What are the best guitar teaching software?

asked by Giuseppe Mirabella
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8 solutions
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    #1guitarLayers

    guitarLayers

    guitarLayers is a software created by MOREORLESS MUSIC SRL. It is used to learn or teach guitar playing. It can map out notes played on a guitar so users can then tab them and play them on the guitar fretboard. 

    Software

    Mac

    $39.99

    Daniel Castro
    Written on August 3, 2018
    "I learned playing guitar on my own without really minding the theories behind it. But now that I wanted to step up the game and actually earn bucks from teaching guitar, guitarlayers was recommended for me as a place to start. I must say this indeed helped me a lot in finally learning the theories behind guitar plucking and whatnot. "
  2. 14

    #2GuitarNotesMaster

    GuitarNotesMaster
    Built by guitarists for guitarists, this software will help you rapidly develop your guitar playing skills.
    Software

    Windows

    $39

    Muhammad Bose
    Written on August 3, 2018
    "The interface of this software is easy on the eyes. Not too cluttered. The instructions come with a paid PDF program which really helped me learn the notes and eventually, learn to play the guitar. This is worth the purchase."
  3. 11

    #3eMedia Guitar Method v5

    eMedia Guitar Method v5
    Learn how to play basic guitar chords, to tune a guitar, read tabs or notes, plus play songs.
    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Check price

    Kelly Dixon
    Written on August 3, 2018
    "I like how this software really engages you to learn guitar songs like Rob Stewart's and not really some boring nursery rhymes. The instructions are really clear. I learned them first myself before teaching my daughter. This is where I learned how to play guitar myself."
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    #4PlayPerfect Music Practice Software

    PlayPerfect Music Practice Software
    A software providing visual cues, playback and performance reports helping young musicians train their ear to detect notes that are wrong or out of tune. Students can practice playing with or without a metronome, and learn to play any instrument.
    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Joseph Gonzales
    Written on August 3, 2018
    "Dad said this is a free soft ware so he got this for me and I learn tuning and other guitar tricks here with him."
  2. 8

    #5Guitar Freak Workstation and SightReader

    Guitar Freak Workstation and SightReader

    Guitar Freak Workstation and SightReader is a guitar-learning software published by Sean Clancy Enterprises. It is a practice and learning tool for both guitar and bass guitar players and comes with a 10-day free trial.

    Software

    Web

    $95

    Kathy Williamson
    Written on August 3, 2018
    "I learned my first composed music thanks to Guitar Freak. It's Ability Trainer feature really helped me spot and listen to my recording if there could be some sort of mistake I was making. So yeah that's how I learned from this."
  3. 6

    #6SchoolGuitar.com - Learning Set

    SchoolGuitar.com - Learning Set

    SchoolGuitar.com - Learning Set is a guitar-learning software offered in SchoolGuitar.com. It has a Tab Editor, sample songs, ear and finger training, and a lesson book filled with theory and exercises. The site offers a free demo version.

    Software

    Web

    $6.58- $13.16

    Brian Bailey
    Written on August 3, 2018
    "I'm still following up withSchool Guitar because I ordered this from them since 2 weeks ago and they said the CD is on its way already. I wanted to have this in order to teach my 4th grader son about how to play guitar."
  4. 2

    #7ABRSM Speedshifter

    ABRSM Speedshifter
    Designed for musicians, Speedshifter is a practice tool that enables you to adjust the speed of any audio track without altering the pitch. It's ideal for musical, slow practice to a recorded accompaniment.
    Apps

    iOS, Android

    $4.99

    Terry Santos
    Written on August 3, 2018
    "I wanted to learn guitar so I installed this app but this crashed the first time I launched this. When I reinstalled this, the app hangs. I didn't think this would start to work properly on my phone so I uninstalled this,"
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    #8Guitar Pro

    Guitar Pro

    The famous music composition software that allows you to transcribe your favorite songs, or simply read the thousands of tabs already available on the Internet.

    Software

    Windows, Android, iOS

    $69.95

    Debra Castillo
    Written on August 3, 2018
    "I wish there could be some sort of percentage indicator when I slide the tempo just so I could be aware the percentage extent that I adjusted my slides from the original tempo. For now, 3 stars."

Summary

Best What are the best guitar teaching software
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1guitarLayersSoftware 23 Paid
2GuitarNotesMasterSoftware 14 Paid
3eMedia Guitar Method v5Software 11 Paid
4PlayPerfect Music Practice SoftwareSoftware 9 Free
5Guitar Freak Workstation and SightReaderSoftware 8 Paid
6SchoolGuitar.com - Learning SetSoftware 6 Paid
7ABRSM SpeedshifterApps 2 Paid
8Guitar ProSoftware 1 Paid
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