guitar chords comprehensible and interactive

guitar player playing a Dmaj7 chord

Find chord shapes

Chord Finder chord finder

No problem if you don't know much about theory yet. The guitar chord finder will find great chord shapes for many chord types.

Find chord names

Chord Analyzer chord analyzer

Enter a chord into the virtual guitar fingerboard and the Oolimo chord analyzer will instantly show notes, intervals and syntactically right chord symbols for all inversions.

Interactive Chord Theory

Chord construction and relations in general

interactive blackboard shows modal chords

Check out the new lesson on diatonic chords!

Understanding the fretboard Diatonic Chords Intervals & chord construction


Some of the things here may be just a little to hard. So come back and look things up from time to time.

Chord types

The single chord types on the guitar fretboard
...and where to use them

Learn the main chord types and take advantage of the interactive chord diagrams that show note names, intervals and fingering...

interactive chord diagram

...and many other interactive tools like switchable staves that make everything so much easier to understand!

multifunctional staves board
Oliver Mochman acoustic guitar

Chord progressions

This is the practical part, so take your guitar...

Learn the most important chord progressions in pop, rock and jazz - shown in several keys with several variations.

That makes it easy to learn to transpose your songs easily to the your (or the singers) preferred key.

Playing the same progression in different positions gives a guitar duo a great, rich sound!

chord progression generator