FL Studio Packs formerly known as Fruity Loops is a digital audio workstation, it is the crown jewel of the Belgian co. Image-Line Software, the most famous of all their offerings.
FL Studio Packs showcases a graphical user interface based on a pattern-based music sequencer. What sets FL studio Sound Kits different from other competing software is that the manufacturer Image-Line offers lifetime free updates to the program, which means the customers receive all future updates of the version they purchase for absolutely free. Keeping up with the present trends Image-Line released the software’s mobile version called FL Studio Mobile on June 21, 2011 which enables the program to be used on iPods, iPhones, and iPads among other such devices to help their users to become trendy and fashionable.
What greatly enhances the program Studio Packs and Sound Kits is its integration as an instrument/organ in other audio workstation programs such as Cubase developed by Steinberg, Sonic Solutions, and Sonar, and it is also compatible with an umpteen Image-Line and third-party plugins such as the DJ mixing program Deckadance and the synthesizer Sytrus.
Since its first version (1.0.0) release in December, 1997, Fruity Loops have come a long way. Its subsequent versions include:
• FL Studio Express: This version allows for step sequencer-only editing, and is chiefly suited for 64-step loop creation. Each pattern can consist of an unlimited number of instruments, either samples, native, or VST instruments.
• Fruity Edition: With this version FL Studio gained the capability of being integrated with other third party software. The Fruity Edition allows users to access the playlist, the piano roll, and event automation, which allows for complex and lengthy arranging and sequencing. There is also VST/Rewire support so that FL Studio can be used as an instrument in other hosts such as Cubase, Sonic Solutions, Logic, and other software.
• Producer Edition: The Producer Edition features all of the characteristics of the previous Fruity Edition, as well as full recording for post-production. It allows for hand-drawing point and curve based splines.
• Signature Bundle: The Signature Bundle also features the Producer Edition as well as Sytrus, the Fruity Video player, the Hardcore Guitar Effects Suite, Maximus and DirectWave Sampler.
It is used by some very notable electronic musicians of the day including Grammy Award Nominated Dutch music producer and DJ Afro-jack, Canadian progressive, electro, and house producer, hip hop record producer, record executive, DJ, Lab Ox, JME, lecturer, and rapper 9th Wonder among others.