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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I try before I buy?
Yes.
Please find free downloads here.
Is there a free demo font for iPad and iPhone?
Yes.
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What are the requirements for the fonts Chords and Scales?
macOS 10.5.8 and later · Apple Pages ’08 or Keynote ’08 and later.
iOS 7 and later · Pages or Keynote for iOS.
Can I create diagrams for Ukulele, Bass or 7-string guitar and other fretted instruments?
Yes.
You can create diagrams with any numbers of strings.
Can I create Barré chords?
Yes.
Up to nine strings.
Are fingerings supported?
Yes.
The font Chords and font Chords VI support finger 1, finger 2, finger 3, finger 4 and thumb T.
What is included in the purchase?
The Chords & Scales Bundle includes four font families Chords, Chords VI, Scales and Scales VI each with the corresponding font styles Normal, Nut and Dot.
It comes with a huge library of more than 10000 editable chord, scale and arpeggio diagrams for guitar which can be dropped into other documents in macOS and iOS at any time.

You may install and use the OpenType fonts on two of your own desktop computers and two of your own mobile devices.
Can I create diagrams with more than five frets?
Yes.
By default the fonts Chords and Scales create diagrams with five frets. The fonts Chords VI and Scales VI create diagrams with six frets.
See this tutorial how to create diagrams with more than six frets.
Which applications are compatible with the fonts Chords and Scales?
After extensive and detailed field-tests and to stay on top of things I like the way the fonts Chords and Scales are working in Pages and Keynote. Especially the possibility to use Chords and Scales with these free applications in macOS as well as on the iPad and the iPhone makes them my first choice.

Not every application offers the typographic features to make most of the fonts Chords and Scales. Therefore my recommendation and the requirements for the fonts Chords and Scales is Pages and Keynote.
It should not go unmentioned that quite a few other applications such as Affinity Designer, Affinity Photo, Pixelmator, Acorn, Scrivener, Indesign and Illustrator are working very well with Chords and Scales.
Also take a shot at Preview, Guitar Pro, Finale, Dorico and PDF Expert to add diagrams to sheet music or lyrics sheets.

On the iPad I prefer to work with Pages, Keynote and Numbers. I can recommend DEVONthink To Go in combination with the Chords and Scales Library.


Microsoft Office applications do not meet the requirements for the fonts Chords and Scales!