Tutorials

 

Song preparation

Create a new song with sheets out of a PDF

Prepare your newly created song for Auto Layout

Import an audio recording to your song

Synchronize the music score to your audio recording

Improve the synchronization of your music score to the audio recording

 

Annotations

Free floating window

Text annotations

Symbol annotations

Pen & marker drawings

Using the Apple Pencil

Cleaning your score

Grouping drawing lines

 

General

Setlists

Backup and migrating your Calypso data to another iPad

 

Create a new song with sheets out of a PDF

This video will show you, how to create a new song, enter the title and composer name, add some sheets out of a PDF and layout them to best fit on the screen.

Prepare your newly created song for Auto Layout

This video will show you the preparation steps required to layout the music score automatically during your recital.

Import an audio recording to your song

See how to attach audio recordings to your music score. Adjust the pitch or the playback tempo as you like.

Synchronize the music score to your audio recording

Synchronize your music score to an audio recording, so the spot always highlights the notes you are currently hearing. Perfect for transcribed solos.

Improve the synchronization of your music score

Correct your mistakes and imprecise sync data to improve your synchronization.

Free floating window

This video shows the floating window for annotations. Quickly switch between Text, Symbols, Marker, and Pen annotations. Each of these has its own user-defined color set and provides you with the type-specific options.

Text annotations

With 4 user-defined text styles, bordered and boxed text, automatic alignments, and sticky notes you can add stylish text annotations to your music score.

Symbol annotations

In Calypso Score, symbols are not simply resizable stamps. Many symbols provide custom editings like slurs and gliss. Even a TAB editor for guitar players is included.

Pen & marker drawings

Besides the usual drawing with a pen or a marker, Calypso Score provides you with some very special capabilities to give your music score an exclusive touch: the magic wand which tints the text or notes in your score or tints only the light background and leaves text and notes crisp for better readability.

Using the Apple Pencil

Using the Apple Pencil for annotations in Calypso Score give you some benefits. As an example, you can start any annotation type without prior switching the annotation mode on.

Cleaning your score

This tutorial shows you a very nice feature when it comes to cleaning your music score or in general want to delete notes or text out of the PDF. This is not simply the ability to draw with a white pen, Calypso Score goes one step ahead.

Grouping drawing lines

Grouping individual lines to build objects like handwritten words is done automatically and you don't have to care about that. You can change the attributes of those objects and delete them as a whole. Sometimes, though, it's useful to know how to handle the grouping manually.

Setlists

Here you'll learn all about setlists in Calypso Score, including the difference between 'setlists for all songbooks' and the 'band book mode'.

Backup and migrating your Calypso data to another iPad

This video shows you how to transfer all your Calypso data from an iPad to another one. You'll use iTunes on your computer and thus also create a backup of your Calypso data.