smartChord V11.2

✔ Chord Pad
Transpose the pad
Sort the pad
Remove duplicate chords
◾ Piano shows the notes of chords
◾ Available in the shop
s.mart Chord Pad released

✔ Tap BPM
◾ Tap tempo dialog is now available as tool for the home screen
◾ A quick way to calculate tempo by tapping along with the rhythm

✔ Song Analyser: Complete support for Solfege and Nashville Number System

🐞 Songbook: Problems to replace a chord if the song was in Solfege

✔ Other improvements and fixes

❀ Special thanks to Adriano Maria Elena, Dave Schneider, Ernst Wolf and Tommy Illgner for their contribution to this version

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smartChord V11.1

⭐ Chord Pad

◾ Multi-purpose tool to
▫ compose and experiment with chord progressions
▫ accompany a song
▫ jam around and have fun 🙂

◾ Add single chords or add the chord set from a song or chord progression

◾ Choose from 100 instruments for the sound of each chord

◾ The volume can be selected individually for each chord

◾ Multi-touch support to play several chords at the same time

◾ Easily rearrange with drag and drop

◾ Colors according to your color scheme

◾ Optional full-screen mode

◾ Optional Piano to play melodies. Together with the piano, the result is something like an accordion

◾ Storage to save and organize your pads including the Table of Contents

◾ Share your pads with your bandmates or friends

◾ Sync your pads between your devices

◾ Add links to a pad in songs and notes

◾ Open the Chord Pad with the chords of a song, chord progression, Circle of Fifths, Song Writer…

Documentation

✔ Songbook: Option to define the default player which will be shown when no specific player or player input has been selected

✔ Home screen tools definition
◾ Tools are filterable by categories: Composing, Dictionary, Learning, …
◾ Buttons to select or deselect all

✔ Table of Contents: Search field with auto-completion from history of previous searches

🌈 Home screen:
◾ Possibility to set the color of the tool icons
◾ Documentation: https://smartchord.de/docs/general/appearance/home-screen

✔ Documentation:
Getting started with smartChord

🐞 Capo: The fingerings were not updated in every case when the capo was changed

🐞 Key Identifier: Problems removing a chord

🐞 Chords: Note buttons shows also Solfege and Nashville Number System again

🐞 Simplify chords: Shows also chords according to Solfege and Nashville Number System

✔ A lot of other improvements and fixes

❀ Special thanks to Adriano Maria Elena, Ken Cowie, Lena Schütten, Manfred Leitner, Marcos Galletero Romero and Scott Noroozi for their contribution to this version

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smartChord V11.0

⭐ Customizable toolbar:
◾ Customise a toolbar to have quick access to your favorite functions
◾ Available on nearly every screen like Songbook, Song-Writer, Chords, Editor or even the home screen
◾ Available on Android 7 or later
◾ Toolbar customizing screen:
▫ Reachable on every screen via menu ‘⁝ -> Toolbar’
▫ Add, move or remove the tools via drag’n’drop
▫ Activate-/deactivate the toolbar
Toolbar documentation

✔ Android 14 compatibility

🐞 Chord Progression: Change capo

🐞 Circle of Fifths: music sheet wasn’t always updated correctly with naming method ‘Solfege’

✔ A lot of other improvements and fixes

❀ Special thanks to Björn Wilde, Hagler Ducley Brito, Henk Oostrom, Scott Noroozi, Tonio Ene, Vittorio Bernardini and William Liu for their contribution to this version

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smartChord V10.16

⭐ Songbook: song search improved

Optimized song detection

Bookmarks for your inspiration
▫ Predefined list of song pages with the top-rated songs and artists
▫ Screen to maintain your own bookmarks with your favorite song pages

◾ Progress bar shows when song recognition is complete

◾ ‘Reload’ button, in case the song recognition does not work the first time

◾ Quick switch to search for ‘Chords’ or ‘TAB’ (tablature)

✔ Documentation:

◾ List of recently created or modified articles so you can stay up-to-date

Getting started with the Songbook

Songbook for singers

🐞 Songbook: Workaround for Android before 6.0

🐞 Table of Contents: Wrong filter preset

✔ Minor improvements and fixes

❀ Special thanks to Alberto Torres Gutiérrez, François Amaral, Harry Fehlemann, Jonathan Olson and Keith Layton for their contribution to this version

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smartChord V10.15

Songbook for piano:

◾ Get the piano chord charts with the fingerings for the song’s chords

◾ Get the piano chord either in a zoomable grid or horizontally scrollable gallery

◾ Clicking on a chord in the song text opens a dialog with the piano chord chart

◾ Possibility to change the chord in the song

◾ Clicking on a piano chord chart plays the chord

◾ The option ‘Piano mode’ activates the ‘Songbook for piano’

Documentation

Song Writer:

◾ Get the piano chord charts with the fingerings for the song’s chords

◾ Clicking on a piano chord chart plays the chord

◾ The option ‘Piano mode’ shows the piano chord chart in the chord gallery

Documentation

✔ Piano: Fine-tune the number of keys with +/- buttons

✔ Chords: Clicking on the piano plays the chord

✔ Chord details: Clicking on the piano plays the chord

✔ Circle of fifths:
◾ Clicking on the chord diagram plays the chord
◾ Clicking on the piano plays the chord

✔ Instrument translator:
◾ Clicking on the chord diagram plays the chord
s.mart Instrument Translator is released on Google Play

✔ Scale screens: Menu items to show the scale in the playground or piano

🐞 Chord Progression: Transpose works again

🐞 Notifications on Android 13 and newer

✔ A lot of other improvements and fixes

❀ Special thanks to Andreas Arbeit, Cristian Rauta, Marcos Giovane, Peter Fresser and Somrata Sarkar for their contribution to this version

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smartChord V10.14

⭐ Instrument translator:

◾ Translates the fingering from one instrument or tuning to another instrument or tuning

◾ It’s easing the learning process for musicians who are proficient in one instrument and want to learn or switch to another

◾ It allows you to enter the notes or fingering on the instrument you are familiar with

◾ The reverse chord finder finds the resulting chords for the notes entered

◾ The chord dictionary presents the possible fingerings for the resulting chords

◾ It translates from one of the approx. 40 supported string instruments and the piano to another

◾ It supports any tuning

◾ The reverse chord finder is configurable and also looks for inversions, slash chords, incomplete or rootless chords

◾ The note colors follow the color scheme and the selected chord

◾ Documentation: https://smartchord.de/docs/instrument-translator/instrument-translator-overview/

🐞 Songbook internet search: Workaround to handle corrupt song pages on cifra

🐞 Songbook: Scrolling on rare conditions

🐞 Chord name: Not all note names were visible without a selected chord

🐞 Play chord sounds in some screens

✔ A lot of other improvements and fixes

❀ Special thanks to Andreas Arbeit, Daniel Ruíz Mojica, Marcos Giovane, Martin Wiesenhofer, Peter Fresser and Yves Sancho Oliver for their contribution to this version

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