smartChord V7.12

⭐ Songbook:

  • Different ChordPro style delimiters to be able to see the chords more clearly: Brackets ‘[Am]’, spaces ‘ Am ‘ or underscores ‘_Am_’
  • Predefined color schemes for normal and dark background (‘Songbook appearance -> Reset’ for existing users)
  • Optimized scrolling if the intelligent line break isn’t active
  • There is new documentation for the s.mart Songbook. It is worth a glance: https://smartchord.de/s-mart-songbook


⭐ Drum machine:

  • 234 drum patterns: You shared your drum patterns with us. We have collected them and made them available for download
  • Covers a lot of genres: Blues, Disco, Funk, Jazz, Pop, Reggae, Rock, …
  • ‘Download’ button in the ‘Table of contents’ to download and import the drum pattern collection
  • Preview in the ‘Table of contents’ of the drum machine makes it much easier to select an adequate drum pattern


▶ Our video shows how to use the drum machine:


✅ Table of Contents: More natural sort order especially if the item name contains numbers


✅ Speed trainer: Possibility to reduce the speed


✅ Fix: Select ‘cloud’ as ‘data source’ for song import


✅ Fix: Color scheme preview


✅ Other changes and fixes


❀ Special thanks to Harry Fehlemann, Marilyn Leahy, Marius Bleeke, Serkan Gürses, Stepan Efremov, Tom Geldner and Troy Cox for their contribution to this version

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smartChord V7.11

⭐ Songbook: Options to get the whole song on one screen
▫ Multi column layout
◾ Option to present a song in 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns
◾ It is song specific and can differ from song to song
◾ Supports intelligent line break with zooming
◾ Needs Android 7 or newer


▫ Compact song view mode
◾ New ‘Mode’ presents the song in ChordPro style, where the chords are in the same line of the lyrics


▫ Buttons for ‘Info’, ‘Line break’, … are staying visible in ‘Just chords’ or ‘Lyrics’ mode
❗ Fix: DropBox synchronisation
❗ Fix: Update the song when changing the mode


✅ Simple ‘drum kit’ to jam around. Just for fun 🙂
▫ Use up to 16 percussion instruments in parallel
▫ Choose between more than 40 percussion instruments
▫ Create multiple drum kits and sync them between your devices


✅ Drum machine:
▫ Possibility to use the same instrument with different volume or velocity
▫ Button to get a drum kit for the drums in the drum machine


✅ Metronome: New lower limit of 4 BPM


✅ Other changes and fixes


❀ Special thanks to Eugene Mih, Henk Oostrom, Jose Climent, Lee Lawrence and Mike Mountain for their contribution to this version

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