Version History
Below you can find the history of FL Studio and how a simple midi-only drum sequencer turned into a fully fledged virtual studio. Please note that registered users receive all of the features below for free as part of our Lifetime Free Updates policy.

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FL Studio 10.10 (beta)

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Important GUI-related bugfix.
Sending from browser to a focused attach plugin window now works.
Little bugfix in Vocodex (when band levels are zero).
Patcher: lots of changes and bugfixes


Support for Novation Launchpad S & basic support for Launchkey.
VFX Color Mapper plugin (Patcher only).
VFX Key Mapper plugin (Patcher only).
Gross Beat: Click reduction feature enhanced to 3 states.
Improved speed of sinc interpolator.
Synthmaker updated to Flowstone
Newtone: added warp mode

FL Studio 10.9 (beta)

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Lots of small and bigger fixes
FPC: fixed threading bugs
DirectWave: fixed garbage in sample start/end strings
Patcher: fixed cpu usage


Page Up/Down cycles through the current mixer track's plugin windows
Support for Panorama P4 & QuNeo controllers
Can now drop Patcher presets from browser/picker onto generators/effects to "Patcherize" them.
Double-clicking plugins in a picker called from Patcher, opens them in the caller.
Clicking a clip once (but not moving it) now also selects it (even when not playing).
FPC: option to reset all outputs
Newtone: changed implementation of "tempo sync" checkbox
Patcher: support for VFX plugins, rewrite of "map" tab
Wrapper: load 64bit plugin if 32bit isn't installed and vice versa

FL Studio 10.8 (beta)

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Lots of small and bigger fixes
Fixed filter automation import from .flm file
Soundfont Player: fixed loading of soundfonts (some problems with EnsurePAnsiChar)
Wrapper: fixed sending tempo to newly loaded plugin
Synthmaker: version 2.0.11
Video Player: fixed no playback/sound in some videos (alien song.mpeg)
Video Player: now remembers window size when no video is loaded
Patcher: fixed initialization of wavetables
Patcher: fixed XY control paint bug
Patcher: fixed loading sidechain output for some plugins
Patcher: fixed updating controls from mixer thread
DirectWave: changed FLM exported category (chromatic, so the icon is correct)
DirectWave: fixed start of wave file when imported from FLM .instr filr
Downloader: fixed crash when looking for missing samples in FL
Downloader: show real download size if it's bigger than the “fake” one
Downloader: fixed freeze if you close content lib in FL while it's scanning, then click elsewhere
Downloader: fixed seeing new lists after downloading list updates

New font rasterizer
Using AGG for drawing
Patcher: experimental voice effect support
DirectWave: support for new chunk based FLM .instr file format (import)
FPC: support for new chunk based FLM .instr file format (import)
Downloader: group all items with the same download filename, not just those with a download caption
Downloader: added option to “download all” (click on subcategory/cd captions in online list)
Downloader: captions in online section are collapsible now
Downloader: content lib window is now (also) embedded in the Download Manager window
Downloader: added option to always start content lib in Download Manager (allows it to stay open)
Animation selector in general settings

FL Studio 10.6 (beta)

Monday, July 2, 2012


Partial support for multi-touch monitors in FL & some plugins.

Added warning when attempting to save inside the backup/autosave folder.

Automation of MIDI out knobs now only destroyed when changing range.

Added support for nankKONTROL2.

Harmor: added import (drag&drop) for Komplexer WT wavetable files.

Harmor: added "Map audio regions to keys" with auto-dump to score, for Slicex-like drumloop handling.

Support for Windows "app commands".

Plugin picker: right click to open plugin + its presets folder in the browser.

New View->Arrange windows->Tablet.

FL Mobile: updated file format support

FL Mobile import now looks for instruments in shared data path too

DirectX plugin scanning has been removed

DirectWave: resample loop points on FLM export, improved interpolation

Wrapper: bridge now uses FL's processing thread priority for its processing

Added BassDrum synth plugin



Fixed a long list of big & small bugs as well as memory leaks, in FL & plugins.

Fixed bug in endless knob control of VST plugins.

Fixed debug log window not scrolling anymore.

Fixed crash when browser sorts by file type.

Changed font charset in numerous places, for foreign users.

Fixed little alignment error in pattern clips.

Fixed tempo-related stretching error when loading 10.5 projects.

Fixed problem with omni MIDI control linking.

Made ctrl+right click to zoom out on performance/song sections (like middle-click&hold).

Fixed little mixer menu annoyance.

Fixed small bug in PR zoom.

Workaround for Windows touch keyboard sending return twice.

Browser position restored better.

Fixed bug in arp tool.

Newtone: send to playlist when no wave is loaded no longer results in a file with empty name

Patcher: fixed plugin name when dropping VST .fst preset

Patcher: fixed crash trying to load unavailable plugin

Patcher: fixed two crashes in effect version

Wrapper: don't kill automation when loading presets

Wrapper: Waves 9 x64 now shows shell plugin list

Updated Drumaxx, PoiZone, Sawer, Sakura and Toxic Biohazard plugins

10.6.1 (16/07/2012) Bugfixes & additions:
Bugfix in channel settings after loading channel state.
Fixed restoration of plugin detached state in some cases, & now remembers maximized plugins.
Improved GUI engine in many ways.
A lot !

FL Studio 10.5 (beta)

Friday, April 13, 2012


New performance mode.

Little change in MIDI message delivery engine.

Controllers: enhanced the behavior of jogs in piano roll and browser.

Remote control: can now assign notes/buttons to parameters in several modes.

New graphics for clips in playlist, improved graphics in piano roll.

MIDI inputs now have a port as well, and control surfaces are now linked by port, for feedback.

Plugins can also get & filter direct MIDI input from controllers before FL processes it.

Links are now using MIDI ports, so no more conflict between controllers is possible, especially 2 controllers of the same type.

Added support for APC20/40, Launchpad, Block, MASCHINE / MASCHINE MIKRO, padKONTROL controllers.

Piano roll: brush tool changed behavior to monophonic step mode (shift for old behavior).

Piano roll: click-&-hold resizing on 2 neighbor notes glues them.

Some new graphics for the step sequencer.

Ctrl+mouse wheel on channel button to change its mixer track.

Added visual feedback for free controls on the MCU controller.

Harmor: 2 new distortion modes.

Harmor: tempo-synced envelopes follow tempo changes better.

Fine tempo control merged with tempo selector.

Improved tempo tapping, & implemented tapping for some MIDI controllers.

Added "Chop chords" option to piano roll Strum & Articulate tools.

Can now right click to check several menu items without closing it, in some popup menus.

New simple playlist track folders/groups.

Can type in names (full or partial) in plugin/project picker.

Added type-in editor to parameter popup (formatted as absolute normalized value).

Improved function of Home/Ctrl+Home/Alt+Home in piano roll/playlist (handy for previewing scores).

New auto-refreshing of USB MIDI devices.

PR/PL: hold SHIFT & CTRL to lock horizontally or vertically when moving items.

PR: use mouse wheel while holding notes to change velocity. Also change tools while holding right click.

Articulator tools now available to automation clips (see channel settings menu).

Improved conversion of automation events into automation clip.

New downloader / content library

Dashboard: made midi reset message optional

DirectWave: select program with midi note

Fruity Squeeze: enabled mouse wheel for controls

Patcher: ask confirmation when deactivating a plugin param

Patcher: drop fxp/fxp/other files on plugin to load it

Wrapper: linked voice slides to poly aftertouch

Wrapper: implemented loading plugin presets from various default locations

ZGEViz: new version



Fixed wrong song time displayed on Mackie CU.

Fixed harmless glitch in multilink window.

Fixed rare crash when reloading projects.

Fixed bug for slots in 1-shot mode in Gross Beat.

Fixed problem with Fruity Slicer & other hybrid plugins.

Fixed bug in automation of automation clip's speed control.

Fixed little bug in multipoint LFOs in synths, when LFOs have a predelay.

Fixed many bugs related to closing FL or reloading projects.

Fixed crashing bug in Harmless related to legato in some cases.

Fixed minor bug in F2 picking random color in name edits.

Fixed several browser scrolling problems.

Harmor: fixed tiny bug in image menu.

Gross Beat: several fixes, improved resampling & less clicking.

Fixed little handle leak.

Fixed rare crash when pressing ALT on some systems.

Fixed error after recording audio in some cases.

Dashboard: fixed crash loading an instrument file with a reference to an non-existent patch

Dashboard: fixed double items in instrument list

Dashboard: fixed showing & character in instrument combos

DirectWave: fixed importing .sfz files

DrumSynth Live: fixed pitch problem at 96KHz

FPC: fixed freeze when changing midi loop file

FPC: fixed crash dropping sample on a pad that's playing

FPC: fixed cut/cut by valyes in "empty" preset

FPC: pad preset export now sets file extension (when necessary)

FPC: fixed releasing samples when exporting a pad preset

FPC: fixed pad preset default folders

FPC: fixed crash opening "save entire kit as pad presets" window

Synthmaker: various bugfixes (resizing)

Patcher: fixed update of XY control when automated

Patcher: fixed crash loading 2 instances and starting a new song

Patcher: fixed hint message flicker

Patcher: fixed crash deleting Patcher instance

Patcher: fixed freeze when deleting SF Player

Patcher: fixed (re)size of SynthMaker UI

Patcher: fixed use of mouse wheel over plugin UI

ReWired: fixed time calculation

Wrapper: fixed reset of Fruity Compressor settings after saving

Wrapper: fixed saving settings of The Grand 3 x64

Wrapper: various changes/fixes for bridged plugins

Wrapper: various fixes for VST3 plugins

Wrapper: added parameter index check for automation from VST plugins

Wrapper: fixed loading x64 Play from song

Wrapper: fixed some flicker in interfaceless UI

Wrapper: fixed loading shell plugin names from registry

Wrapper: fixed crash when dragging preset over existing wrapper that didn't have a plugin loaded

Wrapper: fixed loading saved bridged VST3 plugin

Wrapper: fixed crash opening and closing bridged plugin editor

Wrapper: got rid of "no disk in drive" error message when opening plugin from saved settings

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