Online Guitar Tuner

Use this free online guitar tuner to tune your guitar. You may use this to tune any type of guitar that has 6 strings such as an acoustic, electric, or even classical guitar. For a guitar with 12 strings visit our 12-String Guitar Tuner. This is initially set for the standard EADGBE guitar tuning. If you need a different tuning you may adjust the notes to your liking, or use the presets on the right. For other methods on how to tune your guitar go to our Guitar Tuning Methods page. See instructions below the tuner for usage.

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Instructions: To tune your guitar, first you need to know what tuning you want the guitar to be in. The standard tuning for 6 string guitars is EADGBE. If you want to tune it in standard form then you don't have to change any of the notes above, because it is initially set to EADGBE. If you want a different tuning then try some of the presets on the right side of the guitar tuner. If you don't find the tuning your looking for then you have to adjust the notes manually. Once you have set up the notes and have the correct tuning. Then click on the buttons one at a time and then tune your corresponding guitar string to the note. The thickest string on the guitar is the 6th string, and the thinnest is the 1st string. It tells you what string it is on each button. Also, be careful on how high you set the notes, because I have included notes on the tuner that would probably snap average guitar strings. Good luck.

Hal Leonard Guitar MethodTip: Make several passes tuning each of the strings. For example you might have noticed that if you have tuned all the strings once, and then back to the first one you tuned, it might be off a little bit. This is because you are increasing or decreasing the tension on each of the strings as you tune it and the instrument's body might bend ever so slightly due to this difference in tension. This causes the other strings to slightly change in pitch. So make sure you keep on checking and tuning the strings until all are in tune, so make several passes. See more tips at the Guitar Tuning Tips page.

Now that you have your guitar tuned, you can get to playing it. The Hal Leonard Guitar Method is a great learning resource for those who are learning to play the guitar.

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works for me thanks

by Guitar Man on

Great tuner..for me at least. the ability to tune chromatically each string is a bonus. Is there a standalone I can download and use offline?

by CJ on

This is no ****ing help to me and my malnutritined children you heartless swine

by Cherly on

I use this 5-7 days a week, drop A, B, C, and D, and alternative tuning's like D# for my "cock rockin'" Goth metal friends. Never had an issue. For those who struggle with hearing a pitch, try feelin' it...whenever the tuner note and guitar note matches, your guitar neck will literally vibrate in the palm of your neck hand ;o) ...that's how I do it..."CRANK IT UP!" \m/

by MarkTheShark on

I use this 5-7 days a week, drop A, B, C, and D, and alternative tuning's like D# for my "cock rockin'" Goth metal friends. Never had an issue. For those who struggle with hearing a pitch, try feelin' it...whenever the tuner note and guitar note matches, your guitar neck will literally vibrate in the palm of your neck hand ;o) ...that's how I do it..."CRANK IT UP!" \m/

by MarkTheShark on

I use this 5-7 days a week, drop A, B, C, and D, and alternative tuning's like D# for my "cock rockin'" Goth metal friends. Never had an issue. For those who struggle with hearing a pitch, try feelin' it...whenever the tuner note and guitar note matches, your guitar neck will literally vibrate in the palm of your neck hand ;o) ...that's how I do it..."CRANK IT UP!" \m/

by MarkTheShark on

brianc

i am not sure what the numbers are on the tunings 2/3/4/ and so on/it dosn't say what they mean.on the 12 string tuning?i have just bought this 12 string guitar i had one in the 70s and for got how i tuned it hope you can help?.

by brian on

Thanks a lot great and easy of use!

by Alfredo on

it was awesome. definitely telling people!!!

by zack on

ok, i guess

by Jim on

Some of you are ridiculous and obviously don't have an ear for pitch. You have LOTS of learning to do, kiddos.

This is a great tuner - end of story!

by Levi on

This is a Good Tuner. Learn to tune by EAR and not automatically. You will then develop an Ear for tuning. Looking at an Auto - Tuner does not train your ear. (If you don't care about that then use a different tuner.)

by Jeff. on

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by layla on

fix it

cant it be like were u tune by your self and we dont have to read it would tell you if you have at right tune for a song

by tomi on

im a girl

wtf is this ( wtf means what the fudge ) im ten

by tomi on

Newby

Hi, i am a beginner and still getting my ear in tune, but this tuner is really helping, a big thank you.I find that leaving the strings to settle after tuning helps, am i the only one.

by David Thomas on

Ignore the nay-says. Ths is great - I hit a Jimmy Page tuning in a couple of minutes. Awesome. Love it!

by Keith on

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by Matthew l on

This is useless😑😑😑😑😑

by Matthew l on

the 12 string tuner is without doubt a fantastic piece of kit, this type of guitar can be an absolute pain to tune, but this gets the job done in minutes, thank you

by tom on
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