theCraic is an iPad app that lets you carry your tune book with you.

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Find tunes fast

Find tunes from the great online collections

  • search on your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and on the internet

  • mark your favorites and see recent searches

  • import from your PC or Mac with iTunes file sharing

  • play back the tune and learn it

  • keep track of favourites and recently viewed tunes

Edit and create using abc notation

  • NEW in version 2 - use keyboard shortcuts on your iPad for navigation, playback and editing.

  • Create tunes using a simple abc notation as already in use by thousands of online tunes.

  • Keyboard extensions to make entry simpler

  • Uses the Adobe SourceCodePro font for readability

Play and learn

  • play back the tune on your iPhone or iPad

  • NEW in version 2 - choose between flute, fiddle, banjo and more for playback

  • slow down the tune to play along

  • loop it as long as you like

  • NEW in version 2 - show a cursor that highlights the note that’s being played

Print and share

  • Email tunes with both an abc and a PDF attachment

  • Open abc tunes directly in theCraic from your browser

  • Open tunes directly from other apps like AirSharing or DropBox

  • NEW in version 2 - import directly from the Files app - from iCloud, DropBox or Google Cloud