Release Notes

OnSong 2018.6

OnSong 2018.6 had not yet been released. The following items have been added, changed or fixed:


  • New! Actions Menu provides a hierarchal and organized list of actions that are more easily updated.


  • Added the ability to take time signature into account when tapping in the tempo.
  • Added the ability to disable two finger zoom in the song viewer.
  • Added the ability to use the baritone ukulele instrument in console.
  • Added up to 8 foot pedals configurable in Settings » Navigation Settings » Foot Pedals.
  • Added the new actions icon to the bottom of the vertical menubar just above the tack icon.
  • Added "Now Playing" and "Up Next" options in the messages menu to send the song title and information about either the current song or the next song in the set.
  • Added the ability to open the beta app separately from the live app.
  • Added a "Hide Bridge Section Label" under Settings > Display Settings > Song Formatting > ChordPro to work just like the Hide Chorus Section Label setting, but for sob/start_of_bridge commands.
  • Added the ability to set a default scene for set to use when songs have no scene assigned.
  • Added the ability to prevent background media from playing automatically by including an "Autoplay" switch when editing background videos.
  • Added the ability to change media volume though volume adjust/up/down actions.
  • Added the ability to fade background media with a fade (adjust/in/out) action.


  • Changed the position of the current set/current book/all songs to the top of the Apply Style menu.
  • Changed the tap for tempo system to take into account the time signature such as 6/8 time.
  • Changed the sort menu in the main song lists to show how the list is currently being sorted up top with "Sort Songs By: Title (Ascending)".
  • Changed the app to keep popover menus on the screen upon leaving, resizing, or changing orientation.
  • Changed the MIDI editor to be more compact by moving the MIDI event types to a second menu.
  • Changed the foot pedal icon in the menubar to a more generic "actions" icon.
  • Changed the foot pedal setup screen to the actions editor to manage triggered action in foot pedals, MIDI, and screen taps.
  • Changed the MIDI editor to be more compact by moving the MIDI event types to a second menu.
  • Changed the "Hide Chorus Label" to a ChordPro section and renamed to "Hide Chorus Section Label" to better clarify its purpose.
  • Changed the looping of videos to test an issue when moving between video assets.


  • Updated the actions lists in settings (Foot Pedals, Navigation Zones, Overscroll, Hot Corners, Audio Input) to use the new functions in a hierarchal list.


  • Fixed an issue where popover menus would shift when leaving or resizing the app.
  • Fixed an issue with ChordPro define tags when calculating the sections.
  • Fixed an issue where you can't change font size on sticky notes.
  • Fixed a crash condition that can occur when updating the content of a song from an imported file when the song content is blank and the file is missing.
  • Fixed an issue where the enharmonic preference was not being forced from settings.
  • Fixed an issue where the Previous Song bumper would appear when you first navigate to the song.
  • Fixed an issue where optional chords in brackets like [(C#m)] don't superscript.
  • Fixed an issue when sorting songs by added, updated, icon, etc. and then switching between ascending/descending order causes wrong sorting method to be displayed in sort menu.
  • Fixed an issue with ChordPro comment tags are appearing in lyrics projection.
  • Fixed an issue where having single slashes in brackets and using superscript results in a blank chord highlight.
  • Fixed an issue where assigning an icon to a song with a sticky note and then editing that sticky note causes icon to disappear.
  • Fixed an issue where the user could not search quick pick by song number.
  • Fixed an issue with grabbing Flic buttons.
  • Fixed incorrect French translations.
  • Fixed an issue where metronome settings on the iPhone show two Done buttons when launched from the live bar menu.
  • Fixed a crash condition when attempting to rearrange colors in the color picker in Settings » Display Settings » App Color.
  • Fixed an issue where MIDI is not being transferred with a song when you place the song into a set from a book.
  • Fixed an issue when OnSong is linked a media file that has no file will then cause OnSong to play the track last loaded in iTunes.
  • Fixed a crash condition when editing existing MIDI events.
  • Fixed a crash condition when receiving MIDI events from MIDI devices.
  • Fixed an issue where the MIDI triggers list would not update when MIDI was received from a MIDI device.
  • Fixed an issue where a set list placed in random order would reshuffle every time the menu appears.
  • Fixed an issue with MIDI amounts/values not being sent to actions in the new action manager.
  • Fixed a crash condition when fading motion backgrounds out and stopping/pausing.
  • Fixed an issue where the foot pedal page control does not appear when in the tabbed interface.