FL STUDIO HISTORY

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 7.3

Monday, October 1, 2007


(public beta)


Bugfix in envelope point snapping.

Added error message at startup when MMX or SSE1 is not found.

Bugfix in Sytrus unison sub.

Cleartype not forced on anymore for mixer labels for Win9X platforms.

Fixed little bug when reordering mixer tracks.

Little bugfix in Edison's looping tool & trimming option.

New phase editing feature in Edison's EQ.

Bugfix in stretching engine.

Bugfix in monophonic mode combined with Fruity Slicer plugin.

Fixed weird bug importing corrupted playlist data from FL6 projects.

Added middle note & score detection to Edison.

Fixed keystrokes not getting to FL when mixer was detached & focused.

Fixed strange bug with ASIO.

Right-clicking splitters (browser, piano roll, playlist) for spare position.

FL finally supports MIDI SysEx input, and handles basic MMC functions.

Fixed crash when closing FL while project browser was open.

Project browser: can show/hide plugin editors from the generators/effects folders.

Generator smart disable is now compatible with threaded rendering.

Added mouse wheel support to popup menus & combo selectors.

Added (manual) plugin editor thumbnails to project browser.

Sinc interpolator now faster (64point sinc now usable realtime).

New slope modes for LP/HP/LS/Peak/HS bands in Parametric EQ 2 plugin.

New 'multilink' option for quicker remote control assignment, creation of multiple automation clips, etc.

Added 'Edit whole mapping' to Remote control part of the project browser.

Optional stereo waveform display in playlist.

Fixed tiny browser bug.

Re-implemented CME UF keyboard support (although MIDI feedback sometimes makes no sense).

Fixed bug in WaveShaper & Sytrus bipolar to unipolar mapping conversion.

Parameter smoothing now works for relative knobs or other incremental MIDI controls too.

Improved parameter smoothing.

Can now define absolute increment steps in MIDI remote control window.

Playlist->Edit->Shift left/right now works for audio clips too (including using control surface jogs).

Added full support for the Mackie Control Universal.

Improved support for some controllers.

Fixed thread-locking issue with multiple smoothed up remote control combined with visible project browser

and knob tweak undo enabled.


Edison:

new slave sync, pause button, transport active when not playing, support for control surfaces and keyboard input

(to slice or for sampler preview).

Can now link notes to markers/regions (for use in Fruity Slicer).

Added "Undo mix (spectral)" and "Paste mix (spectral)" features.

EQ, blur & reverb tools now remember their envelope editor settings.

Added keyboard (to note or to slice) preview.

Added 'quick rename (all)' option to rename all regions to drum names.

Unselects when live selection is too short (

New fancy waveform display mode, and option to export display to bitmap file.

Added stereo waveform display.

New Tools->Send to playlist as audio clip, to send the clip to the playlist at selection,

linked to the same mixer track as Edison.

New drum(loop) stretching tool (& paste replace (drum)), with improved gaps filling.

CTRL+DRAG drums from one instance to another, to replace drums in a loop with drums from another loop.

Slide option now works on markers/regions too.

Hold right-shift to move markers more accurately (temporary zoom).

captionize themselves when starting a sample drag (Sytrus as well)


Improved 'undo knob tweaks' to support tweaking several parameters at once without slowing down.

Love Philter: piano keys assigned to patterns.

Tweaking controls on VST(i)s now show a hint message in FL's hint bar (when possible).

Wave Candy: fixed some bugs & added Vista window background blur.

Updated to LAME 3.97.

Improved latency compensation 'Set from' option.

Rendering with latency compensation.

Added slip editing in playlist clips, as well as little changes in resizing tools.

Improved accuracy of MIDI input recording under high GUI CPU load.

Can now move effect slots around using the mouse wheel.

FL (& some FL plugins) now support .ogg format.

Introducing 'Selected' mixer track, to which the selected mixer track is routed, and in which you place visual

effects or a recording Edison.

Ctrl+E to quickly open an audio editor in a mixer track, or Shift+E to open an audio logger.

Added score logging feature, not to miss scored played while testing.

Piano roll: added 'Select at random' to select 10% random notes, for variations.

Playlist: clip source selection now in titlebar, and clips panel now on top by default.

DrumSynth: added call to SendPatchToEngine to Voice_Release, to temporarily fix a release problem

when multiple voices are active

One-click audio recording now prompts to record in Edison.

Improved RAM usage meter for some systems.

Can now resize multiple playlist clips at once.

Caps lock function changed to allow resizing of notes from left side in piano roll.

Improved smoothness when recording for several minutes in Edison.

Bugfix: quick quantize no longer resizes playlist clips.

New spectral view in monitor panel.

Added recording filter (right-click record button).


Newbie enhancements:

- snapping is on by default.

- browser snapshot now defaults to slot 1.

- window menu icons replaced by holly down arrows.


Dashboard:

- Fixed scroller freeze issue

- Edit string dialog now pops up on correct screen

- "send value" for patch control no longer generates an exception

- messages are no longer added to a buffer to be sent during processing


FPC:

- invalidate synthpanel on resize, to avoid graphical glitch when resizing the editor with

"Show window contents while dragging" off in Windows

- mouse wheel now changes pad

- some cosmetic changes

- pan envelope is now bipolar

- fixed some save dialog glitches.

- fixed envelope handling.

- added wave preview in open dialog.


Video Player:

- do nothing in TVideoViewer.AcceptMediaSample to prevent creeping cpu usage

- moved position updates from Process to Idle function, to save some cpu usage

- detached video will now keep playing if the plugin editor window is hidden

- added "Ignore tempo changes" option

- fix to prevent rising cpu usage.

- "Export all programs as Cubase presets" saved the current program in every file

- fixed new implementation of ProcessParam to avoid "integer overflow" exception when

adding an automation clip


Fruity Wapper:

- added hint when plugin parameter changes

- some fixes in ProcessParam

- now flushes plugin (inactive/active) in the PlugIOChanged callback

- don't send "all note off" message for effects

- the fixed size output buffer for effects are now initialized to zero before processing

- now call AllocBuffers when the blocksize changes

- renamed menu items for saving/loading fst and fxb files to "VST" instead of "Cubase"

- added "Send note off velocity" option


FL Studio 7.0

Tuesday, January 30, 2007


Little GUI redesign.

Sytrus: hint in harmonics editor not lagging anymore.

Sytrus / envelope editor: ctrl+shift to bypass point snapping.

Sytrus / envelope editor: multilevel undo & display updates.

Fixed little memory leak in browser's history.

Fixed wrong displayed hint for automation clips.

No more flicker when resizing plugin windows.

New resampling engine, support for mono & 32bit wavs.

Mapped scroll-lock key to FL's autoscrolling.

Switched to Delphi 2006.

Fixed tiny glitch with mixer icons.

BeepMap: can now drop bitmaps onto channel buttons.

Improved audio recording to disk (no more crackles when recording lots of mixer tracks).

Reworked toolbars, with CPU usage graph and RAM meter.

Can now edit samples from the browser item popup.

Can now drop any file onto the browser to get the folder added to the extra folders

(handy when using the browser to preview sounds).

Added large browser aspect.

Fixed minor bug in multiband compressor (master meter was all mono).

Fixed crashing bug in granulizer.

Little bugfix in Fruity Delay Bank.

Small UI changes & optimizations in Sytrus.

New Fruity Love Philter effect plugin.

Sytrus: little speed improvement when processing arpeggiated/gated presets.

Audio device now stored by name rather than by index.

New Edison audio editor.

Right-shift in piano roll & playlist to pan the editor (same as in Edison).

Support for 16bit integer/32bit float/mono/stereo samples inside FL, Fruity Granulizer & Fruity Slicer.

Faster slicing in FL, Fruity Slicer, Fruity Granulizer and Edison.

Added spectral view in Fruity Slicer.

Sytrus: several speedups when triggering voices, computing & importing shapes.

Fixed crashing project browser when a mixer control was linked in omni mode.

Sytrus: slightly improved plucked string generator.

Fruity wrapper: added "Invalidate editor window" option (on by default)

Fruity wrapper: fixed bug in preset names that start with "-"

Fruity wrapper: bugfix: effect version copies input to output when no plugin is loaded

Fruity wrapper: bugfix: "fixed size buffers" option is now saved for each plugin

FPC: added popup menu for sample displays

FPC: middle-click on a sample display now opens that sample in Edison

FPC: fixed layer display after dropping a wave

FPC: fixed a crashing bug with empty layers

FPC: reimplemented resampling

FPC: re-implemented sample loading, it's now independent of FL's sample loading and

loads mono and 32bit samples faster

FPC: fixed two bugs importing midi files and other minor bugfixes

ReWired: added selection of bus and channel for the ReWired channel to send its notes to (midi options window)

FL DXi: updated calculation of time information to prevent continuous resynchronizing in Sonar versions 4.04 and up

Edison: much improved spectrum display.

Sytrus: little speed & quality enhancement and now up to 256 harmonics per operator.

Sytrus: fixed rare crash when editing waveshaper envelope.

Added new stretching methods to FL & Fruity Slicer.

Added stretching tool to Edison.

Mono ASIO inputs now listed in the mixer's input list, so that you can record from mono sources.

Fixed little bug in mixer state loading.

Added 'stairs' line mode to envelope editor.

Some generators can now be threaded for some CPU gain on dual cores.

Introducing smart disable mode for generators as well.

Improved fading/declicking in Edison, Fruity Slicer and FL.

Fixed rare mixer track relocation bug.

Fixed unreleased notes when using sustain in recording mode.

Linked sustain pedal to step jump in step editing mode.

Sytrus: unison panning, volume and pitch now update running voices when automated.

Sytrus: added 'bipolar LFO tension' option to LFO's.

Sytrus: added cherry phaser filter.

Browser now previews the sample's root note.

Added more safety checks for bad wav samples.

Plugin windows & mixer can now be detached from the main window.

Fixed tiny keyboard problem with detached windows.

Added pattern clips to the playlist.

Improved zoom tool in playlist tracks.

Ctrl+right click = zoom in playlist & piano roll.

Undo for automation clips, and more meaningful undo names.

Can now turn event automation into automation clips.

Double-click pattern clips to edit its contents.

Spectrum can now be displayed in channel settings & audio clips.

Support for AIFF files in sampler channels & Edison.

Support for Apple Loops AIFF extensions.

Updated zipping DLL.

Dashboard: added "Send all values" option

Dashboard: fixed sending values of switches and patch selectors

Dashboard: updates for note off velocity support and note on velocity calculation

DirectWave: now loads AIFF samples

DirectWave: VST preset file loader in autosampler

DirectWave: lots of bugfixes

FL Keys: fixed loading of some 16bit waves

FPC: reimplemented voice and envelope processing

FPC: now loads AIFF, MP3 and REX files

FPC: now exports to SFZ format

FPC: preview notes now also trigger cut groups

FPC: fixed layer tune

FPC: allow selection of regions in a wave for start/end points

FPC: added possibility to keep current note layout when changing presets

FPC: added option to map every pad to a note one by one (per bank)

FPC: the pan envelope can't cut a voice anymore

Edison: new click-free editing.

Added 32Bit stream option to DirectSound output.

FL is now optimized for ClearType.

Fixed 2 minor glitches in PR.

Escape to abort file searching is now more responsive.

Added 'huge' to browser size modes.

Playlist clips can now be smaller.

Fixed occasional crash when assigning hardware XY controllers to params.

Assigning notes to slices made easier in Fruity Slicer plugin ("Last hit key" in menu).

Double-clicking a pattern clip opens the piano roll/event editor at the time it was clicked.

Added support for Novation ReMOTE SL controller.

New velocity & release mapping curves in the MIDI settings.

Support for note off velocity in piano roll, imported MIDI files, MIDI out & Sytrus plugins.

Sytrus: unlink velocity from volume, link velocity & release to attack & release.

New online news & events toolbar.

Fruity Slicer: can assign a slice to the last hit key.

Fixed MIDI file import bug.

Little fix in wav file loader.

Video Player: fixed time calculation for steps per beat other than 4

Wrapper: added "Save all programs" option

Wrapper: several bugfixes

Wrapper: added "MIDI Channel Aftertouch" special parameter to control aftertouch in a plugin

'Set smart disable for all effects' changed to 'Set smart disable for all plugins' (now including generators).

New Fruity Parametric EQ 2 plugin.


FL Studio 6.0.8

Friday, January 13, 2006


Chrome now has a Graphics Tester to avoid people crashing their FL Studio

DirectWave 1.0.3 (with synced LFO & other small improvements)

The new ASIO treatement should now solve most issues people had with FL6.0.x


FL Studio 6.0.5

Friday, January 6, 2006


Fixed non-working shortcut in playlist.

wrapper no longer crashes when a plugin sends information while it's being closed

fixed FPC crash when changing pad names

fixed tempo bug in envelope controller

fixed bug saving adsr wheels in envelope controller

fixed decimal point bug in formula controller

little bugfix in fruity slicer


FL Studio 6.0.4

Wednesday, December 28, 2005


Fixed non-working shortcut in playlist.

(bugfixes!) Fixed built-in sustain support.

Fixed crash while detecting sample tempo.

Fixed wrong reloading of sample loop type.

Fixed bug in audio clips volume envelopes.

Fixed patch selector in Dashboard.

Fixed score selection in FPC when an empty folder is selected.

Fixed bug in FPC and Fruity wrapper that caused drag and drop to stop working.

Fixed bug in Fruity Wrapper showing the selection menu when loading songs with

a Waveshell plugin.

Fixed dual screen bug showing all menus on the wrong screen when the primary

screen was on the right side of another screen.

Fixed bug with echo delay presets in channel settings.

Rare bug fixed in Sytrus delay line.

Fixed browser being able to be resized when docked.

Fixed mixer send knobs animated when the wrong track was selected.

Added option to disable smooth scrolling (in FL, not plugins).

Added warning when loading projects made with a more recent version of FL.

Made overload-safety feature in audio settings optional (for those who have

ASIO troubles).

Fixed bug in EQUO when processing was skipped.

Middle click to load projects from browser now prompts for saving.

Fixed looping and song position in FL DXi when used in Sonar 4.0.3 or later.

Fixed rendering bug in Fruity Squeeze.

Fixed bug that caused some DXi plugins to ignore note messages.

Fixed EQ slider hint.

Fixed Fruity Fast Dist bug when rendering.

Fixed bug when moving plugin racks while event editor was open for one of

their parameters.



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