Guitar World 'Lick of the Day App' Reaches 500,000 Downloads

To celebrate reaching 500,000 downloads of our Lick of the Day App, we're offering 50% discounts on subscriptions (for a limited time only).

Guitar World Lick of the Day is listed as a Free App so you can download it for free to evaluate the app's instructional content and features. When you download Lick of the Day, you immediately receive several free licks and you'll receive additional free licks periodically.

After you've had a chance to check out the app, we hope you'll subscribe to Guitar World Lick of the Day. You can purchase a one-, three- or six-month subscription to receive a new and challenging lick every day, seven days a week.

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  • App Store Staff Favorite - January 2011

TUAW: "If you're a guitar player and you're looking to improve your skills and technique, we definitely recommend you go and check out Lick of the Day, now!"

Metal Hammer: "An awesome app has just been released for all you shred-heads!"

MacWorld: "I've been really enjoying this app and if you're a guitar player, chances are you'll like it too."

Boles Blues: "Guitar World's Lick of the Day is my newest, and most favorite, iPad App."

CrunchGear: "I give this app a thumbs up."

Gear Diary: "Lick of the Day is a beautiful app with an intuitive user interface...I highly recommend Lick of the Day for any guitarist."

Created by Agile Partners and Guitar World, the world's best-selling guitar magazine, Lick of the Day is a must-have app for all guitar players who want to continuously improve their guitar playing skills and broaden their repertoire in a fun and engaging way. Guitar World Lick of the Day has a one-of-a-kind feature set that enables guitar players of all skill levels to learn cool licks in a variety of styles.

- High quality videos of Guitar World’s award-winning instructors and amazing celebrities such as Zakk Wylde, Joe Satriani, Gus G., and Phil Collen.
- Licks in a wide range of styles: rock, metal, blues, country, jazz and more.
- Timeless celebrity videos from the Guitar World Vault.
- Scrolling tab and standard music notation for each lick.
- Practice mode with settings that control music notation tempo, looping, audio synthesis, a metronome and more.
- Visual fretboard that shows finger positions synchronized with the scrolling music notation (lefties can invert the fretboard).
- Performance notes written by Guitar World's instructors.
- Download licks to any iOS device that you own - iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.
- "Star" your favorite licks to find them later easily, and sort licks by genre and difficulty.
- Synchronization of favorite licks across subscribers' devices.
- Full support for portrait and landscape orientations on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
- Option to receive notifications when new licks are available.
- In-app tools for customer support and providing feedback.

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