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Free FL Studio Alternatives

The best free alternative to FL Studio is LMMS, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to FL Studio and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to FL Studio are Caustic, AudioTool, Soundtrap and Rosegarden.

FL Studio alternatives are mainly Music Production Apps but may also be Digital Audio Workstations or Audio Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FL Studio.
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  1. LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio , which allow you to produce music with your computer.

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    LMMS vs FL Studio opinions
    Almost everyone thinks LMMS is a great alternative to FL Studio.
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    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

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    VenHayz

    Although quite different and not as convenient like FL Studio, it's still probably the best thing we're gonna get for free.

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    No support for much file formats

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    lmms is good but, the problem i have with it is that it's that theres not many plugins and the vst support kinda sucks

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    It's Similar to Fl Studio and very much similar I say

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    sedeti

    This is like FL studio but free

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    lierxagerate24

    This DAW should not even be on the list, the thing can't even load samples.

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    Caustic

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Wine

    Caustic is a music creation tool inspired by rack-mount synthesizers / samplers rigs. Everything is real-time and optimized for mobile devices.

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    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.2.0, released in February 2017, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    Caustic vs FL Studio opinions
    Most users think Caustic is a great alternative to FL Studio.

    Although I would seriously recommend Caustic to anyone that wants to make synth music and do VERY basic production, I would not recommend it for professionals as it lacks many features (VSTs, etc.)

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  3. Make music online with a powerful set of tools ranging from synthesizers and samplers to mixers, delays, reverb and much more. AudioTool is an advanced, collaborative DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) built for the browser.

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    Most users think AudioTool is a great alternative to FL Studio.
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    Free, complexity similar to that of FL Studio. Can be picked up on with minor FL Studio knowledge.

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    zerush

    A good app also for users with a PC with few resources, no need to download anyting, apart from the created music

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    realistic interface, better than fruityloops

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    It's very intuitive, the program helps to initiate people into the world of beat making.

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  4. Soundtrap is a freemium online cross-platform digital audio workstation for browsers that allows users to create music or podcasts. The DAW is operated by Soundtrap AB, which was bought by Spotify in November 2017.

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    Most users think Soundtrap is a great alternative to FL Studio.
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    this is a really good alternative, all of the alternatives are very good, but we all know fl studio is the absolute best

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    it is a good alternative to fl studio because they both do a great job.

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    Rosegarden

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

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

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    Most users think Rosegarden is a great alternative to FL Studio.


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    Waveform

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Waveform is a commercial, cross-platform DAW. With a focus on design and composition, it offers tools to greatly simplify everything from initial inspiration to the final mix.

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  7. Cakewalk, formerly SONAR, is a comprehensive audio software for music composition, audio recording, editing, mixing and mastering.

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  8. Zrythm is a digital audio workstation designed to be featureful and easy to use.

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  9. 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, GarageBand can help — whether you’re a rookie or a rock star.

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    GarageBand vs FL Studio opinions
    Some users think GarageBand is a great alternative to FL Studio, some don't.
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    It's not as powerful, but it's arranged simply and more logically than FL.

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    Intuitive and easy to use

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    maurosoft391

    GarageBand is not compatible with Windows, that is apple only

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    GarageBand is completely different from FL Studio. Way less professional.

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    Great if you are starting and can't afford FL Studio!

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    FL Studio is a DAW used most commonly for advanced users and offers more functionality. GarageBand is not.

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    Garageband is an all round Application, but you can't go too much into detail. FL Studio is more professional.

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  10. Bespoke is a software modular synthesizer. It contains a bunch of modules, which you can connect together to create sounds.

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