OnSong Console for Mac

Comparison

What's the difference between OnSong Console for Mac and the OnSong Console add-on? Here are some pros and cons to consider when making your purchase.

Pros

  • OnSong Console for Mac allows you to connect to any iOS device that is set up to act as an OnSong Console server by simply choosing the device in the interface. That means you can point and click to choose the device instead of having to type in an potentially changeable web address.
  • OnSong Console for Mac allows you to manage sets and books directly in the interface.
  • OnSong Console for Mac is a native Mac application which allows for a faster, more consistent user interface than provided by web browsers.
  • OnSong Console for Mac gives us more options than a web browser for displaying other file types like PDF and Microsoft Word documents.
  • OnSong Console for Mac gives you more control over printing with the native print dialog with preview.
  • OnSong Console for Mac will be upgraded in the future to a standalone version of OnSong for Mac.

Cons

  • OnSong Console for Mac only works on a OS X 10.9 through 10.14 and has been discontinued. The OnSong Console add-on can work on any modern web browser so it works on Mac, PC and event Android.
  • OnSong Console for Mac does not have the ability to project lyrics.
  • OnSong Console for Mac cannot follow what is happening on the iOS device, or control the iOS device.
  • OnSong Console for Mac cannot currently convert file to different types.