smartChord V6.15

⭐ Songbook: Accelerate or slow down the speed at which you’d like to practice a song (Android >= 6.0). It affects the audio play speed as well as the scroll speed


⭐ Scales: Print a scale shown on the fretboard with all its patterns


✅ 38 new predefined tunings for Lute


✅ Fixes:
◾ Songbook: Scroll break directive ({x_sccrd_sbr} did not work in all conditions
◾ Songbook: Unnecessary line breaks removed
◾ Metronome: Some names of the drum sounds were mixed up
◾ Scales: Some “2 notes per string” scale patterns came twice


✅ Chord 7/b5/b13 added


✅ Minor changes/fixes


❀ Special thanks to Jamie Birger, Marc Barten, Marek Drizhal, Paulo Silva, Paul Breaux, Robin Grant, Thomas Terranova, Thor Crowley and Wesley Oldaker for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.14.2

✅ New ‘Folder’ menu item to rename your store items like songs, set lists, exercises


✅ Fixes:
◾ Set list shows info view again
◾ Songbook text editor adding picking patterns
◾ Songbook printing on some older devices
◾ Sharing (songs, exercises, …) with not allowed characters in name


✅ Minor changes/fixes


❀ Special thanks to Buule Chris, Dean Eisen, Gregory N and Bob Hilverth for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.14.1

✅ Songbook
◾ Scroll delay time is shown as a count down
◾ ‘Back to start’ includes the scroll delay
◾ Song name is not shown in first line if info view is visible
◾ Name is marked with ‘*’ if song has been changed until it is saved
◾ Fix: Info view can be hidden again


✅ Set list: Name is marked with ‘*’ if set list is changed until it is saved


✅ Cello, Viola and Violin now with 5 string support


✅ Fix in pattern: The time values of notes are taken into account


✅ Minor changes/fixes


✅ Subscribe to smartChord newsletter at https://smartchord.de/newsletter


❀ Special thanks to Benno Schoppel, Jürgen Wernicke, Paul Schoonderwoerd, Piotr Popczyk and Slawomir Herman for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.14

Songbook text editor extension:
◾ Easily add and edit ChordPro and smartChord specific directives
◾ Add picking patterns to a song (new directive {x_sccrd_ppat})
◾ The offline solution corresponds with our Online song editor, which allows you to edit your song in the browser of your computer: http://www.smartchord.de/song/edit

Songbook picking pattern support:
◾ Embed picking patterns within a song
◾ Tap on the picking pattern to show it or listen to it
◾ Create picking pattern exercises for the song

✅ Song information:
▫ Collapsed view shows in addition to the song name also the key, time signature, tempo and duration
▫ Easy tap to edit the information
✅ ‘Edit information’ screen (e.g. used in Songbook and Set list) is more handy now:
▫ It does not show empty information fields
▫ Additional information can be added by menu

✅ Print dialog with the option to print and share a song via PDF


✅ Info screen extended by:
▫ Link to the news on smartChord.de: https://smartChord.de/news
▫ Link to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/smartChord


✅ Online song editor update (V1.3)
▫ Support for picking pattern
http://www.smartchord.de/song/edit


✅ Lot of minor changes/fixes


❀ Special thanks to Gerrit Horeis, Javier Barraza and Kip Kennedy for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.13.2

✅ Songbook: Improved search for audio files
✅ Songbook: Manual scroll speed can now be 10 times slower
✅ Added chord type m6add11
✅ Fix: Scroll speed on older devices
✅ Minor changes/fixes


❀ Special thanks to Austyn Griffiths, Berthold Schäfer, Dmitry Prokopenko, Edson Siqueira, Jean-Pierre Martin, Javier Barraza and Rick Tucker for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.13.1

⭐ Songbook: Start of scrolling can be optionally delayed.
▫ For a defined number of seconds or automatically determined by the visible scroll range and the song duration
▫ General setting for the default value
▫ Song specific setting


✅ Fix: scrolling in set list


❀ Special thanks to Michelle Levy-Benitez, Rainer Schoettgen, Rick Tucker and William Worrell for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.13

⭐⭐⭐ Online song viewer ⭐⭐⭐
▫ Sing with your audience and show them the lyrics of the current song in any browser
▫ Present your song in any browser at http://www.smartchord.de/song (e.g. the one of your smart TV)
▫ Shows automatically the current song
▫ Different themes for daylight or in the dark pub
▫ Optimized text size by one to four columns
▶ Our video shows the handling: https://youtu.be/LoZtCWNnwS4


⭐ Songbook
▫ Start and stop a song by double click anywhere on the song view
▫ Scrolling can be paused for a defined time with new directive: {x_sccrd_sbr:10}
▫ Scrolling starts with a delay of a 1/3 screen (so the first lines are longer visible)
▫ Time for automatic scrolling is taken from {duration} directive. Otherwise 3:30 is assumed
▫ Keep the result of a transposition as the original song
▫ Count in runs only when a song gets started and is ignored after a pause
▫ Number of count in beats depends on the songs time signature
▫ Time of count in depends on the songs tempo (BPM)
▫ Internet links can be added with new directive (e.g. {x_sccrd_href:https://youtu.be/IGM0XnuwtC8;Our songbook video})
▫ Pre chorus blocks can be defined with directives: {start_of_pre_chorus} and {end_of_pre_chorus}
▫ New color options to define the text and background colors for the pre chorus block
▫ If {chorus} directive has no text, the text of the {start_of_chorus:text} is shown instead
▫ Scroll speed is song specific


✅ Online song editor update (V1.2)
▫ Support for new directives/infos
▫ http://www.smartchord.de/song/edit


✅ Option to print chords and chord progressions black/white


✅ Bugfix: print chord progression


✅ Minor changes/fixes


❀ Special thanks to Andrea Bazzani, Frank Berens, Georg-Felix Radwanski, Kip Kennedy, Sherry Hunter and Stephan Andres for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.12

⭐ 36 picking patterns for 5 string Banjo (now there are 415 altogether)

⭐ Songbook has got two new modes:
▫ ‘Just chords’ shows only the chords and the structure of a song. The chords are aligned in columns.
▫ ‘Lyrics’ shows only the lyrics and the structure of a song


⭐ Songbook supports new chord pages:
▫ www.bigbasstabs.com
▫ www.guitartabs.cc
▫ www.guitartabsexplorer.com
▫ www.mandotabs.com
▫ www.ukutabs.com
▫ www.yourchords.com


⭐ Songbook with different fonts to change the appearance of a song (Android >= 5.0)


✅ Songbook provides new song information properties:
▫ Dance
▫ Genre


✅ Songbook: lot of other minor improvements/fixes


✅ Online song editor update (V1.1): Support for new directives/infos


✅ New general chords print dialog with the option to
▫ print the chords
▫ share the chords via PDF
▫ define the number of chords per row


✅ Chord progression: The printout differs depending on the chosen TAB and prints either: Chord set, the bars with chords or the whole sequence of chords


✅ Playground allows portrait mode on large screens


✅ Songbook fix: There were extra line breaks e.g. when a ChordPro directive {comment_box} was used


✅ Minor changes/fixes


❀ Special thanks to Emanolito Leitner, Frank Berens, Moritz Wiedmann, Perry Spero, Ulrich Auer and Volker Neuss for their contribution to this version.

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