Lyrics

Easyslides 5 is preloaded with public domain lyrics which means you can start using easyslides right away.  With v5.1RC4 you will also be able to import Opensong, OpenLP and SongSelect Lyrics text sheets into easyslides.

There are three ways to import lyrics into Easyslides 5:-

Method 1 – Download Easyslides-supplied Lyrics (v5.0.x, v5.1.x)

  1. For v5.0: In easyslides 5 menu, select Tools->Import Online Database->Easyslides Online.
  2. For v5.1: In easyslides 5 menu, select Tools->Import. When the Import window appears, select the tab “Online”.
  3. Easyslides will connect to easyslides.com and list all lyrics supplied by easyslides.
  4. From the list, click on the lyrics pack you wish to import.
  5. You will be informed if the import is successful.
  6. (List of Easyslides-supplied Lyrics)

Method 2 – Download Third Party Online Lyrics (v5.1.x)

  1. In easyslides 5 menu, select Tools->Import.
  2. When the Import window appears, select the tab “Others Online”.
  3. Easyslides will connect to easyslides.com and list some commonly lyrics located at other third-party websites.
  4. From the list, click on the lyrics pack you wish to import.
  5. You will be informed if the import is successful.
  6. Please note that the listed Bibles are not provided by easyslides.com and the links are listed for your convenience.
  7. (List of third party online Lyrics)

Method 3 – Import Lyrics on your local drive into Easyslides (v5.1.x)

If you have lyrics files such OpenLP sqlite database file, Opensong zipped files, SongSelect lyrics text files or similar SongSelect-format text files, you can easily import them into easyslides.

If you have one file, or a database file:

  1. In easyslides 5 menu, select Tools->Import->Import a File.
  2. Click the folder icon at ‘1’ to select the lyrics file you wish to import.
  3. If the file is a easyslides-recognised import file, a list of (folder(s) will be displayed at ‘B’.
  4. At ‘2’, ensure the grouped items(s) you wish to import are ticked.
  5. At ‘3’, select the database you wish to import the new lyrics into.
  6. At ‘4’, select you Overwrite option.
  7. Click Import.
  8. You will be informed if the import is successful. Note the imported database name and navigate to it when you exit out of import.

If you have many individual lyrics files:

  1. Make sure all the files you wish to import are in a single folder.
  2. In easyslides 5 menu, select Tools->Import.
  3. When the Import window appears, select the tab “Import Multiple Files”.
  4. Click the folder icon at ‘1’ to select the folder which contains all the files you wish to import.
  5. At ‘2’, select the database you wish to import the folder of lyrics into.
  6. Click Import.
  7. You will be informed if the import is successful. Note the imported database name and navigate to it when you exit out of import.

Further guidance

Import OpenLP lyrics

Import Opensong lyrics

Import SongSelect Lyrics Text Files

Import other Text Files