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Fret Friend : Chords and Scales

iPhone / iPad
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Fret Friend is the ultimate scale and chord dictionary for guitar. It allows you to quickly look up fingering up and down the neck for mastering technical exercises and improving soloing ability. Fret Friend can calculate the fretboard location of all notes in any of 33 chords or 17 scales across 17 root notes for more than 9,500 combinations.



- Fast, intuitive guitar neck interface
- Uncluttered full screen display

- Quickly browse through scale and chord possibilities
- Smoothly pan and pinch zoom across the entire neck

- Select from over ten different stringed instruments: guitar (12 tunings), bass (4 and 5 string), banjo, ukulele (4 tunings), mandolin, mandola, mandocello, lute (2 tunings), archlute, violin, viola, and cello


Version 1.1 contains the core functionality, but we plan on submitting the following upgrades as soon as possible:

- Custom skin colors and drawing
- Tuner
- Metronome
- Virtual guitar instrument

Customer satisfaction is important to us, and we are constantly improving this application. We urge you to visit our support site to submit your suggestions and concerns, or email us at

Version 1.0 (2010): Initial version
Version 1.1 (2012/4/16): Added instruments and tunings.