F major 7th chord for guitar in different forms, including open and barre chords.
The diagram shows the most popular way to play the chord in open position. Avoid playing on the 5th and 6th strings, but include the 1st open string. Fmaj7 is a four-note chord consisting of F, A, C, E.
Theory and information
Try in a chord progression
Fmaj7 - Dm7 - C
Fmaj7 is an abbreviation for F major seventh. Fmaj7/A, Fmaj7/C and Fmaj7/E are inversions of the chord.
Notes in the chord
The notes that the Fmaj7 chord consists of are F, A, C, E.
To get Fmaj9 add G.
Assorted inversions and slash chords
Versions with alternate bass notes in short notation:
Written in tab format (main version in open position)
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