We brought you the story of the Gibson App's release a couple of days ago and it turns out to have been a massive success. Here's the press release that Gibson have just sent us...
Only a few days ago Gibson Guitar, the world's premier musical instrument manufacturer and leader in music technology, released the highly anticipated Gibson Guitar App and has witnessed an unprecedented response to its release. With well over 100,000 downloads in the first few days, the recently released Gibson Guitar App is currently ranked as Apple's # 1 Top Free App in the Music category, passing the ever-popular Pandora App to take the #1 spot. With the continued surge of interest from music enthusiasts the Gibson Guitar App continues to climb and is currently ranked 15th overall for Apple's Top Free Apps.
The free to download Gibson Guitar App is available exclusively for all Apple iPhone and iPod Touch users directly from the Apple App Store. Over the past two years over 3 Billion Apps have been downloaded around the world; the Gibson Guitar App cements Gibson's reputation as the industry's leader in innovation and music technology.
About the Gibson Guitar App:
The Gibson Guitar App includes a number of special features, such as a traditional chromatic tuner which starts in "All Notes" mode that tracks whatever is played. Owners of the App can choose a tuning on the "Mode" page so the tuner will only track notes for that particular tuning. Also included is a standard chromatic tuner, a simple tuner which allows less advanced users to tune to Standard tuning Open G, Open D etc by touching the key. For iPhone users, the Gibson headstock inlay will automatically change color indicating if the string is sharp, flat or in tune. For iPod Touch users they can turn the "Play Notes" option on so they can hear the appropriate tuning since they do not have a microphone facility.
The Gibson app also features a standard metronome that allows users to choose a specific BPM or tap the screen three times to automatically set the tempo. Other key features of the app include over 30 chord charts with finger markings to help the user with mastering the chord. For those who prefer to learn new guitar riffs, licks or chord sequences via video tuition can now have that option from their Gibson App. The app will be updated frequently with new video content so users of all guitar ability can improve their technique from the comfort of their home.
For those who want to keep up with everything Gibson Guitar related including the announcement of new products, artist activity, news stories, interesting and factual features, exclusive contests and special events to name a few can now do this via the Gibson.com option. By popular demand the Gibson Guitar App is a multi-purpose and fully interactive guitar application which can be used at home, on the road or in the Studio. It's a must have for guitarists and music enthusiasts of all ability and style, and best of all its free. Get yours today.
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