Ultimate Circle Of Fifths for iOS

By Christian Hengst $4.99

Developer's Description

This app will help you to come up with chords, to practice your instrument and to get to know the circle of fifths, even without knowledge of music theory!


Stuck for new ideas? You're not sure which chords will sound good together? This app will help you!

Chords of a key are highlighted, they will sound great together, just combine them.

Learn how chords are played on the piano or guitar!

Export songs as MIDI file and use it in Ableton, Garage Band or any other DAW.

Thirds? Fifths? Mixolydian??? Don't panic! You don't need to know or learn any music theory!


Practice and learn songs, chords, scales and get easy access to music theory!

Compose songs or practice chord progressions. Check out the chord relations within the circle of 5ths.

Check out how chords are played on your instrument with the expandable piano or guitar fretboard.

Check out chords of popular songs, analyze and practice them.

Practice scales in different keys and clefs. Basic scales are included Unlock more than 80 scales if you are hungry for more!

Have the names of the tones of a scale displayed in the staff. Improve your sight-reading!

Display the traditional circle of fifths with parallel minor chords.


Display and playback 4-note chords in the circle of fifths. Have fun with modal interchange or customized chords! Check out chord statistics related to the currently active key.

Use the app to teach your students the circle of 5ths and let them practice chord progressions and scales.



Easily pick chords out of the circle of fifths. Create custom chords, change time signature (4/4, 3/4, 6/8, 7/8, 5/8), change the tempo (40-320bpm) and adjust the flexible song structure.

Once you've composed a song, you can quickly change the key to find the right one for you.

A continuously growing list of popular songs

Check out what popular songs look like in the circle of fifths. Practice and analyze them, see directly which chords are off-key.

Piano, guitar, bass, ukulele fretboard

Check out how chords and scales are played. Check out melodies or practice scales on the go with the interactive keyboard.

Share & collaborate

Share song links with your friends, your teacher or band colleagues. Receivers can open and work on them in their Ultimate Circle Of Fifths app.

MIDI export

Export songs as MIDI file and work with them in Ableton, Garage Band or any other digital audio workstation.

Save songs

Save your favorite compositions on your device! Work on them later, share or export them as MIDI.

Traditional circle of fifths

As the Ultimate Circle Of Fifths highlights the key in the "Songwriting" mode. You can also display the traditional circle of fifths with the parallel minor chords in the "Scales" mode of the app.

Learn scales in any key.

Available modes/scales:

Ionian (Natural major)

Aeolian (Natural minor)

As well as Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, and Locrian.

more than 80 scales with the optional "Scales" Add-on.

Different clefs:

G clef

F clef

C clef

Display Chords, Roman numerals, Nashville numbers, and colors of your song

Different playback sounds:

Grand Piano

Acoustic Guitar



Synth Pad

Practice, compose with our without a click. Adjust volume levels individually.

App settings:

Transposed playback for Bb or Eb instruments.

Four color themes, including a color blind theme.

Display minor chords in small letters.

Display 4-note-chords.

Display german note names (B will be H).


Chord symbols and chord structures are explained.

No registration (account) needed!

Please have a look at the apps privacy policy before you download it.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.2.2


Release November 8, 2019
Date Added November 8, 2019
Version 2.2.2

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


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