Dmaj7 chord

D major 7th chord for guitar in different forms, including open and barre chords.



Dmaj7 chord diagram

The diagram shows the most common way to play the chord in open position. A tip is to lay one finger over the three thinnest strings on the second fret. Avoid playing on the 5th and 6th strings.

Alternative shapes

Dmaj7 barre

  • Dmaj7 barre shape


  • Dmaj7 shape


  • Dmaj7 shape

Theory and information

Try in a chord progression

Em9 - A7 - Dmaj7 (see with diagrams in pdf)

Chord name

Dmaj7 is an abbreviation for D major seventh. Dmaj7/F#, Dmaj7/A and Dmaj7/C# are inversions of the chord.

Notes in the chord

The notes that the Dmaj7 chord consists of are D, F#, A, C#.
To get Dmaj9 add E.

Assorted inversions and slash chords

Versions with alternate bass notes in short notation:

Dmaj7/F#: 200222
Dmaj7/A: X00222
Dmaj7/B: X20222
Dmaj7/G: 300222
Dmaj7/E: 000222

Written in tab format (main version in open position)

- 2 -
- 2 -
- 2 -
- 0 -
- - -
- - -

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