A guitar tuner is an essential tool that helps us know when our instrument is not giving the sound we want. What’s a guitar without a proper tuning? Or merely any instrument for that matter? If you’ve ever played an out-of-tune guitar or piano, you’ve most likely cringed like we have at least once in your lifetime — it just doesn’t sound right. Due to this consistent need guitarists and other musicians have, today we wanted to find the best guitar tuners out there to help keep your instrument(s) in optimal shape and sound. Let’s first get into what guitar tuner type you need before diving into our list.