smartChord V8.9.1

✅ Online song editor, importer, viewer:
▫ Chrome is supported again
▫ HTTPS support: To secure internet connections and protect sensitive data, we have switched our online tools to HTTPS. This has also slightly changed the addresses
❗❗ They now start with https. E.g. ❗❗

✅ Set list
▫ Export: Links in the table of contents to jump directly to the song
▫ Optimized performance on large set lists

? File access on some device

✔ Other improvements and fixes

❀ Special thanks to André Messerschmidt, Carsten Bleisch, Emory Keller, Gianluca Banchetti, Marc van Westerlaak, Reinhard Miottke, Robert Dampier, Roy Young, Sean Hartigan, and Lino Velletri for their contribution to this version

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smartChord V8.9

⭐ Migration to Android 11 is now complete
❗ PLEASE CHECK your set lists for errors ❗❗
▫ Permission to access the storage can now be withdrawn (Android 4.4 or newer)
▫ Android 11 has a focus on privacy improvements and protecting user data
▫ smartChord meets Androids 11 API level requirements
▫ For more information please see:

✅ Create or edit an existing note in the notepad with a link to your item from each ‘Folder’ menu. Use it for instance to document your ideas about certain items.
▫ Chord progression
▫ Fretboard Trainer
▫ Metronome
▫ Pattern
▫ Playground
▫ Practice
▫ Set list
▫ Songbook
▫ Tone generator

✅ Set list:
▫ Share songs, images and PDF files directly from the set list
▫ Adding PDF and image files using the system PDF and image picker

? Set list: Search panel hides list

✔ A lot of other improvements and fixes

❀ Special thanks to Anke Kellermann, Carsten Bleisch, Hotte Schmiegelt, Jens Martin, Mario Ravlić, Rainer Schediwak and Stefano Tranchini for their contribution to this version

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smartChord V8.8

⭐⭐⭐ Set list link ⭐⭐⭐

▫ Connects different devices of your bandmates during rehearsals and live performances
▫ Mirrors the set list of the ‘Leader’ to the devices of the ‘Followers’
▫ Opens and starts the song on the follower devices in synchronization with the leader so everyone is on the same song
▫ Mirrors also songs, images and PDF files, even if they are not present on a follower device

❗ It is a pre-release version for ‘Songbook’ customers (invisible for all others)

▫ ‘Leader’ options:
◾ A secret code to prevent strangers from registering as ‘Followers’
◾ Need to acknowledge each ‘Follower’

▫ ‘Follower’ options:
◾ View the song of the leader or the own song with the same name
◾ Scale the songs to fit on a different display size
▫ Uses ‘Wifi Direct’ and works on Android Lollipop (5.0) or newer
▫ No need for a dedicated Wifi router
▫ Please see documentation:

✅ Set list: Reorder button replaced by a menu item in the ‘Edit’ menu

✅ Option to hide the hints also in setting dialogs

✅ New Russian 7-string tunings

? Backup: some settings were not restored

✔ A lot of other improvements and fixes

❀ Special thanks to Carsten Bleisch, Haisam Ido, Klaus Brockt, Ramon Haack and Wolfgang Kienberger for their contribution to this version

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