TabToolkit Brings Tabs To Your iPhone, iPad

TabToolkit for iPad is a guitar tablature and music notation viewer for the Apple iPad, now with multi-track playback.

TabToolkit includes an audio synthesis engine so you can listen to and control the audio for all tracks individually. TabToolkit also provides playback tempo control, a metronome, and a tab upload and download manager.


  • Supports the following tab formats: Guitar Pro, Power Tab, PDF and text.*
  • Audio synthesizer with multi-track playback. Listen to all instruments simultaneously and re-assign the midi instrument for any track.
  • View both standard music notation and tablature notation.
  • Automatically scroll through music with tempo control.
  • Turn on a metronome with a wide range of sounds.
  • Display a fretboard (guitar or bass) or keyboard that shows finger positions.
  • Upload tab files directly from your Mac or PC.
  • Download tabs from the Internet using a built-in web browser.
  • Portrait and landscape screen orientations with an option to lock the orientation.
  • Built in help, news and feedback support feature.
  • Lefties welcome! Lefty-mode inverts the fretboard to display correct finger positions.

Note: Multi-track playback, instrument audio, metronome and music notation are only available for GuitarPro and PowerTab files.

Here’s an overview of the features of TabToolkit for the iPad:

TabToolkit is $9.99 in the app store. An iPhone / iPod touch version is also available.

If you’ve used TabToolkit, leave a comment and let us know what you think of it.

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