Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro has been envisioned as auxiliary material in the study of Tonal Harmony. The main objective of this app is to provide the student, teachers, composers and/or songwriters with a tool that will aid them in hearing, analyzing, foreseeing and composing harmonic progressions without struggle, in all keys alike.

The map has seven levels of complexity, from the basic diatonic neighborhood advanced secondary functions in major and minor modes and is viewable in all 12 keys and enharmonic spellings, plus a functional view (relative to the tonic). Each level is also accompanied by its respective workbook available at for further study and research.

Mode Selector:
Browse Mode - Tap the chords on the map, listen and view the respective function, most-often-used mode/scale.
Play Mode - Select, load and listen to standard progressions & cadences while viewing them play in the map
Rec Mode - Create your own progressions and save them for future study or reference.
Audio Mode Demo - Load and listen to pieces in the public domain while viewing them in the map.
Help Mode - An interactive help mode on how to use the app.

Map Levels:
1) Basic Diatonic functions
2) IIIm and Deceptive Cadences
3) SubV7 and Neapolitan sixth (N6)
4) Secondary Dominants
5) Blues and other modes
6) Advanced Secondary Dominants
7) Complete Map with all functions

Chord Info Panel:
Tap on the chords in the map and view info about their function, mode scale, etc.

Cadences and Alternative Cadences Paths:
Activate the cadences paths to make most common paths between functions.

Enharmonics and Keyboard:
Modulate to any key and view the progressions in the selected key or functionally. Select enharmonic spellings using sharps or flats. Transpose any progression to any key by tapping on the keyboard.

Staff Panel:
View the current progression in the staff panel in standard chord notation instantaneously transposed to the selected key or functionally. In play mode you can tap on the chords in the staff to play it and find it on the map. In rec mode double tap to delete the chord or tap an empty spot to insert a chord by tapping them on the map.

Show paths icon.
Make paths in the current progression visible to view the entire harmonic progression.

What's New

Version 5.1

Key in functional view will be the same as the last one selected.

The app will allow you to choose a folder where to save your exported midi files

Ratings and Reviews

3.3 out of 5

12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Misleading, and some disappointment but overall brilliant


The app has positive qualities, however ultimately there are problems. It’s misleading, because it is not the same as the iPad version. This is an older, outdated version and it seems they are not working to update it. Don’t be fooled. You cannot make long progressions. It is lacking features the iPad version has, such as modulation built in. Worst of all, the MIDI bouncing feature appears to have issues at first (though I resolved those by messing with it and manually making a folder and then manually adding the .mid file extension… still seems silly).

That said this program, otherwise, is absolutely brilliant for teaching harmony. Absolutely brilliant. It’s so good for that that I have to say that I would have given this 1-2 stars for the severity of some of the above problems (IMO) but since it’s so great otherwise, I simply don’t really care that much.

It’s decent, but it could be really useful if it was updated like the iPad version


This app is a really great tool to help learn about western chord progressions. However, it would be great if the creator updated it like the iPad version to greatly increase functionality. I hope he sees this message and updates the app because I bought it when I watched the tutorial for version 6.0 and I was much more impressed with said version’s usability.


JackLucy in a Box

I purchased this thinking that I could load an audio file and analyze it. But thats completely false. Please be explicit about the feature differences between iPad and mac version. I paid for it and it can’t do what I want. I do not have an iPad. Thanx IT looks like it could have been great $10 later…and later


32.2 MB
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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