Online Guitar

Play your favourite music on the ultimate online guitar app

Here in Recursive Arts we always dreamed of giving everyone access to one of the most popular musical instruments in the world: the guitar. Our dream has now come true with Online Guitar, a beautiful and intimate instrument to express your creativity and inspire the people around you.

Our free world-class guitar simulation offers you:

  • A realistic 6-string guitar that runs natively on your web browser. Easily play notes and chords using your computer's keyboard/mouse and enjoy the studio-quality sound of a genuine classical guitar.

  • Two separate play modes. By default you can access single notes directly from the fretboard using your mouse or keyboard, however, when activating our dedicated Chord Mode you will be able to choose from a number of predefined chords in order to perform any song you like.

  • A comprehensive list of common guitar chords and the possibility to edit or create your own chords! Assign up to 10 different chords to individual keys on your computer keyboard to quickly activate your chord progressions. Also, you can either strum the strings all at once, or play beautiful arpeggios (one note at a time).

  • The possibility to play a song in different keys using our virtual Capo. Press keys 1 to 8 to select the fret where you would like the capo to be applied, or press ESC to remove it. All "open" strings will now raise their pitch an equal number of semitones.
Realistic 3D Virtual Guitar
" The hands find a way to do what the heart wants to say"

Paco de Lucia
Virtual Guitar is compatible with most modern browsers supporting WebGL.
No additional plugins are required to play this musical instrument

Make your own Chords

Recursive Arts Online Guitar includes a fantastic selection of commonly used guitar chords for you to learn and practice on your favourite songs. But creativity has no limits and sometimes you may want to modify these chords to get that particular harmonic color, or you may simply want to create a whole new combination of notes for your new composition. In any case, editing and saving new chords is really simple. Switch to "Chord Mode" and follow these steps:

  1. To select a guitar note, click on the corresponding string and fret. A small white circle will appear indicating the selected note.

  2. To select an open string note, click the string just above the sound hole.

  3. To mute a string, right click anywhere along the string. The muted string will be indicated with the X symbol.

  4. Once all notes of a user chord have been added, pick one of the three user presets available and press the "Add Current Chord" button to save it.

  5. Finally, select your preset chord from any of the 10 chord slots available and load it by pressing the assigned key.
Make your own guitar chords

More chords and new features coming soon!
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