FL Studio

FL Studio (formerly known as FruityLoops) is a digital audio workstation developed by the Belgian company Image-Line.

Best FL Studio Alternatives

Popular Alternatives to FL Studio for Windows. Explore 43 Windows apps like FL Studio, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.
List updated: 7/24/2017 3:25:00 PM

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    LMMS

    LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio , which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of samples. You can have fun with your MIDI-keyboard and much more; all in a user-friendly and modern interface.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

    • 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 • 9 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 • 10 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Not as handy as FL Studio. FL Studio is much easier to work with. Guest • May 2016 • 9 agrees and 12 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's VERY hard to use, and it's nothing like it. Guest • Feb 2017 • 10 agrees and 14 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 8 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    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, where musical ideas are laid out along a timeline, and the unique Session View, where you can improvise and quickly experiment with musical ideas - Live is a fast, fun, intuitive way to make music. What's new: The latest version of Live comes with everything from workflow enhancements to audio improvements.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows

    • It is a DAW, like FL Studio, and is probably the most used substitute. Guest • Jan 2017 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Very easy to use and get used to and very good midi support. Guest • Jun 2017 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 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    Reaper

    REAPER is a complete digital audio production application for Windows and OS X, offering a full multitrack audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, mixing and mastering toolset. REAPER supports a vast range of hardware, digital formats and plugins, and can be comprehensively extended, scripted and modified. Feature Highlights ----------------------- *Efficient, fast to load, and tightly coded. Can be installed and run from a portable or network drive.

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    Ardour

    Ardour is a hard disk recorder and digital audio workstation application. It runs on GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. Ardour's intention is to provide digital audio workstation software suitable for professional use. NOTE: Ardour source code is freely available but pre-built binaries are commercial free-libre software: users who download from ardour.

    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Cubase

    Cubase is a computer program for music production/recording. The program offers recording, producing and mixing of sounds in order to make music production for distribution on CDs or the internet. Cubase is a series of MIDI, music sequencer and digital audio editing computer applications (commonly known as a DAW - Digital Audio Workstation).

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    Caustic

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

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Reason icon

    Reason

    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 effects. It's a complete music system. Step into the age of Reason. Reason comes with synthesizers, samplers, drum machine, REX file loop player, professional mastering tools, mixer, vocoder, world class effects, pattern sequencer and more. As many of each as your computer can handle.

    Commercial Mac 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
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    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 studio or field, it's the ultimate all-in-one production suite for professional audio recording and mastering, sound design, audio restoration, and Red Book CD creation.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    OpenMPT

    OpenMPT (short hand for Open ModPlug Tracker) is a popular tracker software for Windows. OpenMPT is completely free and allows you to create and play back some great music on your computer. Based on the original ModPlug Tracker written by Olivier Lapicque, OpenMPT is free software and supports a wide variety of module formats and offers an intuitive, native GUI as well as advanced features such as VST plugins and ASIO output.

    Free Open Source Windows

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    Magix ACID Pro

    ACID Pro 7 software is a DAW powerhouse that combines full multitrack recording and mixing, MIDI sequencing, and legendary ACID looping functionality for a seamless music-creation and post-production environment. More creative partner than production tool, ACID Pro 7 software inspires you like nothing else. With its Transparent Technology™ design, ACID Pro 7 software removes typical barriers to the creative workflow so you can effortlessly transform ideas into real results.

    Commercial Windows

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    Studio One

    Artists of all levels, from beginner to seasoned professional, will find Studio One a serious alternative to the intimidating, bloated offerings currently considered the standards. It's a groundbreaking music creation and production application for Mac OS X and Windows XP/Vista/7 that makes audio recording, MIDI sequencing, and audio mastering ridiculously simple right out of the box.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    Renoise

    Renoise is a contemporary digital audio workstation (DAW) based upon the heritage and development of tracker software. Its primary use is the composition of music using sound samples, soft synths, and effects plug-ins. It is also able to interface with MIDI equipment. The main difference between Renoise and other music software is the characteristic vertical timeline sequencer used by tracking software.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    MAGIX Music Maker

    MAGIX Music Maker is perfect for composing music: stunning songs, experimental beats, and exciting soundtracks! It offers everything you need to make your own music: * A massive sound archive featuring over 1,500 sounds and loops * Ability to record on 64 audio and MIDI tracks * Mixing console including effects, remix tools, and synthesizers * Burn CDs in the official standard of music labels and the record industry If youve never made music, you can still get started right away and...

    Freemium Windows

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    Radium

    Radium is a music editor with a new type of interface. - Compared to the normal sequencer interface editing is quicker and more musical data fits on the screen. - Compared to trackers, note positions and effects are edited graphically, which should be quicker, provide more vertical space and give a better musically overview. However, despite its unusual appearance, it's a design goal for Radium to be straightforward to use, and easy to learn.

    Commercial $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Anvil Studio

    Anvil Studio is a free Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000/98 program designed for people who want to: -- record music with MIDI and Audio equipment, -- compose music for MIDI and Audio equipment, -- sequence music with MIDI equipment, or -- play with music using a computer and sound card.

    Free Windows

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  • Buzz icon

    Buzz

    Buzz is the first ever "easy to use" free modular software based synthesizer. What this means is that the entire system is based on objects, which may be routed in a modular fashion, giving you the freedom to be as creative as you want. For example, if you wish to run 3 Physical Modelling synths and a Drum Machine through 2 seperate Stereo Delays, into a Mixer, through a Compressor and Parameteric EQ, and finally out to your speakers - no problem.

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    Looplabs

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Chrome OS

    • Helps a non music person to create games instantly for free, already created 2 music files in 5 hrs. Guest • Jul 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    Audio Evolution

    Here is a non-exhaustive list of some of the main features of Audio Evolution 5: Completely new audio system called 'eXtream'. It features 32-bit floating point processing from begin to end with lots of headroom, flexible routing and is very friendly on cpu usage.

    Commercial Mac Windows Android

  • Cross DJ icon

    Cross DJ

    Mix, scratch, sample, record: rock great parties with top-DJ features. Turn your mobile device into a complete DJ system. Mix your tracks in perfect sync, scratch, add effects, loops and more. Automix your songs for non-stop music. Record your set and share it on SoundCloud. Music lovers, mix at your next party and impress your friends. Pro DJs, Cross DJ uses the same engine as Pioneer’s rekordbox. It’s like having 2 CDJs in your pocket.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad


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