Release Notes

OnSong 2019.3

OnSong 2019.3 was released on June 18, 2019. The following items have been added, changed or fixed:


  • Added support for the Coda Music Technologies STOMP foot pedal.
  • Added App Direct Mode pairing capabilities for DIGIT III section in foot pedal setup menu.
  • Added the ability to choose narrower menu widths.


  • Changed how iTunes music files are played to avoid issues with streaming.
  • Changed the search and replace function in the song editor to not close the search/replace menu when performed.
  • Changed the name of the audio action category to backing tracks.
  • Changed the name of the "Playback" action category to "Control".
  • Changed the pitch playback action to be found under Pitch » Pitch » Playback.
  • Changed the way program change and bank selects are sent to automatically add a 10 ms delay between MIDI events to ensure the transport does not confuse the packets.
  • Changed the way sets are beamed so the currently viewed song is displayed once accepted.
  • Changed the default visibility of Planning Center in non-supported languages.


  • Updated language translations.


  • Fixed an issue where if a SongSelect chart does not have a key assigned, the song cannot be transposed.
  • Fixed an issue where transposing instrument was not accounted for when transposing SongSelect charts.
  • Fixed an issue where it can take two taps to start the audio playback.
  • Fixed an issue when importing OpenSong XML file formats.
  • Fixed a tab overlap issue on chord editor on iPhone X interfaces.
  • Fixed an issue where OnSong was not ignoring commented lines when processing ChordPro.
  • Fixed an issue where the number of songs in a book does not appear when book name is over one line of text.
  • Fixed an issue with chord lines when rendered using ChordPro.
  • Fixed an issue with superscript being applied to non-chords.
  • Fixed an issue where the document tab in the Style Preferences menu is not disabled when viewing an external file.
  • Fixed an issue where changing the font family in the documents tab would not change the section label font.
  • Fixed an issue when importing HTML files that causes the song title to be incorrect.
  • Fixed an issue where SongSelect charts would not be transposable in certain cases.
  • Fixed an issue where separate styles was not being applied to sets.
  • Fixed an issue where the album artwork would not immediately appear within the Audio Media Library screen on compact devices.
  • Fixed an issue where the search performed in the songs menu is case sensitive when using Cyrillic characters.
  • Fixed an issue where the search performed in the songs menu would not handle accented and non-accented characters.
  • Fixed an issue where the MIDI START command was being sent when audio is started, even if MIDI sync playback is not enabled.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented songs from being dragged between sets.
  • Fixed an issue when exporting HTML files where chords that are not placed with lyrics would overlap each other.
  • Fixed an issue where switching text encoding for importing to UTF-16 would cause Dropbox to not function.
  • Fixed an issue with searching international and case-sensitive characters in quick pick.
  • Fixed an issue where international characters were not importing properly from Dropbox and being replaced with strange characters.
  • Fixed an issue where Word *.doc files would not scroll to the bottom when using a zoomed viewport.
  • Fixed an issue where deleting duplicated songs in a set will not be deleted when sorted by non-custom order.
  • Fixed an issue when choosing Skip when a song is beamed to you still updates the song.
  • Fixed an issue in the heads-up display where it is not showing the book name when in all songs.
  • Fixed an issue with how diagrams are displayed in the chord diagram library to allow enharmonic matches, but omit split bass matches.
  • Fixed an issue where the metadata editor adds a ChordPro curly brace after each line of the song when no break occurs between the metadata section and other parts of the song.
  • Fixed an issue where the web browser toolbar within the media picker was not aligning properly on iPhone X devices.
  • Fixed a crash condition when editing MIDI triggers.
  • Fixed a crash condition when synchronizing with Dropbox when using a compact device like an iPhone.
  • Fixed a potential crash condition when retrieving song duration on an unsaved set with no identifier.
  • Fixed a potential crash condition when marking an unsaved song as viewed.
  • Fixed a potential crash condition and encoding errors when importing text song content from an imported file.