Song One can read OnSong files. The supported file formats include the native OnSong files and ChordPro or PDF files generated by OnSong. (See 'Avoid exporting files in the PDF format' at the end if this chapter.)
Song One automatically adds chord diagramsto imported songs that include chords. You may disable this feature or specify the tuning/string instrument to be used to generate the diagrams in Song One's settings/preferences.
To import a song tap/click on the inward pointing arrow in the upper left corner of Song One's main window. (If the library panel is not visible tap/click on the three lines in the upper left corner of the screen.)
Choose 'Import File' to select and add a single song saved by OnSong in the ChordPro, the PDF format or its native file format. (See text-based filesand PDF filesto learn how added songs are transformed.)
Importing Song Catalogs
Use the 'Import Folder' option to add a collection of songs in the OnSong file format to your Song One catalog. Song One examines all the compatible files in the selected OnSong folder (including its subfolders) and imports them.
Exporting songs from OnSong:
Create a new 'Set' in OnSong and add the songs you wish to export.
Tap/Click on the share icon in the upper left corner.
Select 'Export' in the pop-up list.
Select 'OnSong' (or 'ChordPro', or 'PDF') as the export format.
Choose 'Files' as the export location (bottom left corner).
Tap/Click on 'Export' (top right corner).
Choose (or create) a folder in the directory of your choice and export your songs.
Importing songs into Song One:
Choose 'Import Folder' in Song One's import menu and select the folder containing your exportedOnSong files.
For maximum efficiency Song One does not change the songs while they are being imported. The individual filenames are enclosed in brackets and used as song titles.
Tap/Click on a song after the import is complete to automatically transform it into the Song One file format. (See text-based filesand PDF filesto learn how added songs are transformed.)
Avoid exporting files in the PDF format:
Text-based PDFs have to be transformed into the native Song One file format to: