Resources for Mac OS

Installation of the app on Mac

Requirement: MacOS 10.15 and after

PocketPipes can be downloaded from the Mac App Store to your Mac. This is a universal purchase for all platforms (MacOS, iOS, iPadOS, iPod Touch)

The App language can be chosen in the system preferences if needed (English or French)

Demo bagpipe tunes sets

The application (starting V11.1) includes a set of demo tunes that can be easily installed at the first launch.

You can also choose to download the ABC Starter Kit or the BWW Starter Kit in the download folder for instance.

Starting with V13 it will be possible to play polyphonic musics (1st 2nd 3rd 4th). Here are few verified examples Demo pack of polyphonic files

Quick start with Mac OS

Here is a short procedure

Install your tunes (abc and or bww)

With the Finder Application

Simply use drag and drop the files from a Mac location to the tunes screen of PocketPipes.

Another simple way is to:

  • Define PocketPipes as the default App to open abc and bww files
  • And then a double click on the file will import the file into the app
  • This works also for tunes in an e-mail attachment

From a Dropbox account with PocketPipes

The process is managed within PocketPipes

installation guide or see the embedded Help

Other Help Topics

A Help book is available in the menu bar of the app, in the Help section

Any question?

For any questions about PocketPipes you can first have a look at the FAQ. If necessary, use the contact address:

Product life

Here is the history of the App (sorry it is in french).

About tunes

A recommended software for graphically create / edit ABC files is Bagpipe, running on a Mac or PC.

      link to download Bagpipe

PocketPipes also accepts bagpipe music files from other softwares.

Several websites offer bww files.

To Users

A feed-back on the AppleStore as well as any idea is welcome