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Piano Chords and Scales
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Chords and Scales lets you explore chords, scales, chord progressions and compose songs in intuitive and interactive way. It helpful for musicians from beginners to experts and allows you to understand musical structures and find inspiration. All chords and scales can be played ascending, descending and harmonically and are shown on virtual piano and staff. The root note and inversion of the chords can easily be changed. App also includes song composer that allows you to easily layout chords progressions and recommend chords based on selected scale. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Features Large chord collection; Large scale collection; Chord progressions collection; Song composer with chord recommendations Audio playback support for everything; Piano view for chords and scales Staff view for chords and scales Find chords by the root and inversion, notes on staff or piano keys; Find scales by the root or piano keys; Interactive circle of fifths; MIDI in and out support; Scale fingerings for both hands. Simple and intuitive. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- User Reviews I'm a piano teacher of 15 years and have more and more students who want to play chords and improvise. This app is a perfect resource for them. I like it because it's thorough but at the same time very simple. I am new to piano, familiar with some scales, and chord progressions but this app will really help me to understand and explore various combinations. I pair this app with additional learning material online to help me fully understand the math / science behind the music. This app is great for understanding scales, chords, chord progressions, and the circle if fifths. I like the easy to use interface. It only includes common scales and chords. I have another app that has tons of complicated and confusing scales that I've never heard of much less can pronounce. I just wanted something to show me the common scales and chords, and this app does it. It also sounds the chord or scale. It gives you so much when you’re stuck composing. I’m relatively new to music theory, and for me, this makes everything I’ve been learning about chords super clear. I have taught piano for 33 years. This is the best app for any level student. It is so easy to use and kids love it when I use the iPad in their lesson.
Very intuitive
by Provo2Vegas on 2021/01/11 04:37
I really appreciate the effort the app builders took to make this user experience intuitive. Well done. Future versions of this could include quizzes.
MUST HAVE music app!!
by mannikin on 2020/12/30 17:22
This app is beyond excellent and useful. I find myself using it all the time. Hoping to get the dark mode one day 😃
Great!
by PChristianH on 2020/12/26 23:26
This is a great app
Great for many other out there looking for being able learn scales and This it,,,,,,,
by wolvereenM on 2020/12/26 07:18
Enjoy it!,,,,,
Lifetime Guitar Player
by PolyRock Guitars on 2020/12/19 16:12
Rarely are you as totally satisfied with an app purchase as I am with this one. The combination of visual and audible instruction has helped me to understand and learn piano and music in general faster than expected. Steve H
They Rob, Finesse, Steal
by Apple Trash Too on 2020/12/05 16:16
Every time the pro version updates they expect you to pay $7 again
On iPad Pro: Best App out there for what it does.
by ChandraManne on 2020/11/15 02:20
I have tried many methods of teaching myself chord theory including flash cards, books, charts, and tables to try and learn chords. I also tried using apps that try to teach you music theory but none of them come with the freedom to explore chords and music theory like this app. This app is very interactive and teaches you a great deal just by fooling around. If you are a beginner like me, this app is the best $7.99 (I believe that is lifetime full version price as of Nov 9 2020) you’ll ever spend for a lifetime of free chord theory exploration.
Chords App is Great
by HamRadioTex on 2020/11/07 13:53
This app is a great tool for learning how to play all chords in all inversions. I love it!
After 6 mos
by 5lb bag on 2020/10/14 22:19
Really like app oniPad, very useful, you can your own chords or versions of chords, that is really cool! Definitely recommend this, glad I got this - would positively Recommend to a friend
Perfect program for song writing
by RedRavenSounds on 2020/10/13 00:07
This is EXACTLY what I was looking for as a songwriter, I write on piano and guitar. This lets me flesh out progressions wherever I am, or if something comes to me in the middle of the night, even if the idea needs a modal key. 👍
🔥
by theshrekest on 2020/10/06 00:12
Great don’t change anything
It’s cool
by Telsauce on 2020/09/26 21:14
I would love for it to have practice on it
Great!!!!
by Kenichi ohme on 2020/09/20 19:38
I love this app
La mejor app que e adquirido
by Jhrodriguezmd on 2020/08/29 15:13
Soy un médico retirado,internista,estudiante nivel intermedio .esta app es estupenda.
great app
by sentient-stargazer on 2020/08/09 15:28
i don’t write reviews often, but this app is great! i did not pay for the full version, but i still get everything i need. with this app, you get access to a large library of chords and their inversions as well as different scales, modes, and cadences. there’s also a tab where you can see the circle of fifths, and a chord finder mechanic, which you can use by inputting notes on a piano or by writing it on a staff. super neat and helpful, i love how i can listen to a chords, progressions, etc whenever i need. :)
I love it.
by code_in_my_robe on 2020/08/05 02:10
I recently took up music production as a hobby. I bought a midi controller and some basic desktop production software. I’ve played guitar for over 20 years so I’m familiar with playing music, but I was spending tons of time looking up how to play specific chords and scales on piano. This wonderful app has everything all in one place so no more spending time on google and YouTube just to track down simple chords. The app also does allot more than this, and it’s dead easy to use. Well worth the unlock fee for the full app.
It’s good.
by Kohen's Request on 2020/07/30 18:17
Not really much to say about this app. It helps me find chords for songs when I don’t have the motivation to find the chords myself.
AMAZING APP
by David1988yo on 2020/07/24 19:49
love this app. Very cool and useful
Praise and Worship Teams
by Olivewitness15 on 2020/07/21 03:23
This is a great tool to help increase your personal worship skills and to add depth to your teams knowledge base.
The app is super clean
by Fofod on 2020/07/19 11:33
I thought about a piano app that helps with chords and scales, searched App Store and found this beauty. It delivers everything perfectly...
Great Reference for Learning Piano
by buddystein on 2020/07/16 00:16
I use this as a reference everyday for proper scale fingering, circle of fifths, chord inversions. Terrific app, buy it!
Awesome and outstanding!!!
by KINGMOJO1 on 2020/07/10 03:41
Great job!!!
Great app!
by AudryPlays on 2020/06/27 14:15
I am trying to learn piano and it has been pretty difficult to learn online, but this app has helped soooo much. Within two days I already know all of the major and minor chords! I definitely recommend this app!🤩
Simple interface and full of information
by Drummerkat on 2020/06/25 03:32
This app is great for understanding scales, chords, chord progressions, and the circle of fifths. I like the easy to use interface. I just wanted something to show me the common scales and chords, and this app does it. It also plays the sounds of the chord or scale.
Great learning tool
by chris hemlock on 2020/06/18 20:34
I’m a visual learner so being able to search by choosing the keys on the piano is a big win for me, the full unlock is worth it! Great app
Just one thing
by chompipis on 2020/06/04 03:43
Great app I love how I can come up with song ideas anywhere with the compose section. I just wish I could duplicate the chords I already have selected instead of going in and looking for it every time I want to add it.
Wonderful
by GeorgeAlexa on 2020/05/07 19:08
There is a wealth of information at my fingertips. You certainly can find this info elsewhere but now I have my iPad next to my keyboard with quick access.
Useful
by Donzaire on 2020/05/03 18:21
Great app but needs more chords
Great app. Also an idea!
by ahsaneres on 2020/04/24 04:37
This is a great app. Simple as that. Idea: What if you integrated information about music theory? That would be kind of amazing. I would pay money to have offline access to all these chords and have maybe like a gamified curriculum of music theory basics.
Awesome App
by odaby1 on 2020/04/21 13:18
I’m not a piano player or keyboard player, I just don’t speak the language. This is like having a foreign language dictionary in your pocket while on an adventure in a different land. Now I can ask for extra goats w my back massage!
Thank You!
by djag.2008 on 2020/04/19 21:21
It’s a lot.
Great for songwriting
by bnnicholson on 2020/04/12 09:35
I use this app every day for songwriting. This app is as excellent tool to spur creativity as I sit at the piano trying to figure out interesting chord progressions, melodies, etc.
Great tool
by Masked ninja assassin samurai on 2020/03/22 11:23
Love this! Has made composing and producing so much easier also improved my grasp on song building. What a great tool and addition too a great work flow! Sorry I am geekin out a little
Great App!
by Emu7990 on 2020/03/20 02:19
Lots of fun! Learn chords and play piano!
Having issues
by Livehd3 on 2020/03/08 19:30
Love this app. But recently it won’t open . I’ve restarted my phone and still no luck
Thanks
by Jacob07GM on 2020/02/24 23:12
Its an amazing app!
Yes!
by North Texas Joe on 2020/02/24 04:23
I just went to school for less than the cost of a decent meal! This takes it to the next level. Worth it
Perfect, simple.
by amomusica_ on 2020/02/13 22:19
I appreciate tools and apps like this that are easy to use and do everything they set out to do.
Great app
by Devulio on 2020/02/11 15:58
So simple yet powerful and effective. From chord structures to scales and progressions. All packed in one simple app. No cheap bs frills and trivial information. I actually use this app more for my guitar playing and theory learning
Great simple app
by ojjoejoeoojjoo on 2020/02/04 04:41
Good app worth the $7.00 for beat makers
Circle of 5ths
by LNellG on 2020/01/30 18:10
Update took away circle of fifths. Huge part of why I used that app. Also I already bought the app. But now i don’t have access to the full version. This app was important to my work flow, that’s why I bought it and I recommended it to many other musicians. Now if I use this app I still need to pull other apps with the circle of fifths and other features. So it’s pointless when I could just use the other apps. 🤷🏾‍♀️
What an app
by arcticgrape on 2020/01/27 04:01
If i could give this app ten stars, i would. My only suggestion would be, while in the section of the app where you see all the scale modes given your selected note, it would be so great if the option to play the scale descending would be available rather than have to click into that specific scale just to hear the descent.
Great app
by hex455 on 2020/01/18 16:31
This an awesome way to develop your ear, learn your scales,modes and chord progressions. In music one must always continue to learn!
Pretty Darn Cool
by ProducerTomB on 2020/01/17 21:13
For a guying growing up playing trumpet (a monophonic instrument) this definitely helps me to better understand chord structure. Love it!
Used to work really well
by Rick-o on 2020/01/09 02:06
All of a sudden unable to open the app at all.
This is a great application.
by Mr. Nickel on 2020/01/04 01:37
I like this application. Best on so far to learn scales and chords for a beginner.
No good
by ExProbeatz on 2019/12/25 18:09
This app is a rip off
Amazeballs
by Bdizzle78244 on 2019/12/05 18:43
See title
Love this app for practicing scales
by R. Mercer on 2019/11/28 13:55
Great for new musicians. I use it for learning chords and my scales and I also like learning chord progressions as well.
Chords ands scales
by Stanley C Luke on 2019/11/23 20:29
Excellent app
Amazed
by miracle waterz on 2019/11/21 16:22
So far so Amaze!!!
best ever
by honkytonknashville on 2019/11/19 03:41
best ever
Wow.
by _forewright on 2019/10/22 19:14
I'm very picky about the apps I use regarding teaching music but this app is without a doubt the best I have ever seen. It is worth well more than the $6.99 I paid for the full version. Get this app!
Amazing
by Cortandcal on 2019/10/11 02:19
This has to be hands down the greatest app for music EVER!!
Get the Full Version!
by blu3yedwolf on 2019/09/28 16:05
Great App! Really helping me take my music to the next level!
I love this app!!!
by Beauty Maven on 2019/09/10 03:29
I love having the scales and chords at my fingertips. Just learning to play and this app is a big help!
Great app - one suggestion
by JJCIV33 on 2019/08/28 16:09
This is by far the best piano chord app I’ve found. One suggestion, however: When you use the “Reverse” chord finder, it would be nice if it returned some of the obvious results first. For example, if I enter the notes for a simple G major chord, the app first returns a bunch of complicated C chords. The G major chord is way down the list. Otherwise, I really love this app and am still giving it 5 stars!
Great app!
by drrrragon on 2019/08/23 20:54
Easy to use. I’d like to upgrade (for 6.99) or purchase the Chords and Scales Pro version (for 4.99). Is the upgrade different than the Pro version? If so, how are they different?
All I needed
by sicily_214 on 2019/08/12 18:57
This app is amazing. Basically everything I needed is in it. I just wish that they would be able to also work on aesthetics.
Amazing app!
by Ekiliny on 2019/08/08 18:14
I love this app so much. It provides accurate information and even lets you compose songs (chords and note sounds are provided)! I highly suggest. 👍
Ultimate app
by Bablu Drummer on 2019/08/01 16:23
Great app for sinsiar music lover and students'
amazing
by mallak02011 on 2019/07/14 03:16
i just downloaded the app, and it helped me write a song that i had in mind but couldn’t write. amazing app
Full!!! Great
by César Alfa y Omega on 2019/07/12 17:39
Very functionality
Amazing Reference
by Reid Elliott on 2019/07/05 17:10
This app has greatly supplemented my learning of the piano over the last several weeks. I save so much time not having to search for shapes of chords or scales.
Amazing tool!
by nowaysteveistaken on 2019/06/30 14:17
This app is phenomenal. I have played piano for nearly 15 years and the large library of scales helped me to be able to improvise melodies and to pick out accurate melody from existing songs within minutes. I can now play many intermediate level songs by ear with only a chord structure after only a few minutes of tinkering on the piano. I could tell within 5 minutes of downloading the app that it was very high quality so I quickly upgraded to the full version, and $7 is nothing for the huge library this offers. If you are just learning the keyboard, practicing theory, ear training, or and advanced musician, this is a great app. I was amazed over and over at how this app took me to the next level of playing within minutes. I do not work for the company, this is a legitimate review. I am a huge skeptic and rarely write reviews. I am truly impressed with this app and will recommend it to my friends and any beginning musician. Well worth the up graded price.
great great great!!!
by Skate94_ on 2019/06/29 02:18
there's no any other apps better than this. but one thing I want to know from developer is that I bought this app through my iPhone and works great on my iPhone and iPad as well. And Am I supposed to purchase this app for my Mac too? because I can't access full features on Macbook though I'm using my same apple account on all of them.
I love it
by brownjamnola on 2019/06/27 03:12
It help me out with my song writing, I love it
Best app
by DJDrewda on 2019/06/25 05:23
Best app in the store.
Excellent
by Pastor RSJ on 2019/06/22 22:47
Excellent
Great for non composers too
by Cess2dar on 2019/06/15 16:41
It’s awesome how it helps you find notes and keys and allows you to create even without music theory knowledge
Terrific
by Space XL on 2019/06/12 01:18
Im a Music instructor and this app is excellent and extremely useful!
Perfect for teaching lessons and music theory!!
by Dabigman101 on 2019/06/10 05:49
I love it!!
Thank you
by Dr. cesar on 2019/06/04 14:15
Great app, I don't usually review apps but this one really deserve it. Full version is great. Thanks.
Great app... how ‘bout MIDI send?
by vara411 on 2019/05/31 23:28
This is a fantastic app with a great simple layout that will help me learn chords and scales. Was happy to purchase it. SUGGESTION: Would absolutely LOVE a MIDI OUT option so I can hear these chords on my MIDI instrument. Is this in the works?
thank you!!
by armandocavada on 2019/05/29 16:18
perfect for jazz chord notation, very simple (necessary in my opinion to purchase it fully)
Love it
by Joshua Carvajal on 2019/05/28 21:13
I play piano, and I can sight read, but ironically, I don’t know any chords or scales. I felt ashamed of myself for not knowing so I looked for an app about chords and scales. I came upon this and I’m extremely happy. Even without paying for the upgrade (which I suggest everyone should do), the app offers wonders. You can even compose songs. Anyway, wonderful app.
Nice
by God is greater 1 on 2019/05/21 21:09
Nice
Great app
by Craine23 on 2019/05/18 08:30
Extremely helpful
Taught me
by Urrgaaayyy on 2019/05/13 10:27
I really enjoy this app for the use of looking up scales and looking/listening to chords within scales. This App really helped expand my music theory.
Best app for chords
by Shakib.81 on 2019/05/11 13:37
This is the best App I've ever seen👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👌🏻
Helpful
by Sidfail on 2019/04/17 22:05
I use this app mainly for finding out what a specific chord that I see on a chord chart looks like on the piano, and although I know all the major and minor chords, I am still trying to figure out what the more complex chords like E/G# and F#m7 look like on the piano, and although I can’t get all the chords from this app because I don’t have the paid version, I still am able to use this app about half the time when I find an unfamiliar chord. This app also beats other apps because it does not have any adds (as far as I have seen anyway). The only reason I am not rating this as a 5 star review is that I don’t get all the chords in the free version, which of course I understand. The producers have to get money somehow, right?
Ronny Schmidt
by Werco on 2019/03/22 15:52
Excelente
One of the best useful apps ever!
by Songcreator777 on 2019/03/17 15:11
For learning piano this app is indispensable and well worth the $4.99 to have it all. As a visual learner you can quickly see the patterns and make sense of the use of fingering, especially with scales. I can even practice memorizing scales when away from an actual piano. Plus you have everything you need on the screen - if you want to know the musical notation but also want to see where it is on the piano keyboard its all there - plus you can play it back. When practicing scales you can choose whether it's the notes or the finger numbers that appear on keyboard. You would have to spend at least $35 to find a paperback chord book that still wouldn't contain all of this without it being too large of a book. Bravo to the team that took the time to develop this app - thanks for that!!!
Wonderful
by notwhatexpected on 2019/03/14 23:10
This is a wonderful app for learning scales and chords on the piano. It’s a great for building an understanding of music theory.
Great App
by JAKOBMUSIC on 2019/03/13 03:00
Let’s you hear the chords well and also create progressions. Very useful for someone beginning to play piano.
4.5 stars
by Julie Hop on 2019/03/12 18:19
I love the app, I personally think it’s one of the best apps for writing music— it’s the best app I have found yet for music writing. Although there are a lot of options!.. I just wish there were more options -like more possible rhythms, multiple instruments at once, and most importantly there could be more options for ‘recommended chords’ because sometimes 0 chords show up and it’s like 🤷🏽‍♀️. On the bright side, there’s the AWESOME FEATURE where you can select ANY chord— where there’s a huge variety of possible simple and complex chords. 4.5 ☀️☀️☀️☀️💫
Good
by Mr. Valdiv on 2019/03/02 05:48
Very good
Pastor Joe
by Elder J on 2019/02/28 00:39
I love this app it is very easy to understand. I had problems learning, remembering the 9 th - the 13 th chords but the way they are arranged, this is great. Thank you for thinking about people who have a desire to learn , now they can.🌹
Scales
by wayneboy on 2019/02/19 23:34
This is good, I’m learning how to play
Exceptional App!!
by aronchaim on 2019/02/17 03:05
Everything you need to know about piano!
Super convenient!
by pianolover1239 on 2019/02/03 19:46
I love this app! Just downloaded it hoping it would serve the purpose I wanted, and it did! Ur able to look up any song u want and add the cords for it. Then it’s saved forever so I never have to go researching again! Love how it teaches u every chord too! Super grateful!
Not bad...
by Erick bartlett on 2019/01/28 07:03
Not bad for all the free stuff that you get it very worth it.. you can also expand and upgrade and get even more.. 😏👍
AWESOME
by MOGAtdsicem996437 on 2019/01/28 06:55
Absolutely love this app. It helps my songwriting process in every way and makes it so easy to compose.
Simple and Useful
by Acegreg23 on 2019/01/25 20:01
Exactly what I needed. Been using it for a while now. It has everything.
Piano chords
by Jazzman1945 on 2019/01/25 13:35
Fabulous tool for learning and improving skills .... and for getting the arrangements with the group fine tuned with all the players.... great!
Great companion to have when practicing
by 2011370Z on 2019/01/24 18:08
I use this app often when I want to check a chord notation on a piano score. I find it very useful
The truth
by 1080YB on 2019/01/05 19:05
Big Steez
Great app👍🏼
by CraziboutU on 2018/12/21 13:25
A+A+A+
Saying it’s free is a come-on
by Smoky Mountain on 2018/12/18 14:35
The only info you get is for the key of C. You have to pay $4.99 for the rest. The app should just say that upfront. I would have paid if I knew ahead of time. I’m know removing the app on principle.
Amazing tool!
by nowaysteveistaken on 2019/06/30 14:17
This app is phenomenal. I have played piano for nearly 15 years and the large library of scales helped me to be able to improvise melodies and to pick out accurate melody from existing songs within minutes. I can now play many intermediate level songs by ear with only a chord structure after only a few minutes of tinkering on the piano. I could tell within 5 minutes of downloading the app that it was very high quality so I quickly upgraded to the full version, and $7 is nothing for the huge library this offers. If you are just learning the keyboard, practicing theory, ear training, or and advanced musician, this is a great app. I was amazed over and over at how this app took me to the next level of playing within minutes. I do not work for the company, this is a legitimate review. I am a huge skeptic and rarely write reviews. I am truly impressed with this app and will recommend it to my friends and any beginning musician. Well worth the up graded price.
One of the best useful apps ever!
by Songcreator777 on 2019/03/17 15:11
For learning piano this app is indispensable and well worth the $4.99 to have it all. As a visual learner you can quickly see the patterns and make sense of the use of fingering, especially with scales. I can even practice memorizing scales when away from an actual piano. Plus you have everything you need on the screen - if you want to know the musical notation but also want to see where it is on the piano keyboard its all there - plus you can play it back. When practicing scales you can choose whether it's the notes or the finger numbers that appear on keyboard. You would have to spend at least $35 to find a paperback chord book that still wouldn't contain all of this without it being too large of a book. Bravo to the team that took the time to develop this app - thanks for that!!!
A MUST HAVE for musicians
by Bransenj on 2017/10/17 00:39
This might be the single most important resource for musicians, especially self taught musicians who learn and play by ear. I don't know how I made it without the tools in this simple yet powerful app but now that I found it I'm opening up my skill set to new and ascended heights. The wealth of scales available is exhaustive and the song feature is an added bonus. I was looking for an option to play a set of notes and it would tell you what chord it is and which inversion. But I find the challenge of discovering the chord on my own to be a powerful learning experience so in a way I'm happy it's not there. Get the full version if you're serious about your musicianship.
Great app - one suggestion
by JJCIV33 on 2019/08/28 16:09
This is by far the best piano chord app I’ve found. One suggestion, however: When you use the “Reverse” chord finder, it would be nice if it returned some of the obvious results first. For example, if I enter the notes for a simple G major chord, the app first returns a bunch of complicated C chords. The G major chord is way down the list. Otherwise, I really love this app and am still giving it 5 stars!
Helpful
by Sidfail on 2019/04/17 22:05
I use this app mainly for finding out what a specific chord that I see on a chord chart looks like on the piano, and although I know all the major and minor chords, I am still trying to figure out what the more complex chords like E/G# and F#m7 look like on the piano, and although I can’t get all the chords from this app because I don’t have the paid version, I still am able to use this app about half the time when I find an unfamiliar chord. This app also beats other apps because it does not have any adds (as far as I have seen anyway). The only reason I am not rating this as a 5 star review is that I don’t get all the chords in the free version, which of course I understand. The producers have to get money somehow, right?
4.5 stars
by Julie Hop on 2019/03/12 18:19
I love the app, I personally think it’s one of the best apps for writing music— it’s the best app I have found yet for music writing. Although there are a lot of options!.. I just wish there were more options -like more possible rhythms, multiple instruments at once, and most importantly there could be more options for ‘recommended chords’ because sometimes 0 chords show up and it’s like 🤷🏽‍♀️. On the bright side, there’s the AWESOME FEATURE where you can select ANY chord— where there’s a huge variety of possible simple and complex chords. 4.5 ☀️☀️☀️☀️💫
What an app
by arcticgrape on 2020/01/27 04:01
If i could give this app ten stars, i would. My only suggestion would be, while in the section of the app where you see all the scale modes given your selected note, it would be so great if the option to play the scale descending would be available rather than have to click into that specific scale just to hear the descent.
great great great!!!
by Skate94_ on 2019/06/29 02:18
there's no any other apps better than this. but one thing I want to know from developer is that I bought this app through my iPhone and works great on my iPhone and iPad as well. And Am I supposed to purchase this app for my Mac too? because I can't access full features on Macbook though I'm using my same apple account on all of them.
so much better than expected
by Fen0090 on 2018/05/16 04:33
the developer packs a lot of features into this that I didn’t see coming. There are some UI things that could be fixed though. Like when adding chords in composition mode, there’s only the slightest indication that you added the chord you selected. Besides that, this app surprised me w how useful and intuitive it is
Great app for producers
by JeevesMakingNoise on 2018/11/02 21:29
I use this app religiously when I’m working on music, I’m not much of a theory guy myself but this app is incredibly useful when you commit to a key in your song, literally shows you every possibly scale in the key of your choosing. As well as chord progressions. Been using it for years and decided I’d give some input because these guys deserve it
Love it
by Joshua Carvajal on 2019/05/28 21:13
I play piano, and I can sight read, but ironically, I don’t know any chords or scales. I felt ashamed of myself for not knowing so I looked for an app about chords and scales. I came upon this and I’m extremely happy. Even without paying for the upgrade (which I suggest everyone should do), the app offers wonders. You can even compose songs. Anyway, wonderful app.
Great Tool For Musicians!!
by Better beards on 2017/05/07 17:17
This is a very handy resource for all musicians. Even if you are well versed in music theory, this can be a great tool when you are suffering from writers block. Simply listening to a key in its different modes can easily strike up an idea for a melody or riff. We are the only ones standing in the way of our true potential.
Simple interface and full of information
by Drummerkat on 2020/06/25 03:32
This app is great for understanding scales, chords, chord progressions, and the circle of fifths. I like the easy to use interface. I just wanted something to show me the common scales and chords, and this app does it. It also plays the sounds of the chord or scale.
Great app. Also an idea!
by ahsaneres on 2020/04/24 04:37
This is a great app. Simple as that. Idea: What if you integrated information about music theory? That would be kind of amazing. I would pay money to have offline access to all these chords and have maybe like a gamified curriculum of music theory basics.
Great app!
by AudryPlays on 2020/06/27 14:15
I am trying to learn piano and it has been pretty difficult to learn online, but this app has helped soooo much. Within two days I already know all of the major and minor chords! I definitely recommend this app!🤩
Super convenient!
by pianolover1239 on 2019/02/03 19:46
I love this app! Just downloaded it hoping it would serve the purpose I wanted, and it did! Ur able to look up any song u want and add the cords for it. Then it’s saved forever so I never have to go researching again! Love how it teaches u every chord too! Super grateful!
Amazing
by Howard Berries on 2017/05/27 11:08
If you want to learn piano this is the app what you need. I don't usually rate apps but this one is perfect. You can see the chord, hear the chord, play it in ascending/descending order and so on. Playing on a real piano while looking at the chords/scales is very helpful. 5 stars, 5 cars, great app.
Great app!
by M@cM@n55 on 2018/09/22 13:18
This is very useful! One request would be to add some details on when you might use certain progressions or chords. Maybe just a little explanation on what certain progressions and chords are best played with. But this is a great resource and very detailed for piano! Love it!
Greatest app ever
by Kam.me on 2018/12/06 19:57
Wow greatest music app I've ever seen it lets you do so much like reverse chord search and it has so many chords and scales and inversions and it even lets you compose a song and puts it in whichever scale you want and you can set of to play and everything is great.
great app
by sentient-stargazer on 2020/08/09 15:28
i don’t write reviews often, but this app is great! i did not pay for the full version, but i still get everything i need. with this app, you get access to a large library of chords and their inversions as well as different scales, modes, and cadences. there’s also a tab where you can see the circle of fifths, and a chord finder mechanic, which you can use by inputting notes on a piano or by writing it on a staff. super neat and helpful, i love how i can listen to a chords, progressions, etc whenever i need. :)
Circle of 5ths
by LNellG on 2020/01/30 18:10
Update took away circle of fifths. Huge part of why I used that app. Also I already bought the app. But now i don’t have access to the full version. This app was important to my work flow, that’s why I bought it and I recommended it to many other musicians. Now if I use this app I still need to pull other apps with the circle of fifths and other features. So it’s pointless when I could just use the other apps. 🤷🏾‍♀️
Awesome piano app
by RDDZ on 2018/09/25 19:54
If you are looking for a free piano app with a great chord dictionary, including different inversions, and a great scales reference with an interactive circle of fifths and a playable keyboard with bright sound quality, this one puts it all together. It’s definitely the best free piano companion out there.
Awesome App
by odaby1 on 2020/04/21 13:18
I’m not a piano player or keyboard player, I just don’t speak the language. This is like having a foreign language dictionary in your pocket while on an adventure in a different land. Now I can ask for extra goats w my back massage!
Perfect program for song writing
by RedRavenSounds on 2020/10/13 00:07
This is EXACTLY what I was looking for as a songwriter, I write on piano and guitar. This lets me flesh out progressions wherever I am, or if something comes to me in the middle of the night, even if the idea needs a modal key. 👍
Wonderful
by GeorgeAlexa on 2020/05/07 19:08
There is a wealth of information at my fingertips. You certainly can find this info elsewhere but now I have my iPad next to my keyboard with quick access.
Great app for creating chords
by findamir on 2018/03/22 07:40
Love the progression tab and the creating tab. Worth the premium price. The only thing that I wish it had part of the “creating song” portion is a metronome sound with a volume when adding rests to building the song when pressing play. Great app.
Please make for guitar!!!
by ahhlvin on 2018/10/29 08:13
Amazing resource! I would love to see something made by you guys for guitar! Either a separate app or an in-app purchase. Most musicians play more than one instrument and it would save tons of time!
Great app
by shantisongs on 2018/05/20 15:15
Wonderful app for composing! I do wish there was a way to record the chords you compose, rather than send as a midi file, a sound file would be more accessible. Other than that, it’s perfect!
Lifetime Guitar Player
by PolyRock Guitars on 2020/12/19 16:12
Rarely are you as totally satisfied with an app purchase as I am with this one. The combination of visual and audible instruction has helped me to understand and learn piano and music in general faster than expected. Steve H
Great informative chords
by LouOttie on 2018/03/28 13:05
As a new hobby, this information learned was 100% better than all I expected to learn. As a result my playing has greatly improving everyday. It has been well worth my time. Thanks, LT
Just one thing
by chompipis on 2020/06/04 03:43
Great app I love how I can come up with song ideas anywhere with the compose section. I just wish I could duplicate the chords I already have selected instead of going in and looking for it every time I want to add it.
Amazing Reference
by Reid Elliott on 2019/07/05 17:10
This app has greatly supplemented my learning of the piano over the last several weeks. I save so much time not having to search for shapes of chords or scales.
Pastor Joe
by Elder J on 2019/02/28 00:39
I love this app it is very easy to understand. I had problems learning, remembering the 9 th - the 13 th chords but the way they are arranged, this is great. Thank you for thinking about people who have a desire to learn , now they can.🌹
Wow.
by _forewright on 2019/10/22 19:14
I'm very picky about the apps I use regarding teaching music but this app is without a doubt the best I have ever seen. It is worth well more than the $6.99 I paid for the full version. Get this app!
After 6 mos
by 5lb bag on 2020/10/14 22:19
Really like app oniPad, very useful, you can your own chords or versions of chords, that is really cool! Definitely recommend this, glad I got this - would positively Recommend to a friend
Great tool
by Masked ninja assassin samurai on 2020/03/22 11:23
Love this! Has made composing and producing so much easier also improved my grasp on song building. What a great tool and addition too a great work flow! Sorry I am geekin out a little
Much needed app for a beginner
by Dezmygames on 2018/09/03 20:01
I really love this app because it’s helped me a great deal to quickly figure out certain chords without making it super hard. Thank you so much.
Very intuitive
by Provo2Vegas on 2021/01/11 04:37
I really appreciate the effort the app builders took to make this user experience intuitive. Well done. Future versions of this could include quizzes.
Great app
by Devulio on 2020/02/11 15:58
So simple yet powerful and effective. From chord structures to scales and progressions. All packed in one simple app. No cheap bs frills and trivial information. I actually use this app more for my guitar playing and theory learning
Great app!
by drrrragon on 2019/08/23 20:54
Easy to use. I’d like to upgrade (for 6.99) or purchase the Chords and Scales Pro version (for 4.99). Is the upgrade different than the Pro version? If so, how are they different?
Indispensable
by Crwbat on 2018/11/15 12:39
Extremely useful and user friendly. The “reverse” feature is especially great for finding chords you don’t know the name of.
It’s good.
by Kohen's Request on 2020/07/30 18:17
Not really much to say about this app. It helps me find chords for songs when I don’t have the motivation to find the chords myself.
Amazing app!
by Ekiliny on 2019/08/08 18:14
I love this app so much. It provides accurate information and even lets you compose songs (chords and note sounds are provided)! I highly suggest. 👍
Yes!
by North Texas Joe on 2020/02/24 04:23
I just went to school for less than the cost of a decent meal! This takes it to the next level. Worth it
Great learning tool
by chris hemlock on 2020/06/18 20:34
I’m a visual learner so being able to search by choosing the keys on the piano is a big win for me, the full unlock is worth it! Great app
Perfect, simple.
by amomusica_ on 2020/02/13 22:19
I appreciate tools and apps like this that are easy to use and do everything they set out to do.
Greatest Music Tool Available
by Yirukai on 2018/09/26 17:42
Thank you to all the people behind this app for making my musical life easier.
Great
by thanxcmv on 2018/04/23 13:52
This app has helped get to know notes, chords, and scale by seeing them on paper. Great tool for beginners. And for the experienced. Thank you for making this app.
All I needed
by sicily_214 on 2019/08/12 18:57
This app is amazing. Basically everything I needed is in it. I just wish that they would be able to also work on aesthetics.
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Piano Chords and Scales
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Chords and Scales lets you explore chords, scales, chord progressions and compose songs in intuitive and interactive way. It helpful for musicians from beginners to experts and allows you to understand musical structures and find inspiration. All chords and scales can be played ascending, descending and harmonically and are shown on virtual piano and staff. The root note and inversion of the chords can easily be changed. App also includes song composer that allows you to easily layout chords progressions and recommend chords based on selected scale. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Features Large chord collection; Large scale collection; Chord progressions collection; Song composer with chord recommendations Audio playback support for everything; Piano view for chords and scales Staff view for chords and scales Find chords by the root and inversion, notes on staff or piano keys; Find scales by the root or piano keys; Interactive circle of fifths; MIDI in and out support; Scale fingerings for both hands. Simple and intuitive. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- User Reviews I'm a piano teacher of 15 years and have more and more students who want to play chords and improvise. This app is a perfect resource for them. I like it because it's thorough but at the same time very simple. I am new to piano, familiar with some scales, and chord progressions but this app will really help me to understand and explore various combinations. I pair this app with additional learning material online to help me fully understand the math / science behind the music. This app is great for understanding scales, chords, chord progressions, and the circle if fifths. I like the easy to use interface. It only includes common scales and chords. I have another app that has tons of complicated and confusing scales that I've never heard of much less can pronounce. I just wanted something to show me the common scales and chords, and this app does it. It also sounds the chord or scale. It gives you so much when you’re stuck composing. I’m relatively new to music theory, and for me, this makes everything I’ve been learning about chords super clear. I have taught piano for 33 years. This is the best app for any level student. It is so easy to use and kids love it when I use the iPad in their lesson.
Very intuitive
by Provo2Vegas on 2021/01/11 04:37
I really appreciate the effort the app builders took to make this user experience intuitive. Well done. Future versions of this could include quizzes.
MUST HAVE music app!!
by mannikin on 2020/12/30 17:22
This app is beyond excellent and useful. I find myself using it all the time. Hoping to get the dark mode one day 😃
Great!
by PChristianH on 2020/12/26 23:26
This is a great app
Great for many other out there looking for being able learn scales and This it,,,,,,,
by wolvereenM on 2020/12/26 07:18
Enjoy it!,,,,,
Lifetime Guitar Player
by PolyRock Guitars on 2020/12/19 16:12
Rarely are you as totally satisfied with an app purchase as I am with this one. The combination of visual and audible instruction has helped me to understand and learn piano and music in general faster than expected. Steve H
They Rob, Finesse, Steal
by Apple Trash Too on 2020/12/05 16:16
Every time the pro version updates they expect you to pay $7 again
On iPad Pro: Best App out there for what it does.
by ChandraManne on 2020/11/15 02:20
I have tried many methods of teaching myself chord theory including flash cards, books, charts, and tables to try and learn chords. I also tried using apps that try to teach you music theory but none of them come with the freedom to explore chords and music theory like this app. This app is very interactive and teaches you a great deal just by fooling around. If you are a beginner like me, this app is the best $7.99 (I believe that is lifetime full version price as of Nov 9 2020) you’ll ever spend for a lifetime of free chord theory exploration.
Chords App is Great
by HamRadioTex on 2020/11/07 13:53
This app is a great tool for learning how to play all chords in all inversions. I love it!
After 6 mos
by 5lb bag on 2020/10/14 22:19
Really like app oniPad, very useful, you can your own chords or versions of chords, that is really cool! Definitely recommend this, glad I got this - would positively Recommend to a friend
Perfect program for song writing
by RedRavenSounds on 2020/10/13 00:07
This is EXACTLY what I was looking for as a songwriter, I write on piano and guitar. This lets me flesh out progressions wherever I am, or if something comes to me in the middle of the night, even if the idea needs a modal key. 👍
🔥
by theshrekest on 2020/10/06 00:12
Great don’t change anything
It’s cool
by Telsauce on 2020/09/26 21:14
I would love for it to have practice on it
Great!!!!
by Kenichi ohme on 2020/09/20 19:38
I love this app
La mejor app que e adquirido
by Jhrodriguezmd on 2020/08/29 15:13
Soy un médico retirado,internista,estudiante nivel intermedio .esta app es estupenda.
great app
by sentient-stargazer on 2020/08/09 15:28
i don’t write reviews often, but this app is great! i did not pay for the full version, but i still get everything i need. with this app, you get access to a large library of chords and their inversions as well as different scales, modes, and cadences. there’s also a tab where you can see the circle of fifths, and a chord finder mechanic, which you can use by inputting notes on a piano or by writing it on a staff. super neat and helpful, i love how i can listen to a chords, progressions, etc whenever i need. :)
I love it.
by code_in_my_robe on 2020/08/05 02:10
I recently took up music production as a hobby. I bought a midi controller and some basic desktop production software. I’ve played guitar for over 20 years so I’m familiar with playing music, but I was spending tons of time looking up how to play specific chords and scales on piano. This wonderful app has everything all in one place so no more spending time on google and YouTube just to track down simple chords. The app also does allot more than this, and it’s dead easy to use. Well worth the unlock fee for the full app.
It’s good.
by Kohen's Request on 2020/07/30 18:17
Not really much to say about this app. It helps me find chords for songs when I don’t have the motivation to find the chords myself.
AMAZING APP
by David1988yo on 2020/07/24 19:49
love this app. Very cool and useful
Praise and Worship Teams
by Olivewitness15 on 2020/07/21 03:23
This is a great tool to help increase your personal worship skills and to add depth to your teams knowledge base.
The app is super clean
by Fofod on 2020/07/19 11:33
I thought about a piano app that helps with chords and scales, searched App Store and found this beauty. It delivers everything perfectly...
Great Reference for Learning Piano
by buddystein on 2020/07/16 00:16
I use this as a reference everyday for proper scale fingering, circle of fifths, chord inversions. Terrific app, buy it!
Awesome and outstanding!!!
by KINGMOJO1 on 2020/07/10 03:41
Great job!!!
Great app!
by AudryPlays on 2020/06/27 14:15
I am trying to learn piano and it has been pretty difficult to learn online, but this app has helped soooo much. Within two days I already know all of the major and minor chords! I definitely recommend this app!🤩
Simple interface and full of information
by Drummerkat on 2020/06/25 03:32
This app is great for understanding scales, chords, chord progressions, and the circle of fifths. I like the easy to use interface. I just wanted something to show me the common scales and chords, and this app does it. It also plays the sounds of the chord or scale.
Great learning tool
by chris hemlock on 2020/06/18 20:34
I’m a visual learner so being able to search by choosing the keys on the piano is a big win for me, the full unlock is worth it! Great app
Just one thing
by chompipis on 2020/06/04 03:43
Great app I love how I can come up with song ideas anywhere with the compose section. I just wish I could duplicate the chords I already have selected instead of going in and looking for it every time I want to add it.
Wonderful
by GeorgeAlexa on 2020/05/07 19:08
There is a wealth of information at my fingertips. You certainly can find this info elsewhere but now I have my iPad next to my keyboard with quick access.
Useful
by Donzaire on 2020/05/03 18:21
Great app but needs more chords
Great app. Also an idea!
by ahsaneres on 2020/04/24 04:37
This is a great app. Simple as that. Idea: What if you integrated information about music theory? That would be kind of amazing. I would pay money to have offline access to all these chords and have maybe like a gamified curriculum of music theory basics.
Awesome App
by odaby1 on 2020/04/21 13:18
I’m not a piano player or keyboard player, I just don’t speak the language. This is like having a foreign language dictionary in your pocket while on an adventure in a different land. Now I can ask for extra goats w my back massage!
Thank You!
by djag.2008 on 2020/04/19 21:21
It’s a lot.
Great for songwriting
by bnnicholson on 2020/04/12 09:35
I use this app every day for songwriting. This app is as excellent tool to spur creativity as I sit at the piano trying to figure out interesting chord progressions, melodies, etc.
Great tool
by Masked ninja assassin samurai on 2020/03/22 11:23
Love this! Has made composing and producing so much easier also improved my grasp on song building. What a great tool and addition too a great work flow! Sorry I am geekin out a little
Great App!
by Emu7990 on 2020/03/20 02:19
Lots of fun! Learn chords and play piano!
Having issues
by Livehd3 on 2020/03/08 19:30
Love this app. But recently it won’t open . I’ve restarted my phone and still no luck
Thanks
by Jacob07GM on 2020/02/24 23:12
Its an amazing app!
Yes!
by North Texas Joe on 2020/02/24 04:23
I just went to school for less than the cost of a decent meal! This takes it to the next level. Worth it
Perfect, simple.
by amomusica_ on 2020/02/13 22:19
I appreciate tools and apps like this that are easy to use and do everything they set out to do.
Great app
by Devulio on 2020/02/11 15:58
So simple yet powerful and effective. From chord structures to scales and progressions. All packed in one simple app. No cheap bs frills and trivial information. I actually use this app more for my guitar playing and theory learning
Great simple app
by ojjoejoeoojjoo on 2020/02/04 04:41
Good app worth the $7.00 for beat makers
Circle of 5ths
by LNellG on 2020/01/30 18:10
Update took away circle of fifths. Huge part of why I used that app. Also I already bought the app. But now i don’t have access to the full version. This app was important to my work flow, that’s why I bought it and I recommended it to many other musicians. Now if I use this app I still need to pull other apps with the circle of fifths and other features. So it’s pointless when I could just use the other apps. 🤷🏾‍♀️
What an app
by arcticgrape on 2020/01/27 04:01
If i could give this app ten stars, i would. My only suggestion would be, while in the section of the app where you see all the scale modes given your selected note, it would be so great if the option to play the scale descending would be available rather than have to click into that specific scale just to hear the descent.
Great app
by hex455 on 2020/01/18 16:31
This an awesome way to develop your ear, learn your scales,modes and chord progressions. In music one must always continue to learn!
Pretty Darn Cool
by ProducerTomB on 2020/01/17 21:13
For a guying growing up playing trumpet (a monophonic instrument) this definitely helps me to better understand chord structure. Love it!
Used to work really well
by Rick-o on 2020/01/09 02:06
All of a sudden unable to open the app at all.
This is a great application.
by Mr. Nickel on 2020/01/04 01:37
I like this application. Best on so far to learn scales and chords for a beginner.
No good
by ExProbeatz on 2019/12/25 18:09
This app is a rip off
Amazeballs
by Bdizzle78244 on 2019/12/05 18:43
See title
Love this app for practicing scales
by R. Mercer on 2019/11/28 13:55
Great for new musicians. I use it for learning chords and my scales and I also like learning chord progressions as well.
Chords ands scales
by Stanley C Luke on 2019/11/23 20:29
Excellent app
Amazed
by miracle waterz on 2019/11/21 16:22
So far so Amaze!!!
best ever
by honkytonknashville on 2019/11/19 03:41
best ever
Wow.
by _forewright on 2019/10/22 19:14
I'm very picky about the apps I use regarding teaching music but this app is without a doubt the best I have ever seen. It is worth well more than the $6.99 I paid for the full version. Get this app!
Amazing
by Cortandcal on 2019/10/11 02:19
This has to be hands down the greatest app for music EVER!!
Get the Full Version!
by blu3yedwolf on 2019/09/28 16:05
Great App! Really helping me take my music to the next level!
I love this app!!!
by Beauty Maven on 2019/09/10 03:29
I love having the scales and chords at my fingertips. Just learning to play and this app is a big help!
Great app - one suggestion
by JJCIV33 on 2019/08/28 16:09
This is by far the best piano chord app I’ve found. One suggestion, however: When you use the “Reverse” chord finder, it would be nice if it returned some of the obvious results first. For example, if I enter the notes for a simple G major chord, the app first returns a bunch of complicated C chords. The G major chord is way down the list. Otherwise, I really love this app and am still giving it 5 stars!
Great app!
by drrrragon on 2019/08/23 20:54
Easy to use. I’d like to upgrade (for 6.99) or purchase the Chords and Scales Pro version (for 4.99). Is the upgrade different than the Pro version? If so, how are they different?
All I needed
by sicily_214 on 2019/08/12 18:57
This app is amazing. Basically everything I needed is in it. I just wish that they would be able to also work on aesthetics.
Amazing app!
by Ekiliny on 2019/08/08 18:14
I love this app so much. It provides accurate information and even lets you compose songs (chords and note sounds are provided)! I highly suggest. 👍
Ultimate app
by Bablu Drummer on 2019/08/01 16:23
Great app for sinsiar music lover and students'
amazing
by mallak02011 on 2019/07/14 03:16
i just downloaded the app, and it helped me write a song that i had in mind but couldn’t write. amazing app
Full!!! Great
by César Alfa y Omega on 2019/07/12 17:39
Very functionality
Amazing Reference
by Reid Elliott on 2019/07/05 17:10
This app has greatly supplemented my learning of the piano over the last several weeks. I save so much time not having to search for shapes of chords or scales.
Amazing tool!
by nowaysteveistaken on 2019/06/30 14:17
This app is phenomenal. I have played piano for nearly 15 years and the large library of scales helped me to be able to improvise melodies and to pick out accurate melody from existing songs within minutes. I can now play many intermediate level songs by ear with only a chord structure after only a few minutes of tinkering on the piano. I could tell within 5 minutes of downloading the app that it was very high quality so I quickly upgraded to the full version, and $7 is nothing for the huge library this offers. If you are just learning the keyboard, practicing theory, ear training, or and advanced musician, this is a great app. I was amazed over and over at how this app took me to the next level of playing within minutes. I do not work for the company, this is a legitimate review. I am a huge skeptic and rarely write reviews. I am truly impressed with this app and will recommend it to my friends and any beginning musician. Well worth the up graded price.
great great great!!!
by Skate94_ on 2019/06/29 02:18
there's no any other apps better than this. but one thing I want to know from developer is that I bought this app through my iPhone and works great on my iPhone and iPad as well. And Am I supposed to purchase this app for my Mac too? because I can't access full features on Macbook though I'm using my same apple account on all of them.
I love it
by brownjamnola on 2019/06/27 03:12
It help me out with my song writing, I love it
Best app
by DJDrewda on 2019/06/25 05:23
Best app in the store.
Excellent
by Pastor RSJ on 2019/06/22 22:47
Excellent
Great for non composers too
by Cess2dar on 2019/06/15 16:41
It’s awesome how it helps you find notes and keys and allows you to create even without music theory knowledge
Terrific
by Space XL on 2019/06/12 01:18
Im a Music instructor and this app is excellent and extremely useful!
Perfect for teaching lessons and music theory!!
by Dabigman101 on 2019/06/10 05:49
I love it!!
Thank you
by Dr. cesar on 2019/06/04 14:15
Great app, I don't usually review apps but this one really deserve it. Full version is great. Thanks.
Great app... how ‘bout MIDI send?
by vara411 on 2019/05/31 23:28
This is a fantastic app with a great simple layout that will help me learn chords and scales. Was happy to purchase it. SUGGESTION: Would absolutely LOVE a MIDI OUT option so I can hear these chords on my MIDI instrument. Is this in the works?
thank you!!
by armandocavada on 2019/05/29 16:18
perfect for jazz chord notation, very simple (necessary in my opinion to purchase it fully)
Love it
by Joshua Carvajal on 2019/05/28 21:13
I play piano, and I can sight read, but ironically, I don’t know any chords or scales. I felt ashamed of myself for not knowing so I looked for an app about chords and scales. I came upon this and I’m extremely happy. Even without paying for the upgrade (which I suggest everyone should do), the app offers wonders. You can even compose songs. Anyway, wonderful app.
Nice
by God is greater 1 on 2019/05/21 21:09
Nice
Great app
by Craine23 on 2019/05/18 08:30
Extremely helpful
Taught me
by Urrgaaayyy on 2019/05/13 10:27
I really enjoy this app for the use of looking up scales and looking/listening to chords within scales. This App really helped expand my music theory.
Best app for chords
by Shakib.81 on 2019/05/11 13:37
This is the best App I've ever seen👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👌🏻
Helpful
by Sidfail on 2019/04/17 22:05
I use this app mainly for finding out what a specific chord that I see on a chord chart looks like on the piano, and although I know all the major and minor chords, I am still trying to figure out what the more complex chords like E/G# and F#m7 look like on the piano, and although I can’t get all the chords from this app because I don’t have the paid version, I still am able to use this app about half the time when I find an unfamiliar chord. This app also beats other apps because it does not have any adds (as far as I have seen anyway). The only reason I am not rating this as a 5 star review is that I don’t get all the chords in the free version, which of course I understand. The producers have to get money somehow, right?
Ronny Schmidt
by Werco on 2019/03/22 15:52
Excelente
One of the best useful apps ever!
by Songcreator777 on 2019/03/17 15:11
For learning piano this app is indispensable and well worth the $4.99 to have it all. As a visual learner you can quickly see the patterns and make sense of the use of fingering, especially with scales. I can even practice memorizing scales when away from an actual piano. Plus you have everything you need on the screen - if you want to know the musical notation but also want to see where it is on the piano keyboard its all there - plus you can play it back. When practicing scales you can choose whether it's the notes or the finger numbers that appear on keyboard. You would have to spend at least $35 to find a paperback chord book that still wouldn't contain all of this without it being too large of a book. Bravo to the team that took the time to develop this app - thanks for that!!!
Wonderful
by notwhatexpected on 2019/03/14 23:10
This is a wonderful app for learning scales and chords on the piano. It’s a great for building an understanding of music theory.
Great App
by JAKOBMUSIC on 2019/03/13 03:00
Let’s you hear the chords well and also create progressions. Very useful for someone beginning to play piano.
4.5 stars
by Julie Hop on 2019/03/12 18:19
I love the app, I personally think it’s one of the best apps for writing music— it’s the best app I have found yet for music writing. Although there are a lot of options!.. I just wish there were more options -like more possible rhythms, multiple instruments at once, and most importantly there could be more options for ‘recommended chords’ because sometimes 0 chords show up and it’s like 🤷🏽‍♀️. On the bright side, there’s the AWESOME FEATURE where you can select ANY chord— where there’s a huge variety of possible simple and complex chords. 4.5 ☀️☀️☀️☀️💫
Good
by Mr. Valdiv on 2019/03/02 05:48
Very good
Pastor Joe
by Elder J on 2019/02/28 00:39
I love this app it is very easy to understand. I had problems learning, remembering the 9 th - the 13 th chords but the way they are arranged, this is great. Thank you for thinking about people who have a desire to learn , now they can.🌹
Scales
by wayneboy on 2019/02/19 23:34
This is good, I’m learning how to play
Exceptional App!!
by aronchaim on 2019/02/17 03:05
Everything you need to know about piano!
Super convenient!
by pianolover1239 on 2019/02/03 19:46
I love this app! Just downloaded it hoping it would serve the purpose I wanted, and it did! Ur able to look up any song u want and add the cords for it. Then it’s saved forever so I never have to go researching again! Love how it teaches u every chord too! Super grateful!
Not bad...
by Erick bartlett on 2019/01/28 07:03
Not bad for all the free stuff that you get it very worth it.. you can also expand and upgrade and get even more.. 😏👍
AWESOME
by MOGAtdsicem996437 on 2019/01/28 06:55
Absolutely love this app. It helps my songwriting process in every way and makes it so easy to compose.
Simple and Useful
by Acegreg23 on 2019/01/25 20:01
Exactly what I needed. Been using it for a while now. It has everything.
Piano chords
by Jazzman1945 on 2019/01/25 13:35
Fabulous tool for learning and improving skills .... and for getting the arrangements with the group fine tuned with all the players.... great!
Great companion to have when practicing
by 2011370Z on 2019/01/24 18:08
I use this app often when I want to check a chord notation on a piano score. I find it very useful
The truth
by 1080YB on 2019/01/05 19:05
Big Steez
Great app👍🏼
by CraziboutU on 2018/12/21 13:25
A+A+A+
Saying it’s free is a come-on
by Smoky Mountain on 2018/12/18 14:35
The only info you get is for the key of C. You have to pay $4.99 for the rest. The app should just say that upfront. I would have paid if I knew ahead of time. I’m know removing the app on principle.
Amazing tool!
by nowaysteveistaken on 2019/06/30 14:17
This app is phenomenal. I have played piano for nearly 15 years and the large library of scales helped me to be able to improvise melodies and to pick out accurate melody from existing songs within minutes. I can now play many intermediate level songs by ear with only a chord structure after only a few minutes of tinkering on the piano. I could tell within 5 minutes of downloading the app that it was very high quality so I quickly upgraded to the full version, and $7 is nothing for the huge library this offers. If you are just learning the keyboard, practicing theory, ear training, or and advanced musician, this is a great app. I was amazed over and over at how this app took me to the next level of playing within minutes. I do not work for the company, this is a legitimate review. I am a huge skeptic and rarely write reviews. I am truly impressed with this app and will recommend it to my friends and any beginning musician. Well worth the up graded price.
One of the best useful apps ever!
by Songcreator777 on 2019/03/17 15:11
For learning piano this app is indispensable and well worth the $4.99 to have it all. As a visual learner you can quickly see the patterns and make sense of the use of fingering, especially with scales. I can even practice memorizing scales when away from an actual piano. Plus you have everything you need on the screen - if you want to know the musical notation but also want to see where it is on the piano keyboard its all there - plus you can play it back. When practicing scales you can choose whether it's the notes or the finger numbers that appear on keyboard. You would have to spend at least $35 to find a paperback chord book that still wouldn't contain all of this without it being too large of a book. Bravo to the team that took the time to develop this app - thanks for that!!!
A MUST HAVE for musicians
by Bransenj on 2017/10/17 00:39
This might be the single most important resource for musicians, especially self taught musicians who learn and play by ear. I don't know how I made it without the tools in this simple yet powerful app but now that I found it I'm opening up my skill set to new and ascended heights. The wealth of scales available is exhaustive and the song feature is an added bonus. I was looking for an option to play a set of notes and it would tell you what chord it is and which inversion. But I find the challenge of discovering the chord on my own to be a powerful learning experience so in a way I'm happy it's not there. Get the full version if you're serious about your musicianship.
Great app - one suggestion
by JJCIV33 on 2019/08/28 16:09
This is by far the best piano chord app I’ve found. One suggestion, however: When you use the “Reverse” chord finder, it would be nice if it returned some of the obvious results first. For example, if I enter the notes for a simple G major chord, the app first returns a bunch of complicated C chords. The G major chord is way down the list. Otherwise, I really love this app and am still giving it 5 stars!
Helpful
by Sidfail on 2019/04/17 22:05
I use this app mainly for finding out what a specific chord that I see on a chord chart looks like on the piano, and although I know all the major and minor chords, I am still trying to figure out what the more complex chords like E/G# and F#m7 look like on the piano, and although I can’t get all the chords from this app because I don’t have the paid version, I still am able to use this app about half the time when I find an unfamiliar chord. This app also beats other apps because it does not have any adds (as far as I have seen anyway). The only reason I am not rating this as a 5 star review is that I don’t get all the chords in the free version, which of course I understand. The producers have to get money somehow, right?
4.5 stars
by Julie Hop on 2019/03/12 18:19
I love the app, I personally think it’s one of the best apps for writing music— it’s the best app I have found yet for music writing. Although there are a lot of options!.. I just wish there were more options -like more possible rhythms, multiple instruments at once, and most importantly there could be more options for ‘recommended chords’ because sometimes 0 chords show up and it’s like 🤷🏽‍♀️. On the bright side, there’s the AWESOME FEATURE where you can select ANY chord— where there’s a huge variety of possible simple and complex chords. 4.5 ☀️☀️☀️☀️💫
What an app
by arcticgrape on 2020/01/27 04:01
If i could give this app ten stars, i would. My only suggestion would be, while in the section of the app where you see all the scale modes given your selected note, it would be so great if the option to play the scale descending would be available rather than have to click into that specific scale just to hear the descent.
great great great!!!
by Skate94_ on 2019/06/29 02:18
there's no any other apps better than this. but one thing I want to know from developer is that I bought this app through my iPhone and works great on my iPhone and iPad as well. And Am I supposed to purchase this app for my Mac too? because I can't access full features on Macbook though I'm using my same apple account on all of them.
so much better than expected
by Fen0090 on 2018/05/16 04:33
the developer packs a lot of features into this that I didn’t see coming. There are some UI things that could be fixed though. Like when adding chords in composition mode, there’s only the slightest indication that you added the chord you selected. Besides that, this app surprised me w how useful and intuitive it is
Great app for producers
by JeevesMakingNoise on 2018/11/02 21:29
I use this app religiously when I’m working on music, I’m not much of a theory guy myself but this app is incredibly useful when you commit to a key in your song, literally shows you every possibly scale in the key of your choosing. As well as chord progressions. Been using it for years and decided I’d give some input because these guys deserve it
Love it
by Joshua Carvajal on 2019/05/28 21:13
I play piano, and I can sight read, but ironically, I don’t know any chords or scales. I felt ashamed of myself for not knowing so I looked for an app about chords and scales. I came upon this and I’m extremely happy. Even without paying for the upgrade (which I suggest everyone should do), the app offers wonders. You can even compose songs. Anyway, wonderful app.
Great Tool For Musicians!!
by Better beards on 2017/05/07 17:17
This is a very handy resource for all musicians. Even if you are well versed in music theory, this can be a great tool when you are suffering from writers block. Simply listening to a key in its different modes can easily strike up an idea for a melody or riff. We are the only ones standing in the way of our true potential.
Simple interface and full of information
by Drummerkat on 2020/06/25 03:32
This app is great for understanding scales, chords, chord progressions, and the circle of fifths. I like the easy to use interface. I just wanted something to show me the common scales and chords, and this app does it. It also plays the sounds of the chord or scale.
Great app. Also an idea!
by ahsaneres on 2020/04/24 04:37
This is a great app. Simple as that. Idea: What if you integrated information about music theory? That would be kind of amazing. I would pay money to have offline access to all these chords and have maybe like a gamified curriculum of music theory basics.
Great app!
by AudryPlays on 2020/06/27 14:15
I am trying to learn piano and it has been pretty difficult to learn online, but this app has helped soooo much. Within two days I already know all of the major and minor chords! I definitely recommend this app!🤩
Super convenient!
by pianolover1239 on 2019/02/03 19:46
I love this app! Just downloaded it hoping it would serve the purpose I wanted, and it did! Ur able to look up any song u want and add the cords for it. Then it’s saved forever so I never have to go researching again! Love how it teaches u every chord too! Super grateful!
Amazing
by Howard Berries on 2017/05/27 11:08
If you want to learn piano this is the app what you need. I don't usually rate apps but this one is perfect. You can see the chord, hear the chord, play it in ascending/descending order and so on. Playing on a real piano while looking at the chords/scales is very helpful. 5 stars, 5 cars, great app.
Great app!
by M@cM@n55 on 2018/09/22 13:18
This is very useful! One request would be to add some details on when you might use certain progressions or chords. Maybe just a little explanation on what certain progressions and chords are best played with. But this is a great resource and very detailed for piano! Love it!
Greatest app ever
by Kam.me on 2018/12/06 19:57
Wow greatest music app I've ever seen it lets you do so much like reverse chord search and it has so many chords and scales and inversions and it even lets you compose a song and puts it in whichever scale you want and you can set of to play and everything is great.
great app
by sentient-stargazer on 2020/08/09 15:28
i don’t write reviews often, but this app is great! i did not pay for the full version, but i still get everything i need. with this app, you get access to a large library of chords and their inversions as well as different scales, modes, and cadences. there’s also a tab where you can see the circle of fifths, and a chord finder mechanic, which you can use by inputting notes on a piano or by writing it on a staff. super neat and helpful, i love how i can listen to a chords, progressions, etc whenever i need. :)
Circle of 5ths
by LNellG on 2020/01/30 18:10
Update took away circle of fifths. Huge part of why I used that app. Also I already bought the app. But now i don’t have access to the full version. This app was important to my work flow, that’s why I bought it and I recommended it to many other musicians. Now if I use this app I still need to pull other apps with the circle of fifths and other features. So it’s pointless when I could just use the other apps. 🤷🏾‍♀️
Awesome piano app
by RDDZ on 2018/09/25 19:54
If you are looking for a free piano app with a great chord dictionary, including different inversions, and a great scales reference with an interactive circle of fifths and a playable keyboard with bright sound quality, this one puts it all together. It’s definitely the best free piano companion out there.
Awesome App
by odaby1 on 2020/04/21 13:18
I’m not a piano player or keyboard player, I just don’t speak the language. This is like having a foreign language dictionary in your pocket while on an adventure in a different land. Now I can ask for extra goats w my back massage!
Perfect program for song writing
by RedRavenSounds on 2020/10/13 00:07
This is EXACTLY what I was looking for as a songwriter, I write on piano and guitar. This lets me flesh out progressions wherever I am, or if something comes to me in the middle of the night, even if the idea needs a modal key. 👍
Wonderful
by GeorgeAlexa on 2020/05/07 19:08
There is a wealth of information at my fingertips. You certainly can find this info elsewhere but now I have my iPad next to my keyboard with quick access.
Great app for creating chords
by findamir on 2018/03/22 07:40
Love the progression tab and the creating tab. Worth the premium price. The only thing that I wish it had part of the “creating song” portion is a metronome sound with a volume when adding rests to building the song when pressing play. Great app.
Please make for guitar!!!
by ahhlvin on 2018/10/29 08:13
Amazing resource! I would love to see something made by you guys for guitar! Either a separate app or an in-app purchase. Most musicians play more than one instrument and it would save tons of time!
Great app
by shantisongs on 2018/05/20 15:15
Wonderful app for composing! I do wish there was a way to record the chords you compose, rather than send as a midi file, a sound file would be more accessible. Other than that, it’s perfect!
Lifetime Guitar Player
by PolyRock Guitars on 2020/12/19 16:12
Rarely are you as totally satisfied with an app purchase as I am with this one. The combination of visual and audible instruction has helped me to understand and learn piano and music in general faster than expected. Steve H
Great informative chords
by LouOttie on 2018/03/28 13:05
As a new hobby, this information learned was 100% better than all I expected to learn. As a result my playing has greatly improving everyday. It has been well worth my time. Thanks, LT
Just one thing
by chompipis on 2020/06/04 03:43
Great app I love how I can come up with song ideas anywhere with the compose section. I just wish I could duplicate the chords I already have selected instead of going in and looking for it every time I want to add it.
Amazing Reference
by Reid Elliott on 2019/07/05 17:10
This app has greatly supplemented my learning of the piano over the last several weeks. I save so much time not having to search for shapes of chords or scales.
Pastor Joe
by Elder J on 2019/02/28 00:39
I love this app it is very easy to understand. I had problems learning, remembering the 9 th - the 13 th chords but the way they are arranged, this is great. Thank you for thinking about people who have a desire to learn , now they can.🌹
Wow.
by _forewright on 2019/10/22 19:14
I'm very picky about the apps I use regarding teaching music but this app is without a doubt the best I have ever seen. It is worth well more than the $6.99 I paid for the full version. Get this app!
After 6 mos
by 5lb bag on 2020/10/14 22:19
Really like app oniPad, very useful, you can your own chords or versions of chords, that is really cool! Definitely recommend this, glad I got this - would positively Recommend to a friend
Great tool
by Masked ninja assassin samurai on 2020/03/22 11:23
Love this! Has made composing and producing so much easier also improved my grasp on song building. What a great tool and addition too a great work flow! Sorry I am geekin out a little
Much needed app for a beginner
by Dezmygames on 2018/09/03 20:01
I really love this app because it’s helped me a great deal to quickly figure out certain chords without making it super hard. Thank you so much.
Very intuitive
by Provo2Vegas on 2021/01/11 04:37
I really appreciate the effort the app builders took to make this user experience intuitive. Well done. Future versions of this could include quizzes.
Great app
by Devulio on 2020/02/11 15:58
So simple yet powerful and effective. From chord structures to scales and progressions. All packed in one simple app. No cheap bs frills and trivial information. I actually use this app more for my guitar playing and theory learning
Great app!
by drrrragon on 2019/08/23 20:54
Easy to use. I’d like to upgrade (for 6.99) or purchase the Chords and Scales Pro version (for 4.99). Is the upgrade different than the Pro version? If so, how are they different?
Indispensable
by Crwbat on 2018/11/15 12:39
Extremely useful and user friendly. The “reverse” feature is especially great for finding chords you don’t know the name of.
It’s good.
by Kohen's Request on 2020/07/30 18:17
Not really much to say about this app. It helps me find chords for songs when I don’t have the motivation to find the chords myself.
Amazing app!
by Ekiliny on 2019/08/08 18:14
I love this app so much. It provides accurate information and even lets you compose songs (chords and note sounds are provided)! I highly suggest. 👍
Yes!
by North Texas Joe on 2020/02/24 04:23
I just went to school for less than the cost of a decent meal! This takes it to the next level. Worth it
Great learning tool
by chris hemlock on 2020/06/18 20:34
I’m a visual learner so being able to search by choosing the keys on the piano is a big win for me, the full unlock is worth it! Great app
Perfect, simple.
by amomusica_ on 2020/02/13 22:19
I appreciate tools and apps like this that are easy to use and do everything they set out to do.
Greatest Music Tool Available
by Yirukai on 2018/09/26 17:42
Thank you to all the people behind this app for making my musical life easier.
Great
by thanxcmv on 2018/04/23 13:52
This app has helped get to know notes, chords, and scale by seeing them on paper. Great tool for beginners. And for the experienced. Thank you for making this app.
All I needed
by sicily_214 on 2019/08/12 18:57
This app is amazing. Basically everything I needed is in it. I just wish that they would be able to also work on aesthetics.
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