Fm7 chord

Fm7 chord for guitar in different forms, including closed and barre chords.



Fm7 chord diagram

The most common way to play the chord. The index finger should bar all strings. Fm7 is a four-note chord consisting of F, Ab, C, Eb. Fm7 is an abbreviation for F minor 7th.

Alternative shapes

Fm7 barre

  • Fm7 barre shape

Fm7 (voicing)

  • Fm7 chord diagram

Fm7 (capo 1)

  • Fm7 capo diagram

Relevant chords


  • Fm7/C chord diagram

Theory and information

Try in a chord progression

Fm7 - Bb7 - Ebmaj7 (see with diagrams in pdf)


The diagram with the xx1111 shape can also be written as Fm7/Eb.

Chord names

Fm7 is a minor 7th chord (a less common abbreviation is Fmin7). Fm7/Ab, Fm7/C and Fm7/Eb are inversions of the chord.

Notes in the chord

The notes that the Fm7 chord consists of are F, Ab, C, Eb.
To get Fm9 add G.
To get F7 replace Ab with A.

Alternatives with capo

Em7 shape with a capo on 1st fret (see picture).
Dm7 shape with a capo on 3rd fret.
Am7 shape with a capo on 8th fret.

Written in tab format (main barre version)

- 1 -
- 1 -
- 1 -
- 1 -
- 3 -
- 1 -

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