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ChordReader 2

A digital music book to fetch online and store locally chords and lyrics
Chord Reader 2 is an enhanced version of Chord Reader, developed by Nolan Lawson.

It's an app that:
  • fetches chord charts and tabulatures for your favorite songs from the Internet,

  • saves them to a local file,

  • displays them in an easy-to-read format with the chords highlighted in an autoscroll view,

  • transposes the identified chords up or down, or you can add a capo,

  • provides common chord variations.

  • License:
    Chord Reader 2 is a free and open-source app under GPLv3+ license.

    Source Code:
    The source code is available here.
    Any bugs can be reported at the Issue Tracker.

    If you would like to donate, visit Flattr.


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    • Version 2.0.4 (1) suggested Added on 2022-06-14

      This version requires Android 4.4 or newer.

      It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

      • have full network access
        Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
      • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
        Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
      • read the contents of your shared storage
        Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

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