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Progression, a guitar tab editor for your iPad, gives you the convenience of an easy-to-use guitar tab creation tool right at your fingertips. An incredible app for any guitarist or bassist, Progression gives you the ability to write, edit, and playback guitar tablature or regular notation using real audio samples. You can capture your musical ideas anytime, and with the mobility of the iPad, you can take this helpful application anywhere!

With a user-friendly interface and simple, interactive entry fretboard, Progression gives even the inexperienced guitarist and bassist an abundance of functions, including but not limited to: vibrato, slides, string bending, hammer-ons, pull-offs, whammy-bar, bass slap, effects, mutes, harmonics, and more…

In addition to the tab editor you also can hear your music performed with real audio samples, giving you the most realistic playback possible. Progression comes with acoustic guitar, electric guitar, and bass guitar. You can even select to add additional instruments such as classical guitar, acoustic fingerstyle guitar, mandolin, and banjo.

You can search for tabs online directly from Progression. View some of the most popular tabs at places like or download legacy Guitar Pro or NOTION files from numerous sites that you can playback and edit.

Then once you are happy with your creation you can share your work with anyone by simply sending a file that they can view, hear, and edit. Or you can email them an image file that they can print anytime they want.

Progression Features:
- Enter, edit, and playback tab, notation, or both
- Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, and Bass Guitar samples included (add additional instruments such as Classical Guitar, Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar, Mandolin, and Banjo)
- Search for tabs online
- Open Notion and Progression files
- Open Guitar Pro files (versions 3-5)
- Open MusicXML files
- Open MIDI files
- MIDI step-time entry with your favorite MIDI device
- Record real-time MIDI input into your score.
- Use the on-screen virtual instruments to hear sounds before entering them into your score.
- Clean and intuitive user interface
- Support for retina display.
- Interactive 24-fret guitar fretboard for fast entry
- Quick and simple selection palette
- Distortion and reverb effects
- Full audio mixer
- Convenient file sharing
- Export/email .WAV, MIDI, MusicXML, Notion files
- Full-range of guitar functions and articulations including: bends, vibrato, slides, hammer on, pull off, mutes, whammy bar techniques, bass slap, harmonics, and more…
- Drag and drop cursor option
- Insert text
- Quick “Undo” and “Redo” functions
- Chord and melody modes
- Easy delete and erase capabilities
- Help Files
- Enter and edit title and composer information
- In-App Purchases to add more instruments and gear
- Free scales and exercises included
- And much more…

*Progression is a registered trademark of NOTION Music Inc
*Guitar Pro is a registered trademark of Arobas Music

What's New in Version 1.2.90

Compatibility with iOS8

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Customer Reviews

Needs more features and compatibility for the iPhone

This is one of the best song writing tools ever. It would be even better if they add amp effects for each instrument like overdrive and distortion for the electric guitar. The drums instrument would also need to be added. I also wish for it to be compatible for the iPhone. Other than that. It is the best song writing app I ever used.

Needs 1 more thing ti be PERFECT

I love this app, i work with sibelius 7 all the time and so a notation app is amazing. BUT I believe one HUGE THING is missing. YOU CANT CREATE CHORD CHARTS. That's what a guitar plays looks at! Please and the chord chart function. That what I need it for. It just seems that one shouldn't need to ask that.. You're making a GUITAR notation app, lol and no guitar charts?? Other than that, app is amazing.

Missing Drums. Use Notion instead

If you need to be able to write lead sheets and individual parts for each instrument for a regular rock, country, blues or jazz band this app is sorely lacking. I purchased this and quickly found out I needed Notion to be able to cover all my basses. Even Guitar Pro for IPad is better suited to writing out parts for a band that has Drums as the main time keeping instrument.

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  • $4.99
  • Category: Music
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.2.90
  • Size: 342 MB
  • Languages: English, French, Spanish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Classical Guitar$0.99
  2. Acoustic Guitar (Fingerstyle)$0.99
  3. Mandolin$0.99
  4. Banjo$0.99

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