Learn chords and pick styles with the simple play-along exercises - see the strings being picked - hear the correct sound - slow down the music to suit your level. Tune your guitar with the built-in Tuner.
Advanced players - Chord Buster can play any chord in any tuning - the possiblities are unlimited. Find ways of playing chords which are not in the chord books - Chord Buster's expert system will help you design those new chords. If you play chords and don't know their names, Chord Buster can tell you, and those you play with, what they are.
Input chord and pick sequences by simply pointing and clicking with the mouse. Play back your composition and play along with your guitar.
Teachers can prepare execrcises for later retrieval and practice. Save sequences of chords and strums and send to other users of Guitar Chord Buster over the Internet. Even non-musicians can compose their own guitar accompaniments.
New in this version
- Use the Pro Chord Filter to select only chords fitting your needs - choose frets, strings, number of fingers, bar or open string. Instantly choose from over 140,000 (4 fret spread) possible in standard tuning - over 5,000,000 in 43 pre-set non-standard tunings - not counting custom tunings
- Save Jazz backing tracks fitting your chords in MIDI format. Multi-track bass, lead and other instrument tracks in stereo. Mix with the rhythm and picked guitar tracks to create a band sound.
- Three new guitars with better guitar graphics. Choose acoustic steel, classical and electric. View the guitar in three ways; looking down at the fretboard, looking in a mirror and seeing another guitarist playing
- Extended list of 43 built-in alternative tunings including C Spanish, E Minor 7th, F Minor 7th, G Major 7th, Perfect 4th, Lute and Wahine Slack
- Select chords to fit a melody using built-in scales. 47 pre-set scales -major, minor, modal (myxolydian etc), Spanish, pentatonic etc. This option can be used with the automatic jazz lead / bass / backing track to sample the melodic styles possible with each scale
- Add automatic jazz / bass guitar backing. Set-up custom rhythms and let Chord Buster compose the sequence. Select chords using the new scale feature and hear the typical scale melodies
- Up to 105 chords may now be stored for selection into sequences and testing chord changes
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