Metronomes are used by guitar students to help keep a steady tempo as they practice, and can really help when working on issues of irregular timing. Practicing to a metronome can really help your internalize a clear sense of timing and tempo, so go ahead and use our free guitar metronome designed specifically for our guitar students.

60 Beats Per Minute

4 Beats Per Measure

Measures so far: 0 reset

Click a beat number below to accent it.

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How to use our Online Metronome

  1. First of all, you'll want to set the BPM (Beats per Minute) of the metronome by either dragging the slider, or pressing the +/- buttons. Once you do, you'll see the musical term for the speed of the metronome as well. You can change this setting while the metronome is running as well.
  2. Next, you'll want to set your time signature, so how many beats you want to have sounding in 1 measure. As you'll know, the most common time signatures are 4/4 (4 beats to a measure) and 3/4 (3 beats to a measure), but our metronome is very flexible in this respect as well. You can set up to 16 beats per measure. You can change this setting while the metronome is running.
  3. You'll also want to set when you want to hear accented beats. By default, the accented beat is the first beat, but you can set any of them to be accented, simply by pressing the corresponding beat near the bottom of the metronome.
  4. Now just press the Start button, and the metronome will produce your beat. It will also count how many times it's gone through the measure, as indicated by the "Measures so far" number, which you can reset at any time.
Google Chrome users

We've noticed that the rhythm played by our metronome is a bit off-accurate in the Google Chrome browser for the first few cycles. If you experience this, please use a different browser, or wait till the 3rd cycle, after which the rhythm becomes constant. Our apologies but this is a Google Chrome error, and we can't do anything about it.