NOTE: We are no longer adding new features to Set List Maker. We recommend our newer product, BandHelper, for the latest design and functionality.


Features marked with a + require an in-app purchase.

In addition to these current features, you can see what's planned for future versions.

Manage Songs and Set Lists

Create unlimited databases with separate songs, shows and settings.
Add songs with standard fields for artist, style, tempo, duration, starting pitch, notes, lyrics and chords, and unlimited custom fields.
Add shows with standard fields for date, start and end time, pay, contact name, phone, email, street address and notes.
Copy songs between databases, and copy songs and shows within a database.
Import batches of songs from a spreadsheet file or a playlist on your device.
Import individual songs saved in ChordPro or OnSong files.
Add formatting to lyrics and chords, or let the app automatically highlight chords.
Delineate chords or other text with square brackets to position it above a particular point in your lyrics (ChordPro-style formatting), then hide or show the bracketed text as needed.
Add color labels to songs, and adjust text sizes for screen, email and print.
Sort your songs by artist, style, tempo, etc. or quickly search all your song data.
Make "smart copies" of songs that inherit data from the original song unless you override it.
Build shows by adding songs and dragging and dropping them into the desired sequence, or use a shuffle button to randomly sequence them.
Add text labels to set breaks and pauses for on-stage cues, and start a countdown timer when you reach a break or pause to help stay on schedule.
Copy all or part of a previous show as a starting point for a new show.
Build "smart lists" that automatically filter and sort your songs using custom criteria.
Calculate show and set durations based on song durations, average time between songs and average time between sets.
Calculate the remaining time and projected completion time of a show based on the songs completed so far.

Manage Documents, Recordings and Videos

Attach multiple recordings in .mp3, .mp4, .m4a, .aac, .aif, .aiff, .aifc, .wav, .ogg, .flac and .mid format to a song, then play the recordings from any set list. Play through the entire set list to preview a show, or play backing tracks while performing. (.aif, .aiff and .aifc are iOS and macOS only, while .ogg and .flac are Android only)
Attach multiple documents in .pdf, .jpg or .txt format to a song, then view the documents from within Set List Maker.
Attach multiple videos in .mov (iOS and macOS only), .mp4, .m4v or .3gp format to a song, then view the videos from within Set List Maker.
Write notes or add highlights directly on your documents for quick updates while rehearsing.
Enter lyrics and chords for your songs, then transpose the chords with the touch of a button.
Set document zoom positions that are saved and reloaded automatically (for PDF files only).
Navigate through documents with swipe gestures or hotspots.
+ Skip forward and back, loop a section of a recording or change the playback speed or pitch for help in practicing.
+ Fade a recording out for smoother endings and transitions with backing tracks.
+ Record audio directly into the app to capture ideas while practicing.

Enhance Your Live Show

Select a light or dark color theme for different environments.
Customize your screen layout, with a drag and drop interface, for quick access to the functions you use the most. Save multiple layouts for different rehearsal or performance situations.
Display documents one or two pages at a time, or display lyrics in one or two columns. Display documents or lyrics on the main screen, an external display or another mobile device.
Add markers to documents or lyrics to quickly jump to different parts of a song.
Auto-scroll your set list, or individual documents or lyrics, based on the song duration.
Assign common functions to a two- or three-fingered tap gesture.
Trigger tempos, starting pitches, recordings, document display and navigation or MIDI presets when selecting a song or reaching the end of a song.
Trigger tempos, starting pitches, recordings, document display and navigation, MIDI messages and more from external Bluetooth or MIDI switches.
+ Record automation tracks containing actions to scroll your documents or lyrics to specific positions, highlight a line of lyrics, start and stop recordings or tempos, send MIDI presets, etc. then play those actions back during your performance.
Preview song tempos with a visual flash or a choice of click sounds. Emphasize downbeats, play subdivisions, set a tempo auto-stop length, set the tempo volume or pan the tempo between the left and right channels.
Send tempos to a SoundBrenner Pulse or BeatBuddy when you select songs.
Preview song starting pitches with a pitch playback button.
+ Send MIDI bank and program changes, song select messages, beat clock (tempo) messages or any other MIDI data to selected ports (virtual MIDI) or all available ports. Assign MIDI presets to individual songs, or assign commonly used presets to a layout for access from any song.
+ Enter MIDI data manually or with a MIDI Learn mode.
+ Attach Standard MIDI Files created in a sequencer application, then play them back independently or in sync with an audio recording.
Set up app shortcuts to quickly jump to other apps on your device.
+ Use on-screen volume sliders to control the master volume plus individual volumes for recordings, videos, tempos and starting pitches.
+ Send the audio from recordings, tempo clicks and starting pitches to separate outputs if an external audio interface is connected. (iOS only)
+ Send the audio from recordings, tempo clicks and starting pitches to other apps via inter-app audio. (iOS only)
Display a time remaining countdown during set breaks.

Share Your Data

Email set lists in PDF or HTML format, print wirelessly to Apple AirPrint or Google Cloud Print printers, or copy and paste into text messages or Facebook posts, after adjusting your display options with a real-time preview.
Email the songs in a set list as a collection of one-page lead sheets in PDF format, or print wirelessly to Apple AirPrint or Google Cloud Print printers, after adjusting your display options with a real-time preview.
+ Export your database to import onto other devices in your band, or save backups.
+ Broadcast one device's screen wirelessly to up to 15 other devices.
+ Broadcast song selections and other actions wirelessly to up to 15 other devices.