For any guitar heroes out there with an iPad
, it's time to stop dreaming and start playing! Ultimate Guitar Tabs
is coming to the iPad in a brand new HD incarnation
A subscription-based application, Ultimate Guitar Tabs HD
(get it on iTunes) lets you access Ultimate-Guitar.com's database of over 300,000 guitar Tablatures, bass Tablatures, drum Tablatures and chords from your iPad.
The app, which is free to download, offers three tab subscription packages for users; the subscriptions cost $2.99 for 3 months, $3.99 for 6, and $5.99 for 12.
The application offers all of the classic features associated with the Ultimate Guitar Tabs app:
Simple Search: You can find Tabs quickly by entering artist name or song title.
Advanced Search tool: Search for Tabs by specifying Tab type (guitar Tabs, chords, bass Tabs), part of the song (intro, solo, chorus), difficulty level, tuning, and rating.
UG Authorization: Sign in with your Ultimate Guitar account, or create a new one directly from the app.
Favorites: Add Tabs to your Favorites to make them available for offline browsing. You can synchronize Tabs between the app and your online account.
Chords: View chord diagrams while reading Chords, transpose chords easily. (Subscription required)
Tab Packs: Collections of pre-selected Tabs. Tab Packs are based on skills level (Easy, Medium, Advanced), music genres (Rock, Metal, Punk), and special occasions (Love songs, Xmas songs).
Top 100 Tabs list for each Tab type (Guitar, Bass, Chords, Drums or overall).
Auto-scroll feature: View Tablature in the text viewer using the handy Auto-Scroll functionality. (Subscription required)
Random Tab: Load Tab for a random song.
Now playing: Find Tabs for the currently playing song.
Portrait and Landscape modes are available: You can scale Tabs too.
On top of this, the new Ultimate Guitar Tabs HD application offers several brand new features never before seen in Ultimate Guitar Tabs. These have also been implemented in the latest update of the iPhone and Android apps:
Ability to create Playlists in Favorites, similarly to playlists in native iPod player.
Ability to search for Tabs and Bands in Favorites.
Improved Chords display.
Getting its premiere on the iPhone and iPod Touch in March of 2010, the original Ultimate Guitar Tab app went on to become the number one paid application in the Music Category of the US App store within a week of its release.
Own an Android phone? Get your app here!