smartChord V6.20.1

✅ Access to the ‘Table of content’ by the navigation menu

✅ Metronome: Option to keep the screen on either dimmed or bright

✅ Songbook: You can determine the scroll speed by editing a song (even below the limit of the seekbar)

✅ Fix: Chord diagrams are sometimes too narrow, when the setting ‘Frets per chord’ was small

✅ Fix: Practice: ‘Table of content’ didn’t show the name of the entries

✅ Fix: Practice asked too often for saving

✅ Fix: Audio player in ‘Notepad’ did not start the playback in every case

✅ Other changes/fixes

❀ Special thanks also to Benno Schoppel, Christopher Noll, Daniel Rothra, Daniel Südhof, Henk Oostrom and Thaddeus Steyskal for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.20

⭐ Chords: Extended algorithm to show the formula according the music theory

Chord formula according the music theory

✅ Ear training: Mode so that automatically and continuously a new riddle is asked

✅ New chord: dim(7+)

✅ When changing between instruments, the appropriate bass or treble clef is set

✅ Info screen: Link to the smartChord user forum:

✅ Fix: Bug in animation prevented scrolling in Set list and other animated views like tabulature view

✅ Fix: Print whole fretboard for arpeggios

✅ Fix: Songs are printed with chord diagrams again

✅ Many other changes/fixes

❀ Special words of thank go to Howard Brydle for his extremely thorough and comprehensive revision of the English translation

❀ Special thanks also to Enad Guraziu, Jean-Pierre Martin, Jon Åkerlund, Magdalena Haefs, Marc van Westerlaak, Rick Johnson, Rudy Gamberini, Shaun Powell, Walter Tuzi and Youssef Saad for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.19.1

✅ Set list: Option to show/hide navigation buttons

✅ New color scheme

✅ Fix: Synchronization screen did not react

✅ Minor changes/fixes

❀ Special thanks also to Lari Natri, Rick Tucker and Roland Schippmann for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.19

⭐ A tradução para o português está completa novamente (Portuguese translation is complete again)

⭐ Set list:
▫ Add images like photos of your sheet music
▫ Zoom into PDF and images. Individual zoom factor is persisted for each PDF and image
▫ Add notes to your set list items
▫ The ‘Break’ screen shows the notes (e.g. a joke or an anecdote)
▫ Collapse or expand the notes in the set list
▫ Smooth scrolling of songs and images
▫ Optimized handling of large PDF files
▫ Navigation buttons to switch between the songs/items

⭐ Songbook
▫ Allows to replace the fingerings and the chords of a song
▫ Option to sort the chords in the gallery by name or their occurrence in the song
▫ Songbook internet search: Option to show/edit the link

✅ Notepad: Menu item to share your notes

✅ New chords: maj7sus2, maj7sus4, maj9sus2, maj9sus4, 9sus2, 13sus2, mb11/b9

✅ Fix in ‘Table of content’: Deletion crashed on multiple selection

✅ Fix in Songbook: Behavior of scrolling delay indicator for short texts

✅ Fix in Songbook: Better results with search engine DuckDuckGo when no ‘Chord page’ was selected

✅ Fix: ‘Select directory’ didn’t show the arrow to switch to the parent directory in light themes

✅ A lot of other minor changes/fixes

▶ There is a video which gives ‘a great overview of smartChord’:

? smartChord user forum: We have installed a forum for smartChord users to ask questions, get answers, hold discussions and exchange ideas and opinions:

❀ Special words of thank go to Rodrigo Duarte for completing the Portuguese translation. He did a really great and thorough job!!!
Um agradecimento especial a Rodrigo Duarte por concluir a tradução em português. Ele fez um trabalho realmente excelente e completo!!!

❀ Special thanks also to Denny Gäbel, Francisco José Vela Roncero, Joshua Nunez, Marc Barten, Michael Soots, Oded, Olav Stüwe, Paul Schoonderwoerd and Victor Osaka‎ for their contribution to this version.

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