CampFire Guitar is a Windows
program that is designed to help you learn basic 'Chord' versions of
songs. The internet contains thousands of songs in Chord Format,
and CampFire Guitar will help you organize, learn, and play all of your
CampFire Guitar will automatically scan text to
and build a summary of chords for any
song. These chords are displayed in a summary at the top of the song.
You can view any chord in the summary on a fret board and hear a sample
of how the chord sounds simply by clicking on it!
CampFire guitar can identify over 1500 chords
including many "slash" chords i.e. C/G. In addition, the chord summary
is fully customizable
support chords that are not in the dictionary, and to allow alternate
fingerings for chords that are.
Press the play button, and CampFire
guitar will step through the song, displaying the chords and playing a
sample of the sounds. This is a great way to begin learning a song.
CampFire Guitar can transpose
into different keys. When
transposing, the necessary capo position will be indicated to preserve
the initial key of the song. Sometimes songs can be a lot easier
to play when they are transposed to a different key.
Finally, CampFire guitar will allow you to
your favorite songs complete with a graphical chord summary.
Imagine, you may never have to stop playing to look up a chord
The CampFire Guitar Song window has two
all chords in the current
The Song Editor
Edit songs with chord
Transpose songs to different
Play the song
Print the Song with
CampFire Guitar will
transpose songs with the click of a button:
The GuitarWindow is
a powerful tool that can be used to lookupchord names and
fingerings, view the fingering for a chord, and hear a sample of
how a chord sounds
Chord Name to Fingering...
The Chord Window can be used
to look up any chord. Just start typing the name of the chord, and the
Chord Window will find, display, and play the chord for you.
Fingering To Chord Name...
You can also click on the
Fret Board to indicate the strings that you are playing, and The Chord
Window will identify any Chords that match.
Leave the chord name blank, and use the play buttons to tune your
CampFire Guitar contains over 1500 chords!
CampFire Guitar works
best with songs that are in Chord Format. Chord format looks like
E E A E
Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound,
E E B
That saved a wretch like me.
E E A E
I once was lost, but now I'm found,
C#m E B7 E
Was blind, but now I see.
or some people prefer this format:
Ama[E]zing grace how [A]sweet the [E]sound That saved a wretch like [B7]me
I [E]once was lost but [A]now am [E]found Was [C#m]blind but [B7]now I [E]see