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  • LMMS icon


    LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio , which allow you to produce music with your...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

    • All though it lacks some of its FL studios features? (i.e attachable and detachable panels) it does support VST plugins and the interface is very easy to use once you get used it, all in all, it's a great DAW, anyone who says it's bad ethier has bias or not enough experience with the program Guest • May 2017 • 11 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Although quite different and not as convenient like FL Studio, it's still probably the best thing we're gonna get for free. VenHayzNov 2016 • 13 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • FL Studio is much simpler and better in quality over all. Guest • Dec 2017 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • I use to use LMMS, but its waaay to basic. Guest • 3 days ago Disagree   Agree
    • Not as handy as FL Studio. FL Studio is much easier to work with. Guest • May 2016 • 9 agrees and 14 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's VERY hard to use, and it's nothing like it. Guest • Feb 2017 • 10 agrees and 15 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is not as easy-to-learn as Fl studio, bad interface, poor plugins, Really needs improvement. n4palmMay 2017 • 3 agrees and 9 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Ableton Live icon

    Ableton Live

    Live is software for creating musical ideas, turning them into finished songs, and even taking them onto the stage. With two views - the classic Arrangement View...

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac OS X Windows

    • It is a DAW, like FL Studio, and is probably the most used substitute. Guest • Jan 2017 • 3 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Very easy to use and get used to and very good midi support. Guest • Jun 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is so easy to use if you get used to it, no flashy colors, no next gen gui, just simple, easy to use program and you can learn how to use it very fast, recommended Guest • Nov 2016 • 2 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • GarageBand icon


    Welcome to the school of rock. A Mac-sized practice space. Your own recording studio. If you want to learn to play an instrument, write music, or record a song...

    Commercial Mac OS X iPhone iPad

    • Garageband is an all round Application, but you can't go too much into detail. FL Studio is more professional. Guest • Nov 2016 • 7 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • FL Studio is a DAW used most commonly for advanced users and offers more functionality. GarageBand is not. Guest • Jan 2017 • 7 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's not as powerful, but it's arranged simply and more logically than FL. Guest • Mar 2017 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Logic Pro icon

    Logic Pro

    Logic Pro lets you translate musical inspiration into professional productions. A range of powerful, easy-to-use features puts sophisticated tools at your fingertips...

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

    • A complete and not-so-difficult to use software. It's got a great quality and costs just about $200. Guest • Nov 2017 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • AudioTool icon


    Start making music today — right in your browser. We provide all the tools to get you started! * Create your own tracks with the Audiotool * Open and remix...

    Free Web

    • Free, complexity similar to that of FL Studio. Can be picked up on with minor FL Studio knowledge. VenHayzNov 2016 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • realistic interface, better than fruityloops Guest • Nov 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Reason icon


    Reason is a virtual studio rack with all the tools and instruments you need to turn your ideas into music. And it's more than just a set of excellent synths and...

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows

    • Seems tough at first look but it does very good job as very best alternative FL Studio. Keep Rocking. Guest • Jan 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Sound Forge icon

    Sound Forge

    Sound Forge Pro software efficiently and reliably provides audio editors and producers complete control over all aspects of audio editing and mastering. Whether in the...

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows

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  • Rosegarden icon


    Rosegarden is a well-rounded audio and MIDI sequencer, score editor, and general-purpose music composition and editing environment. Rosegarden is an easy-to-learn...

    Free Open Source Linux

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FL Studio Comments


Comment by supamommi10
about FL Studio · Feb 2013 · Helpful Not helpful -1 Helpful Report as spam

FL Studio is very awesome. It allows you to really show your creativity. Even though I havnt used it in awhile. I believe its still the

Comment by AgentRoku909
about FL Studio · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful -1 Helpful Report as spam

Fl Studio Is Real Nice!
Its A Bit Pricey Though. For The Full Version it costs about over 200 dollars.
and dont tell me im wrong. there are cheaper versions which are stripped away with alot of features such as express version and fruity version. with the price. it might be better to find a more user friendly and more wallet friendly music maker like mixcraft

Comment by Aaron
about FL Studio · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful -1 Helpful Report as spam

It is a really nice program, it can do a lot. I have a friend of mine who makes Rap music, and when they make beats they use this program. They can make a lot of beats quickly in a day or so.