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Best Android Guitar Tab Apps

written by: Vasanth•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 3/21/2011

Have the guitar tablatures to hundreds of songs right on your Android powered phone with an Android guitar tab app. Ultimate Guitar Tabs, GuitarTapp, and Tab Master are among the highest rated guitar tab apps on the Android Market. Tabular and TabsDroid Lite round out the top five.

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    Ultimate Guitar Tabs

    Ultimate Guitar Tabs Android App Enjoy unlimited access to the enormous database of guitar tabs at with the Ultimate Guitar Tab app. The app features an easy to use viewer which makes browsing the 300,000 strong tab library on an Android smartphone a breeze. Search by artist name, song title, or by a specific type of tab including guitar tabs, chords, bass tabs, and drum tabs. Add tabs to a favorites list for easy offline access. The Ultimate Guitar Tabs app is available at the Android Market for $2.99.

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    GuitarTapp Tabs & Chords

    GuitarTapp Tabs & Chords Android App Another highly rated Android guitar tab app is GuitarTapp Tabs & Chords. It features a vast guitar tab library, which is in excess of 300,000, and a large chords dictionary. You have the option to save, open, and edit tabs on the SD card, which reduces the memory requirements significantly for this app. The app features Facebook and Twitter integration, so you can share your favorite guitar tabs with friends. There is an option to post ratings for particular tabs and a section of the app includes Youtube videos of guitar lessons. The GuitarTapp Tabs & Chords app is available at the Android Market for $2.08.

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    Tab Master

    Tab Master Android App The Tab Master app contains guitar and bass tabs for several songs. Search online for songs or view tabs saved on the SD card. The app supports the midi file format which allows for switching between midi and tabs. This is very useful when you have several file formats. You can change instruments, transpose, and even change the tempo with this app. The app incorporates a metronome and a mixer. The Tab Master app is available at the Android Market for $1.99.

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    Tabular Android App Search for guitar tabs online and save them to the phone with Tabular. This Android guitar tab app is designed for guitar players. Easily view the guitar tabs for your favorite song on your phone. There is a zoom feature which makes reading the tab from a distance a lot easier. The lack of SD support prevents the app from reading files that are on the SD card. All files are downloaded to the phone. Tabular is a free app available at the Android Market.

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    TabsDroid Lite

    TabsDroid Lite Android App TabsDroid Lite is another app designed to search online for Spanish style guitar tabs. It has a zoom feature and an autoscroll feature which improves the readability of the on-screen guitar tabs. Search for guitar tabs online by artist. Save your favorite tabs to the favorites list. TabsDroid Lite is a free app available at the Android Market.

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    If you're on a budget, consider downloading the free Android apps mentioned above. Otherwise, splurge a little and download the Ultimate Guitar Tabs app. Its large guitar tab library and advanced search tools give it an edge over similar apps.

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