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Ultimate Guitar: Chords & Tabs

Ultimate Guitar: Chords & Tabs

Ultimate Guitar USA LLC

Discover over 1.400.000 free tabs & chords for guitar, bass or ukulele!

4.7 Ratings 517K+ Reviews 10M+ Downloads

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  • img Community
    Maybe you know some basics and feel very impatient to show off your skills. If you already have some experience and are ready to sink your teeth into actual rock songs, then Ultimate Guitar app will offer you 1000s of bass guitar tabs to to choose from.
    img by Antonio
    2 years ago
  • img Community
    Trying to find music written for the Harmonica can take 2 hours just to find one song. While Ultimate Guitar is originally made for guitars and bass, it gives you the ability to transpose any tab to fit your harmonica.
    img by David
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    Learning electric guitar can be fun but buying 100 different chord and tabs books can expensive. Here you can get over a million different chords and lessons in one place.
    img by Vijay
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    Perhaps the best way to experience such intricate music is by playing it. With over 1200 tabs, this database covers Led Zeppelin's entire discography. Major hits, as well as lesser-known works, are offered in different versions, allowing you to learn at your own pace.
    img by Christina
    1 year ago
  • img Expert
    1. The world's largest catalog of guitar, bass, & ukulele chords and tabs - for every genre and song you love
    2. Includes a built-in instrument tuner and metronome to help during practice sessions
    3. Can't play in that key yet? No problem! Transpose chords and tabs to other keys on the spot, plus adjust font size as needed

    Reviewed by Kaylin on April 18, 2018

  • (Not) Disappointed Apr 7, 2021

    By Garcon's Mom
    Two weeks ago I would’ve given this app five star review. And I think I may have already reviewed it before. Definitely worth the price. So that’s how I started this review earlier in the day and then went ahead to complain about the black screen and inability to access the music. It occurred to me that maybe it needed an update so I just deleted the app, powered off my iPad and then reloaded it and voila, an updated version which is cleaner and easier to access but still had all of the data I had previously loaded into song categories. I really love this app and I have definitely gotten my moneys worth. Sometimes the chords aren’t right as people have noted but folks, these are not professional versions offered by the artist but are interpretations by amateur players like myself. Sometimes I fooled around and changed some chords or eliminated some that made the song flow better. But that’s what it’s all about - playing. I have pretty much had success in finding a version of every song I have requested. Imagine what that would cost if you bought ALL that music! Great job. And I’m glad I was able to correct my earlier critical review!
  • They took everything I paid for away Feb 1, 2018

    By Drwho0204
    About six months ago maybe longer I bought the premium package deal thing. I mainly used it for the interactive tabs. Loved all the new features. I don’t know if this is a bug or something y’all planned but everything I paid for is not available anymore. It says that I need to upgrade to the full version. I already own it and I’m not paying for it again. I don’t know if you thought you could take it away and give it back after I payed for it again, but I’m not buying it agains. I truly hope this is a bug because I loved the app, but after this I don’t think anyone should it if they are going to steal your money Alright disregard my last post. During the full version deal there was a timer. It wouldn’t let me use any of the features I purchased. The full version deal would show up every time I tried to do anything that required the full version. After the timer went away it still wouldn’t let me access it. I waited a day to see if anything would happen. Nothing happened. I deleted the app and reinstalled it. It now lets me use everything that I bought. I am so thankful this was bug because I loved the app. Other than an actual guitar tutor this is the best place to learn. I would highly recommend the full version as it is very useful.
  • Jun 16, 2021

    By Andrew Schuhmann
    I would normally give this app 5 stars, but since the update a couple days ago, issues have begun. It no longer allows me to post shots, only blank thumbnails, which I am unable to remove. I am still able to find chords and tabs, but wish I could post videos like you normally always could. It won't even let me update my profile. These issues need to be resolved quickly. I love this app because it has helped me advance quite well playing guitar, but the app needs to function properly. Thank you!
  • Hands down best app on my phone! Jul 14, 2020

    By IPhone-All-the-Way
    Had it for years. Paid for it once years ago (not sure if thats still how it works..) but arguably the best money I’ve spent on anything musical. This is no advertisement btw, just a guy who has saved hours upon hours of time learning songs by reading tabs/chords entered by other people who have already put in the time and serious effort for the benefit of all those who learn the song later. You can transpose the song into any key higher or lower to comfortably sing it or make it you own, have the page auto scroll as you go, hear the song too if you like, touch any chord and see the various ways it can be played (now on a piano and ukele as well.. excellent update btw, THANK YOU!) You can give feedback messages to those who create the tabs to collaborate in effort to make the perfect tab, any song you can think of is there and for many of the most popular songs you can get the exact sound effect for your guitar with the integration of “Tonebridge”. Well done. I can’t say enough good things. Just thanks, thank you, and thanks again! —A long time fan and one happy customer—
  • One sweet app Jun 28, 2018

    By carriosity
    I grew up in a family where making music was an everyday occurrence. My dad played guitar and banjo. I started playing rhythm guitar when I was about 13. But then life happened and when I was about 29 years old, I lost my guitar in a divorce and haven’t had one since. (Warning...don’t get into a bad marriage with a musician). That was more than 20 years ago. Just bought an Epiphone acoustic and I’m shocked at how quickly muscle memory and strumming patterns are coming back. Except my old lady brain can’t automatically find the right chords for songs the way it used to. This app has seriously helped with this issue. So far, I have not thought of one song that I want to play that this app doesn’t include. Add to that, the ability to listen to new songs, and play along if you want, right in the app...that’s just awesome. I can’t read tabs but I may learn since that’s included as well. Anyway, thanks to the developers for this unusually helpful and functional product. Thanks to Ultimate Guitar, my husband, who is a drummer and has never picked up a guitar before, is now learning as well. 👍🏼
  • (Not) Disappointed Apr 7, 2021

    By Garcon's Mom
    Two weeks ago I would’ve given this app five star review. And I think I may have already reviewed it before. Definitely worth the price. So that’s how I started this review earlier in the day and then went ahead to complain about the black screen and inability to access the music. It occurred to me that maybe it needed an update so I just deleted the app, powered off my iPad and then reloaded it and voila, an updated version which is cleaner and easier to access but still had all of the data I had previously loaded into song categories. I really love this app and I have definitely gotten my moneys worth. Sometimes the chords aren’t right as people have noted but folks, these are not professional versions offered by the artist but are interpretations by amateur players like myself. Sometimes I fooled around and changed some chords or eliminated some that made the song flow better. But that’s what it’s all about - playing. I have pretty much had success in finding a version of every song I have requested. Imagine what that would cost if you bought ALL that music! Great job. And I’m glad I was able to correct my earlier critical review!
  • They took everything I paid for away Feb 1, 2018

    By Drwho0204
    About six months ago maybe longer I bought the premium package deal thing. I mainly used it for the interactive tabs. Loved all the new features. I don’t know if this is a bug or something y’all planned but everything I paid for is not available anymore. It says that I need to upgrade to the full version. I already own it and I’m not paying for it again. I don’t know if you thought you could take it away and give it back after I payed for it again, but I’m not buying it agains. I truly hope this is a bug because I loved the app, but after this I don’t think anyone should it if they are going to steal your money Alright disregard my last post. During the full version deal there was a timer. It wouldn’t let me use any of the features I purchased. The full version deal would show up every time I tried to do anything that required the full version. After the timer went away it still wouldn’t let me access it. I waited a day to see if anything would happen. Nothing happened. I deleted the app and reinstalled it. It now lets me use everything that I bought. I am so thankful this was bug because I loved the app. Other than an actual guitar tutor this is the best place to learn. I would highly recommend the full version as it is very useful.
  • Jun 16, 2021

    By Andrew Schuhmann
    I would normally give this app 5 stars, but since the update a couple days ago, issues have begun. It no longer allows me to post shots, only blank thumbnails, which I am unable to remove. I am still able to find chords and tabs, but wish I could post videos like you normally always could. It won't even let me update my profile. These issues need to be resolved quickly. I love this app because it has helped me advance quite well playing guitar, but the app needs to function properly. Thank you!
  • Hands down best app on my phone! Jul 14, 2020

    By IPhone-All-the-Way
    Had it for years. Paid for it once years ago (not sure if thats still how it works..) but arguably the best money I’ve spent on anything musical. This is no advertisement btw, just a guy who has saved hours upon hours of time learning songs by reading tabs/chords entered by other people who have already put in the time and serious effort for the benefit of all those who learn the song later. You can transpose the song into any key higher or lower to comfortably sing it or make it you own, have the page auto scroll as you go, hear the song too if you like, touch any chord and see the various ways it can be played (now on a piano and ukele as well.. excellent update btw, THANK YOU!) You can give feedback messages to those who create the tabs to collaborate in effort to make the perfect tab, any song you can think of is there and for many of the most popular songs you can get the exact sound effect for your guitar with the integration of “Tonebridge”. Well done. I can’t say enough good things. Just thanks, thank you, and thanks again! —A long time fan and one happy customer—
  • One sweet app Jun 28, 2018

    By carriosity
    I grew up in a family where making music was an everyday occurrence. My dad played guitar and banjo. I started playing rhythm guitar when I was about 13. But then life happened and when I was about 29 years old, I lost my guitar in a divorce and haven’t had one since. (Warning...don’t get into a bad marriage with a musician). That was more than 20 years ago. Just bought an Epiphone acoustic and I’m shocked at how quickly muscle memory and strumming patterns are coming back. Except my old lady brain can’t automatically find the right chords for songs the way it used to. This app has seriously helped with this issue. So far, I have not thought of one song that I want to play that this app doesn’t include. Add to that, the ability to listen to new songs, and play along if you want, right in the app...that’s just awesome. I can’t read tabs but I may learn since that’s included as well. Anyway, thanks to the developers for this unusually helpful and functional product. Thanks to Ultimate Guitar, my husband, who is a drummer and has never picked up a guitar before, is now learning as well. 👍🏼
  • Jun 16, 2021

    By Sananya Halder
    This app is absolutely amazing but, I really wish you guys can actually add strumming pattern too. ( I know, it's available in some songs ) But, songs that I wanna learn doesn't have. Otherwise, It's a great app. and ads! it's in every app nowadays can't help but to bear it.
  • 🕊✌️T.A.B.S✌️🕊 Aug 5, 2020

    By anomalous man with a mustache
    🕊✌️🕊✌️🕊 I play the new Khalili and guitar I don’t find a lot of good tabs this is a very good app for tabs I don’t really know what to say this is it scripted and it’s good it’s very helpful I like a lot of times you can listen to the song as you’re playing it I like how it shows the courts see useful gives you tuner I like how you could play the songs for free don’t have to just use them we get a little membership pro thing but it’s very helpful I love tabs I suggest you use it and then I suggest you pay for the pro it’s only 20 bucks or 10 I don’t remember it’s cheap but you get all of that for like a year it’s worth it are use this other app called yousician I would not suggest using it it’s really only good for complete beginners I know there’s one for like if you’re good or moderate pro but it’s basically just for beginners and that’s what I got from it so I wouldn’t use it I would stick with the tabs tabs ultimate guitar whatever just you should use it I kind a hope no one reads this is getting stupid long I doubt anyone is right is fully and what am I saying OK bye-bye✌️🕊✌️🕊✌️🕊✌️✌️🕊🕊✌️🕊🕊☮️☮️☮️☮️☮️☮️☮️☮️☮️☮️☮️
  • Very helpful and convenient Feb 18, 2021

    By Kooabreen
    I’ve been a long time user of this app, buying my membership in early 2017. It’s been extremely worth it and has helped with advancing my skill set immensely. I’ve tried a lot of other websites to get tabs, but none are as convenient as this when it comes to the handy tools provided, like the auto scroll and adjustable tab score. It’s very easy to contribute your own tab, which ensures that new songs are added into the database constantly. There have been very few songs I’ve not been able to find on here, usually because they’re extremely obscure or old. I’ve personally enjoyed the more recent addition of shots where you can see how other users interpreted songs or tabs. Also, one of the biggest pros to this app is their library of chords and various ways to produce them. I personally have really skinny fingers, so some traditional fingerings are hard to pull off. There are a lot of variations of chords they provide to help this issue. All in all, I’d definitely recommend this app to people who are seasoned players or are trying to learn a few skills.
  • Want to Learn There’s No Better Place to Start Jul 4, 2020

    By C_M_F_S
    This app is probably one of the best ever made for iOS. Wish they made it for MacBook Pro OS X. Tons of songs, tons of functions and now becoming a community. Worth the tiny yearly price without a doubt. It will show notation bars along with tabs right under. You can slow the song down or speed it up as you learn. One of the best functions is the ability to high light bars and put them on repeat enabling you to work on bars that can be particularly tough. Using the Tonebridge app lets you use a digital foot pedal that sets up your guitar to sound like which ever song your playing. Clapton, Metallica, Jack Johnson, Eddie Van Halen, Jerry Garcia, Allman Brothers, Pink Floyd you name it. The Tonebridge also gives you a backing track. The back track steps Ultimate Guitar to legendary status by allowing you to play and instrument. Bass, Lead, Rhythm it gives you to pick the instrument. From beginners to pros this app is top notch resource. You will need an interface I have the Apogee Jam+ but there’s others. Go to you local independent music shop and support you local businesses.
  • Jun 13, 2021

    By Troy Garrison
    It was $14.99/year for me not sure if that is typical or a deal--but these people crying about ads are also the people unwilling to pay for the service. For those of us who remember $20+ tab books, this is worth it. And I'm only speaking as to experience with guitar tabs, not sure about the other parts but the songs I've played, they seem pretty solid. Crashes are rare and I can't say the app is at fault or if it's my phone. And I hate reviewing, so I'm that happy with the app to post here.
  • Jun 17, 2021

    By Nischal Thapa
    I'm giving 2 stars bcoz of the latest update. I thought it was going to fix problems but it's now just a mess. Can't upload videos (I have 3 blank videos just sitting there in my library, can't even delete them). When you click on the Suggestion on notification tab, it takes you to straight to one guy playing, no lists like before. (No wonder he has too many likes and views compared to his other videos) I'm guessing everyone is being directed there. Who thought that would be a good idea 🤷🏻‍♂
  • Jun 17, 2021

    By johnny kills
    The below was true, until some update or something changed it so you can't view the thumbnails of shots anymore and it just plays them in whatever order. I used to be able to look through them and find users that I know and like, or songs that I find particularly interesting. All that's gone now and I'd really like to get it back. ---------------------------------------------------------- Been a loyal fan since before the app existed lol. My absolute go-to for chord sheets
  • Jun 16, 2021

    By Chad Niemeyer
    I wanted to rate this five stars, because I used to love it. But after the newest update on June 15th, 2021, it only plays in portrait mode, and that sucks for me. It's the same issue on my tablet and my cell phone. The previous versions worked perfectly. I hope they fix the screen rotation problem.
  • Jun 4, 2021

    By Chris Lawson
    This app used to be awesome....8 years ago. And now, any time I want to turn my phone sideways, I'm missing the entire top string for every tab. And other times, I can only see 2 strings. I have a Note 10 plus, so I know it's big enough to support landscape. The app went from being great. To being a mockery of what it once was. Ultimate Guitar said I'm not using the latest version of the app. I deleted and reinstalled it to the latest version. And guess what?? I still can't see top tab string.
  • Jun 12, 2021

    By Connor Auvil
    The app is kinda handy, but the layout is hard to use on a phone. When in landscape mode, there's so much wasted space that it's nearly impossible to actually see the tabs or notes. You have to zoom out so far that the numbers are too small to see. When in portrait mode, this is a little better, but I can't prop my phone up in portrait mode. If they got rid of all the song title and artist and extra junk on the screen in landscape mode, this would be a five star app.
  • Not what I thought I was paying for. Aug 27, 2019

    By Roguepandabear
    I rarely ever write reviews on apps but this one made the acceptation. I’ve been using ultimate guitar on my laptop for years for free. I saw the app and it cost money but I thought it would be worth it to have it on my iPad, little did I know the charges didn’t stop there. Most of the content is only accessible if you pay for the monthly pro membership. If you don’t have the membership you can’t use the transpose function, every time you open a cord chart up you’ll have an advertisement pop up that you can’t close for at least thirty seconds and I’d say half of the content isn’t available unless you pay for the pro subscription. I’m really disappointed with their app and the fact that I payed for the app in the first place only to find out it’s set up like a free trial app that you have to pay that monthly subscription to have full use of it and to get rid of annoying advertisements. It’s probably all written out in the fine print what is available and I (like 99% of people) didn’t take the time to read the terms & conditions. I wouldn’t recommend this app to a friend, the website is still free but now covered in advertisements in the middle of the songs if you’re not a pro subscriber. Ultimate guitar used to be an amazing place for people to learn songs.
  • Jun 12, 2021

    By Brad Barnett
    Very good app. Has great integration with tonebridge. Edit for 6/12/2021: As soon as I opened the app a takeover screen appeared and tried to push notifications on me. I could not dismiss the screen and my only two options were, 1. Yes, pester me constantly right now. 2. Maybe, please continue to ask about pestering me. You wanted to put a jerk feature in your app? OK, here's your updated review.
  • Jun 17, 2021

    By Grant Jackson
    Describes itself as having 1.4 millions FREE songs. You go through the setup process and it's a subscription service. -- update -- Turns out it's the onboarding process that tries to force you to subscribe, which is unskippable, you have to kill the app and reopen it again to access the catalog
  • Jun 14, 2021

    By Chad Brannon
    Ok, so there was an update for this app and it sucks!! As soon as you open the app, videos immediately start playing and all of your features and areas like notifications are now gone. Used to, there thumbnails of all the shots and you could choose the one that you wanted to watch. Now you have to scroll through ALL the posted shots and pray you find the one you're looking for. I honestly can't believe I'm paying for this.
  • Jun 16, 2021

    By Brandon Antonius
    Still won't rotate? Can't figure out why, great app but current bugs are Killin me. I can't use it on my tablet when it's horizontal and not vertical view. Updated to the most current and still can't rotate. And I paid for pro too
  • img Community
    Maybe you know some basics and feel very impatient to show off your skills. If you already have some experience and are ready to sink your teeth into actual rock songs, then Ultimate Guitar app will offer you 1000s of bass guitar tabs to to choose from.
    img by Antonio
    2 years ago
  • img Community
    Trying to find music written for the Harmonica can take 2 hours just to find one song. While Ultimate Guitar is originally made for guitars and bass, it gives you the ability to transpose any tab to fit your harmonica.
    img by David
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    Learning electric guitar can be fun but buying 100 different chord and tabs books can expensive. Here you can get over a million different chords and lessons in one place.
    img by Vijay
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    Perhaps the best way to experience such intricate music is by playing it. With over 1200 tabs, this database covers Led Zeppelin's entire discography. Major hits, as well as lesser-known works, are offered in different versions, allowing you to learn at your own pace.
    img by Christina
    1 year ago
  • img Expert
    1. The world's largest catalog of guitar, bass, & ukulele chords and tabs - for every genre and song you love
    2. Includes a built-in instrument tuner and metronome to help during practice sessions
    3. Can't play in that key yet? No problem! Transpose chords and tabs to other keys on the spot, plus adjust font size as needed

    Reviewed by Kaylin on April 18, 2018

  • (Not) Disappointed Apr 7, 2021

    By Garcon's Mom
    Two weeks ago I would’ve given this app five star review. And I think I may have already reviewed it before. Definitely worth the price. So that’s how I started this review earlier in the day and then went ahead to complain about the black screen and inability to access the music. It occurred to me that maybe it needed an update so I just deleted the app, powered off my iPad and then reloaded it and voila, an updated version which is cleaner and easier to access but still had all of the data I had previously loaded into song categories. I really love this app and I have definitely gotten my moneys worth. Sometimes the chords aren’t right as people have noted but folks, these are not professional versions offered by the artist but are interpretations by amateur players like myself. Sometimes I fooled around and changed some chords or eliminated some that made the song flow better. But that’s what it’s all about - playing. I have pretty much had success in finding a version of every song I have requested. Imagine what that would cost if you bought ALL that music! Great job. And I’m glad I was able to correct my earlier critical review!
  • Hands down best app on my phone! Jul 14, 2020

    By IPhone-All-the-Way
    Had it for years. Paid for it once years ago (not sure if thats still how it works..) but arguably the best money I’ve spent on anything musical. This is no advertisement btw, just a guy who has saved hours upon hours of time learning songs by reading tabs/chords entered by other people who have already put in the time and serious effort for the benefit of all those who learn the song later. You can transpose the song into any key higher or lower to comfortably sing it or make it you own, have the page auto scroll as you go, hear the song too if you like, touch any chord and see the various ways it can be played (now on a piano and ukele as well.. excellent update btw, THANK YOU!) You can give feedback messages to those who create the tabs to collaborate in effort to make the perfect tab, any song you can think of is there and for many of the most popular songs you can get the exact sound effect for your guitar with the integration of “Tonebridge”. Well done. I can’t say enough good things. Just thanks, thank you, and thanks again! —A long time fan and one happy customer—
  • One sweet app Jun 28, 2018

    By carriosity
    I grew up in a family where making music was an everyday occurrence. My dad played guitar and banjo. I started playing rhythm guitar when I was about 13. But then life happened and when I was about 29 years old, I lost my guitar in a divorce and haven’t had one since. (Warning...don’t get into a bad marriage with a musician). That was more than 20 years ago. Just bought an Epiphone acoustic and I’m shocked at how quickly muscle memory and strumming patterns are coming back. Except my old lady brain can’t automatically find the right chords for songs the way it used to. This app has seriously helped with this issue. So far, I have not thought of one song that I want to play that this app doesn’t include. Add to that, the ability to listen to new songs, and play along if you want, right in the app...that’s just awesome. I can’t read tabs but I may learn since that’s included as well. Anyway, thanks to the developers for this unusually helpful and functional product. Thanks to Ultimate Guitar, my husband, who is a drummer and has never picked up a guitar before, is now learning as well. 👍🏼
  • 🕊✌️T.A.B.S✌️🕊 Aug 5, 2020

    By anomalous man with a mustache
    🕊✌️🕊✌️🕊 I play the new Khalili and guitar I don’t find a lot of good tabs this is a very good app for tabs I don’t really know what to say this is it scripted and it’s good it’s very helpful I like a lot of times you can listen to the song as you’re playing it I like how it shows the courts see useful gives you tuner I like how you could play the songs for free don’t have to just use them we get a little membership pro thing but it’s very helpful I love tabs I suggest you use it and then I suggest you pay for the pro it’s only 20 bucks or 10 I don’t remember it’s cheap but you get all of that for like a year it’s worth it are use this other app called yousician I would not suggest using it it’s really only good for complete beginners I know there’s one for like if you’re good or moderate pro but it’s basically just for beginners and that’s what I got from it so I wouldn’t use it I would stick with the tabs tabs ultimate guitar whatever just you should use it I kind a hope no one reads this is getting stupid long I doubt anyone is right is fully and what am I saying OK bye-bye✌️🕊✌️🕊✌️🕊✌️✌️🕊🕊✌️🕊🕊☮️☮️☮️☮️☮️☮️☮️☮️☮️☮️☮️
  • Very helpful and convenient Feb 18, 2021

    By Kooabreen
    I’ve been a long time user of this app, buying my membership in early 2017. It’s been extremely worth it and has helped with advancing my skill set immensely. I’ve tried a lot of other websites to get tabs, but none are as convenient as this when it comes to the handy tools provided, like the auto scroll and adjustable tab score. It’s very easy to contribute your own tab, which ensures that new songs are added into the database constantly. There have been very few songs I’ve not been able to find on here, usually because they’re extremely obscure or old. I’ve personally enjoyed the more recent addition of shots where you can see how other users interpreted songs or tabs. Also, one of the biggest pros to this app is their library of chords and various ways to produce them. I personally have really skinny fingers, so some traditional fingerings are hard to pull off. There are a lot of variations of chords they provide to help this issue. All in all, I’d definitely recommend this app to people who are seasoned players or are trying to learn a few skills.
  • Want to Learn There’s No Better Place to Start Jul 4, 2020

    By C_M_F_S
    This app is probably one of the best ever made for iOS. Wish they made it for MacBook Pro OS X. Tons of songs, tons of functions and now becoming a community. Worth the tiny yearly price without a doubt. It will show notation bars along with tabs right under. You can slow the song down or speed it up as you learn. One of the best functions is the ability to high light bars and put them on repeat enabling you to work on bars that can be particularly tough. Using the Tonebridge app lets you use a digital foot pedal that sets up your guitar to sound like which ever song your playing. Clapton, Metallica, Jack Johnson, Eddie Van Halen, Jerry Garcia, Allman Brothers, Pink Floyd you name it. The Tonebridge also gives you a backing track. The back track steps Ultimate Guitar to legendary status by allowing you to play and instrument. Bass, Lead, Rhythm it gives you to pick the instrument. From beginners to pros this app is top notch resource. You will need an interface I have the Apogee Jam+ but there’s others. Go to you local independent music shop and support you local businesses.
  • Jun 13, 2021

    By Troy Garrison
    It was $14.99/year for me not sure if that is typical or a deal--but these people crying about ads are also the people unwilling to pay for the service. For those of us who remember $20+ tab books, this is worth it. And I'm only speaking as to experience with guitar tabs, not sure about the other parts but the songs I've played, they seem pretty solid. Crashes are rare and I can't say the app is at fault or if it's my phone. And I hate reviewing, so I'm that happy with the app to post here.
  • Revised Review - much better on second look Dec 31, 2018

    By AttendeeX
    I struggled with my first try of the app at the free membership level (see old review below - probably was trying to use a "Pro" tab while at free membership tier). Given the overwhelming positive reviews I switched to the web version, thinking "it can't be this bad - has to be me". It was me. I had such better luck with the web version that I upgraded my subscription for use on the laptop. Now, with a little familiarity, life is way better in the app too. Plenty of novice-level tabs available. I'm using favorites, playlists, requesting new tabs from the community and authoring my own. Ultimate Guitar is my daily practice partner. Wouldn't want to live without it. Already well worth the annual subscription and will get more value as my playing improves. [OLD REVIEW]Sorry, unusable here. Every time I click on the song I want to see I get the video ad to upgrade to pro. Dismiss the ad and I'm back in the main menu. I can't tell that this is anything but spam. Not enticing me to upgrade.[/OLD REVIEW]
  • My favorite guitar site! Oct 2, 2018

    By roadapple_gl
    Thanks for this. I use this app more than any other. I can learn chord progressions, lyrics and most anything that I need for playing out, playing new songs in worship service, or just for fun. I invested in a pro account a few years ago and I highly recommend it! You can learn how to play a song in the same key as the original recording, or in a simpler progression to match your skill level; or to a key that is easier to sing with. There are a ton of great songs on this site, in just about every genre you can think of... for acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass (electric and acoustic), piano, violin and even ukulele! Most people making comments on this site are trying to be helpful, although there are always some that are quick to criticize, but offer no correction or suggestions; but unfortunately, you will find that on just about any site on the net. Give the Ultimate Guitar app a fair try, and I am sure you will find something useful to help you get to your next evolution of your guitar journey.
  • Jun 1, 2021

    By Clyde Causey
    This is a great app. I've had it for several years. One of the first apps I ever bought. beats Guitar Tapp Pro all to heck especially since GTP quit responding to customer service. This app has so many useful features it takes awhile to explore them all. Well done Ultimate Guitar Tabs. BTW, buy the app. You won't regret it.
  • They took everything I paid for away Feb 1, 2018

    By Drwho0204
    About six months ago maybe longer I bought the premium package deal thing. I mainly used it for the interactive tabs. Loved all the new features. I don’t know if this is a bug or something y’all planned but everything I paid for is not available anymore. It says that I need to upgrade to the full version. I already own it and I’m not paying for it again. I don’t know if you thought you could take it away and give it back after I payed for it again, but I’m not buying it agains. I truly hope this is a bug because I loved the app, but after this I don’t think anyone should it if they are going to steal your money Alright disregard my last post. During the full version deal there was a timer. It wouldn’t let me use any of the features I purchased. The full version deal would show up every time I tried to do anything that required the full version. After the timer went away it still wouldn’t let me access it. I waited a day to see if anything would happen. Nothing happened. I deleted the app and reinstalled it. It now lets me use everything that I bought. I am so thankful this was bug because I loved the app. Other than an actual guitar tutor this is the best place to learn. I would highly recommend the full version as it is very useful.
  • Love this app! But there is one problem... Dec 27, 2019

    By D cytfth
    When I first started playing guitar, I was over the moon when I found this app! This app has helped me to learn so many chords and songs on my guitar but I have one problem with it. Whenever I want to play a song for a friend or a family member, I constantly have to pause in the middle of the song to scroll down so I can see the next part of the song. There is an autoscroll setting, but it’s only for premium users😕. This has become a problem for me because autoscroll -to me- seems like an essential requirement to play through a whole song for other people without having to memorize every single chord and when the chords come in, PLUS the lyrics! I think it’s good that there is a premium purchase because some of the premium stuff is VERY high quality. But autoscroll? I think that it should be available to all users so everyone can play the songs that they want and not have to stop the song every 10 seconds to scroll. That’s just my opinion, but it’s an opinion I feel very strongly about. Otherwise, this app is amazing for both beginners and experts!♥️♥️
  • Honest review Oct 25, 2019

    By DoM_76
    So let’s start of with the good things and then move on I like how this is unique considering the fact that there isn’t anything quite like it it has thousands of useful tabs all amazing to play and many ways to teach you how to play songs it’s truly amazing however not every tab is accessible because of how you have to pay to use certain features like chords and a tuner however there is many free tuners and places where u can find chords so I find this odd another thing is that I think that they should remove what you have to pay for and make it free but because I know you want money u can push the adds be different more different then you already are how about try things like amps and pedals or a tuner for guitars with more then 6 strings or just tubers for more stringed instruments the possibilities are endless I am sure you don’t need a unintelligent 12 year old to tell you to get money people care about the quality not about how much time they spend watching ads Spend a day of two just to look at different apps find the problems with them and make ur own
  • Jun 16, 2021

    By Andrew Schuhmann
    I would normally give this app 5 stars, but since the update a couple days ago, issues have begun. It no longer allows me to post shots, only blank thumbnails, which I am unable to remove. I am still able to find chords and tabs, but wish I could post videos like you normally always could. It won't even let me update my profile. These issues need to be resolved quickly. I love this app because it has helped me advance quite well playing guitar, but the app needs to function properly. Thank you!
  • Jun 16, 2021

    By Sananya Halder
    This app is absolutely amazing but, I really wish you guys can actually add strumming pattern too. ( I know, it's available in some songs ) But, songs that I wanna learn doesn't have. Otherwise, It's a great app. and ads! it's in every app nowadays can't help but to bear it.
  • Need much improvement. Dec 10, 2017

    By MisterCap88
    Many of the tabs I have used have been fairly decent. But many of them absolutely terrible. When you use the interactive tab, most of the music that goes along with the tabs aren’t matched with the tabs themselves. So the tabs being played on the interactive fretboard, aren’t going along with the music making it very difficult to play along or learn. There’s is also the brain and chromatic tuner problem. When using the brain tuner, I need to reset the app each time because it won’t make any sound for me to hear. With the chromatic tuner, I can play an E and it’s trying to tune a G. The tuner cannot pick up the string I’m trying to tune. Which isn’t a huge deal, it is a tuner on a phone. Lastly, I spent about $15 on this app with upgrades and I have nothing. Not sure what my money went towards, but the app keeps asking me to pay to get new features that I was under the impression I already had. When purchasing, it said I had all features, so still very confused. But what I have learned from this app has been good, lots of great tabs to choose from, just wish it functioned better, and wish I got my money’s worth.
  • Jun 17, 2021

    By Nischal Thapa
    I'm giving 2 stars bcoz of the latest update. I thought it was going to fix problems but it's now just a mess. Can't upload videos (I have 3 blank videos just sitting there in my library, can't even delete them). When you click on the Suggestion on notification tab, it takes you to straight to one guy playing, no lists like before. (No wonder he has too many likes and views compared to his other videos) I'm guessing everyone is being directed there. Who thought that would be a good idea 🤷🏻‍♂
  • Jun 16, 2021

    By Chad Niemeyer
    I wanted to rate this five stars, because I used to love it. But after the newest update on June 15th, 2021, it only plays in portrait mode, and that sucks for me. It's the same issue on my tablet and my cell phone. The previous versions worked perfectly. I hope they fix the screen rotation problem.
  • Jun 12, 2021

    By Connor Auvil
    The app is kinda handy, but the layout is hard to use on a phone. When in landscape mode, there's so much wasted space that it's nearly impossible to actually see the tabs or notes. You have to zoom out so far that the numbers are too small to see. When in portrait mode, this is a little better, but I can't prop my phone up in portrait mode. If they got rid of all the song title and artist and extra junk on the screen in landscape mode, this would be a five star app.
  • Jun 17, 2021

    By Grant Jackson
    Describes itself as having 1.4 millions FREE songs. You go through the setup process and it's a subscription service. -- update -- Turns out it's the onboarding process that tries to force you to subscribe, which is unskippable, you have to kill the app and reopen it again to access the catalog
  • May 29, 2021

    By Matt Miller
    Way too many ads. They are intrusive and disrupt the usage of the app. Every time you open a tab you have to wait for an ad to play and then click through twice to get to the tab. Makes it very irritating to use the app, particularly when trying to play music with others. They have an unmatched selection of tabs available but the usability is lacking. Their goal seems to be to annoy people into paying for a subscription. I would glady pay a flat rate but have no interest in subscribing.
  • Jun 17, 2021

    By johnny kills
    The below was true, until some update or something changed it so you can't view the thumbnails of shots anymore and it just plays them in whatever order. I used to be able to look through them and find users that I know and like, or songs that I find particularly interesting. All that's gone now and I'd really like to get it back. ---------------------------------------------------------- Been a loyal fan since before the app existed lol. My absolute go-to for chord sheets
  • Jun 4, 2021

    By Chris Lawson
    This app used to be awesome....8 years ago. And now, any time I want to turn my phone sideways, I'm missing the entire top string for every tab. And other times, I can only see 2 strings. I have a Note 10 plus, so I know it's big enough to support landscape. The app went from being great. To being a mockery of what it once was. Ultimate Guitar said I'm not using the latest version of the app. I deleted and reinstalled it to the latest version. And guess what?? I still can't see top tab string.
  • Not what I thought I was paying for. Aug 27, 2019

    By Roguepandabear
    I rarely ever write reviews on apps but this one made the acceptation. I’ve been using ultimate guitar on my laptop for years for free. I saw the app and it cost money but I thought it would be worth it to have it on my iPad, little did I know the charges didn’t stop there. Most of the content is only accessible if you pay for the monthly pro membership. If you don’t have the membership you can’t use the transpose function, every time you open a cord chart up you’ll have an advertisement pop up that you can’t close for at least thirty seconds and I’d say half of the content isn’t available unless you pay for the pro subscription. I’m really disappointed with their app and the fact that I payed for the app in the first place only to find out it’s set up like a free trial app that you have to pay that monthly subscription to have full use of it and to get rid of annoying advertisements. It’s probably all written out in the fine print what is available and I (like 99% of people) didn’t take the time to read the terms & conditions. I wouldn’t recommend this app to a friend, the website is still free but now covered in advertisements in the middle of the songs if you’re not a pro subscriber. Ultimate guitar used to be an amazing place for people to learn songs.
  • Jun 12, 2021

    By Brad Barnett
    Very good app. Has great integration with tonebridge. Edit for 6/12/2021: As soon as I opened the app a takeover screen appeared and tried to push notifications on me. I could not dismiss the screen and my only two options were, 1. Yes, pester me constantly right now. 2. Maybe, please continue to ask about pestering me. You wanted to put a jerk feature in your app? OK, here's your updated review.
  • Jun 14, 2021

    By Chad Brannon
    Ok, so there was an update for this app and it sucks!! As soon as you open the app, videos immediately start playing and all of your features and areas like notifications are now gone. Used to, there thumbnails of all the shots and you could choose the one that you wanted to watch. Now you have to scroll through ALL the posted shots and pray you find the one you're looking for. I honestly can't believe I'm paying for this.
  • Jun 16, 2021

    By Brandon Antonius
    Still won't rotate? Can't figure out why, great app but current bugs are Killin me. I can't use it on my tablet when it's horizontal and not vertical view. Updated to the most current and still can't rotate. And I paid for pro too
  • Jun 10, 2021

    By Charlie Jones
    Ultimate guitar used to be such a good resource for musicians, but no more. The website is a mess, full of ads, and directing you to download the app for a better experience. The app is worse. The best tabs and features locked away to pay. The app ads will often crash the app, making it useless. Shame there's a lack of alternatives to this heap of junk.
  • Lying to make a few bucks off of me Sep 19, 2018

    By Meeklekinz
    I have been a devout user of Ultimate Guitar since probably 2008. I have always appreciated them as they always have always been a dependable source for me. Even when they finally created a smartphone app. I was all on board to pay for it. Recently, I decided to try out the pro side of things. I liked the features, but I have to admit, I hit a pretty rough spot financially, so I needed to cut back on a lot of small things. Like a monthly $7.99 charge. Well, after I couldn’t figure out how to cancel (users fault, I admit) I contacted UG and asked them to help cancel my subscription. They swore up and down that it was apples subscription and I needed to take it up with them. So I tried to figure it out to no avail. A month went by and I admittedly forgot because a lot went on. Another charge. So I contacted UG. Same response swearing up and down it isn’t them. So I contact apple and they point out that it is UG making the charges. I finally figure out how and where to manage my subscription and cancel it. I know I am at fault for being an idiot and not knowing how to cancel it myself. But why in the world would you guys not just help me out?? Screw you and I hope that extra cash you got from me makes all the difference in your lives.
  • Was once a great app, not anymore Mar 1, 2018

    By SarahIsABaker
    I’ve been using this app for years, and loved it. I paid for the app when it was a flat fee, and once they started adding more features I paid for those too. I used to use it all the time to learn new tabs. It used to be a 5 star app, that I recommended to anyone who plays the guitar or ukulele. With this new update, it’s useless. Constantly crashes, seems to have a mind of its own opening and closing tabs, speeding up and down when auto scrolling (going from .5 speed to 1.5 for example, on its own half way through a song) This is extremely frustrating when you’re trying to learn a new song, especially when you’ve paid for the service. I’ve sent two emails to the developers via the app, and never heard back, which is why I’m finally posting a review, since it appears they don’t care. I have the iPhone X, so it shouldn’t be an issue of compatibility. The update seemed great at first until I discovered all the problems. It seems like they were too focused on getting the update live, and ignored the fact it obviously wasn’t ready. I kept hoping they would fix it, but I tried using it again just a couple minutes ago before writing a review and it’s still has all these issues.
  • Jun 1, 2021

    By Monique
    This subscription does not cancel when you hit the cancel button it redirects you to another option for free access, but you have to get a confirmation email that it is cancelled or it will re-new anyway. This is not obvious from a end-user standpoint and I think it is deceptive.

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