Release Notes

OnSong 2018.1

OnSong 2018.1 was released on August 17, 2018. user manual updates.
The following items have been added, changed or fixed:


  • New! Bumpers give you a notification of the next/previous song in the song viewer when the foot pedal is pressed at the top or bottom of the song. Pressing the foot pedal again will then take you to the next or previous song. »
  • New! App Color can be modified to the change row highlighting and interface components throughout the app. »


  • Changed the text in the Configure Gears screen to remove "automatically" in order to make more room for the + button.
  • Changed moving to the next/previous songs using the scroll up/down actions to require an additional foot pedal press to avoid accidental set navigation.
  • Changed the way references to songs functions to no longer be susceptible to inferred typeset corruption.
  • Changed the selection of sets to not automatically load the first song in the set which causes the songs menu to hide.
  • Changed most of the prompts in the system to use a dark gray text color instead of the app color.


  • Fixed a crash condition on iPad when sending an email via the Give Feedback option.
  • Fixed a crash condition when adding sticky notes using the original renderer version.
  • Fixed an issue with RWTC is continually prompting for authentication when returning to the app.
  • Fixed an issue where the user is prompted to sign in when access planning center content.
  • Fixed an issue when emailing a selected song, it sends the correct filename but the contents are the first song in the library, or the entire library.
  • Fixed an issue when multiple formats are being export at once, only the first option selected will be sent.
  • Fixed an issue where reverse menubar no longer functions on older iOS devices.
  • Fixed an issue when beaming a single file, it beams the entire library instead.
  • Fixed an issue where songs cannot be selected from books starting with a number on older versions of iOS.
  • Fixed an issue where songs are not associated with iTunes tracks, but the tracks appear in the choose track screen.
  • Fixed an issue where ordering by icons does not additionally sort by color or alphabetic order.
  • Fixed an issue where console will not output a song due to missing capo information.
  • Fixed an issue where the vertical menubar songs menu can become disabled when encountering an unprovisioned song.
  • Fixed an issue where the "Remove Description Text" option is not being respected in the songs menu.
  • Fixed an issue where PDF output does not include chord decorations.
  • Fixed an issue where audio/visual metronome icons did not appear when configuring metronome settings.
  • Fixed an issue where an archive was being exported as a folder when a single file was selected for export.
  • Fixed an issue where sorting by a date and then sorting by say title will keep the date in the byline instead of updating it.
  • Fixed an issue where no sorting method was applied when initially viewing artists, keys, or topics.
  • Fixed an issue where changing the sort methods artists, keys, or topics was not saving those preferences per selection.
  • Fixed an issue where sortable prefix being appended to single song exports.
  • Fixed an issue where Last Viewed does not reorder the list properly.
  • Fixed an issue where changes to the sort method was not being applied to books, artists, keys, or topics.
  • Fixed an issue where songs are not appearing when tapped in "By Artist" when under "Unbound Songs".
  • Fixed an issue where you accidentally go to the next song in the set using a foot pedal.
  • Fixed an issue where using quick pick adds songs to the set even if that feature is disabled.
  • Fixed an issue with the visual metronome not aligning with the sound of the metronome.
  • Fixed an issue when metronome is set to start on song change and you come back into the app from the background it causes the visual metronome to go crazy.
  • Fixed an issue where the Topics tab gets renamed "By Topic" again.
  • Fixed an issue where the metronome BPM is not updating when switching songs.
  • Fixed an issue where audio continuity would not continue to the next song.
  • Fixed an issue where tapping on the top of the screen at the top of a song would issue commands reserved for foot pedals.
  • Fixed an issue with scale of sticky notes when placed on zoomed-in pages.
  • Fixed an issue where changing the low light mode in the style preferences screen is not updating the songs list.