Welcome to the Exploring Guitar web site
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Exploring Guitar is a program for graphically exploring guitar scales,
chords, notes, intervals and more.
2014 NEWS! Fingerboard Visualizer a new Android app released.
A new Android app called Fingerboard Visualizer is released on Google Play.
This app is free. And no in app advertising.
Search at Google Play store for Fingerboard Visualizer or use this URL:
Fingerboard Visualizer at Google Play
And here is a Fingerboard Visualizer user information video on Youtube.com:
Fingerboard Visualizer information video
2014 NEWS! Fingerboard Visualizer now also for Microsoft Windows OS computers.
For 32 or 64-bit OS (app is 32-bit), Windows Vista or newer with .NET 4.5: Fingerboard-Visualizer32.zip
For 64-bit OS only (app is 64-bit), Windows Vista or newer with .NET 4.5: Fingerboard-Visualizer64.zip
For 32 or 64-bit Windows XP (app is 32-bit), with .NET 4.0: Fingerboard-Visualizer32XP.zip
Install: Download and unzip. Than run application exe-file. Read the included "FV-Read-me.txt" file if you want.
The features is the same as for the Android app. So watch the Youtube video above if you need user information.
Here is another Youtube video about this Windows edition. How to install, how to add a custom Graphics folder and some more:
Fingerboard Visualizer for Windows video
Main program window look like this
Updated: January 10, 2015.
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The program features:
- Search for chords
- Search for polychords
- Exploring inversions/voicings of chords
- Exploring inversions/modes of scales
- Exploring harmonies/chords of scales
- Chord substitutions
- Piano keys
- MIDI support
- The program is free
Operating system: Win95, Win98, NT 4.0, WinME, Win2000, XP or Vista*
resolution: 800*600 pixels or better
Colours: 16 bits per pixel or better
Sound: Soundcard with MIDI is supported (not required)
And set system fonts to "Small fonts".
* Vista does not support
"Windows Help" any more, as Exploring Guitar uses for Help system.
But Microsoft have now released "Windows Help program (WinHlp32.exe) for
To download visit www.microsoft.com/download
and search for "WinHlp32.exe for Windows Vista" and you should find
Or just download this PDF file which contains all the Help from
New in version 1.02:
- You can load in a new guitar neck picture, one new included.
- You can load in a new set of note buttons, one new set included.
- Some bugs fixed