Manage huge collections of chord charts and lyrics sheets for your band or worship team on your iPad or iPhone. Quickly pull and reorder set lists and flip from one song to the next with ease. Transpose and highlight chords or change font size with a brush of your finger! Hands-free operation with popular wireless foot pedals or MIDI devices. Playing music has never been more simple with software built for live performance musicians.

You can import songs directly from online sources such as Dropbox, or add your own songs with the built-in editor. Just type the song like you would expect and surround your chords in square brackets inline with your lyrics. It's that easy! OnSong automatically detects sections and titles for you when you end them with a colon.

You can also import your existing songs using iTunes file sharing or Dropbox. OnSong supports PDF, Word, Pages, JPG, PNG, TIFF, ChordPro and text file formats.

When you have your set just the way you want it, share it with your band members wirelessly. Listen to the song you are playing directly from your iTunes or OnSong music library, play a metronome or get the music iTunes with just one tap. This app is loaded with features that musicians demand.

• Simple song and chord entry
• Import, export and synchronize with Dropbox and other sources
• Pull sets and change songs for live performance
• Flip or tap through all the songs in your set
• Transpose and capo with a tap or brush of your finger
• Highlight or bold chords for visibility
• Change font size and style
• Keep track of your past sets and archive
• Import songs from your various online sources
• Play backing tracks from your iTunes or OnSong music library
• Play a click track to a metronome with remembered tempo for each song
• Share wirelessly with your band members over Bluetooth or WiFi
• Send your list to your team via email
• Print your set wirelessly to an AirPrint printer
• Works with many foot pedals from AirTurn, iRig, Coda, PageFlip, and more!
• Project lyrics or use a stage monitor with VGA, HDMI, AirPlay and Chromecast support

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Version 2020.7.4

We're continuing to make OnSong better with bug fixes and new features. Please check out the release notes for this version at:

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
165 Ratings

165 Ratings

RickStar63 ,

No AppleTV support???

Word to the developers really. I love the app and use it often in conjunction with songs select. Are use it when I’m out and about in other churches and hear a song I don’t know. I look it up and added to my list which is really great. I also use it for private and corporate worship.

However, no Apple TV support for casting lyrics to a TV screen? Can that be true? Am I missing something? It looks like there is support for chrome cast. But just cannot get it to work with the latest Apple TV and I’ll software. Any suggestions or is that going to be fixed. This is a big feature that needs to be fixed or added.

Pacmacca ,

Best app on my IPad!

I am an acoustic guitarist/singer and have used OnSong for a number of years. I play to a lot of the same people (familiar faces) each week and I find it indispensable in helping me to rotate songs from the 1000+ I have stored on my iPad mini, to try and keep things fresh. If I am asked to play a particular song, in general it is there, readily available, scrolling with chords displayed, easy key chord/change, capo position, sticky note reminders, colouring of lyrics to highlight particular lines, words, sections etc. I rely on it so much that if 'it', or my iPad, were to fail then there would be no point in me turning up on the night! The added features of linking it automatically to my Irig Blueboard pedal via Bluetooth is also easy, and if I am using a backing track through Onsong, it starts scrolling automatically when I kick-in the backing track. Storing my backing tracks through Onsong on the same IPad means the amount of gear I need to hump around is reduced as the iPad fits in my guitar case with just a long mini-jack lead required to the PA. I have only touched on a small number of the features available but if I think of another feature that I need it is usually already there in Onsong for me to use. Any app is only as good as its support and the support I have received over the years is second to none, fast, accurate and personable. Best app on my iPad without a doubt!

AFblabla ,

Awful Set Up

Although OnSong works fine ......... getting it up and running is a nightmare! Having to use Dropbox to input files is a nonsense and once you’ve done this, editing is unbelievably cumbersome! In 2019 to have an interface that is not WYSIWYG beggars belief. I spent literally hours organising my material and I still have chords that resolutely refuse to display in a different colour despite countless attempts. Rather than a straightforward online manual, they have created lots of online videos. These are time-consuming to trawl and watch with no guarantee that the particular problem you may be trying to solve is addressed. Some years ago, I messaged them and asked that they include a simple fix to allow a chord chart to display as a fixed item in the corner of the screen whilst lyrics could be scrolled simultaneously underneath them. Chord charts are the way very many pro musicians work and they have no need for the displaying of chords directly above the lyric line. The inclusion of this facility along with a root & branch rethink of the editing would make this a useful app for the gigging musician to use as an on-stage aide memoire. OnSong, at the moment requires a great deal of frustrating time and effort for it to function effectively. AF


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OnSong LLC
108.7 MB

Requires iOS 13.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


English, Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian Bokmål, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish

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  1. Premium (Monthly) £4.99
  2. Premium (Annual) £43.99
  3. Motion Background £2.99


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