It also includes offline access to favorite tabs once you load them. Furthermore, the autoscrolling of chord diagram, a tool for chord transposing and sharing along with creating and saving your own song plus history of browsed songs are also there. This app is only available for Android users and if you have iPhone then you can try out Manoke Songs and Indian guitarist, but we didn’t try these two apps but you can and also don’t forget to share your experience.
Bollywood Guitar Tabs & Chords
If you are a fond of Indian Bollywood songs, where other apps only provide the English; Bollywood guitar tabs & chord app has a good list of Bollywood Hindi songs. It has categorized the Hindi songs as 1990 to 2005, Patriotic Songs, Golden Hits and 2006 to present, though it does not include each and every Bollywood songs but good for beginners to practice.
Songsterr Guitar Tabs & Chords
The Songsterr provides the 500,000 tabs & chords of different songs. Like the Ultimate guitar app, it does provide the lyrics; also you can play the tabs within the app to know how they sound. But unfortunately, you have to pay for that and also the free app shows the advertisements too, not much aggressive. Moreover, to play any song tabs you need an internet connection, although once it loads then you can play it from the history tab offline without internet. The reason the app is here because of the huge set of songs… Also, the songs tabs & chords gave here are easy to understand including the interface of the app.
Guitar Tuner Free – GuitarTuna
It is the most popular Guitar app to tune a guitar but it also can help the Guitar beginners to learn major, minor and other chords with a diagram. It also has a game for the chord progression…
These are some electronic or acoustic guitar tabs and chords apps including few apps to only learn how to play the chords on the guitar. If you think we missed some app which should deserve to be here let us know… The comment box is all yours!!