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Chord! (Guitar Chord Finder) - 3.99 USD

by RabugenTom, Version: 3.1.3 , 4261 KB  

Package name: com.rabugentom.chord , Last Update: 2012-09-02 18:06:55

888 ratings (4.778 average)

10,000-50,000 downloads

What's new in this version (3.1.3):

Chords notes are now showing the correct enharmonic equivalent, thanks to the enlightenments of Bhakti Brophy
Added an option to engage full enharmonic differentiation for chord notes (can use Cb instead of B if needed, etc.)
Fixed octaves of ukulele's standard tuning
Added a few more ukulele tunings in the factory list
Fixed some typos and errors in American English
Bug fixed for application crashing in reverse harmonization module


Chord! is mainly a guitar (or any fretted instrument) chord finder. Unlike most of the other apps, it generates itself chords diagrams, so it supports any chord (even slash ones like D/F#) in any tuning, with any number of strings (guitar, banjo, ukulele, bass, mandolin, etc.). You can fine tune to your needs the chord search algorithm, like specifying the maximal number of fingers or fret span for example.

You can hear how each diagram sounds by sweeping your finger across the strings. The diagrams are displayed in color and you can view stats about the current fingering.

You can also reverse search chords: Entering on a neck the fingering will give you instantaneously the possible names of the chord and you will then be able to explore possible variations.

Furthermore, it embeds a database of 400 scales that you can plot on a neck in any tuning, or reverse search. It means that you can find the scales corresponding to the notes you enter on a neck.

You can also harmonize each scale with a total freedom on the parameters.

The database is shipped with a hundred of tunings for various instruments and you can add you own ones. You can also add a capo or forbid some strings (for example if you broke some).

The app fully supports left handed instruments.

Please see my website for more informations.

Translated in: English, German, French, Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian, .
(Translation are temporary disabled in the V3 since the translated strings have changed)

Chord has been featured app in the android market and was presented at Google IO 2011!

Note: The app tries to detect if your device is a tablet or a phone. For intermediate devices like big phones or small tablets it is not straightforward, and you can override the layout in the settings, advanced section.

Note: Some Archos devices may no be able to reproduce sound.

Recent Changelog Archive:

Version 3.0
•App completely rewritten, compatible with phone and tablets;
•Enhanced Chord module, with fast previsualization, and with a new "Simple" input mode;
•Enhanced Scales module, with now 400 scales (from 60), and new visualizations (Scale, Staff and Keyboard);
•Tunings can now have capo, straight or partial;
•Fingerings, Chords, Scales and Tunings can now be favorited (will be more useful in a future version);
•Reverse Harmonization is available for phones;
•Possibility to choose notes naming convention;
•Integration with Google's Cloud Backup service (if enabled on device);
•Added a feedback module where you can send messages to the dev directly from the app.
•Added a in app (not pushed) notification module where you can get infos about the app (bugs reported, new version available,...)
•Added "Access Internet" and "Check Network Access" permissions to match the free version ones and allow the feedback and notification module to work.
•Since the app is completely new, a lot of new strings are not translated. This does not reflect the hard work of translators and this will be improved in a future version!

(...) Full Changelog in the app

Last comments from Android Market

Mason (*****)
Love this app! Very very useful & diverse. I would like to see an update that incorporates the use of capos!

Vincent Mo (***)
Very flexible in that it can deduce many different ways to play each chord, but has a hard time figuring out the common ways to play ukulele chords.

Jeremy (*****)
F-N sweet this is a groovey app...recommend full version to any string pluckin musician

Michel (*****)
Just a great app to have with you when you play guitar!

Thomas (*****)
Whoa, this app is incredible! Exactly what I was looking for to jam with open tunings. The best app of this kind on the market!

Anton (***)
Does a poor job of naming and looking up even the most common ukulele chords. Lots of options and flexibility, but poor uke support ruins it for me.

orval (*****)
I love it! Free version was fun but VERY basic. The paid version does everything I need. It's worth every penny! Hihgly recommended!

Jarom (*****)
Chord/scale app I was looking for. So useful it is fun. Will change the way I play and write. Thank you so much for creating this extraordinary app.

Lancina (*****)
As promised added reverse search. This is a must have App. Thanks Tom !!! Infinite stars......

Sereirath (****)
Great app, but slightly .confusing

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