Power Music App

Power Music App Version History

Date Version Details
15th December 2023 2023.2 Fixed:
  • Fix crash when trying to upload songs to Power Music Box after logging out
  • Fix crash when editing song titles within search results
Power Music App now requires iOS 15 or later.
6th September 2023 2023.1 Fixed:
  • Fix crash when a chord sheet contains text adjacent to a page break
  • Fixed a bug where certain chords (eg Gm7+4) were not recognised
16th December 2022 2022.9 Updated screenshots
1st December 2022 2022.8 Fixed:
  • Fixed modification dates shown in Power Music Box not updating when editing a song
7th November 2022 2022.7 Fixed:
  • Fixed an issue with checking the in-app-purchase status when offline
29th July 2022 2022.6 Improved:
  • Allow use of diminished, augmented, half-diminished, and major-7th symbols in chords sheets, e.g. C° CØ C+ CΔ
  • Fixed a crash when saving songs that are transposed in a playlist
26th July 2022 2022.5 Fixed:
  • Fixed a crash when uploading songs to Power Music Box
16th May 2022 2022.4 New:
  • Pasting ChordPro chord sheets into the editor will automatically parse and convert into chords-over-text
  • The song editor has been rewritten to improve performance and stability
  • Synchronised page turning on iOS 14 or later - you will now need to approve Power Music to find devices on your local network
  • Fixed some issues with transposing and the wrong key being displayed
  • Menu button disappearing on iPhone when larger font sizes are used
  • Tapping spacebar twice was entering a period in the chord sheet editor
25th April 2022 2022.3 New:
  • WeAreWorship integration - you can now browse the WeAreWorship website using the built-in browser and import chord sheets with one tap
  • Added setting to invert the colours of sheet music
  • Updated the song info display to a new-look and included list of authors
  • Fixed the idle timer not being disabled properly causing the screen to turn off
15th April 2022 2022.2 Fixed:
  • Fixed an issue with using Bluetooth pedals on iOS 15
14th April 2022 2022.1 New:
  • Export and import Power Music Song (.pmsong) files for easy sharing of music with others.
  • Fixed issue with audio picker not displaying for selecting an audio track.
  • Fixed song title not showing in dark mode.
  • Fixed some iOS 15 compatibility issues.
  • The ability to redeem songbook vouchers has been removed from Power Music App. You can still redeem a voucher in Power Music for Windows or macOS.
This release makes Power Music App available for devices running iOS 13 and later.
1st April 2020 2020.4 New:
  • You can now transpose chord sheets by picking from a list instead of changing one semitone at a time.
  • If you play guitar, you can hide keys that are difficult to play in from the key picker. In Settings, enable "Show only guitar-friendly keys".
  • Fixed some chord sheets with non-english characters being displayed incorrectly.
  • Power Music now recognises chords that only have a bass note, e.g. "/E".
  • Fixed spacing before first chord on a page being deleted.
13th Feb 2020 4.0.2 Fixed:
  • Fixed performance notes not persisting after closing app
  • Fixed songs sometimes saving with placeholder chord sheet text
  • Fixed playlists not appearing when adding song to playlist
  • Fixed crash when logging in to Power Music Box then logging out
  • Additional rare crash fixes
12th Feb 2020 4.0.1 This version fixes a bug that caused existing users to be asked to purchase again.
11th Feb 2020 4.0 Version 4 makes Power Music free for everyone. Some features require a one-time in-app-purchase to unlock. All existing users will receive these features for free.

  • Power Music is now free with an in-app-purchase to unlock certain features.
  • Added ability to migrate songs from Power Music Reader to Power Music.
  • Added Power Music Box account screen to see your account status.
  • Support for .cho ChordPro file import.
  • Fixed linked audio tracks sometimes repeating.
  • Fixed bug when trying to rearrange sheet music pages when there are a large number of pages.
  • Song export popup on iPhone was too large.
  • Background code changes to improve launch speed and overall reliability.
24th Jan 2020 3.3 Version 3.3 adds iOS 13 dark mode, a new song exporter, and fixes some minor bugs

  • Export chord sheets or sheet music to PDF for sharing or printing
  • Support for Dark Mode in iOS 13
  • Fixed a crash when displaying a chord sheet with a large number of page breaks
  • Fixed a crash for displaying annotations with zero size
  • Fixed a crash when previewing playlist contents in Power Music Box
22nd July 2019 3.2.1 Version 3.2.1 fixes some bugs with Power Music Box
11th July 2019 3.2 Version 3.2 brings the full power of Power Music to iPhone

  • iPhone and iPod Touch support
  • Split screen support on iPad
  • Behind-the-scenes changes to better support upcoming versions of iOS, and code cleanup for better reliability and performance
8th Feb 2019 3.1 Version 3.1 adds integration with WorshipReady.com to allow users to download chord sheets directly into Power Music.

  • WorshipReady.com integration (existing WorshipReady.com account required).
  • Fixed a bug where some users could not upload playlists.
  • Fixed a bug where songs in downloaded playlists would not be transposed properly.
  • Fixed a crash relating to deleting playlists.
26th Oct 2018 3.0.5 Version 3.0.5 fixes a backup and restore issue and adds improved logging.

  • Contact Us menu item now allows composing an email to Power Music Software, with logging information attached for easy bug-finding.
  • Fixed a bug where some backups could not be restored.
10th Oct 2018 3.0.4 Version 3.0.4 fixes some bugs and crashes.

  • Open the song info screen using a foot pedal programmed to send the 'n' key.
  • Made the process of restoring from a backup safer.
  • Your iPad will no longer sleep when Power Music is in use.
  • Fixed a bug where some backups could not be restored.
  • Fixed a bug causing a crash when attempting to import no files from a ZIP file.
  • Fixed a bug where Power Music could crash when loading sheet music images in some (rare) circumstances.
24th Aug 2018 3.0.3 Version 3.0.3 fixes some bugs and crashes.

  • You can now drag-and-drop a single zip file into the Import screen.
  • Subdirectories in imported zip files are now correctly handled.
  • Fixed a bug where audio would autoplay even if the setting was off.
  • Fixed a bug when editing a song where the key could be incorrectly set.
  • Fixed a bug in the song editor where the chord sheet could be deleted.
25th July 2018 3.0.2 Version 3.0.2 fixes some bugs and crashes from version 3.0.

  • Added loading indicator when dragging-and-dropping into the Import screen.
  • Improved logging for bug tracking.
  • Fixed a crash when uploading some songs to Power Music Box that had been imported.
  • Fixed default playlist name not being used when adding new playlist.
  • Fixed crash for some users when moving between songs too quickly.
  • Fixed crash when displaying songs from the Author/Category list then deleting all songs from that Author/Category in My Box.
20th Jun 2018 3.0 Version 3.0 includes a whole new song importer, as well as a number of other updates.

  • Song importer: Import your songs easily from PDF, ChordPro, OnSong or text files. You can even import a ZIP file with multiple songs. Drag and drop files into the importer, or select "Copy to Power Music" from another app. Power Music will even automatically detect the key of a chord sheet and add page breaks in the best positions for optimal display.
  • Last Import menu item. After importing, a new menu item will appear showing the songs from your latest import.
  • Display annotations created in Power Music Professional. You can now transfer annotations using Power Music Box and they will be displayed on your iPad! All annotation types are currently supprted other than web links and page jumps.
  • Search authors and categories.
  • Background improvements to menu and song selection.
  • Improved image caching when displaying sheet music on older devices.
  • Internal changes to song editor UI presentation.
  • New "Add Pages" button in sheet music editor with camera, photo browser, and file browser options (file browser in iOS 11 only).
  • Added placeholder text to chord editor.
  • Fixed a bug displaying a song with neither chord sheet or sheet music.
  • Fixed a crash when displaying a song with a very large number of sheet music pages.
  • Fixed audio progress bar jerkiness when moving while playing.
8th Feb 2018 1.3.1 This update brings a couple of small changes to the audio player, and fixes some rare crashes.

  • Audio can be started or stopped by pressing 'A' on an attached Bluetooth keyboard or compatible footpedal
  • Audio player can hide automatically after tapping play (setting off by default
  • Fixed a crash when trying to load non-existant pages for a song
  • Fixed a crash relating to audio playback
  • Fixed a crash when uploading playlists to Power Music Box
  • Behind-the-scenes improvements to Power Music Box integration for playlists
10th Jan 2018 1.3 Sample songs can now be added to Power Music when you first launch. Also new audio player makes it easier to attach and use audio tracks in Power Music.

  • Added sample database with prompt to add if database is empty.
  • New audio player includes volume control and is more reliable.
  • Added ability to auto-play audio when viewing a song. This can be turned on in Settings.
  • Fixed crash when deleting the first song when only 2 songs exist.
  • Fixed missing buttons on small screens with long song titles.
  • Fixed layout issue when redeeming a songbook voucher.
  • Autocorrection no longer applied to Power Music Box username field.
  • Sheet music editor now works in landscape.
  • Updated various third-party frameworks for bug fixes.
  • Moved "About" screen from iOS Settings to in-app Settings.
  • New rating prompt makes it easier to rate and review Power Music.
  • Keyboard now hides when searching then selecting songs to download in Power Music Box.
13th Dec 2017 1.2.3 This update contains bug fixes and improvements, and is available for users on iOS 9 and above.

  • Sometimes a song would show as a blank page.
  • Audio playback now stops while editing a song.
  • Improvements to Voiceover usability.
16th April 2017 1.2.2 Version 1.2.2 fixes a bug where the last item in a playlist could not be selected.
7th April 2017 1.2.1 This update fixes a couple of bugs and adds the ability to import a backup file to restore.

  • You can now import a ".pmabak" file in Power Music to restore from a backup created on another device.
  • Fixed an issue where users on iOS 8 had issues logging in to Power Music Box.
  • Fixed an issue where a song could be deleted when cancelling an edit.
  • Fixed a rare crash in the playlist view.
  • Fixed an issue where the bottom of a chord sheet could be obscured by the keyboard while editing.
24th March 2017 1.2 Hot on the heels of our last update, this release makes it easier to create new songs from PDF files and fixes a few bugs.

  • When importing a PDF file, it is now possible to immediately create a new song.
  • The All Songs list now displays the key underneath the title of each song.
  • Added an indicator of available and used storage space in Power Music Box.
  • When logging into a different Power Music Box account, the new username/password are saved for future use.
  • The chord sheet editor no longer scrolls when inserting chords.
  • Fixed a crash for some users when logging in to Power Music Box.
  • Fixed a bug where some users were incorrectly receiving a message stating their Power Music Box accounts were full.
  • Changing display mode between Chord Sheet and Sheet Music now returns to the first page of a song.
  • Fixed a crash when dragging to re-arrange a playlist containing only one song.
14th March 2017 1.1.7 New:
  • Added support from 4-button foot pedals, such as the Pageflip Dragonfly.
  • Left and right arrow keys now allow page turning from one song to the next, while up and down arrow keys continue to allow page turning from one page to the next.
  • Added setting to prevent page turning from moving from one song to the next (useful for use with 4-button pedals).
  • Some behind-the-scenes changes to make Power Music faster and more reliable.
This update makes Power Music available for iOS 8 and above only.
25th Sept 2016 1.1.6 This update contains bug fixes and improvements.
13th July 2016 1.1.5 Improved synchronised page turning. Synchronising multiple iPads is now easier than ever. Simply active synchronised page turning on your devices and they will automatically connect - no need to manually select who to send to. Your iPad will also attempt to automatically reconnect after disconnecting.

You will still need to have the same songs downloaded onto each iPad, and all devices must be updated to Power Music 1.1.5 or Power Music Reader 2.3.5 for synchronised page turning to work.

This release also fixes a number of bugs.

Full changelog:

  • Alerts for synchronised page turning when another device connects or disconnects.
  • Progress indicator when importing a PDF file.
  • Synchronised page turning now automatically connects to nearby devices.
  • Synchronised page turning will automatically reconnect if connection is lost.
Bug fixes:
  • Fixed crash when using changing song while using songs with a large number of pages.
  • Fixed crashes related to deleting a song after searching.
  • Fixed crash when tapping to advance to the next song when only one song in search results.
  • Fixed crash after deleting default title.
  • Fixed crash when importing a large number of pages from a PDF file."
27th May 2016 1.1.4 Bug fixes:
  • Setting a black background would not persist between app launches.
  • Fix incorrect number of pages displayed after rotating while editing song.
  • Fixed dragging to re-order sheet music pages in iOS 9.
  • The chord sheet editor now uses the same colours as the main display.
  • Improved crash reporting and analytics.
31st March 2016 1.1.3
  • Updated chord sheet display. This fixes a bug where chord sheets were sometimes cut off at the bottom of the screen, and ensures that chord sheets are always displayed as large as possible.
  • Fixed layout of My Box on iPad Pro.
8th Dec 2015 1.1.2 Bug fixes:
  • Fixed a bug where the last line of chord sheets was being truncated for some songs
  • Fixed a crash when saving a song after deleting the default title
  • Fixed truncated labels in the song editor
  • Fixed a crash when tapping undo after transposing in the chord sheet editor
11th Nov 2015 1.1.1 Bug fixes:
  • Fixed an crash when launching Power Music Box for some users
28th Oct 2015 1.1 New:
  • Animated page turns. Page turns are now animated with a slide in-out animation. This can be disabled in settings.
  • Backup and restore. Backups are stored locally to the app and can be exported as a .pmabak file.
  • Sheet music loading speed is significantly improved on older devices, especially with songs containing a large number of pages.
  • Fixed a issue affecting users of Bluetooth page turning pedals causing multiple page turns.
  • Fixed a crash for some users when opening My Box.
  • Fixed a bug where the All Songs list would not be updated after making changes in My Box.
  • Fixed 1Password extension integration.
1st Oct 2015 1.0.5 This update contains bug fixes, mainly relating to the release of iOS 9.

  • Chord sheets no longer display double-spaced
  • Fixed a bug relating to display rotation
  • Fixed a bug where Power Music would crash after tapping "My Box"
  • Added notification when trying to log in to Power Music Box with no internet connection, rather than displaying "Incorrect username/password"
2nd May 2015 1.0.4 This version provides some bug fixes:
  • Fixed a crash when adding a new song before first loading the All Songs list.
  • Fixed a crash for some people when adding sheet music from a PDF file.
  • Fixed a crash when trying to load the next song when the All Songs list is empty.
  • Fixed a crash for some users when loading playlists in Power Music Box.
8th Apr 2015 1.0.3 Improvements:
  • You can now delete songs from the "All Songs" screen instead of having to enter My Box. Simply swipe left on a song to reveal a delete button.
  • Table rows have been lightened slightly. This improves the visibility of the reorder controls when editing a playlist.
  • If your display colours are set to white text on a black background, you will no longer see white text on a white background when editing a chord sheet.
Bug fixes:
  • Fixed a bug preventing iOS 8 users attaching an audio track in some circumstances
  • Fixed a bug where the audio or song info popover would still be visible when editing a song
  • Fixed a crash when trying to delete a song from Power Music Box after session timeout
  • Fixed a crash when trying to set the first line of a song to the same as the title with no titles added
13th Mar 2015 1.0.2 New support options: visit our online help centre, visit our user forum, leave a review, or send us feedback from within the app.

Various bug fixes.
23rd Jan 2015 1.0.1 New:
  • Update to Power Music Box interface to show the status of songs on your iPad.
  • Added link to online help.
  • Quality of imported sheet music improved.
  • Shrunk app download size.
Bug fixes:
  • Fixed crash when opening Power Music Box.
  • Fixed songs in Power Music Box not refreshing when deleting song from iPad.
  • Fixed blank song display.
  • Fixed "<di" appearing at end of chord sheets after uploading to Power Music Box and downloading to Power Music on Windows or Mac.
  • Fixed crash when uploading some songs.
  • Fixed bug where song images were not found after downloading.
  • Fixed threading issues, causing song changes not to be reflected in Power Music Box.
  • Fixed song modified date not being updated.
27th Nov 2014 1.0 Initial release