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.

FL Studio 20.0.4

Thursday, August 30, 2018

 

Additions & changes: 

(common)
ZGE Visualizer: maximum layer count increased from 50 to 100
ZGE Visualizer: new "Solo layer" feature to quickly test a single layer
 
 

Bugfixes:

(common)

Delete function for effect plugins doesn't work for 3rd party plugins
Pattern clips in the PL are not updated properly when the patterns are transposed
Previous versions crash when a sample is stretched
Show in browser doesn't work for some files (for example: FPC's scores)
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FPC: "Online content" option shows old local content library instead of new online one
Fruity Free Filter: filter type is incorrect when loading settings that were saved in FL 12.5.x
Plugin Manager: dll files that aren't VST plugins are shown as plugins with a scan error

(macOS)
Crash when controls are right-clicked
Cursor changes when hovering over detached plugin when PL is behind a plugin window
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Patcher: adjusting bandwidth with the mouse wheel in Parametric EQ 2 doesn't work
Patcher: keyboard input in some plugins doesn't work
Patcher: no tooltips in hint bar when hovering plugin controls
Wrapper: incorrect audio time stamp provided to AU plugins

 

 

 

FL Studio 20.0.4 beta
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

 

Additions & changes: 

(common)

Added "Delete" item to effect slot menu in the mixer
Chop audio clips in 8th and 16th
Consolidated audio now shows above the muted original track instead of below, in the PL
Improvements to CPU usage when mixer tracks are routed to others and threaded processing is on
Open a sample or plugin from the browser without showing the channel window by holding the ALT key
Transpose multiple instrument channels and patterns
User data folder can now be reset to the default value, in the File settings window
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Diagnostic: user data location is shown in reports
Patcher: improvements to CPU usage

(macOS)
Added About, Preferences and Quit items to macOS menu

 

 

Bugfixes:

(common)

Arrange windows into workspace doesn't always work correctly
Auto-save to a folder with unicode characters fails
Auto scroll option from menu doesn't always work
Can't select an arrangement if it name starts with a "-" character
Can't tab to next field in About window
Channel names are not remembered for plugins that were converted from VST to native FL format
Channel rack scrolls incorrectly for some controllers
Consolidate always exports a 32 bit sample
Crash when detaching a maximized window
Dock site for a mixer track is reset when a mixer track preset is selected
Error message "Problem in Directory Watcher" is displayed on startup
Fine control for master pitch knob is not fine enough
List of audio clips in the picker panel is not updated when a plugin sends audio to the PL
Main window doesn't focus when user clicks on a toolbar button while another program has focus
New channels open with "#2" text after the name
No undo for the precomputed "Sample start" and "Sample length" controls
Pattern clips are not placed in the PL after recording when "Disarm on stop" is on
Pattern names that start with a "-" character do not always show that character
PR grid is glitchy when transposing notes
Problems using Ctrl + Shift + Left or Right while the graph editor is open
Render dialog progress bar stutters when "Slave playback to host" is enabled in Edison
"Show in browser" and "Locate sample in browser" sometimes add search paths when not necessary
Sound after setting the song position back to the start
Time signatures are not loaded correctly from project files
Toolbar presets that start with the "-" character are shown as caption items and can't be clicked
"Undo recorded stuff" sometimes deletes recorded clips for the wrong undo steps
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Delay Bank and Love Philter: the "next" indicator doesn't work for negative values
DirectWave: access violation using "Autodetect pitch"
DirectWave: the hint for the sample editor is difficult to read
Edison: dump score to PR and detect pitch regions crash and freeze
FL Keys: access violation when clicking the ? button while loading a bank
Harmless and Harmor: labels on some subharmonic sliders are incorrect
Plugin Manager: 32 and 64 bit versions of some plugins are not combined automatically
ZGE Visualizer: video export to locations with unicode characters fails

(macOS)
Access violation when realigning a detached browser window
Access violation when using a dynamic wallpaper
Copy / Paste with the keyboard doesn't work in open and save dialog windows
Core Audio buffer size is capped at 2048 samples
Crash recording audio
Cursor not changed properly when dragging zipped projects to the menu toolbar
Default buttons in message dialogs are not always correct
Escape key doesn't abort searching for samples and loading a project
FL Studio logo in about window stays on screen when the program is minimized
FL Studio logo's animation in about window is choppy
Graph editor window blinks when holding the K key
Graph editor window sometimes shows beneath the channel rack
Graphical issues when moving an undetached window inside the FL Studio window
Hidden detached windows show up when the FL Studio window is minimized and then restored
Issues with Maschine Jam
Magic lasso doesn't work
Main window stops being resizeable
Main window is moved differently than regular macOS windows
Num pad enter key doesn't work anymore
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Edison: abort sample loading doesn't work
DirectWave: crash on open
Patcher: some presets show incorrect fonts when opened

(Windows)
Installer doesn't work with unicode characters in folders