smartChord V8.0

⭐ Privacy improvements to protect your data
▫ Need for general external storage access removed. The permission is now requested if it is needed (e.g. file search, import, export)
▫ Automatic backup does not need storage permission anymore. Backup files are migrated to the new Android 11 app folder structure
▫ Notepad does not need storage permission anymore. Audio files are migrated to the new Android 11 app folder structure
▫ New option to enable/disable automatic backups
▫ Navigation menu entry to the File Explorer
▫ smartChord uses now the new folder structure from Android 11
◾ New: /storage/emulated/0/Android/data/de.smartchord.droid/files
◾ Old: /storage/emulated/0/smartChord
◾ ‘0’ can differ on each device
▫ For more information please see:
https://www.neowin.net/news/android-11-the-new-privacy-and-security-features-to-know-about
https://www.androidauthority.com/android-11-privacy-1161814
https://thehackernews.com/2020/09/android-11-security-privacy.html


⭐ Fretboard Explorer as a customizable learning interface
▫ Focus on the things that are important at the time
▫ Focus on a chord or a scale
▫ Disable strings and notes
▫ Limit the fretboard range
▫ Choose the key of the chord or the scale
▫ Choose the info on the fretboard: ‘Notes’, ‘Intervals’ or ‘Relative notes’
▫ Choose between 40 instruments and thousands of tunings
▫ Choose between 20 color schemes
❀ Very special words of thanks go to Matthew Faris. He convinced us to implement his idea of a Fretboard Explorer, accompanied the development and made this very comprehensive video: https://youtu.be/GQPrWGVPhKQ. It was a pleasure to work with him.


✅ Scale fretboard screen: Spinner to change the key of the scale


✅ Fretboard trainer: All instruments are listed when configuring a new quiz


✅ Notepad: New menu item to show the recorded audio files in the file explorer


✅ Backup: New menu item to show the backup files in the file explorer


✅ File explorer: Button to share files


✅ Fretboard view: Color scheme is also applied if ‘fretboard info’ setting is ‘fingering’


🐞 Songbook fix: Double click in song view to start or stop


🐞 Chord Progression fix: Chords were removed on changing the instrument or the tuning


✅ Many other changes and fixes


❀ Special thanks to Bryson Jack, Dmitry Arkhipov, Hotte Schmiegelt, Javier Martínez, Matthew Faris and Prem Lojong for their contribution to this version

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