Guitar Droid - Options and settings
Menu and icons
Depending on the type of device used (tablet or phone), you can find all options on the top bar or by pressing the menu button on the phone.
- In Guitar mode, lets you choose between playing with one hand or both hands.
- Opens the FX screen: Fuzz, Echo and Reverb.
- In Scales or Chords mode displays the screen to choose the note and type of scale or chord.
- Opens the Guitar settings screen.
- Opens the Strings and Tunings settings screen.
- Opens a browser with this tutorial from the Guitar Droid's web site.
In the sound effects screen you select and adjust the following sound effects.
FuzzA fuzz effect with distortion tone and level.
EchoAn echo with delay, feedback and gain controls.
ReverbWith reverb size and tone controls.
With the numbered buttons 1 to 6 you can preview the effects applied to each of the 6 open strings, without pressing any fret, before returning to the fingerboard.
Scale or Chord selection
In Scales or Chord modes, displays the screen where you can select the note and the mode of scale or chord.
Use the Tone drop-down to choose the note of the scale or chord
Use the Mode drop-down to choose the mode of the scale or chord
What's a scale / chord
The button "What's a scale / chord" displays a remainder about how the scales and chords are formed and what the different notes colors mean.
In lite version only a few modes are available.
Guitar Droid offers the following guitar settings.
All sounds used come from real instruments and have been recorded, sampled and processed, with the highest studio quality sound:
- Acoustic *
You can select from a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 13 frets, including the open string.
The highest fret number to put the capo varies depending on the number of selected frets.
Shows the note name when you pulse.
Reverses the strings for the left handed guitarists.
Strings, tunings and instruments settings
You can customize the strings number -from 1 up to 6- as well as each individual string tuning. Only available in Guitar mode. Scale and Chord modes always have 6 strings and the standard tuning (E-A-D-G-B-E)
The number buttons let you hear the corresponding string and shows the number of octave in which it is located.
The Tunings/Instruments drop-down menu lets you choose from 12 alternate tunings and 12 string instruments.
- Standard *
- Cross Note *
- Fourths *
- Dad Gad
- Drop D
- Judy Blue Eyes
- Open A
- Open G
- RF extended
- Balalaika *
- Banjo 5 strings *
Guitar Droid tutorial
Opens a browser and shows you this tutorial from this web.