Featured in the Wall Street Journal as one of "The Best Apps for Learning to Play Music" and as the Apple App of the Week, Songsterr gives you instant access to 500,000+ high quality guitar, bass and drum tabs & chords. Songsterr Tabs & Chords is a subscription based app. Free version allows you to check out all the features using 15 second previews of songs. To get unlimited access to all the songs, sign up for a $4.99 USD per month subscription (pricing may vary in countries other than the U.S.). FEATURES Tabs & Chords • Huge catalogue of 500,000+ accurate tabs & chords. • High transcription quality. There is only one version of tab per song. • Legality. Music creators get paid. Tab Player • Realistic Guitar Engine. Learn and play along with Songsterr. • Multiple Instruments. Most songs have tabs for individual instruments (guitar, bass, drums, vocal, etc). • Speed Control. Slow down tab playback to learn difficult parts down to 15%. • Loop. Play back selected measures over and over again. • Offline Mode. View and playback previously opened tabs offline. Cache size can be controlled via Settings app. • Solo. Hear just the instrument you are learning. • Mute. Play along with a backing track. • Count in. Gives you time to prepare for playing after tapping Play. • Chromatic Tuner. Tune your guitar via mic or adaptors like iRig. • Background Audio Support. Play along using e.g. iRig and Amplitube (make sure that "Background Audio" option is enabled in Amplitube) Navigation • Instrument Filter. Filter out songs that don't have tab for your instrument. • History. Instantly access tabs you viewed recently. • Favorites. Quickly access your favorite tabs. • Favorites Syncing. Sign in with your songsterr.com account to synchronize favorites with website. Price • Universal. iPad and iPhone. One app, two platforms, one subscription. Your Songsterr subscription will automatically renew each month and your credit card will be charged through your iTunes account. You can turn off auto-renew at any time from your iTunes account settings. SUBSCRIBERS’ AUTOMATIC-RENEWAL FEATURE: Your subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Your iTunes account will automatically be charged at the same price for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current monthly period unless you change your subscription preferences in your account settings. You can manage your subscriptions through your Account Settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period. Please go to http://www.songsterr.com/a/wa/privacy and http://www.songsterr.com/a/wa/terms for more information.
Do they have any drummers on staff? Nobody could possibly use that crappy notation system. Use real drum notation and maybe I’ll try it again someday.
This version has less features than the android version and you have to pay monthly versus one time.
Bought the one time on Android, but doesn’t translate here. I’d be more than willing to buy it again for iOS, but the subscription is horrible. Just make the app 20 bucks or something.
So many songs! And you can pick the pace!
This has helped me a lot with learning some of my favorite songs on guitar, and while I have no issues with the way it works and it’s selection of music, the apple store is the only place where I have seen this app make you pay to learn tabs it cuts off the song and says to subscribe to get access to the tabs, again this is only on the apple store which I don’t understand and I think it’s incredibly annoying, I will continue to use it on my other devices but in case you’re looking at using it I recommend it for the computer in case an android device is not available.
Can’t get over how helpful and convenient this app has been. It literally walks you through every note of the song you are learning, and the database is pretty impressive . Five stars.
This is not a free app but tries to mask as one on the App Store. It makes you pay before you can even use it to any useful extent.
Bass tabs with music and optional solo and speed change. So worth it. So useful.
I’ve had a subscription for this app for 6 months, and it’s fine, but some features seem sorely lacking that are either already present on the web version, or that similar services offer. 1.) Why can I only see one measure at a time? When I want to practice a song, I have to keep scrolling through constantly, as you can only see one measure at a time. Shouldn’t there be some sort of slider for the size of the text? 2.) Why can’t I upload tabs? Yes, you only support .gp5 files, but why can’t I upload those to my phone via iCloud Drive, Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, etc and upload them from my phone? I’ve uploaded 4-5 tabs to this site from desktop, and I’d like to at least have the option to do so for mobile, even if I don’t use it 3.) Why can’t I download tabs? On the desktop version, you can simply go to revisions and download the latest revision, but no such option exists here. 4.) Why do my favorites get deleted after I try and fail to sign in with a Songsterr account? Learned about this first hand and lost the 30+ tabs I had on my favorites. 5.) On the topic of downloading tabs, why can’t I download old revisions of tabs, on desktop or on mobile? They’re still there, you can view them on the desktop version, but you can’t download them. Why is that the case? Overall, just some kinks that need to be worked out to make this a stellar app, but until those are worked out I simply can’t give this 5 stars. Do I recommend this app? If you don’t have a laptop, absolutely, but if you do, stick to the desktop version. It’s worked great for me, you can view full tabs for free, and you can upload or download tabs in .gp5 file format for usage offline.
I got this app hoping to learn some songs but it makes you pay for everything. You’re better off looking stuff up on youtube.