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switching from built-in audio to usb-codec

I'm using the free trial of FL Studio. When I go to options->audio settings->device... and change it from built-in input to usb-codec for my m-audio m-track solo, it doesn't use the usb-codec ...
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Using a MIDI foot switch as MIDI input for my DAW?

I use a Nektar Impact LX61 MIDI keyboard with FL Studio 20. I have a pedal plugged into the 1/4" foot switch jack on the back. Currently, this functions as a "sustain" in that it ...
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How to route midi to mauto pitch to control notes in audio

I want to add mauto pitch to an audio sample and then route midi information to mauto pitch for it to adjust the notes in the audio to, like in this video: but with fl ...
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Is this the correct translation of the Pattern workflow in FL Studio to Clip & Arrangement workflow in Ableton?

I'm coming from FL Studio, where you create "Patterns" (similar to clips) to drop into the "Playlist" (arrangement) view. In FL Studio, if you modify the notes in a pattern, all ...
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Key changing of sample

I have a vocal that is in Eb minor, I wanted to pitch it to F major. Can anybody help me on how to do it? I have Little Alterboy but it does not help me much. I tried changing the cents from the pitch ...
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How to import sfz format orchestral packs into FL studio? [closed]

I have already tried looking at all the BAD tutorials on YouTube on this topic. They are too fast and not suitable for beginners, especially for a noob like me. I am using this free orchestral pack, ...
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For electronic music production, are there any differences between using small synths vs big synths?

This is a newbie question by someone who is just learning to play piano. On YouTube there are some talented musicians that play and remake famous electronic music riffs and tunes. One group uses very ...
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"Select unused channels" does not work for one particular wav sample in FL Studio 11.1.0

I have a simple project (with some VST plugins and some .wav samples). Tools > Macros > Select unused channels does not select one particular unused channel; however, it selects all other unused ...
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What VST can generate beats like those in Bad Wings [closed]

I'm new to making music and I was listening to Bad Wings by The Glitch Mob and I wanted to know how these badass beats are generated. Are there any plugins (probably 3rd party) to generate the same ...
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How to record my created instrumental music on FL Studio? [closed]

I am a beginner in FL Studio software, for making an instrumental tune, I created a tune but I am spend lots time to record that tune but failed to save it, can any one help me ** to record my ...
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Building keyboard patches in FL Studio

I want to build a keyboard patch in FL Studio. As in a single 'instrument' where the keyboard is split in several zones, to each of which corresponds a stack of simpler instruments. A simple example ...
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why my asio4all is not working?

I've been working on a project for while but today when I opened it I found out there's no sound coming out of the Fl Studio and also there's a exclamation point on asio4all icon on the taskbar. I ...
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How to see all controls linked to automation clip in FL Studio 20?

I know how to find and setup automation links in Remote control settings of control. I also know about Current project/Initialized controls list, where i can find list of all automated controls in ...
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Why same sample have different loudness in FL and Live?

I loaded same sample (Kick) in FL v20.x and Ableton Live v10.x, in FL the volume is around -8db and in Live is around -6db, why?
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Type in value in FL Studio, how should I calculate correct value?

Let's say in DirectWave, I want to change the pitch tune using Type in value option, what number should I input if I want to change the pitch to -100 cents (1 semitone lower)? Seems like there is ...
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FL studio automating with GAIN not PERCENTAGES

When I automate my track with gain control, in the upper left corner of the FL studio I can only see the change in percentage scale and I would really like it to be decibels as every other DAW does. ...
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Noisy sounds in the patterns of Fl Studio

When I open Demo songs on Fl Studio (Demo Projects -> Demo songs) on some patterns i hear noisy sounds, I tried so hard to fix it but I couldn't .could someone please tell how can I fix it cause it's ...
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Trying to use USB guitar cord in Windows 7

I was given an Ibanez Acoustic/Electric for Christmas. I don't think it was brand new, but it looks and sounds great. I want to use this: Which I got from Amazon for like $12. When I plugged it into ...
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Can I get audio output from 2 DAW or music VST simultaneously with 1 keyboard input?

I have opened 2 music applications in my desktop: a MIDI music studio without support for VST mode (of course if it was supported I can easily run it from FL Studio!) a DAW, FL Studio Can I use a ...
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What is the automation linked to?

How can I find out what an automation clip in FL Studio actually automates? The only way I have found so far is to go to the browser -> current project -> remote control, and there you have to look ...
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Deciding the synthesizer a note is played through based on its MIDI channel

Is it possible to, using a patcher channel, play notes of one midi channel through one synthesizer, and play notes of another midi channel through another synthesizer? Example: I have a basic melody, ...
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M-Audio Keystation 49 MK3, additional keys for FL studio

Is there any way to make them work? Yeah, including volume bar and pitch \ modulation wheels Would be really convenient to actually use them for what they were made for. Thanks in advance!
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What is the name of this type of bell?

I'm looking for some keywords I can search for samples similar to the bells in the background of link 1, and also 1:03 of link 2. I bought FLStudio Producer Edition which comes with Sytrus, but none ...
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How to use FL Studio or Ableton to perform a set from a portfolio of songs?

I am trying to use FL studio to layer multiple sounds and effects to be used with a midi keyboard as a controller for a live set. We usually do four songs per set once a week out of a portfolio. ...
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How do I start learning digital orchestration?

I'm a high school student who's played piano for about a decade, and was hoping to learn orchestration. I've written several advanced piano compositions, so I'm familiar with the music-writing process,...
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How to change bpm of midi file using FL Studio?

I recorded midi data in my DAW, FL Studio, with the incorrect tempo. How can I change tempo without affecting midi?
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FL Studio 12 automation chain

Is it possible in FL Studio 12 create a chain of automation like so: Parametric EQ2's knob is being controlled by some external LFO source This knob controls another knob in the same plugin instance ...
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How to bring Ample guitar onto FL studio piano roll?

I have Ample guitar M II lite. I created a strumming pattern in the guitar plugin, and I want to 'bring' that strumming pattern onto my piano roll and play it with the song. I can't figure out how to ...
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[FL Studio]: Is it possible to map notes?

I have a problem with my new drum VST. I can't really recognize some of drum parts (because I'm not a drummer) and I need something like FPC which has the name of that part in the piano roll. My new ...
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Play live and loop

My goal is for my friend to be able to record himself playing drums and loop what he just played, so that then he can go sing on a microphone (so everything is "live"). Not only drums, but I'd also ...
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Default instruments for FL Studio 12?

I can not find this anywhere on their website or forums. I understand that FL 12 has a lot of presets and whatnot for the oscillators, and a lot of synth sounds, but what does it have for real ...
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How can one change the value of a knob with the computer keyboard in FL Studio?

Many parameters may be changed through knobs in FL Studio. One way to change the knob value is to drag-and-drop with the computer mouse. Is there any way to change the knob value with the computer ...
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Moog Minitaur port issues with FL Studio

I have several analog hardware synths. I have been able to get all of them connected to FL Studio, but I've noticed the Moog Minitaur has to be reset every time. The manual mentions that one should ...
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FLStudio: Select notes in all channels

Can I select notes in a few channels and move this in FLStudio?
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Recording multitrack in FL studio

I have two mics which I connect to my PC via XLR to USB cable, when I record in FL studio it only record the default mic. I have reed that for multi track recording an Audio interface is needed, just ...
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How do I permanently assign my MIDI device to a specific channel or instrument in FL Studio?

I have my AKAI MPKmini MIDI keyboard hooked up to FL Studio 12. When I focus one channel and play the keys, I hear that channel. But when I focus another channel, say, to adjust some settings, I want ...
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Novation Launchpad MK2 lights don't turn off from previous scenes, or freeze at certain scenes

I recently purchased a Novation Launchpad MK2 to use via FL Studio 12. I learned that the left arrow button (third round button up top) cycles through "scenes." However, arriving at the tempo control ...
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Singing, Reording, Mixing, Mastering

Do I need a audio interface for my laptop to use USB mic? I'm about to buy Blue Snowball iCE for recording my vocals to mix and master with karaoke tracks. But, when I was using same headphone mic ...
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Fruity love philter knobs don't work and are dimmed

Ever since something happened (I forget what happened, sorry D:), whenever I try to add a Fruity Love Philter to a channel, the knobs are dimmed and "locked": When I try to change / drag them, they ...
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How to use Fruity Compressor in FL Studio?

I often use Fruity Compressor in many of my sounds or elements, but I don't think I actually know the complete functions of the knobs in Fruity Compressor. If anyone is using FL Studio here, can you ...
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Routing individual tracks of a Hardware Synth to FL Studio's mixer

I have been using my Arranger Keyboard as a MIDI controller (connecting it via USB) with FL Studio and doing all sequencing and arranging on FL Studio only. However, my Arranger Keyboard also has ...
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My USB microphone creates so much white noise in Fl Studio while recording vocals; why?

I have a CAD U37 condenser USB microphone directly plugged in to my i3 processor HP laptop in Fl Studio 12, but while recording vocals it creates white noise that affects my song quality. The same ...
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Is there another way to emulate Fl studio's Gross beat time manipulation

I am creating a song full of time manipulation and tape stop effects, but putting gross beat in different channels and routing other channels to is is making my work disorganized and its eating my CPU....
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Sound Card OR Audio Interface

I am using FL Studio on my Desktop computer (i5 processor, 8 GB RAM on Windows 10) for Music Production that has an on-board Sound Card (inbuilt sound card). I have read on few forums that having an ...
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Where can I find a good book to learn Fl Studio? [closed]

I'm new to this community, so I hope this is the right place to ask such a question, or else I'm sorry. I would like to learn how to use Fl studio by myself, just to practice it a little bit in ...
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Connecting analogue mixer console to FL studio

I am to help edit audio in a live performance in which 10 microphones will be used but my audio interface only supports 2 microphones. I have an analogue mixer console that supports more than 10 ...
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FL Studio vs GarageBand

I am trying to start making music, and although it's a bit confusing, I'm learning. I have a Mac, and so my first thought was to start using GarageBand, as it was already downloaded (and because of ...
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Help with exporting in FL Studio?

In FL Studio, I exported a project on these settings: Mode: Full song Tail: Leave Remainder Type: WAV WAV bit depth: 32Bit float Resampling: 512-point sinc HQ for all plugins: ON Disable Maximum ...
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How to fix Bias FX buzz?

I just got Bias FX and am using it inside FL Studio. However, when I use it there is a terrible buzzing sound that dominates whatever I'm playing. It sounds like something is maxing out, but I don't ...
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FL Studio 12 - How To Create An Overlay (Double) Effect With Your Voice

In many songs, this song for example - namely from 00:54 to 01:52 also - namely from 00:15 to 00:50 (I know there's many others that I ...
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