smartChord V8.12


⭐ Songbook: Replace a chord or fingering by direct input on the fretboard


⭐ Improved handling of fingering favorites
▫ Fingering favorites are always visible independent from the chord settings
▫ Fingering favorites for major, minor and seventh chords are automatically created for every instrument and tuning


⭐ 5-string Banjo with improved chord algorithm


✅ Set list: Possibility to add PDF or image files from GoogleDrive


✅ Scale favorites are now part of the synchronization


🐞 Save and restore favorite instruments
🐞 Fretboard explorer used with settings ‘Solfège’ and ‘Theory notes’


✔ Other improvements and fixes


❀ Special thanks to Armin Schmitt, Carsten Bleisch, Jörg Dengler, Luiz Marcos Wal, Ricardo Zalba, Rudolf Stetulic and Teddy McGibbie for their contribution to this version

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smartChord V8.11


⭐ History is filterable to speed up access to the entries like songs


✅ Songbook: MIDI support extended
▫ Control a MIDI device within the song text
▫ New directive to add MIDI commands which are sent to a MIDI receiver: {x_sccrd_midi:<midiCommand1>, <midiCommand2>, …}
▫ The directive appears as grey ‘MIDI’ line in the song
▫ The commands are automatically sent to a MIDI receiver when
◾ the scroller passes the ‘MIDI’ line
◾ the user taps on the ‘MIDI’ line
▫ Documentation: https://smartchord.de/s-mart-songbook/#Control_a_MIDI_device


✅ Songbook: Scroll breaks are recognizable as such and show the duration of the breaks in seconds


✅ Possibility to change the folder for import and search when ‘Read storage’ permission is granted


🐞 Online song editor, importer, viewer: HTTPS support completed


✔ Other improvements and fixes


❀ Special thanks to Angela Müller, Armin Schmitt, Jean-Pierre Martin, Jens Martin, Jörg Dengler, Stefan Balaz and Uwe Fischbach for their contribution to this version

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smartChord V8.10

⭐⭐⭐ ‘Set list link’ released ⭐⭐⭐
▫ 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, starts and stops 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
▫ ‘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: https://smartchord.de/set-list-link


✅ Online song editor, importer, viewer:
▫ HTTPS for all supported Android versions
▫ New ‘troubleshooting’ page: https://www.smartchord.de/song/troubleshooting.html


✅ Fretboard trainer: Game is resumed, if it is accidentally interrupted


🐞 Menus were just partly visible after fullscreen mode


✔ Other improvements and fixes


❀ Special thanks to Frits Boogaarts, Hakkie de Groot, Harry Fehlemann, Jörg Dengler, Markus Knell and Philibob Gossimer for their contribution to this version

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