Ultimate Guitar Tabs Arrives On Android!

artist: Ultimate Guitar Tabs date: 11/05/2010 category: music news
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Ultimate Guitar Tabs Arrives On Android!
Ever been stuck trying to learn a lick in rehearsal and nowhere near a laptop to check your trusty tabs? Well fear not! Ultimate Guitar's highly successful Ultimate Guitar Tabs application is now available on the Android platform to anyone with Android OS version 1.6 or higher. Need drum, bass, or guitar tabs and chords? You've got it; Ultimate Guitar Tabs offers you the world's largest database of tabs wherever you are and with a few easy clicks. What's more, for a limited one week period, the Ultimate Guitar Tabs application is available for a special introductory price of only $1.99 (normally priced $2.99)! Getting its premiere on the iPhone and iPod touch in March of this year, the success of the Ultimate Guitar Tab app upon its initial release was astonishing. It became the number paid application in the Music Category of the US App store within a week of its release. Ultimate Guitar's founder Eugeny Naidenov expressed particular pride for the app upon its launch: "We are pleased to offer musicians a vehicle for accessing tabs via their mobile devices, and excited by the immediate success of Ultimate Guitar Tabs We are building a media company that includes a mobile platform to connect musicians with music and each other - anywhere, anytime." The new version of Ultimate Guitar Tabs for Android will include the ability to sign in with your Ultimate Guitar username and synchronize tabs, saved for offline browsing in the Favorites section, between the device and your online account without losing your tabs. This feature was a previous success on the iPhone analog version of the app.
A full list of features includes:
  • Simple Search: Find Tabs quickly by entering artist name or song title.
  • Advanced Search: You can search for Tabs by specifying Tab type (guitar Tabs, chords, bass Tabs, drum 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. Synchronize Tabs between the app and your online account!
  • Chords: View chord diagrams while reading Chords, transpose chords easily.
  • Tab Pack: Collections of pre-selected Tabs that are preloaded into the application. 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 - The App will scroll Tabs for you!
  • Random Tab: Load Tab for a random song.
  • Now playing: Find Tabs for a currently playing song!
  • Portrait and Landscape modes: You can scale Tabs too!
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