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eMedia eMedia Guitar Method - Digital Download Macintosh Version

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Over 160 comprehensive lessons.

The newest version of the world's best-selling beginning guitar instruction software! Now with Interactive Feedback on Melodies. Over 160 comprehensive lessons cover everything from the basics to chord strumming, playing melodies, and fingerpicking. A modern rock chapter includes various strumming styles, movable power chords, and power chord riffs. Over 50 large-format videos from instructor Kevin Garry, Ph.D., include split-screens and close-ups of both hands.

Learning guitar is made fun with over 70 songs, including famous hits from artists such as Bob Dylan, the Grateful Dead, and Steve Miller. Many of the songs are recorded live with multi-track full band accompaniment. As the songs play, an animated fretboard guides you through the fingerings, and MIDI tracks allow you to slow down and loop parts of the music for practice. This latest version includes larger easy-to-read screens, enhanced audio and video, and custom animated fretboard skins. The new Note and Finger Tracker provides interactive feedback. Play into your computers microphone to see what note youre playing on the fretboard as music notation. Youll be able to correct your playing and learn to read music faster. eMedia Guitar Method is the ultimate way to learn how to play guitar!

Guitar Method also features many hit songs, including:
Knockin' on Heaven's Door
Acoustic version as by Bob Dylan
Rock version in the style of Guns N Roses
Little Red Rooster made famous by the Rolling Stones
Rock N' Me by Steve Miller Band
Downtown Train made famous by Rod Stewart
Uncle John's Band by the Grateful Dead
Scarborough Fair made famous by Simon & Garfunkel
Ode to Joy by Ludwig van Beethoven
House of the Rising Sun made famous by the Animals
La Bamba made famous by Ritchie Valens and Los Lobos
Midnight Special made famous by Creedence Clearwater Revival

"Top 50 educational CD-ROM of the year!"

Peter Frampton
"The ultimate way to learn how to play guitar!"

Jon Chappell, editor of Guitar One magazine
"eMedia's Guitar Method 1 is the best CD-ROM package I've seen for guitar instruction."

Nancy Wilson, guitarist/vocalist of HEART
"Guitar Method is the greatest because it centers around playing songs. If it's not about playing songs, what's it about?"

PC Magazine
"One of the best programs we've seen in the music-teaching software category."
Editors Choice

Mac Addict
"Freakin' Awesome!"

System Requirements


Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10
CD-ROM or Download


macOS 10.5 to 10.14
CD-ROM or Download

(Internet connection recommended for online activation.)

Attention Mac users: As you may be aware, Apple has decided to discontinue support for 32-bit applications starting in macOS 10.15 (Catalina). If you wish to use eMedia software which requires 32-bit support, do not upgrade past macOS 10.14 (Mojave). eMedia is working on a new version that will support Catalina and future versions of macOS, but they do not yet have a release date for it.

For more information regarding macOS 10.15, please visit:


  • 165 comprehensive lessons with options for either tablature or music notation
  • Now with Interactive Feedback! The new Note Tracker for melodies shows you what you are playing. New Instant Feedback tracks your progress through the songs.
  • Over 50 videos including split-screens and close-ups of both hands
  • Over 70 hit songs from artists such as the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Steve Miller, and more
  • Support for left-handed animated fretboard with custom skins
  • Includes automatic tuner, metronome, and 250-chord dictionary
  • System Requirements:
    • Windows:
    • Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7/ Windows 8
    • 16 MB of free RAM, 40 MB of free hard disk space
    • PC soundcard