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Description

BackTrax is the easy, fool-proof way to run backing tracks on stage from your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. If you've shared the frustration with the built-in Music app shared by thousands of other musicians out there, BackTrax is going to be a welcome relief!

* NOTE that BackTrax only works with music that is directly synched to the device from a computer using iTunes, or content directly downloaded from the iTunes Store to the device.

FEATURES

* Background playback, so you can switch to a mixer app or guitar amp app while the backing track is playing.
* Auto-scrolling lyrics display. It's calibrated for the best possible fit with most songs, but more improvements are coming.
* (iPad) On-screen volume control and AirPlay support.
* Support for AirTurn BT-105, PageFlip Cicada and similar Bluetooth pedals that act as a keyboard.
* Displays lyrics stored in the mp3 files.
* Font size options for lyrics and song list.
* Displays song count and total running time for setlist
* Stops playback after every song automatically, or optionally continuously plays straight through your setlist.
* Single screen interface means no flipping between screens to start a new song.
* Dark color scheme minimizes the illumination it creates on stage, and it's less harsh to look at in the dark.
* You can manually select any song to play next without it automatically starting, even while there's another song still playing.
* There's no pause button, it's a stop button. That means you can preview a track, stop it, and know that it will still start at the beginning when you push play.
* It loads songs from your iTunes library, so you use the same convenient music sync feature you always have, no special file loading for BackTrax.
* Big, colorful Play/Stop/Next buttons at the bottom that are hard to miss, and it's hard to accidentally hit the wrong one.
* The song list displays the running time of each song.
* Total set time display.
* A progress bar and countdown timer let you know when the end of the currently playing song is coming.
* (Option) It can select the next song when the current one finishes and wait for you to hit the Play button before continuing.
* (Option) It can remove songs from the setlist after they're played, so you can work from a list of songs you haven't played yet.
* (Option) Custom start and stop times for each song.

HOW TO USE

1) Sync your backing tracks to your device using the normal iTunes music sync feature.
2) In BackTrax, hit the Load button (on iPad it's Load Songs or Load Playlist) to load the tracks from your iTunes library.
3) Select a song in the list by tapping it.
4) Tap the big green Play button and the selected song (highlighted in blue) will play.

FEEDBACK

Questions? Problems? Requests? Please hit the support link below or go right to http://aisle4.com/support.html . Your feedback is always appreciated! Reviews are great, but I can't answer your questions or handle problems here.

NEITHER THIS BACKTRAX MOBILE APPLICATION NOR AISLE4 SOFTWARE ARE IN ANY WAY AFFILIATED WITH THE RADIO PROGRAM 'BACKTRAX USA WITH KID KELLY', DIAL GLOBAL, INC. AND/OR ANY OF DIAL GLOBAL'S AFFILIATES, AND NONE OF THEM HAVE ENDORSED THE BACKTRAX MOBILE APPLICATION OR AISLE4 SOFTWARE.

What's New

Version 2.9.2

- Auto-recovery from known database migration errors
- Added button for recovery of existing backup data in Settings panel
- Fixed loading of sets with duplicate songs

Ratings and Reviews

3.6 out of 5

5 Ratings

5 Ratings

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Willypeteband

This app is it find! I spent two weeks searching for an app that would do with this one does…and gave this one a shot. Little did I know that the creators had anticipated many things that bands need when running back tracks. From the lyrics option, smooth transition from song to song, changing songs.… It's just an incredible App! I am hoping they will come up with a multi track version of this at some point. I'm sure it will be just as amazing. Keep up the great work guys!

Great For Bands

Anna Cruz

I'm in a band that runs tracks with a click track, and the larger Play & Stop buttons make all the difference on stage, not to mention the way the playlists are setup. Fantastic app for bands!

Review/Request

Thismancooks

The app is very close to being perfect for how I use tracks in my performances.

Requests:

- A button/option that lets you play the tracks sequentially (AutoPlay). I typically play 4 songs on my break and doesn't make sense to have to press play after each song ends. When the break is over you can turn off AutoPlay (if desired). I play the trumpet with backtracks and walk around. Having AutoPlay would eliminate the need to have to walk back to the iPad to press Play each time a new track is loaded. I build 3 hour Playlists that include songs for my breaks. With Autoplay, I would only have to press the Play button at the start of my show! Of course, that assumes I wouldn't have to deviate from the list for special requests!

- Landscape mode for when you select a song from your library. This works in another app I have. You stated that iOS doesn't allow that or is not capable. This is not true.

- When you press the Home button on the iPad (to possibly switch to another app, perhaps for Lyrics of a song) the music needs to keep playing! I know this is possible. I have another music app that works this way.

- Ability to Fast Forward through a song. Perhaps by pressing a button OR pressing on the Slider bar/play head and dragging.

Review:

Love the app so far but I need the above features to use it in my live performance. Great job, please consider the above features, I'm sure others will benefit. Thank you!

Information

Seller
Ryan Eibling
Size
3 MB
Category
Music
Compatibility
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© copyright 2011-2016 Ryan Eibling
Price
$8.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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