Guitar Pro Android App Review

| July 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guitar Pro for Android let guitar players practice and learn while on the go. It is essentially the mobile version of the famous Guitar Pro tab editing program that musicians are used to. Developed by Arobas Music, you can download Guitar Pro app for $6.59 from Google Play Store.


Guitar Pro Android app is an established name when it comes to tablature, the music notation format used by bassists and guitarists. For the users, they’ll now have the added advantage of being able to read Guitar Pro files on their Android devices. The opening screen of Guitar Pro for Android displays a list of artists on the left hand side, and a preview of selected piece on the right side. You can sort music by albums, artists or scores, with links to recently added, favorites and recently opened ones close by. The app’s main interface might initially appear like a daunting array of buttons on both the top and bottom of the screen. But on close examination, you’ll realize that most of the buttons are related to composing wherein each one refers to a specific element. The UI at the moment is cluttered at best. A better design will be always welcomed by its users any day.

Guitar Pro Android App Review

From a musician’s perspective, the digital guitar tuner and the metronome features are extremely handy to have. Once prepared, you can get started on the individual note library, which allows you to visualize the fingering as well as listen to how they should sound. Further, you can practice the large variety of scales, each of which comes with a plethora of variations. Regarding music composing, Guitar Pro for Android app’s virtual keyboard can be a bit tedious to use. Nevertheless, it produces great results. But for best results, it is advisable that you hook up your own MIDI device and get working on tracks that are as simple or complex as you want. The app’s feature of adding a separate MIDI device allows you get ideas down much quicker, while also giving you the ability to experiment with variations of a piece.


Guitar Pro for Android is essentially a multi track tablature editor for guitar, banjo and bass. The app features a powerful and intuitive editor, provides many tools such as the guitar tuner, chord diagram generator, metronome, and scale tool for the guitarists, lets you import and export ASCII/MIDI format, as well as supports external MIDI device. The UI has some room for improvement. It is also stable. To sum it up, a one-stop solution for beginners and experts alike, who wants to learn to play and compose music on the guitar.

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