Fmaj7 chord

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



Fmaj7 chord diagram

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.

Alternative shapes

Fmaj7 barre

  • Fmaj7 barre shape

Fmaj7 barre

  • Fmaj7 barre shape


  • Fmaj7 shape

Theory and information

Try in a chord progression

Fmaj7 - Dm7 - C (see with diagrams in pdf)

Chord name

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:

Fmaj7/A: X03210
Fmaj7/C: X33210
Fmaj7/E: 002210
Fmaj7/B: X23210
Fmaj7/Bb: X12211
Fmaj7/G: 303210

Written in tab format (main version in open position)

- 0 -
- 1 -
- 2 -
- 3 -
- - -
- - -

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