We asked some of our 'Power Users'
how they got involved in music and how they use FL Studio.

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  • Avicii (Tim Berg) "It's so easy and quick to use ... I literally couldn't shut the program down."
  • BT (Brian Transeau) "FL is such a fresh approach to composition. It literally blows me away every time I work in it."
  • DeadMau5 (Joel Zimmerman) "It’s ease of use and fast results are what get the ideas down as fast as they come to my head, and that’s really important for me"
  • Porter Robinson "At first, FL stood out to me just because it was vastly more intuitive and usable...there's way too many awesome FL Studio features to list"
  • Afrojack (Nick van de Wall) "Don't let people tell you that Logic or other programs are 'superior' "
  • Martin Garrix "If I have an idea I want to be able to work it out really fast..."
  • Feed Me / Spor (Jon Gooch) "Despite working on other platforms occasionally I still find FL the fastest and most powerful way to get my ideas down."
  • Madeon "...with the incredible depth of the software, I never feel like something isn't achievable"
  • Mike Oldfield "It is very good to see a product like FL Studio which is available to all and doesn't cost $10000000000 of dollars"
  • Savant (Aleksander Vinter) "I work FAST, FL Studio is the only DAW that can keep up with me."
  • Basshunter "A friend of mine showed me Fruityloops when I visited his place for a LAN party, and I got hooked right away."
  • Ephixa (James Leusink) "I have never left FL because of my love for the piano roll"
  • Seven Lions "It has the best work flow and out of any DAW I have used"
  • Veela "I quickly came to realize how complex and beautiful the program really was"
  • 9th Wonder "The programs we use are Cool Edit Pro and FL Studio. Those are the two programs that we use, and that's what we did the whole album on."
  • Tristam "The pattern/clip set up is amazing, I mean 'make unique' is just bliss!"
  • SeamlessR (Stephen O'Leary) "FL Studio is the center of everything I do."
  • Cazzette (Alex & Sebastian) "The workflow in FL is incredible"
  • Boi-1da (Matthew Samuels) "A friend had told me about FL Studio, I ended up going out and getting a copy of it and using it ever since "
  • Steve Duda "FL means a whole lot, if I were restricted to one item of music software on my PC, it would certainly be FL."
  • MdL (Mason Levy) "FL Studio is the fastest and most inspiring piece of software in my workflow."
  • Synthetic Orchestra (Blake Robinson) "Not only did the patterns in the playlist feel just right, but the piano roll was more powerful than anything I had used before"
  • Ajurika (Akitaka Tohyama) "I am instantly able to achieve the desired result and also to create the sound I am looking for."
  • Varien (Nick Pittsinger) "I tried other DAWs like Live and Reason, but nothing got my ideas out faster and better than FL Studio"
  • Big Giant Circles (Jimmy Hinson) "FL has always been centric to my studio. It's the cornerstone of my creative process"
  • The Flashbulb (Benn Jordan) "Nuendo and Pro Tools wasted a lot of my time, and I started noticing that FL Studio was blossoming"
  • Toby Emerson "I found the demo while searching on the internet for a program that I could create drumloops with. I ended up finding FL studio and have been hooked ever since. It is more addictive than crack (not that I have tried that)."
  • Alex Medina "I was first drawn to FL Studio's when a friend introduced me to it and taught me how to make hip hop beats. To this day I have used FL Studio..we are one :)"
  • Tritonal "FL Studio has been the powerhouse behind many of our productions as Tritonal and remains a go-to production tool"
  • Sarom Soundz "So you can say right now that FL Studio is my life and the main tool to my livelihood."
  • Ummet Ozcan "I don't do any additional processing it's all FL Studio even my mastering."
  • Julian Jordan "All my tracks are made in FL Studio and I still learn a lot from it"
  • Zardonic (Federico Agreda) "FL Studio means EVERYTHING to me"
  • Cyriak Harris (animator) "Most of my videos start months before I even realise it. That's when I make the music that will eventually inspire the visuals of the video"
  • Jay Frog (ex-Scooter) "The fact to compose songs and quickly notate ideas on the road within FL Studio was a real innovation for me."
  • Camo & Krooked (Reinhard & Markus) "FL Studio...we have been hooked on it. It’s the only DAW we are using"
  • Mehran (Mehran Abbasi) "My dreams came true when I was introduced to FL Studio. This software has formed a big part of my life & I am so glad because of it I am enjoying my music."
  • Ronald Jenkees "...I don't really endorse anything, but spreading the word of FL Studio has been a no-brainer because it's given me so much"
  • Richy Pena "Before you know it I was playing the keyboard, recording melodies on to FL Studio and creating songs"
  • Infinity "It means Everything, without FL i wouldn't be producing."
  • Franchize Boyz "Franchize Boyz and Fruity Loops"
  • WondaGurl (Ebony Oshunrinde) "FL means everything to my productions."
  • Amirhossein "FL Studio has a great environment and makes it so easy to be in touch with the tools"
  • Sacco (Matias Monteagudo) "I have yet to find a software that is as cool and has such a fast workflow as in FL, and believe me I tried everything."
  • AaronicStuff (Aaron V) "[FL Studio] really shows how flexible the software can be"
  • David Morris (Boy 8-Bit, Roy Apron, Shako) "The piano roll is miles ahead of any other DAWs out there"
  • Nely (Arma Secreta) "For me FL studio is the easiest way to project your ideas and anybody can lay out any musical ideas."
  • Mick Gordon "I use it [FL Studio] for scoring, sequencing, designing sounds, and musical sound design. It's just so easy to work with, and work with quickly"
  • Anurag Dixit "I’ve used every damn thing that can make music, but nothing comes close to FL."
  • Protafield (Jayce Lewis) "[FL Studio] really has become a big part of what I am as an artist"
  • Tom Swoon "It's so addictive! There's too many awesome features to list"
  • Aura Qualic "I don't know how you folks at Image-Line made it so good..."
  • Maor Levi "I could never have inspiration that quick if it wasn't for the amazing engine of FL Studio"
  • Project 46 (Thomas & Ryan) "It is the cornerstone of our productions and without it we would not be able to make the music we do."
  • Naden (Daniel Taranger) "Ever since i tried fl studio, the program and I just clicked"
  • Heatbeat (Matias & Agustin) "...we work 100% on FL Studio, we don't even need another software to master the track..."
  • Andrew Aversa (Zircon) "Trying to use any other piano roll after working in FL was like having my mouse dipped in molasses"
  • Bare (Sean Rodela) "There might as well be no BARE if there is no FL"
  • Matthew Dear On FL Studio: "It came highly recommended through various artists I'd meet on the road. I finally gave it a shot, and it immediately enhanced my production techniques..."
  • Pete Marriott "When I realized how I could use it as a sound design and production tool I became hooked instantly"
  • AudioJack "We are known for having an individual sound to our music and FL Studio has been a key part to shaping that"
  • Rodney Anonymous (Dead Milkmen) "I still consider Fruity Loops the most addictive substance I've ever been exposed to"
  • Billain (Adis Kutkut) "FL Studio studio is my main operating system for music composition, it is where literally everything happens"
  • Doug Lazy "... stumbled across FL while surfing. I tried it and immediately Loved it. I was still into hardware at the time but slowly over the last few years have transferred my work to PC exclusively with FLS."
  • audiopeel (Kieron Gore) "The fruit however struck a chord. It's interface and workflow, everything seemed logical."
  • Justin Lassen "Probably around '98, a friend showed me FruityLoops. I just thought it was the coolest piece of software."
  • Mark Tinley On Fl Studio: "It means I can create multi-track drum loops, music loops or even entire songs and dump them straight into Pro Tools for further mixing."
  • Arno Cost (Vadim Constantin) "With FL studio, everything is simple, intuitive but you can also push your mixing, your mastering, your editing very far."
  • Secret Cinema "I bumped into Fruityloops at version 3 and Immediately loved it!"
  • Danyella "I loved the user-friendly layout. Just a few months later my tracks were already signed away to labels "
  • PIXL "What I loved the most how intuitive the UI on FL Studio was and the ease of using the Piano roll..."
  • Seismic Crew "I used the demo of FL a lot back before I was making any real money with my music. I had been using the old software drum machine Hammerhead, but FL offered endlessly more flexibility and power."
  • Louis La Roche (Brett Ewels) "FL Studio: I found my workflow a lot quicker and so I stuck with it
  • Dot Rotten (Joseph Ellis) "It pushes me as a producer, it never fails me, its also a program that helps create success over the years."
  • Phoenix (The Sound Killers) "It's simple at the end of the day. Everything they [other DAWs] can Do FL can do better"
  • Hitfinders (Andrew, Luca & Andrea) "We noticed it [FL Studio] while reading a producers forum, and were instantly hooked"
  • Adam Szabo "FL Studio popped up. After trying it out, my mind was blown..."
  • Dexplicit "FL Studio is without a doubt the most important tool in my inventory"
  • Polar Youth (Elisabeth) "FL Studio means everything to my creativity"
  • Peter Presta "A friend of mine introduced me to FL Studio and I instantly fell in love with the sounds you could create as they ALL sounded so BIG. I was Totally Hooked on FL Studio from there!"
  • Mightyfools (Jelle & Andy) "As both of us know all the ins and outs of the program, a basic beat, sketch, melody or idea is done in minutes"
  • eoslinz (Lindsay Hawkins) "The interface made perfect sense to me immediately and allowed me to create music within a matter of hours"
  • banvox "If I didn’t have it banvox would have never existed"
  • SoundTakt "FL Studio helped us realize our creative potential and hone our skills"
  • Tom Ellard "It was the Fruity Scratcher that finally convinced me to use FL Studio... It feels like I'm using the hardware but I can save the whole patching system to hard drive."
  • Jeff Samuel "Once Fruityloops started to use audio and sampler channels, I switched and never looked back! It was tremendously powerful just with those features but no one really realized it until years later."
  • Marcus D "A fellow Seattle producer introduced me to FL Studio ... I grew up on the cusp of the digital production age and didn't have the money to buy hardware, so naturally software was my go-to move"
  • Indivision "we haven't met any other sequencer which would help us to lay down our ideas so quickly and simply"
  • Meg Hentges "FL Studio (plus a wave editor) is the only software I ever use ...and since FL added audio recording, my rack mounted hard disk recorder rarely gets switched on."
  • Ripley+Jenson "When I took a look at a FL demo version in order to understand it, I discovered that it was the software I always had been looking for."
  • Hellberg "I've tried other DAWs, but none have suited me like FL Studio, it's something about it"
  • Walden "...once i started getting used to the program, well lets just say that I've never looked back!"
  • Oliver Heldens "I like how I can draw my idea's in it really quick"
  • Aryay (Mickey Karbal) "FL means everything for my productions"
  • K-391 (Kenneth Nilsen) "I released a song called 'Electro House 2012' which passed 500k in just some weeks"
  • Andrew Maze "FL Studio ... can help you to create every kind of music in absolutely every genre, the only limitation is your imagination"
  • Tucandeo (Daniel & Kevin) "FL Studio's slick, easy to use interface was most comfortable for us"
  • Abaz "You can learn the use of FL in a short time and work with it up to every level"
  • Rich Kidd (Ritchie) "makes the work flow quicker"
  • Bastian Salbart "Really love the pattern/clip set up. It's amazing how very simple and intuitive everything is."
  • Chris Noxx (from Tha Piecemakerz) "I found myself glued to FL studio for days at a time"
  • Dyro "[FL Studio] I got my hands on it and here I am today"
  • Bombs Away "FL is almost an extension of our imagination"
  • Mike Milli "FL Studio is a Power Music Program...It never gets boring"
  • Drumz N' Roses "The community is big and you will find FL Studio users in every genre"
  • BAMBOUNOU (Jérémy Guindo) "FL Studio is a very approachable and once you start to have a thorough knowledge of it, it is limitless"
  • Kyle Simmons (A Skylit Drive) "FL studio really helps me translate my ideas to reality without headache and each version just amazes me"
  • BounceBrothas "...you won't find any other daw with a workflow combined with the stepsequencer and sample browser"
  • Epikh Pro "...FL Studio is the main DAW I run everything out of. Wouldn't be where I am without it"
  • LeJad "...all my records, all my productions, everything was made with FL"
  • KhoMha "The software goes right to the point and every version gets better"
  • MDK (Morgan King) "It's the perfect balance of a sleek, user-friendly program, and a truly badass piece of audio software."
  • Just a Gent (Jacob Grant) "You don't have to worry about neatly placing each sound in their own tracks in the playlist, you can just throw it wherever, its great"