Want to learn the guitar fretboard? Even for experienced guitarists, mastery of the fretboard is elusive, yet understanding the layout of the guitar fretboard is crucial for really unlocking the potential of the guitar. A comprehensive knowledge of the guitar fretboard will enable you to understand and learn scales more easily, improvise more fluidly, find notes faster, read music more easily and play with greater confidence. Learning the guitar fretboard is critical for all guitarists to expand their abilities to the full, yet many don't bother as it seems dull and you can "get by" without it. But now to help guitarists jump the hurdle of learning the fretboard, GuitarCourses.ws is proud to present the GuitarCourses.ws Fretboard Trainer. This free software incorporates lessons and practice drills to teach crucial skills in navigating the fretboard. Using the GuitarCourses.ws Fretboard Trainer, you'll learn: open strings; root-note shapes; naming the notes and finding notes; major scale patterns; natural minor scale patterns. Each lesson is backed-up with a set of practice exercises so you can keep practicing the skills and patterns learned in the lessons until you know them thoroughly. Answers are entered on a virtual fretboard, allowing you to learn and visualize the patterns properly before reinforcing the knowledge with your guitar. The GuitarCourses.ws Fretboard Trainer is designed to be used without your guitar, so you can maximise your learning time for example by using it on a laptop while traveling. Imagine how quickly you can develop your guitar fretboard skills by using all this wasted time to practice fretboard patterns, or by being able to quickly run the application up and practice for 10 minutes in a break from work. Best of all, the GuitarCourses.ws Fretboard Trainer software is completely free, so download it today and finally get to grips with the guitar fretboard.
What's new in version 1.2
Version 1.2 features: Optionally show correct/wrong answers per note; Quickly jump to related lesson from exercise; Back button on lessons; Keyboard note entry; Left-handed fretboard support.
ReleaseJune 22, 2010
Date AddedJune 1, 2010
Operating SystemsWindows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows XP