What’s new in FL Studio 10?

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FL Studio 10 is a complete software music production environment, representing more than 12 years of sustained & focused development. Everything you need in one package to compose, arrange, record, edit, mix and master professional quality music. FL Studio 10 is the fastest way from your brain to your speakers.

Now with FREE Lifetime Updates!!

What can FL Studio do?

  • Audio editing and manipulation including pitch correction, pitch shifting, harmonization, time-stretching, beat-detection & slicing, audio warping and standard audio manipulation (cut/paste etc).
  • Automate most interface and all plugin parameters by recording, drawing, spline-based automation curves, automation generators with formula based control of links.
  • Be hosted in other DAWs as a VST or connected through ReWire.
  • Live music performance including video effect visualization.
  • Mix and remix audio including apply realtime audio effects including delay, reverb & filtering.
  • Multi-track audio recording.
  • Record & play MIDI input recording from keyboards, drum pads and controllers.
  • Sequencing and arranging.
  • Synthesizer & effect plugin hosting (VST 32 & 64 bit, DX and FL Native format)

FL Studio 10 What’s New?

100’s of improvements, additions & bugfixes featuring:

  • 64 bit plugin support - The Wrapper now automatically detects 64 bit plugins and opens them in 64 Bit ‘Bridged’ mode (see below).
  • ‘New pattern’ (+) button - On the Channel Window / Step Sequencer. Add a Pattern and open the naming window.
  • Small scrollbars in editors - Smaller scrollbar for the Piano roll, Event Editor, Playlist etc. See F10 > General Settings.
  • Horizontal zoom - Improved Playlist, Piano roll & Event Editor.
  • Improved memory management - Two changes have been made to lower demands on FL Studio’s memory allocation. 1. 32 & 64 Bit VST plugins can be opened in ‘Bridged’ mode. The maximum memory available to the plugin will be at least 2 Gb for 32 Bit Windows and up to 192 Gb depending on your version of 64 Bit Windows. 2. Audio Clips & Sampler Channels Keep on disk option now opens the sample in a separate memory allocation. Each Audio Clip / Sampler Channel can now load a sample of at least 2 Gb for 32 Bit & 64 Bit Windows versions.
  • Improved audio options - ASIO: ‘Mix in bufferswitch’ and ‘Triple buffer’ may improve performance with some ASIO drivers. ASIO/Primary Sound: Revised ‘Playback tracking’ options to help with alignment of visual & recorded events where soundcard problems exist.
  • Autosave / Autobackup - FL Studio can now be set to back up the current project at 5 to 15 minute intervals. Never lose project data again!
  • FL Studio Fruity Edition - Now gains access to Playlist Pattern Clips for unlimited scoring and automation flexibility.

FL Studio extended across two screens

  • Resize Playlist tracks - Ctrl + Middle-click on Playlist tracks to resize them.
  • Preview/playback tool in Playlist - Press Alt + Right-click to preview Audio and Pattern Clips.
  • Time segment options - Beats has been added to Piano roll ‘View > Time segments’ options. Time segments shade the background.
  • Lock Playlist tracks to clips - Right-click on Playlist tracks to lock and mimic Block-tracks.
  • Shift + Mouse Wheel - Move Channels, Mixer Tracks, Playlist Tracks & Patterns
  • Playlist Preview Tool - Play back clips by clicking on them with the Playback tool.
  • Individually sizable Playlist tracks - Any or all Playlist tracks can now be resized by dragging on the divider between the name areas. Individual tracks can also be locked at a desired size.
  • Live Playlist marker types - Playlist Tine Markers can be set to Loop, Pause or Skip for innovative live performances.
  • Ctrl+B - Duplicates selection, zoom-range, all (no selection).

Piano roll:

  • Save as sheet music - The Piano roll Menu option File > Export as score sheet saves the current Piano roll as a .pdf in standard musical notation.
  • Magic lasso - Circle mouse around Notes or Clips without clicking to make a selection. Time segment options - Beats has been added to Playlist: View > Time segments options. Time segments shade the background.
  • Edit Ghost notes - Double Right-click on Ghost note or X1 button.
  • Cycle Piano rolls - Shift + H or J cycles through data in Piano rolls.
  • Vertical zoom - Vertical zoom now possible & notes include properties view.
  • Note stretch handle - On note selection to rescale length
  • Piano roll wave-display - Displays waveform behind notes to align notes to audio events.
  • Piano roll & Playlist sync - Editing in the Piano roll while in Song mode will now move the Playlist transport in sync with the Piano roll.
  • Ctrl+B - Duplicates selection, zoom-range, all (no selection).
  • New note view - Rounded notes view.

Significant changes to the Piano roll


  • Larger mixer view & waveform metering - The Mixer View options include ‘Wide tracks’ and ‘Waveforms’.
  • Fully automatic PDC - The default for new projects, automatic Plugin Delay Compensation updates the PDC settings when changes are detected.

Larger mixer by popular request

New Plugins

Newtone (Demo)
- is a pitch-correction and time manipulation editor. Slice, correct, edit vocals, instrumentals and other recordings.

Newtone pitch correction & manipulation editor

Pitcher (Demo)
- is a real-time pitch-correction, manipulation &harmonization plugin that can correct and create 4 voice harmonies under MIDI control from a keyboard or the Piano roll.

Pitcher real time pitch correction & harmonization

Patcher (Free)
- Chain effects and or plugins to create complete chains that can be quickly loaded in new projects.

Patcher, complete plugin and effect chain recall

iZGameEditor Visualizer (Free)
- Visualization effect plugin with movie render capability based on the free, open source ZgameEditor

Create your own visual effects and render to video

Other Improvements

Wrapper / Bridge updates - Significant changes to reduce bugs and improve compatibility. 64 bit and 32 bit bridged mode operation.

Zoomable envelopes - Sytrus, Fruity Love Philter, Envelope Controller e.t.c.

Browser Autohide- Auto-closes the Browser in-situ or undocked.

Why choose FL Studio?

  • Image-Line, the company behind FL Studio, love what we do and our considerable experience means we understand what it takes to rock your world, creative freedom
  • Free to choose - An ‘open standards’ and ‘modular’ design mean you won’t be stuck in a production dead-end. FL Studio supports industry standard plugin formats so you can use instrument and effects form 3rd party manufacturers including VST1 to 3 (64 or 32 bit). Import and export all popular audio formats such as .wav, .mp3 and .ogg, among many others. Importantly, upgrade FL Studio and add features if and when you need them.
  • Free your audio - Route any group of instruments and soundcard inputs to any mixer track. Mixer tracks, in turn, can send audio to any number of other mixer tracks and a soundcard output. Create sub-mixes, effects chains or just insanely complex and creative mixes. FL studio’s flexible architecture sets audio free.
  • Free your workflow - Choose your preferred workflow, compose using the step-sequencer or piano roll. Create in pattern or track mode, then arrange your ideas in the free ‘palette’ Playlist. The Playlist presents timeline as a virtual  ‘canvas’ where each Playlist track can simultaneously hold any number of score, audio and automation events. Now that’s freedom.
  • Free  updates - Buy online or register a Boxed copy of FL Studio and you get an online account from where you can update FL Studio each time a new version is released, for free. Just stop an think for a moment how much money is wasted each year when our competitors hype their latest version and charge anywhere from $149 to $199 for the update. The latest version of FL Studio will always be yours free, leaving you more money to spend on what matters to you.
  • Make virtually any sound - FL Studio 10 includes over 30 software synthesizers covering acoustic/synthetic bass, electric guitar, multi-sampler tools including piano & strings, general sample playback and beat-slicing (With Rex 1 & 2 support).


FL Studio: Fruity Loops Edition 10 > R695 Including VAT
FL Studio: Producer Edition 10 > R1395 Including VAT
FL Studio: Studio Signature Edition 10 > R2995 Including VAT


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#1 | By dave

I want to buy FL Studio 10, do you have this software in stock? Thanks.


#2 | By Paul

Hi Dave - yes we do, just give us a call on: 011 792 8272, or let us know where you hail from, so we can point you to a stockist in your area.


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