Getting Started

When you first start FingerpickPro you have two broad options.

Keyboard Layout

The first are three instruments laid out and playable like a piano. These are:

This approach using a keyboard layout will probably be more familiar, since most virtual instruments, including guitars, use this approach. These instruments are explained in detail on the pages linked above.

Chord-Based Layout

The second option, and the main reason for FingerpickPro, are 12 Key Instruments where the virtual keyboard uses a chord-based layout where you choose chords by selecting keyswitches, and the notes of the chord are mapped to keys representing the six strings of a guitar.

  • The 12 Key Instruments are C, C#, D, D#, E, F, F#, G, G#, A, A# and B.

Since the Key Instruments have the least familiar layout, they are explained in greater detail in the following sections:


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