Agile Partners and Guitar World magazine have announced the Guitar World Lick of the Day app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch exceeded 500,000 downloads less than three months after its launch. To celebrate the milestone, special discounts on subscriptions to Lick of the Day are available for a limited time. In addition, a new version of the app (Version 1.1) has just been released with several new features including free sponsored licks.
Guitar World Lick of the Day provides guitar players of all levels with a fun and engaging way to improve their guitar skills across a wide range of styles: rock, metal, blues, country, jazz, and more. Lick of the Day can be downloaded for free to evaluate its instructional content and features. Subscriptions can be easily purchased within the app to receive a new and challenging lick every day.
To celebrate the 500,000 downloads milestone, significant subscription discounts are available for a limited time: one-month subscriptions are discounted from $4.99 to $1.99, three-month subscriptions from $12.99 to $4.99, and six-month subscriptions from $19.99 to $9.99.
Guitar World Lick of the Day feature set includes:
- High quality videos of Guitar World's instructors and guitar celebrities such as Joe Satriani, Zakk Wylde, and Gus G demonstrating licks.
- Scrolling tab and standard music notation for each lick.
- Practice mode settings that control music notation tempo, looping, audio synthesis, a metronome and more. a visual fretboard that shows finger positions synchronized with the scrolling music notation.
The new release of Guitar World Lick of the Day introduces several features including sponsored licks that provide Lick of the Day users with a way to enjoy more high quality licks for free. Sponsored licks begin with a short video message about the sponsor's product.
Other new features include AirPlay support on iOS 4.3 devices, full support for landscape orientation on the iPhone and iPod touch, synchronization of favorite licks across devices for subscribers, and the option to receive notifications when new licks are available.