Months ago TheoreticallyCorrect.com unveiled Key Switch song transposer for free online use in a public beta release.
In August 2013 it's been updated to a pre-release of version 1.0. We hope you enjoy the new interface and features. Please let us know what you think!
In a week or two this page will redirect you to the official Key Switch 1.0 page. So you'll want to bookmark that page.
If you don't see Key Switch to the right of this panel, please read this section.
Key Switch should already be running in the right hand panel with its "Welcome to Key Switch" window open. If so, here's the easiest way try out Key Switch.
Choose a song from the "Try a Sample Song" menu. The selected song will immediately open in Key Switch's main workspace. To change the key, just click one of the buttons in the Key Picker. And that's the wonder of Key Switch—you can change keys and transpose chords with a single click.
Similarly you'll find a Sample Songs menu in the main workspace. It allows you to open a Sample Song whenever you want. And you can open multiple Sample Songs—when multiple songs are open each will appear in its own window, ready to transpose.
Alternately you can enter your own songs and chord charts—and that's the main point! Key Switch allows you to transpose chords in your songs.
Key Switch's "New Song" wizard escorts you through entering your song and setting its base key (in other words, identifying the correct key of the song—Key Switch needs to know the correct key in order to transpose with correct grammar.)
Either action opens the New Song wizard. After completing the wizard's three steps you'll be able to freely transpose your song.
The Key Switch User Guide provides lots of information about using Key Switch. Though the guide is somewhat extensive, it's only partially complete at present. We will update Key Switch and its documentation on a continuing basis. That's a priority.
Adobe Flash Player does not run on an iPhone or iPad and that means Key Switch cannot run on those devices. Read more about Apple and Flash.
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As a public beta, this release includes some minor known issues:
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Music transposition has never been simpler!