Got a new guitar or someone gifted it to you, but you don’t know how to play it? Don’t worry. If you don’t have time and money to spend on in-person classes, then the apps mentioned below will help you to learn guitar with some great online lessons, at the comfort of your home. You can practice anytime and anywhere you want all you need to do is to download any one of the seven apps mentioned below.
Developer: s.mart Music Lab | Size: 6.7MB | Price: Free with in-app purchases. This app can handle any demand you throw at it whether you’re a beginner or intermediate learner. You’re greeted by a tile-based UI with all the necessary tools when you open the app. The app has this chord section wherein the users can find substitute fingering for chords. Notes are neatly displayed on the fret-board in the arpeggio section.
Smart Chords is available for Android.
Yousician – Your Music Teacher
Developer: Yousician Ltd | Size: and 61MB (Android); 267.8MB (iOS) | Price: Free with in-app purchases. Most of the things available in this app are free. You need not worry because this app has covered everything. This app has a detailed yet straightforward interface. It has a ‘learn’ tab where users can check and follow step by step progress of their guitar skills. Yousician not only has live exercises in the form of missions, but also some workout sessions along with challenges to strengthen your skills.
Developer: Ubisoft | Size: 327.9MB | Price: Free with in-app purchases. This app is available to iOS users, and it makes your guitar learning experience like playing a game. Users have unlimited access to interactive lessons as well as practice tools that users will need to learn guitar or bass. The method through which this Rocksmith teaches is proven to be the most digital method of learning guitar with more than five years of success, and the app has more than four million active users.
Rocksmith is available for iOS.
Developer: Musopia | Size: 71MB (Android); 331.3MB (iOS) | Price: Free with in-app purchases.The app is easy to navigate and contains step by step videos that are categorised under various stages of learning. It is systematic in the sense that it proceeds to the next lesson only when the user is done learning the current one. You can search for your favourite songs from the songbook that is provided by the app.
Developer: Manomaya SA | Size: 23MB (Android); 272.8MB (iOS) | Price: Free with in-app purchases.The app has video tutorials with a smart difference. You can click on a song you like, and you can learn the chord sequence. You can search through the lessons through the subheads like Levels, Basics, Titles, Artists, and Genre. Users can like and download their favourite lessons both online as well as offline.
Developer: Ultimate Guitar USA LLC | Size: Varies with device (Android); 150MB (iOS) | Price: Free with in-app purchases. Users can check out chords and tabs from learned musicians from a vast database on this app. It has a feature of Add Shot that lets users upload their videos and watch other artists. The app has minimal yet essential tools such as tuner, metronome and a chord library so that in case the user gets confused.
Developer: Andy Guitar Limited | Size: 13MB (Android); 53.7MB (iOS) | Price: Free.Andy is a pretty famous Youtuber who is known for providing in-depth and clear tutorials; the app can be considered an extension of his channel. Users can select from various courses such as beginner, quick start, intermediate, and more. You can download videos and view them offline too.
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