smartChord V6.16

⭐ Songbook
Optional metronome integrated:
◾ Enter song specific tempo by BPM dialog with tap tempo functionality
◾ Select song specific time signature from list
◾ Optionally flash
◾ Optionally mute
◾ Optionally vibrate

▫ Determine capo and key when searching songs on Ultimate Guitar
▫ Capo is now also part of the collapsed info section
▫ Toolbar vanishes on start
▫ New arranged buttons in toolbar

▫ Different content for the ‘Online song viewer’:

◾ Provide the lyrics for your audience or the whole song for your band mates
◾ Present your song in any browser at
◾ Our video shows the handling for the ‘Online song viewer’:

✅ ‘Table of content’ allows fast scrolling by dragging the scrollbar

✅ Metronome: Option to flash the screen on every beat

✅ Notepad:
▫ Add links to your store items: chord progressions, songs, set lists, exercises, patterns, metronome and tone generator settings
▫ You can use it to document your exercises or create your exercise plan

✅ Chord name:
▫ Improved determination of slash chords
▫ Fix: ‘Change tuning’ does now update the fretboard view

✅ Practice: Option to show note names

✅ Minor changes/fixes

❀ Special thanks to Aklan Akdağ, Benno Schoppel, Gina Millis, Henk Oostrom, Jacob Pemberton, jmboof1, Jonathan Boughton, Marc Barten, Roberto Quaciari and Thomas Wenselowski for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.15

⭐ Songbook: Accelerate or slow down the speed at which you’d like to practice a song (Android >= 6.0). It affects the audio play speed as well as the scroll speed

⭐ Scales: Print a scale shown on the fretboard with all its patterns

✅ 38 new predefined tunings for Lute

✅ Fixes:
◾ Songbook: Scroll break directive ({x_sccrd_sbr} did not work in all conditions
◾ Songbook: Unnecessary line breaks removed
◾ Metronome: Some names of the drum sounds were mixed up
◾ Scales: Some “2 notes per string” scale patterns came twice

✅ Chord 7/b5/b13 added

✅ Minor changes/fixes

❀ Special thanks to Jamie Birger, Marc Barten, Marek Drizhal, Paulo Silva, Paul Breaux, Robin Grant, Thomas Terranova, Thor Crowley and Wesley Oldaker for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.14.2

✅ New ‘Folder’ menu item to rename your store items like songs, set lists, exercises

✅ Fixes:
◾ Set list shows info view again
◾ Songbook text editor adding picking patterns
◾ Songbook printing on some older devices
◾ Sharing (songs, exercises, …) with not allowed characters in name

✅ Minor changes/fixes

❀ Special thanks to Buule Chris, Dean Eisen, Gregory N and Bob Hilverth for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.14.1

✅ Songbook
◾ Scroll delay time is shown as a count down
◾ ‘Back to start’ includes the scroll delay
◾ Song name is not shown in first line if info view is visible
◾ Name is marked with ‘*’ if song has been changed until it is saved
◾ Fix: Info view can be hidden again

✅ Set list: Name is marked with ‘*’ if set list is changed until it is saved

✅ Cello, Viola and Violin now with 5 string support

✅ Fix in pattern: The time values of notes are taken into account

✅ Minor changes/fixes

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❀ Special thanks to Benno Schoppel, Jürgen Wernicke, Paul Schoonderwoerd, Piotr Popczyk and Slawomir Herman for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.14

Songbook text editor extension:
◾ Easily add and edit ChordPro and smartChord specific directives
◾ Add picking patterns to a song (new directive {x_sccrd_ppat})
◾ The offline solution corresponds with our Online song editor, which allows you to edit your song in the browser of your computer:

Songbook picking pattern support:
◾ Embed picking patterns within a song
◾ Tap on the picking pattern to show it or listen to it
◾ Create picking pattern exercises for the song

✅ Song information:
▫ Collapsed view shows in addition to the song name also the key, time signature, tempo and duration
▫ Easy tap to edit the information
✅ ‘Edit information’ screen (e.g. used in Songbook and Set list) is more handy now:
▫ It does not show empty information fields
▫ Additional information can be added by menu

✅ Print dialog with the option to print and share a song via PDF

✅ Info screen extended by:
▫ Link to the news on
▫ Link to our YouTube channel:

✅ Online song editor update (V1.3)
▫ Support for picking pattern

✅ Lot of minor changes/fixes

❀ Special thanks to Gerrit Horeis, Javier Barraza and Kip Kennedy for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.13.2

✅ Songbook: Improved search for audio files
✅ Songbook: Manual scroll speed can now be 10 times slower
✅ Added chord type m6add11
✅ Fix: Scroll speed on older devices
✅ Minor changes/fixes

❀ Special thanks to Austyn Griffiths, Berthold Schäfer, Dmitry Prokopenko, Edson Siqueira, Jean-Pierre Martin, Javier Barraza and Rick Tucker for their contribution to this version.

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smartChord V6.13.1

⭐ Songbook: Start of scrolling can be optionally delayed.
▫ For a defined number of seconds or automatically determined by the visible scroll range and the song duration
▫ General setting for the default value
▫ Song specific setting

✅ Fix: scrolling in set list

❀ Special thanks to Michelle Levy-Benitez, Rainer Schoettgen, Rick Tucker and William Worrell for their contribution to this version.

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