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Guitar Shed for Mac

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Key Details of Guitar Shed

  • Learn to tune your guitar and organize tablatures.
  • Last updated on August 26, 2010
  • There have been 4 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)

Developer's Description

Learn to tune your guitar and organize tablatures.
A fully-integrated set of tools for the guitarist (And other musicians). Tools include a 2 tuners (chromatic and tonal), tablature organizer, chord library, metronome, gig manager, web manager, jam machine, and song jam.


  • Choose between 2 separate tuning modules. Either the microphone-sensitive Chromatic tuner, or the Tone tuner (by ear)
  • Chromatic tuner listens to your guitar, and helps you get in tune quickly, automatically.
  • Tone tuner plays reference notes to help you tune your instrument. Included voices even include many guitars, piano, harpsichord, banjo, sitar, and more.
  • Special "Loop Note", "Chord Cycler", "Strum", and "Pick" to accommodate your tuning style.
  • Alternate tunings are fully supported - easily allows you to store an unlimited number of custom tuning configurations.

Song Slow-Down:

  • Slow down the playback rate of any song on your computer (Or an audio CD), without changing its pitch - all in realtime. This helps you learn even the most complicated songs with ease.


  • Easily organizes your guitar tablature into a single library - making it an essential tool for any guitarist that regularly refers to tabs on their computer. Add an unlimited number of tabs for easy, quick access.
  • Variable-speed automatic scrolling feature makes it easy to play-along with your tab.
  • "Easy Read" feature changes the text into a much more readable format.
  • With a single click, you can automatically get the tablature for the currently selected song in iTunes (Macintosh only feature), or find new tablature using the integrated search feature.
  • Import tablature you have on your computer for easy cataloging. Includes drag/drop support. (Support for text, ascii, and .crd files).

Chord Library:

  • Find popular chords using an easy-to-read "virtual" guitar fretboard (Available in 2 styles).
  • Hundreds of chords available, with dynamic fret numbering.
  • Listen to the chords using any of the 10 built-in instruments.
  • Left-handed mode reverses all chords, making it the ultimate tool for lefties.

Tools Tools Tools:

  • Many other tools are included in this software package. Including a fully-adjustable metronome, jam machine, song jam, low-octave bass tuner, gig manager, web manager, and much, much more.

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Full Specifications

October 6, 2006
Latest update
August 26, 2010
Operating System
Mac OS X 10.4, Mac OS X 10.2, Mac OS X 10.3, Mac OS X 10.3.9, Mac OS X
Additional Requirements
QuickTime 7 required for song slow-down without changing pitch feature Universal Binary (For Chromatic Tuner)
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