smartChord V6.20.3

✅ Songbook has now support for Bluetooth device and MIDI device (Android >= 6.0 Marshmallow)
▫ Uses the same Bluetooth and MIDI configuration as the set list
▫ Start/stop auto scrolling, metronome or the audio player
▫ Smooth scrolling

✅ Set list: New search tool to handle also large set lists

✅ Fix Songbook: Audio player had to be visible to play

✅ Fix Songbook: No more loop of search for audio dialogs when audio file does not exist anymore

✅ Fix Metronome: Option to keep the screen on either dimmed or bright

✅ Other changes/fixes

❀ Special thanks also to Christopher Noll, Karlheinz Mackel and Armin Schmitt for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.20.2

✅ Set list notes:
▫ Add links to your stored items: chord progressions, songs, set lists, exercises, patterns, metronome and tone generator settings
▫ Add internet links

✅ Notepad: Support for internet links within notes

✅ Fix: Tempo of metronome couldn’t be changed by ‘+’ and ‘-‘

✅ Fix: Set list opening PDFs and images

✅ Other changes/fixes

❀ Special thanks also to Andre Messerschmidt, Arisio Costa, Francisco José Vela and Simon Thompson for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.20.1

✅ Access to the ‘Table of content’ by the navigation menu


✅ Metronome: Option to keep the screen on either dimmed or bright


✅ Songbook: You can determine the scroll speed by editing a song (even below the limit of the seekbar)


✅ Fix: Chord diagrams are sometimes too narrow, when the setting ‘Frets per chord’ was small


✅ Fix: Practice: ‘Table of content’ didn’t show the name of the entries


✅ Fix: Practice asked too often for saving


✅ Fix: Audio player in ‘Notepad’ did not start the playback in every case


✅ Other changes/fixes


❀ Special thanks also to Benno Schoppel, Christopher Noll, Daniel Rothra, Daniel Südhof, Henk Oostrom and Thaddeus Steyskal for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.20

⭐ Chords: Extended algorithm to show the formula according the music theory

Chord formula according the music theory


✅ Ear training: Mode so that automatically and continuously a new riddle is asked


✅ New chord: dim(7+)


✅ When changing between instruments, the appropriate bass or treble clef is set


✅ Info screen: Link to the smartChord user forum: https://smartchord.de/forum


✅ Fix: Bug in animation prevented scrolling in Set list and other animated views like tabulature view


✅ Fix: Print whole fretboard for arpeggios


✅ Fix: Songs are printed with chord diagrams again


✅ Many other changes/fixes


❀ Special words of thank go to Howard Brydle for his extremely thorough and comprehensive revision of the English translation


❀ Special thanks also to Enad Guraziu, Jean-Pierre Martin, Jon Åkerlund, Magdalena Haefs, Marc van Westerlaak, Rick Johnson, Rudy Gamberini, Shaun Powell, Walter Tuzi and Youssef Saad for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.19.1

✅ Set list: Option to show/hide navigation buttons

✅ New color scheme

✅ Fix: Synchronization screen did not react

✅ Minor changes/fixes

❀ Special thanks also to Lari Natri, Rick Tucker and Roland Schippmann for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.19

⭐ A tradução para o português está completa novamente (Portuguese translation is complete again)


⭐ Set list:
▫ Add images like photos of your sheet music
▫ Zoom into PDF and images. Individual zoom factor is persisted for each PDF and image
▫ Add notes to your set list items
▫ The ‘Break’ screen shows the notes (e.g. a joke or an anecdote)
▫ Collapse or expand the notes in the set list
▫ Smooth scrolling of songs and images
▫ Optimized handling of large PDF files
▫ Navigation buttons to switch between the songs/items


⭐ Songbook
▫ Allows to replace the fingerings and the chords of a song
▫ Option to sort the chords in the gallery by name or their occurrence in the song
▫ Songbook internet search: Option to show/edit the link


✅ Notepad: Menu item to share your notes


✅ New chords: maj7sus2, maj7sus4, maj9sus2, maj9sus4, 9sus2, 13sus2, mb11/b9


✅ Fix in ‘Table of content’: Deletion crashed on multiple selection


✅ Fix in Songbook: Behavior of scrolling delay indicator for short texts


✅ Fix in Songbook: Better results with search engine DuckDuckGo when no ‘Chord page’ was selected


✅ Fix: ‘Select directory’ didn’t show the arrow to switch to the parent directory in light themes


✅ A lot of other minor changes/fixes


▶ There is a video which gives ‘a great overview of smartChord’: https://youtu.be/3uqggsZpsLE


👥 smartChord user forum: We have installed a forum for smartChord users to ask questions, get answers, hold discussions and exchange ideas and opinions: https://smartchord.de/forum


❀ Special words of thank go to Rodrigo Duarte for completing the Portuguese translation. He did a really great and thorough job!!!
Um agradecimento especial a Rodrigo Duarte por concluir a tradução em português. Ele fez um trabalho realmente excelente e completo!!!


❀ Special thanks also to Denny Gäbel, Francisco José Vela Roncero, Joshua Nunez, Marc Barten, Michael Soots, Oded, Olav Stüwe, Paul Schoonderwoerd and Victor Osaka‎ for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.18.1

✅ Minor changes/fixes like full text search on older devices


❀ Special thanks to Leandro Oliveira, Olaf Müller, Paul Schoonderwoerd, Rick Tucker and Vivian Awill for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.18

⭐ Full text search for songs
▫ Can be used to search for chords, song text or arbitrary song information
▫ The search also supports the wildcards ‘?’ for any character and ‘*’ for 0 or more characters
▫ Complex search terms can be logically linked with ‘AND’, ‘OR’, ‘(‘ and ‘)’
▫ Option for case sensitive search


⭐ Favor your store items to find them more easily in the storage:
▫ Songs
▫ Set lists
▫ Chord progressions
▫ Exercises
▫ Notes
▫ Metronome sets
▫ Tone generator sets
▫ New setting to define the sort behavior


✅ Songbook: New directive to tag your songs


✅ Set list: New directive to tag your set lists


✅ Full text search for notes


✅ Option to print arpeggios and scales black/white


✅ Chord 6/11 added


✅ Fix Songbook: Set song duration different than the audio duration


✅ Minor changes/fixes


✅ Online song editor update (V1.4) with support for tags (http://www.smartchord.de/song/edit)


❀ Special thanks to Edson Siqueira, Javier Ran, Jens Martin, Ken Cowie, Tarun Mudgal and Thomas Fiebich for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.17

⭐ Songbook
▫ Option to print song info
▫ Edit all song properties
▫ Duration is now formatted in format ‘mm:ss’ and entered by dialog
▫ Option to activate word wrap in editor
▫ Keeps original ChordPro lines as they are (no conversion)
▫ Fix: Song page jumped to the top after restart, when audio player was active


⭐ Set list
▫ Navigate within the set list by a MIDI device (Android >= 6.0 Marshmallow)
◾ Navigate between the songs
◾ Scroll within a song
◾ Start/stop auto scrolling, metronome or the audio player
◾ Configure your MIDI device individually


▫ Pedal configuration extended for ‘Start/stop metronome”


✅ Arpeggio: Print an arpeggio shown on the fretboard with all its patterns


✅ Metronome:
▫ ‘Count in’ option
▫ Fix: Sound was muted after changing the time signature


✅ Notepad:
▫ Supports basic HTML formats
▫ Menu to format your notes comfortably
▫ Option to activate word wrap in editor


✅ Added chord type m6add11


✅ Other changes/fixes like printing slash chords


❀ Special thanks to Aklan Akdağ, Buule Julius, Francois Amaral, Jeff Puchalski, Joel Allen, Марат Прошкин, Pepe Zaldivar, Rodrigo Mathews, Rick Tucker, Serkan Gürses, Shant Shinde and Thomas Nuckel for their contribution to this version.

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