FL Studio 64 Bit is a free option for existing customers while new customers get FL Studio 32 and 64 Bit with no change to current FL Studio pricing. FL Studio 64 is available in a single unified FL Studio 32/64 Bit installer or as a 64 Bit update installer for any version of FL Studio 11.
FL Studio 64 Bit features
- Access up to 512 GB RAM and 8 TB virtual address space, depending on your Windows version.
- 32 Bit bridged and 64 Bit native VST plugin support.
- Project compatibility between 32 and 64 Bit versions.
- FL Studio available as a 64 Bit VST plugin for use in 64 Bit VST hosts.
- 64 Bit Rewire client.
The following features & plugins rely on 3rd party code that is not available in 64 Bit at this time - Buzz Adapter, Edison 'Clean Audio' function*, FL Slayer, Fruity Soundfont Player*, Synthmaker/Flowstone*, Wasp/Wasp XT.
*Planned for a future 64 Bit update.
Frequently Asked Questions
Should I use FL Studio 32 or 64 Bit? - If you switch to FL Studio 64 Bit then you should also update your VST library to 64 Bit. If you are working on older projects made in FL Studio 32 Bit, it’s probably a good idea to use the 32 Bit version of FL Studio. Generally, try to minimise the number of bridged plugins regardless of the FL Studio version.
What's the difference between FL Studio 32 and 64 Bit? – The maximum memory 32 Bit applications can access is limited to 4 GB while Windows currently sets the 64 Bit limit to 512 GB of RAM and 8 TB of memory address space per application. However, FL Studio 32 Bit includes several memory management tools that allow users to bypass the 32 Bit 4 GB limitation by loading samples and VST plugins in separate processes that don’t add to FL Studios memory count.