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How to Use FL Studio – Beginners Guide

If you are new to FL Studio by Image Line, here is an FL Studio beginners guide packed with FL Studio tutorials to get started with making music today.


FL Studio is one of the most popular music software programs out because it’s easy to use, powerful, and cheaper than other music software.

Installing FL Studio

Here are the steps to follow to install and set up your audio settings for FL Studio.


Download the FL Studio Trial

or

Buy FL Studio


FL Studio comes in three versions.

1. Fruity Edition

2. Producer Edition

3. Signature Bundle

FL Studio Overview

Here is a broad overview of the FL Studio interface and the basics of using the software.

Interface Overview

Step Sequencer

The FL Studio Step Sequencer is where you create multiple drum patterns and melodies.

The patterns you make in the Step Sequencer are then added to the Playlist to be turned into a full song.

Piano Roll

The Piano Roll is where you create and edit melodies for your beat.

Learn about:

Notes

Pitch

Velocity

Panning


FL Studio Browser

The FL Studio Browser is where projects, samples, presets, and VST plugins are stored.

More info: FL Studio Browser

How to Use the Playlist

The playlist is where you arrange your patterns into a full song.

Related: How to Arrange Beats ( Video )

Related: How to Set Up Your Midi Keyboard

More info: The Playlist

FL Studio Mixer

The FL Studio mixer is where you can edit the volume, pan audio, add effects, and more.

Exporting Songs

Here is a simple guide to export your final beat.

FL Studio Effects

Here is an FL Studio tutorial on how to add effects using the audio mixer.

How to Make a Hip Hop Beat in FL Studio

Here is a tutorial on how to make a Hip Hop beat in FL Studio using a sample. 

How to Make a Trap Beat in FL Studio

Here is a tutorial on how to make a Trap beat in FL Studio. 

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