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"Superstrings" Chord Name Finder by Jim Cranwell

Find the name of any chord! Just move your mouse over a fret position on the fretboard and click on it to include the note in the chord. If you click on the same string but different place it will change it. If you click on a note already in place... it will remove it.
Any number of combinations is possible up until it becomes
an actually impossible chord. (seven different notes?)
Whatever displays as the shortest name is usually (not necessarily) the best option to use, unless it says "11th" or "13th" somewhere in the display, then that is probably the chord in question and it's showing you what notes are also included n the chord ... the rest of the chord names shown are the program forcing a chord name out of every single note that was picked in the chord. This program will tell you exactly what's in the chord, if's and's and but's. For instance if you're showing a minor chord (minor third) but you also have the third in it, it will say so (with3).

Complete Instructions coming soon...
m : in the result means minor chord
9th(2nd) : a ninth chord (the same note as second).
If you add the ninth note to any chord it would be considered an "add9" chord.
In an true "ninth" chord the "flat seventh" is also included (in a "C7th" chord the "flat 7th" usually just called "7th" or "b7th" is a "Bb or A# note").
Any chord that says major... "major ninth", "major thirteenth" means the seventh note has been raised (not the ninth or the thirteenth). if the program shows something like "9th" in the display it means the 9th note (or 2nd) is included in the chord. If the program shows something like "minor ninth" you've actually found a true ninth chord variation.
11th(4th) : an eleventh (the same note as fourth).
In an true "eleventh" chord the ninth and the seventh are also included but the 5th and 9th or the 3rd and 5th are usually omitted
13th(6th) : the thirteenth (the same note as sixth), 
A true "13th" chord includes the...
I, III, V, flat VII, IX, XI, XIII 
but if you notice there are seven notes ...and that's not going to work on the guitar so the 5th and the 9th or the 9th and the 11th are commonly omitted from chord
Some Make you own types
dim7th : Or just plain "diminished" is the same a... minor, -5, 6(13)
half dim :  same as minor, -5, 7th

This chart is scale note number verses note name (using a "C" scale as example only, )
I ii II iii III IV v V vi VI vii VII I ii II iii III IV v V vi VI
1st -2 2nd m3 3rd 4th -5 5th +5 6th b7th maj7 1st -9 9th +9 b11 11th #11 5th b13 13th
C C# D Eb E F F# G G# A Bb B C C# D Eb E F F# G G# A
Here is the same thing using a "G" scale as example
G G# A Bb B C C# D Eb E F F# G G# A Bb B C C# D Eb E

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