Stop rummaging through paper tunebooks - turn your iPad or iPhone into a portable tunebook. Quickly search, display and hear thousands of Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and other tunes for fiddle, flute, bagpipes, banjo, mandolin, concertina or accordion.

Please leave a review or rate the app if you enjoy it - it helps!

- includes a selection of 76 commonly played session tunes (lots more on the Internet!)
- create, play and print sets of tunes
- import ABC notation via iTunes, cloud services like iCloud and Dropbox, email or the internet
- bagpipe notation for tunes with HP or Hp key
- search online or on your iPad or iPhone
- online search results can be quickly imported into your library
- simple playback with tempo control and looping
- choose flute, whistle, fiddle, banjo, guitar, piano, harp or accordion
- create and edit ABC notation on your iPad with a keyboard extension to simplify entry
- external keyboard fully supported
- print
- share via email as ABC notation or PDF
- open as a PDF in other applications

What's New

Version 2.1

2.0 brought a whole new user interface and improved playback

2.1 brings:
3rd generation iPad Pro compatibility

Web Browsing improvements
- restore URL input bar
- improved error messages

- remember the previous playback speed when changing the playback instrument

Ratings and Reviews

Nick Namaste

Simple, Functional, and Effective

This is a simple, functional, and effective app for finding, learning, and editing traditional tunes in abc notation.


It’s back! Excellent!

Wil made a quick recovery and the app is back to it’s full glory. Now to poke around and look for any new goodies!

Developer Response

New version on the way with iOS 12 compatibility

Jim bagsh

Craic is in a class all its own

Wow, this app has been needed ever since the iPad was introduced. Not only can you view (and even play) songs written in ABC Notation, but you can create new ones right on the iPad. Now I can carry my music on the iPad, and even edit songs while away from my home computer.

Like all new apps, the developer is quickly adding as many features as he can get to. And is very responsive to questions and comments. This app should breath new life into ABC Notation, opening it up to a new generation of users, both young and old alike.

And, please, if you need other features, don't complain - send in suggestions. That's how to make this an even greater app.


Wil Macaulay
63.4 MB
Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© wil macaulay


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