NEWS: Ultimate Guitar launches guitar tools app

Oh yeah. I’m buying the hell out of this app. I’m an iPhone junkie, as anyone who’s tried to speak to me for longer than 5 minutes without my surreptitiously glancing down at the phone in my hand will attest…


The Most Powerful Guitar Suite Ever Offered for iPhone and iPod Touch, the world’s leading online community of guitar enthusiasts, has announced the launch of Ultimate Guitar Tools the most complete and powerful all-in-one guitar app ever offered for the iPhone and iPod touch.

Developed by the web’s most popular and trusted resource for guitar players around the globe, Ultimate Guitar Tools brings together four must-have, feature-rich mobile programs that guitarists can carry with them and rely on wherever they go, Each tool combines a user-friendly interface with state-of-the-art functionality.

Ultimate Guitar Tools includes:
Chromatic Tuner – enhanced for loud environments, Ultimate Guitar Tools’ chromatic tuner features a unique display for easier and more reliable tuning.
Brain Tuner – rich string sounds with a variety of open tuning options for advanced musicians who prefer to tune by ear.
Metronome – features a distinctive interface that lets musicians choose among and toggle between time signatures, note divisions and click sounds in a snap.
Chord Library – illustrates fingering for thousands of chords, including simultaneous chord display, with super-simple controls and playback.

“We developed UG Tools based on the input of our passionate guitarist community, with a goal of creating an app that offers everything a guitarist could want in one place, at an unbeatable price,” said Ultimate Guitar founder Eugeny Naidenov. “This app makes the iPhone an amazing toolkit for guitarists. We will continue to seek feedback from our members so that they have a voice in the process of adding features and updates to improve it.”

Ultimate Guitar Tools is the latest offering from Ultimate Guitar’s mobile applications division, which designs and develops music-related, multi-platform gaming and music applications. Previous mobile offerings include Ultimate Guitar Tabs – an app that allows musicians to access guitar tablatures, bass tablatures and chords from the world’s largest online database; and Slash Arcade Rocker, the ultimate tool for fans of the legendary guitar icon that includes a rhythm game, news, tour dates and exclusive content.

Ultimate Guitar Tools is available for $3.99 from this link.