Recovery Tool for corrupted FLStudio .flp projects (free)

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Apr 20, 2008 (1:17)
gui added (FLPrecovery_GUI.exe , put it in the same folder of FLPrecovery.exe) , now you can recover multiple files via file selector.

seems that my tool works better than image-line diagnostic tool :-D

hope image-line sends me a free full copy of fl studio producer for my effort (LOL!) :D !!!

after saving/re-opening my FL Studio flp project file i got it broken! damn!

the message was:

An error occured while reading the FLP file.
It may be corrupted, or some plugin caused an error while opening.

tried the diagnostic tool from image-line but don't work !!!

and .. i decided to wrote a simple program
(read the "readme.txt" on the zip for extra recovery tips..)

that automatically "try to" recover broken FLStudio Files.

Windows 32bit exe and perl sourcecode included (for non windows systems)

download the program "FLPrecovery" here: ...

always work on a copy and not the original "corrupted" file...

the save mode adopted by FL Studio is unsafe..

"seems" that FL Studio do
a sort of vst / plugin etc.. rendering / check when saving!

if some operation faults you risk to obtain a saved project filled
with a waste series of "00" bytes (in fact you lost your data...)!!!
and while reopening you obtain the error message.

for additional recovery tips (if the file contains also a broken "FLdt" (data..) parts
read the "readme.txt" in the zip files
(you can recover the unbroken scores automations ecc...)


hope this help

Michele Berardi
System Developer
Last edited by iuralaedunt_ on Wed Jun 18, 2008 1:47 am, edited 8 times in total.

Apr 20, 2008 (4:07)
Thanks for the effort, I'll give it a go with s...

May 06, 2008 (22:31)
thanks for the sw. i tried to run it through c...

May 06, 2008 (23:26)
guten wrote:thanks for the sw.i tried to run it...

Apr 10, 2009 (7:54)
THX for the app. You saved my life !!!

Apr 21, 2010 (16:46)
WOW! This one really works!!! Excellent work I...

May 09, 2010 (10:12)
I downloaded the file and it only extracted the...

May 10, 2010 (1:36)
Awesome!! I'd almost try to break a project jus...

Dec 14, 2010 (12:24)
Honestly, each time I've gotten the error messa...

Danny Dubstep
Feb 12, 2013 (17:50)
Could you re-upload the recovery tool please?

May 22, 2013 (10:04)
Have The Same problem.. FL STUDIO 11 e 10 flp e...

May 30, 2013 (7:15)
Is this link correct?