FL Studio

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Mix and edit audio tracks with the help of the wide array of tools and features provided by this comprehensive and reliable software solution

editor's review






FL Studio is a powerful software solution that allows the creation of songs and loops using professional tools such as state of the art mixers, equalizers, integrated instruments and more.

Seamless setup, yet pretty overwhelming GUI

Although it is such powerful software, it is quite easy to install FL Studio. It takes a while, but only because it has to copy a lot of instruments and samples.

Less experienced users or those who have never worked with a similar program before might not have an easy time during the first use of FL Studio. It consists of a myriad of buttons corresponding to the multiple options available, which might seem a bit too much.

Nonetheless, comprehensive Help contents are enclosed, so that, in time, beginners can also learn how to handle it.

Use a virtual piano and support for plugins

Always running in full screen, this application encompasses a lot of functions in the left side of the screen, while the right side is exclusively used for mixing the uploaded tune. A virtual piano is also included, so that you can be sure you can create the song or effect you had stuck in your head.

Plugins can be added for improved functionality, although the software comes with almost everything one might need for taking the first steps as a beginner, such as instruments, mixers, special effects, filters and many other tools.

A last assessment

FL Studio is quite light on computer resources, yet a faster machine allows users to perform more actions in the same time or edit tracks without being bothered by huge loading times. Also, you should know that significant storage space is required for saving the generated tunes, as well as the additional samples and instruments that one may download from the Internet.

To conclude, FL Studio is a well-rounded and efficient piece of software, yet it is mostly dedicated to professionals, as many novices might find it confusing.

FL Studio was reviewed by Bogdan Popa
Last updated on August 27th, 2015
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