Riffstation is the ultimate app for guitar players and musicians to practice and learn the songs they love!

Load any song from your existing music collection (mp3, mp4, aac, flac, ogg, wav, aiff) and it automatically calculates and shows you how and when to play each guitar chord synced with the original music. In auto mode, it can detect maj, min and 7th chords with approximately 85% accuracy. Sus chords and maj/min 7th chords can be added manually.

See the guitar chord diagrams and hear the original music in perfect synchronization in any key, at any speed.

Slow down the music without affecting the pitch or change the pitch without affecting tempo. Transpose the song into any key you like.

Isolate the guitar track so you can hear it in greater detail. Or you can get rid of the guitar player in the mix and join in yourself.

Loop difficult sections with the beat synced loop tool. Now you can create perfectly timed loops to practice with.

Add an automatic metronome to the music to help with your timing.

Create custom jam tracks by rearranging the riffs in your favorite songs.

It does all this with the digital music collection you already own. No new content is required.

• Automatic Chord Detection and Synchronization
• Real-time Chord Diagrams
• Supports mp3, mp4, aac, flac, ogg, wav, aiff.
• Audio Slow Down Tool (half speed up to double speed)
• Pitch Shift and Transposition Tool (- 1 octave to + 1 octave)
• Loop Tool with Automatic Beat Synchronization
• Guitar Isolate Tool (mute or solo the guitar track)
• Riff Builder Tool (create custom jam tracks)
• Save Processed Audio
• Save Session Settings

What’s New

Version 1.6.2

Fixed bug that caused the interface images to display at the wrong resolution on retina displays

Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
11 Ratings
11 Ratings
hkremer ,


The first tune I loaded in was “The Fever,” Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, which I know pretty well. Some of correct chords were in there occasionally, but it was drastically incorrect, even changing keys (key of G, but this thing is sticking in Bb and D#m, which is another problem in itself (ever heard of the circle of fifths?) With the five star reviews - are these people just loading in E A B tunes or what? Will try to get a refund.

Tech Queen ,


This app slows down the tempo of music without a single hassle. It is great!

malsharkawy ,

Refund !

How can I get a refund for this app. It is not helpful at all !


Sonic Ladder Ltd.
14.1 MB
OS X 10.7 or later, 64-bit processor
Age Rating
Rated 4+


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    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.