FL Studio 20.2 + FLEX BETA (22nd May 2019)

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FL Studio 20.2 + FLEX BETA (22nd May 2019)

Introducing FLEX ... an advanced synthesis engine that includes Subtractive, Wavetable, Multisample, FM & AM based synthesis.


NOTE: The macOS and Windows Betas install in parallel with the release version, they don't replace it! These are safe to install and should not interfere with a previous installation of FL Studio 20.
  • Windows (expires 20th June) - After installation, you will find a new FL Studio Beta icon on your desktop
  • macOS (expires 20th June) - After installation, you will find a new FL Studio Beta icon in your Applications folder
Report & discuss bugs here

Pandora, FLEX Pack $15 USD BETA TEST Special

Where sounds are living organisms

129 Presets / 1 GB

Synthesizer Science, FLEX Pack $9.95 USD BETA TEST Special - Help us test the in-app shop ;)

Epic leads and devastating bass by WiseLabs.

320 Presets / 340 MB

FLEX missing?

Right-click the Plugin Database in the Browser and select - Refresh plugin list (fast scan) and look in Installed > Generators > Fruity AND make sure you are running the new Beta installation, this is a separate installation!


What's New?

Key: # = new since the previous beta

  • # Fruity Scratcher - Added option to increase the size of the window 2x in each dimension
  • FLEX - New plugin (included free for Fruity Edition and up).
  • Formula Controller: added CV output option
  • Improved error messages and unlock status when unlocking from the about window
  • Added "Don't show this in the future" checkbox to the deletion dialog for channels and effects
  • Added "Don't show this in the future" for error message when a midi device can't open
  • Added button to reset all "don't show this in the future" checkboxes to the General settings window
  • Added plugin performance monitor window (View > Plugin performance monitor)
  • Background image painting is now cached in EQUO and Fruity Vocoder
  • Don't allow a user data folder that FL Studio can't write to
  • Fruity Blood Overdrive is now a vectorized native FL Studio plugin and available in macOS
  • Open DirectWave when a SoundFont file is dropped on the channel rack
  • Option to change the maximum number of backup files (FILE settings).
  • Patcher: new option to show cpu usage of modules
  • Plugin Manager: check mark for favorite plugins is now a star
  • Show a warning when the program is started as an administrator user
  • Transparent windows option now has only two values (on and off)
  • Troubleshooting option to set FL Studio path in registry to the location of the current instance
  • Underrun counter is no longer increased while a project opens
  • Update MIDI device list when the computer wakes up after sleeping
  • Wave Traveller and Fruity Scratcher are now vectorized and available in macOS
  • ZGameEditor Visualizer - Supports Instagram resolutions and aspect ratios
  • ZGE Visualizer - added "Select all" buttons to images and meshes list
  • ZGE Visualizer: added color parameter to WetInkSpiral effect. + More new effects (Alps, Boaty Goes Caving, Fluidity, Frozen Wasteland, Neptune Racing, Space Jewels, Spherical Polyhedra, Xyptonjtroz)
  • Zge Visualizer: support export to Instagram resolutions and aspect ratios
  • ZGE Visualizer: support nearest filtering mode for imported pictures
  • ZGE Visualizer: Youlean Mask, Youlean From Buffer, Youlean Background MDL, Youlean Audio Shake
  • #Edison denoise tool now works under macOS
  • FL Studio can now operate as a VST or AU plugin under macOS

  • # Closing toolbar editor can crash
  • # DirectWave: improved warning message shown when opening a SoundFonts or other multi-sample import formats
  • # Control Surface: access violation when closing project. label and bevel controls have parameters when they shouldn't
  • # Love Philter: CPU usage spikes when playback stops
  • # Wrapper: incorrect latency for Meldaproduction plugins after opening an flp file
  • "Invalid pointer operation" after opening the "more" window
  • "Invalid pointer operation" after opening the "more" window
  • Alt + right click to preview clip doesn't work when PR is open
  • Audio recording broken with loop rec off and a PL time selection
  • Auto-rename is done for instrument tracks when relevant options are off
  • Automation clips play during countdown timer while recording
  • Avoid unnecessary repainting of the PL when audio clips have automated pitch
  • Can't select multiple patterns linked to instrument tracks
  • Can't unlock the program from the about window when the account email address contains a +
  • Channel Rack does not remember its width
  • Clone channel with multiple selection doesn't work in filter group
  • Consolidation freezes or pauses at the start when using Fruity Video Player
  • Control Surface: project saved on macOS can't be opened in Windows
  • Corrupted project files because of tempo maps
  • Crash opening popup menus in some circumstances
  • Crash pressing return / enter key in More plugin window when no plugin is selected
  • Dashboard: unzip function extracts to FL Studio folder instead of user data folder
  • DirectWave: editor doesn't update when preset is dropped on channel settings tab of the plugin window
  • Dragging sample to browser doesn't locate its folder but adds a new one
  • Dropping a plugin preset in the mixer always adds new plugin to currently selected mixer track
  • Dropping a sample on the channel rack creates a copy of the file
  • Edison: freeze detecting pitch regions
  • EQUO, FPC: opening a preset that was saved at minimal size will have glitches
  • EQUO: graphical glitch
  • FLEX: Downloading pack and clicking download from other instance, it makes download fail
  • FLEX: Dropdown under Master Filter changes between presets even when locked.
  • FLEX: Oscilloscope analyzer stutters and freezes when notes are played quickly
  • FLEX: Wrong position of macro labels after Browser is hidden
  • FPC: MIDI loops are not read from both user and factory data locations
  • Fruity Filter: extreme DC offset on low frequencies
  • Fruity Notebook and Notebook 2: FL Studio doesn't ask to save song after changing text and closing FL Studio
  • Fruity Phaser: error message when turning the knob on Patcher preset "1K Phaser"
  • Fruity Send: pan and volume knobs don't have a hint
  • Harmless: no hints when hovering over switches
  • Harmless: visual glitch at 125% scaling
  • Harmor: images over a certain size and using the format mix knob cause a crash
  • Import of time signature from MIDI file is incorrect in some cases
  • In-app shop shows products that aren't for sale anymore
  • Inconsistency with naming of plugin instances from different sources
  • Incorrect channel index leads to crashes when loading some flp files
  • Issues with track routing when assigning instrument tracks from the channel rack
  • It's possible to delete the only channel in the channel rack when deleting an instrument track
  • Love Philter: access violation
  • Maximus, Fruity Limiter: set the ATT / LMH Del control value on mouse release only
  • Maximus: control hints not available or show wrong values
  • Merging pattern clips affects unrelated patterns
  • Missing samples dialog doesn't have correct file extension in filter list when locating the samples
  • Missing shortcuts for "dropped samples" popup window
  • Mixer mute / volume button & wheel on plugin window breaks in certain situations
  • Newtone: access violation when opening a sample
  • Patcher: freeze when switching presets in some cases
  • Pattern names in pattern menus can't be clicked when they start with a "-" character
  • Patterns playing from random position when switching
  • Plugin Manager: loading existing presets takes too long
  • Plugin Manager: potential crash because of update message when starting
  • Potential crash using zip files when the shared program files location is not the default one
  • PPQ affects the default note length
  • PPQ affects the default note length
  • Preset filename is not used for empty effect slot when auto-name is off
  • Recorded events in the PL are offset incorrectly
  • Rendered audio clip sounds quieter than live version
  • Right shift + click on the left side of a clip in the PL moves the whole selection to the left
  • Rotate right and rotate left functions in the channel rack don't account for pattern length
  • Selected channel is incorrect after cloning
  • Selection in PL gets stuck in resizing mode once edge is clicked
  • Sustained note recording into overlapping patterns causes extreme note lengths
  • Transistor Bass: controls for sequencer tab listed in last tweaked menu
  • Using "reset mixer track" doesn't update the Changed flag
  • VFX Key Mapper: no hint on Offset control and problems with other hints
  • VFX Level Scaler, Keyboard Splitter: problems with hints
  • Wrapper: "bridged" state for plugin is not remembered
  • ZGE Visualizer: preview window appears white after wizard is closed
  • Crash when deleting a channel
  • Maxx's plugins: right-click context menus are not available
  • Minisynth: all audio is muted
  • IL Remote: commands are processed incorrectly by FL Studio
  • Very long mp3 files fail to import
  • Runtime error 216 during installation and launching OsxFL
  • Plugin Manager: freeze while scanning
  • Crash with samples with very long filenames and paths
  • Caps lock acts like shift is held, and sometimes doesn't turn off
  • Caps lock causes Shift + Left-Click to function as slice tool
  • Wrapper settings not persisted
  • Drag and drop to Channel Rack not working for files located on Boot Camp partition
  • # FLEX: visual glitches while resizing Flex InApp Shop
  • # FLEX: add progress indication while preparing downloads and while downloading
  • Wrapper: bridged plugin window doesn't show at the correct size when FL is scaled by Windows
  • Wrapper: external window for bridged plugins has tiny caption bar when FL scales itself

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