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  • Steven Erquiza

Best Guitar Learning Software

Nowadays, there are so many apps about everything, like an app that teaches you how to cook, keep track of your exercises, help you keep track of your spending, and save money. Guess what they also have apps to teach you how to learn to play guitar! What??!! Here are some examples:

Fender Play:

The platform was created with the guidance of educational advisers from Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and the Musicians Institute in Hollywood. Plenty is going on under the hood here to ensure you stay engaged, such as a progressive new micro-learning strategy, for those of you that have had your concentration levels zapped by endless scrolling on social media. Fender offers 3k lessons, step-by-step learning, and they are structured for beginners to intermediate.

Price: $9.99 per month

Platform: Android or iOS


The app offers 1,500 popular songs, lessons, and exercises across dozens of music genres. You can learn guitar, piano, bass and ukulele and sing with Yousician premium. Yousician’s unique technology uses your device’s microphone to listen to you play. You don’t need anything but your instrument. The lessons are for all levels.

Price: Yearly - $139.99 per year | Quarterly - $59.99 every 3 months | Monthly - $29.99 monthly, cancel anytime

Platform: Desktop, Android and iOS

The Gibson App:

They offer tuner, play-along tabs and direct access to Gibson’s online store. The app is built around Audio Augmented Reality. This system responds to you while you play along with the lessons, making it feel like an interactive lesson. You only need a smartphone, a guitar and a pair of headphones. Bonus feature, you get a free one-on-one video consultation with a Gibson instrument technician; this is good for beginners who want to keep their guitar in good condition.

Price: $14.99 monthly | $89.99 yearly

Platform: Android and iOS


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