GuitarToolkit - chromatic tuner, metronome, chords, scales and arpeggios for guitar, bass, ukulele.
By Agile Partners
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Lighten your gig bag! GuitarToolkit delivers all your essential guitar tools—tuner, metronome, chords, scales & arpeggios.
Supports all your instruments! 6-, 7- and 12-string guitar, 4-, 5- and 6-string bass, ukulele, banjo and mandolin, each with standard & alternate tunings.
■ Tuner, chords, scales & arpeggios automatically adapt for the selected instrument & tuning.
■ Superb chromatic tuner, every bit as accurate as dedicated hardware tuners but far more flexible.
■ Massive library of over 2,000,000 chords, scales and arpeggios. Strum chords and tap notes to hear what they sound like.
■ Precision metronome can run in background while using other GuitarToolkit features or other apps.
■ Chord finder answers the question, "What chord is this?"
■ Universal: buy once and use on your iPhone, iPad & iPod touch
■ And so much more!
THE GUITARTOOLKIT+ UPGRADE ENABLES:
■ Chord Sheet Creation & Editing: Create chord progressions from GuitarToolkit's vast 2,000,000 chord library. Tap to add chords, easily email your Chord Sheets to bandmates or students. Interactive chord playback, just touch to hear your chords play.
■ Drum Pattern Creation & Editing: Create rich, exciting drum patterns for practice and jamming. Custom-build patterns with up to 32 tracks and 75 different drum sounds.
■ Custom Instruments: Create virtual instruments inside GuitarToolkit that look and sound like your real-life instruments!
■ NEW: Jump start your chord & rhythm skills! The Chord Sheet Store delivers professionally-crafted learning content based on GuitarToolkit's powerful interactive Chord Sheets.
■ The most comprehensive & highly-rated guitar tool in the App Store!
■ Best-of-breed tuner, huge chord / scale / arpeggio library, flexible metronome
What's New in Version 2.5.2
Stop the spamming!
When I bought this app, I paid over 10 bucks for it. That was fine -- it was a good app. However, I've recently been getting spammed so badly by the app whenever I try and use it, that when their forced upsell was presented to me (as others have noted, it's almost impossible to find the close X on these things now) I bought it just so I could get to the main app to tune my guitar for a gig. Of course, Apple compounded that problem because the upsell was supposed to be 1.99, but Apple waited so long to charge me, I got charged 2.99 -- for something I just bought only to stop the spamming.
There really should be a way to report this kind of agressive inap purchase attack because this isn't the only app that does it -- but it is one of, if not the, worst.
I also noticed that there doesn't seem to be a customer email contact for these guys, so I will NOT be buying anything else of theirs.
Get rid of the ads
Save the advertising for the free version. You are quickly gaining a bad reputation and your business strategy is unethical (if that matters to you). I get it, people buy the app and you still need ways to make money. So make useful additions as in-app purchases. What about an in-app song player that slows the speed of a song and allows the customer to learn a solo part. How about connecting to a forum or community that includes some sort of file sharing info. This has been a solid app for a long time, but I have no problem sending your app to the trash if it's not going to function quickly for me. I want to open it and get started. I don't want to watch an ad on a $10 app. Save your business and be smart.
This app does exactly what it claims. Plus the best guitar tuner I've ever used. Well worth 10$. Buy it. You won't be sorry.
Update: you actually will be sorry. Putting ads in a program people paid for is one of the crappiest things a dev or company could do. I'd advise anyone with influence in this company to take a look at your plummeting rating. It's gone from almost five full stars to almost one. Including ads for people who paid 10$ is not only disrespectful to your customers but it's illogical and just plain stupid... like shooting yourself in the foot. Our only hope is someone with a modicum of business sense will correct this absolutely horrid decision and remove all advertisements for the people who paid money for this app. Until then i am chagrined to have to change my rating of this program to one star because no stars is not an option.
- Category: Music
- Updated: Apr 23, 2015
- Version: 2.5.2
- Size: 69.4 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Seller: Agile Partners Technologies, LLC
- © 2015 Agile Partners Technologies, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
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