The Internet is filled with all sort of software applications that help you learn various new things, including to play a new instruments.
Guitar Power does just that, it teaches you over 3000 chord voicings, 500 scales, 550 arpeggios, triads in any inversion, notes on the fretboard and many more. It sports a really intuitive layout with lots of features at hand.
The application doesn't take long to install and it doesn't come with a complicated setup that you would need to complete before you can actually use its features. You simply need to take your guitar, launch the application and start learning.
It sports a really intuitive graphical interface, so you shouldn't have any trouble with learning how to play your guitar. Because of its ease-of-use and complexity, it's suitable for all levels of guitar players, from beginner to professional.
The application displays formulas and notes contained within selected chord, scale etc. Scales and arpeggios can be displayed over the whole fretboard or restrictred to one position.
It includes practice chord progressions are included to facilitate learning and using chords and scales and it has over 200 play-along backing tracks. Both right-handed and left-handed display is supported, it has a print function, metronome function and playback through soundcard or external MIDI device.
The fretboard display represents a guitar fretboard as you would see it as you look down on your guitar held in the standard playing position. The diagram above shows a left handed guitar with the nut at the left-hand side and with the lowest (thickest) string at the bottom.
Chord finder allows you to point and click notes on the keyboard to make your own chords. Guitar Power then uses its extensive knowledge base to suggest a name for that chord.
All in all, Guitar Power is a very nice application that you could use in order to improve your guitar skills and learn new chords.