What's New

fixed an issue where tuning could change improperly

App Description

No other iPhone guitar comes even close.
"High end technology for peanuts. Don't know how they do it. Stellar guitar app." - jjw14 (5 stars)

"If you buy nothing else, buy this one. I'd give it 10 stars if I could!" - Jacksondale (5 stars)

"Of all the guitar apps available on the App Store, Frontier Design’s iShred is my favorite." - MacWorld

"Jaw dropping superb app.can't live without it. Addicted & hooked : )" - fazali160677 (5 stars)

"By the first strum, you realize that iShred is a virtual guitar like no other - it is in fact the tool for ultimate guitar supremacy on an MP4 player scale." - TouchMyApps

iShred starts with a set of high-fidelity guitar samples, then feeds them through eight exciting effects pedals and an overdriven amp simulator. Whether you want a clean trebly surf sound, a spacey rock lead, or an all-out metal assault, iShred delivers the goods. The sonic line-up includes these virtual stomp-boxes:

• Hot Fuzz: Get buzzed with an electrifying distortion
• Wahsabi: Tilt your iPhone to control this wah pedal!
• Sybil: Dual chorus pedal to hear your evil twin
• HK-2000 Delay: For fat slap sound or huge echo
• Kömpressör: Power chords just beg for it
• Adrenaline: Treble Booster for that extra shot
• Q-36 Space Modulator: Multi-pattern modulation
• Trembler: Get a healthy dose of Tremolo

iShred provides a playing interface that's both powerful and easy to learn. Create your songs from a huge library of over 2000 built-in chords, scales, and fret positions, by assigning them to the two rows of buttons at the top of the screen. The buttons give you immediate access to all the chords and scales you need for a song, and let you easily switch between strumming chords and playing melodies.

• High quality, professionally mastered guitar samples
• Eight stomp-box effects and an amp simulator
• Notes never "drop out" due to limited sample length
• Adjust tuning to match recordings, other instruments

• Slide finger between buttons for fast chord transitions
• Shortcuts for fast song editing and button reordering
• Support for the left-handed guitarist

• Record performances with optional metronome
• Play along with recordings, even use different sound
• Speed up or slow down performance after recording

• Send songs to computer via iTunes file sharing

• A jukebox of shared songs from around the world
• Share your performances and be rated by other guitarists
• Download songs and performances from other players
• Check out the AirPlay charts: http://fdgm.us/AirPlay

• Built in music player
• Play along with iPod library or imported tracks
• Setup a loop for practicing a song section

• Easily create and save your own custom chords
• Strumming position controls loudness of chords
• Chords are easily reordered for fast access

• 21 scales, available in 12 keys, let you play melodies
• "Advanced moves": hammer-on's, pull-off's, and slides
• User-selectable string labels

• Combinations of chords & scales can be saved as songs
• Songs can now have multiple pages of buttons
• Add FX buttons to switch effect setups on the fly!
• Songs can be edited, renamed, deleted
• Backup songs to the network

Looking to add iShred's audible awesomeness to your REAL GUITAR? Pick up our free app, iShred LIVE! http://fdgm.us/iShredLIVE

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • August 22, 2011 New version 1.99
  • August 23, 2011 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • August 23, 2011 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • October 22, 2011 New version 1.99.2
  • November 17, 2011 New version 1.99.3
  • December 07, 2011 New version 2.0.0
  • December 15, 2011 New version 2.0.1
  • December 20, 2011 New version 2.0.2
  • March 22, 2012 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $3.99
  • April 10, 2012 Price increase: $3.99 -> $4.99
  • October 03, 2012 New version 2.0.3
  • June 13, 2019 New version 3.0.2

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