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Easy to use app that will help you learn scales, chords and the relationship between them. Metronome will help improve your timing and rhythm when practicing chords and scales. Practice playing with looping scale position to master the position and build muscle memory. Scale exercises to play along with that will improve your finger dexterity and ability to improvise. Start slow and increase speed as you improve.

• Display and playback scale positions and chords covering the fretboard
• Scale position and exercises loops with adjustable playback speed (full position or one octave)
• Chord and scale information including which work best together
• Chord and scale notes show the letter name, interval and fingering
• Metronome with drum and click voices
• Circle of Fifths with chart of common chords in each key
• Create PDF diagrams of scales (positions or full fretboard) & chords (full fretboard)
• Show vertical or horizontal fretboard
• Universal app - Purchase once and use on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
• All features included! - no in app purchases

Play scales and chords by swiping across strings; direction of swipe determines ascending or descending playback. Play scale position and exercises loops by tapping loop buttons. Chords and scales can be played at the same time allowing you to hear how a scale sounds played over a chord.

Learn scales by playing along with five patterns that cover the fretboard for each scale. Scale positions correspond to the popular CAGED system. The CAGED system chord shape for the current position of a scale is displayed to help you learn and remember scale positions in any key.

Metronome with click and drum voices, beat subdivisions and tap to set BPM (10 - 400). Time signatures: 2/2, 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 3/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8, 12/8.

Create 8.5” x 11” PDF diagrams (color and b&w versions) of scale positions or all notes on a full fretboard; also, all chord notes on a full fretboard. Easy to print, save & share PDFs with iBooks, email, AirDrop & Messages.

Circle of Fifths diagram will help you compose music, learn key signatures and transpose songs to a different key. Common chords for each key are shown in a chart below the Circle of Fifths.

FEATURES:
• Scale/chord playback - chose from 5 instruments & set volume independently
• Notes highlight on fretboard when played
• Shows CAGED system chord shape for scale positions
• Right or Left handed guitar
• 48 alternate tunings
• iPhone - zoom in/out to see complete fretboard
• iPad shows three fretboards: full (scale or chord), scales and chords
• No ads

INCLUDED SCALES:
Pentatonic etc: Major & Minor Pentatonic, Blues (Minor Blues), Major Blues
Major scale modes: Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian (Relative Minor) and Locrian
Harmonic Minor modes: Harmonic Minor, Phrygian Dominant (Spanish Gypsy)
Melodic Minor modes: Melodic Minor Ascending (Jazz Minor), Dorian b2 (Javanese), Lydian Augmented, Lydian Dominant (Overtone), Mixolydian b6 (Hindu), Locrian Sharp2 (Half-Diminished), Super Locrian (Altered)
Symmetrical scales: Chromatic, Half/Whole Diminished (Octatonic), Whole/Half Diminished, Whole Tone
Miscellaneous scales: Bebop Dominant

INCLUDED CHORDS:
Major: Major, maj7, maj9, maj13, 6, add9, 6/9
Minor: m, m7, m9, m11, m13, m6, m(maj7), m7b5
Dominant: 7, 9, 11, 13, 7sus4
Altered Dominant: 7b5, 7#5, 7b9, 7#9
Other Chords: Augmented, dim, dim7, Power, sus2, sus4

TUNINGS:
Standard, Std. Half Step Down, Std. Full Step Down, Drop D, Drop C#/Db, Drop C, Drop B, Drop A#/Bb, Drop A, Drop G#/Ab, Drop G, Drop F#/Gb, Drop F, Drop E, Double Drop D, Double Drop C#/Db, Double Drop C, Open A, Open A Alt., Open A Slide, Open C, Open D, Open E, Open F, Open G, Cross-note A, Cross-note A Alt., Cross-note C, Cross-note D, Cross-note E, Cross-note G, Asus4, Csus2, Dsus2, Dsus4 (Dad-Gad), Esus2, Esus4, Gsus2, Gsus4, E Modal, Bruce Palmer Modal, All Fourths, Baritone, C6, Dad-Gad (Dsus4), Dad-Dad, Dobro, Lute, New Standard

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Secondary: Education

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Version History

Launched May 22, 2013 (over 7 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 5 months, on average.

Sep 04
2020
(Current)
Version 2.3.3

New playback instruments: Guitar (original), Acoustic, Acoustic 2, Nylon and Distorted

Scale playback settings for instrument, volume and count-in before playback (on/off)
Chord playback settings for instrument and volume

Performance improvements
Thanks for the feedback and reviews!

Dec 16
2019
Version 2.3.2

Dark Mode support.
Performance improvements.

Thanks for the feedback and reviews!

Jun 17
2019
Version 2.3.1

Performance improvements.
Thanks for the feedback and reviews!

Jan 11
2019
Version 2.3

Scale exercises to improve finger dexterity.
Metronome can be shown and stopped from main views.
Other improvements.
Thanks for the feedback and reviews!

Aug 10
2018
Version 2.2.1

Bug fix and performance improvements.

Mar 04
2018
Version 2.2

Audio works with iPhone Ring/Silent switch set ON or OFF.

Other improvements & preparations for future new features.


Have a question? Email support at scalepower1@gmail.com or in the app tap '?' then 'Support/Feedback' to send an email.


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Thanks for the feedback and reviews!

Dec 17
2017
Version 2.1.1

Circle of Fifths now displays common chords for each key
Easier to share, print and save PDFs (email, print, AirDrop and import to iBook)
Added Diminished chord
New settings - to start scale playback on tonic & show all scale enharmonic keys
Changed scale interval label from “R” to “T” tonic
iPhone X support
Other improvements
Thanks for the feedback and reviews!

Nov 15
2017
Version 2.1

Circle of Fifths now displays common chords for each key
Easier to share, print and save PDFs (email, print, AirDrop and import to iBook)
Added Diminished chord
New settings - to start scale playback on tonic & show all scale enharmonic keys
Changed scale interval label from “R” to “T” tonic
iPhone X support
Other improvements
Thanks for the feedback and reviews!

Feb 21
2017
Version 2.0

Fretboard extended to display 22 frets
iPhone Scale/Chord landscape (horizontal fretboard): now can change positions, playback positions (including loops)
iPad - choose vertical fretboards or horizontal fretboards layout
Create Scale/Chord PDFs with horizontal fretboards
Change Fretboard Note label types (letter, interval & finger) quickly with new buttons
Other improvements
Thanks for the feedback and reviews!

Dec 15
2015
Version 1.9.1

Updates for iPad Pro
Other minor improvements
Thanks for the feedback and reviews!

Oct 03
2015
Version 1.9.0

Updates for iOS 9
Metronome (drum and click voices)
Added alternate tunings - see below
Scale playback speed in BPM
Other Improvements
Thanks for the feedback and reviews!

Guitar Scales & Chords Power Tunings:
Standard
Std. Half Step Down
Std. Full Step Down
Drop D
Drop C#/Db
Drop C
Drop B
Drop A#/Bb
Drop A
Drop G#/Ab
Drop G
Drop F#/Gb
Drop F
Drop E
Double Drop D
Double Drop C#/Db
Double Drop C
Open A
Open A Alt.
Open A Slide
Open C
Open D
Open E
Open F
Open G
Cross-note A
Cross-note A Alt.
Cross-note C
Cross-note D
Cross-note E
Cross-note G
Asus4
Csus2
Dsus2
Dsus4 (Dad-Gad)
Esus2
Esus4
Gsus2
Gsus4
E Modal
Bruce Palmer Modal
All Fourths
Baritone
C6
Dad-Gad (Dsus4)
Dad-Dad
Dobro
Lute
New Standard

Dec 30
2014
Version 1.8.0

Updates for iOS 8
Improved iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support
Other performance improvements
Thanks for the feedback and reviews!

Jul 30
2014
Version 1.0.7

Added 64-bit processor support
Added Circle of Fifths view
Now create PDFs of all chord notes on full fretboard
Increased the top speed of scale notes playback
Added Tuning - DADGAD (D Modal)
Scale keys in table view now display major or minor keys as appropriate
Corrected some scale note labels to display proper enharmonic scale spelling
Other improvements
Thanks for the feedback and reviews!

Oct 23
2013
Version 1.0.6

New App icon and updates for iOS 7
Added tunings - Open C, Open D and Open E
Tunings table now displays tuning name and notes
Scale position PDF now displays positions in fretboard order
Other minor improvements
Thanks for the feedback and reviews!

Aug 29
2013
Version 1.0.5

Corrects issue with background audio not playing. Sorry about any inconvenience this might have caused some users.
Thanks for the feedback and reviews!

Aug 23
2013
Version 1.0.4

Scale practice mode - scale playback with repeating loop - full position or one octave (adjustable speed)
Adjust scale playback speed while scale is playing
Now create black & white or color PDF diagrams of scale positions and full fretboard
Thanks for the comments and reviews

Jul 13
2013
Version 1.0.2

Create and email PDFs of Scales (All scale positions or Full Fretboard)
Improved sound performance
New setting for fret number label location (at or between frets)
Thanks for all your comments and ratings!

May 22
2013
Version 1.0

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