What's New

- Show playback controls during edit
- Fixed song list scrolling behavior when deleting and reordering songs
- Added support for special symbol "//" for multiline staff text
- Fixed issue with long staff text flowing off of the right edge of the chart
- Improved export to PDF
- Fixed issue in Son-Montuno style where sections with odd numbers of measures would disrupt the clave pattern
- Fixed Tango style final chord with a smoother fade out of the accordion
- Fixed issue with multicolumn Song list not updating song info when saving in editor

App Description

Practice makes perfect. iReal Pro offers an easy-to-use tool to help musicians of all levels master their art. It simulates a real-sounding band that can accompany you as you practice. The app also lets you create and collect chord charts of your favorite songs for reference.

~One of Time Magazine's 50 Best Inventions of 2010~

Used by thousands of music students, teachers and some of the world’s top music schools such as Berklee College of Music and Musicians Institute.

“It’s the perfect technology for a practicing musician: high-quality digital audio, mixable, transposable into any key and completely mobile. Now every aspiring musician has a backup band in their pocket.” – Tim Westergren, Pandora Founder

• It's a Book:
Create, edit, print, share and collect chord charts of your favorite songs for reference while practicing or performing.

• It's a Band:
Practice with a realistic sounding piano (or guitar), bass and drum accompaniments for any downloaded or user-created chord chart.


Have a virtual band accompany you as you practice
• Choose from the included 51 different accompaniment styles (Swing, Ballad, Gypsy Jazz, Bluegrass, Country, Rock, Funk, Reggae, Bossa Nova, Latin,...) and 12 blues styles available as a one-time In-App purchase
• Personalize each style with a variety of sounds including piano, Fender Rhodes, acoustic and electric guitars, acoustic and electric basses, drums, vibraphone, organ, and more
• Record yourself playing or singing along with the accompaniment

Play, edit, and download any songs you want
• 1000s of songs can be downloaded from the forums in a few simple steps
• Edit existing songs or create your own with the Editor
• The Player will play any song that you edit or create
• Create multiple editable playlists

Improve your skills with the included chord diagrams
• Display guitar, ukulele tabs and piano fingerings for any of your chord charts
• Look up piano, guitar and ukulele fingerings for any chord
• Display scale recommendations for each chord of a song to help with improvisations

Practice in the way, and at the level, that you choose
• Includes 50 exercises for practicing common chord progressions
• Transpose any chart to any key or to number notation
• Loop a selection of measures of a chart for focused practicing
• Advanced practice settings (automatic tempo increase, automatic key transposition)
• Global Eb, Bb, F and G transposition for horn players

Share, print, and export – so your music follows you wherever you need it!
• Share individual charts or whole playlists with other iReal Pro users via email and the forums
• Export charts as PDF and MusicXML
• Export audio as WAV, AAC and MIDI 
• Upload your songs and playlists to iCloud for safekeeping and for synchronization across any of your iCloud enabled devices such as iPhone, iPad or Mac

Always backup your songs!

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 08, 2014 Initial release
  • June 14, 2014 New version 5.1
  • September 22, 2014 New version 6.0
  • September 19, 2015 New version 6.3
  • February 14, 2016 New version 7.0
  • March 12, 2016 New version 7.0.1
  • June 13, 2019 New version 10.0.0
  • August 16, 2019 New version 10.1.1
  • September 23, 2019 New version 2019.5
  • November 04, 2019 New version 2019.6
  • July 14, 2020 New version 2020.7.1
  • November 20, 2020 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $13.99
  • December 09, 2020 New version 2020.9
  • January 26, 2021 New version 2021.1.1
  • August 05, 2021 New version 2021.6
  • August 05, 2021 Price increase: $13.99 -> $14.99

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