Some of the important features of the Piano Prime addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Piano Prime.
In short, Piano Prime a fun, and a very simple piano App for your PC|MAC. If you want to contribute to the developement of this addon, please fork it on GitHub, and push your changes to a named branch. Moreover, you can review all the comments made on GitHub commits.
7 Reasons to Use Piano Prime
The app and all the settings are auto-saved to the memory.
You can play piano with the keyboard, mouse, or the built-in keyboard at the top.
Number of visible keys are adjustable to your choice (default is 20).
You can hide the keyboard from the options page.
There is also a sustain control key to match keyboard sounds to your need (default is off).
You can record, replay or download any song.
Available for all browsers and platforms.
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Piano Prime?
Piano Prime is a lite and easy-to-use add-on for playing and learning piano. It is built purely based on web technologies (HTML, JS, CSS). You can play your favorite song with the built-in keyboard, or mouse. There is also an option to record the desired song(s) and replay it at any time. In total, there are 52 keys but only 20 of them are visible when you first install the app for the first time. This number can be increased from the options page (open sidebar). An option is also available to hide the built-in keyboard (top section). Moreover, the sustain control option makes songs to last a bit longer (for a more professional piano playing). Overall, this app is a user-friendly and very lite Piano software available for your browser.
2. How can I work with this addon?
To work with this add-on, please click on the toolbar button to open the app UI. Then start playing your desired song by pressing on the piano keys with mouse. Alternatively, you can use the virtual keyboard (top section) or keyboard to play your desired song. Open the sidebar to see app settings and also the recorded list of songs. To record a song, please press on the record button on the left side. Once pressed for the first time, the browser will ask you for the record permission (from device speaker). Please accept the permission to allow the app to be able to record your song. After you are done with recording, please click on the sidebar button to open the right sidebar. Within the sidebar, you can see the complete list of recorded songs. You can download a song if there is a download button for the selected item. Please note that, when you record a song, you can also download it to your machine in WebM format. But, when the app is restarted or reloaded, the download option is not available anymore, because this app does not store downloads in the memory.
3. How can I download the source code for Piano Prime?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. How can I move the keyboard to see the hidden keys?
To move the keyboard, just hit the left or right arrow keys on your keyboard. Or, hit the left and right arrow keys on the Piano UI. Double arrow keys are for fast movement of the keyboard to the left or right side.
5. Is there a way to record the desired songs?
Yes, there is a key to record any desired song. Simply hit the record key and play your song (accept the record permission if the browser asks for). In the end, hit the record button again and assign a name for the recorded song. To replay the song, click on the sidebar button on the right and once the sidebar is open, find the desired item and play it. You can also delete any song from the memory with the delete button.
6. How to uninstall this extension?
To remove this extension, please go to the extensions tab in your browser and then click on the remove button. Please note that, when this app is closed, it does not have any background activities, therefore, you do not need to remove it if you are concerned about the burden to your browser or machine.
7. How can I report a bug or suggest improvements for this App?
You can use the bug report form in this page to report bugs or suggest any improvements for this addon.
8. Is this addon available for all platforms (including mobile)?
Yes, this add-on is available for all browsers and platforms. It is also available as a web application and PWA (progressive web app). Please click on the - Webapp - link above to open the web application.
Your feedback goes a long way towards making this addon even better. With this bug report form, you can submit bugs or suggest enhancements for the functionality or performance of this addon. Please note, this bug report form will be sent to the developer(s) of this addon. You will not get an immediate or personal response at the moment. However, the developer(s) may contact you through the email address provided in this form for further clarifications or requesting additional information regarding the reported bug(s).
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