Image-Line FL Studio 9 Producer Edition - Virtual Studio - Educational Discount

Image-Line FL Studio 9 Producer Edition - Virtual Studio - Educational Discount

Image-Line FL Studio 9 Producer Edition - Virtual Studio - Educational Discount

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Product Highlights

  • Audio Recording
  • Unlimited Tracks
  • 104 Track Stereo Mixer
  • Over 30 Software Synthesizers
  • Functions Standalone or a Plug-In
  • Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
  • Intel Mac with Boot Camp (XP or Vista)
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FL Studio 9 Producer Edition from Image-Line is a complete software music production environment that includes virtual instruments, effects, mixing capabilities, and direct audio recording functionality with ASIO drivers and the appropriate audio interface.

The software is an open architecture solution for audio recording, composing, sequencing and mixing of professional quality music. Free updates entitle the customer to all future updates of FL Studio according to level purchased (Producer), available for a small additional fee.

Audio formats supported include WAV, MP3, OGG, WavPack, AIFF and REX formats. Version 9 features over 370 additions, changes and bug fixes.

Note: This package is an educational discount that requires proof of current educational status.

For Intel Mac user who wish to use this program, please note that Windows XP or Vista is not included in the Mac operating system and is a separate purchase.

New Features and Changes

FL Studio
  • Sidechaining - The FL Studio Mixer "Track Send" now has an additional "Sidechain" mode to support multiple-input mixer plug-ins
  • Multi-Core CPU (Hyperthreading) - Improved multithreaded generator and added multithreaded effects processing
  • Multiple Controllers - Can now control multiple independent instrument channels, assigned by MIDI number
  • Wrapper - Aligned tick lengths checkbox for greater plug-in compatibility
Revised Playlist
  • Track Naming and Icon - Tools for better song organization
  • Track Mute Controls
Piano Roll
  • Riff Machine - Automatic sequence generator tool
  • Note Grouping - Works on selecting, moving, resizing, deletion, muting and shifting using mouse-wheel
  • More Tracks - 99 Insert tracks (up from 64)
  • Multi-Core CPU Support - Added "multi-threaded mixer" tracks processing for improved multi-core performance
New Plug-Ins
  • Autogun - Sonic adventure, based on Ogun
  • Stereo Shaper - Mid/Side stereo processing
  • Vocodex - Vocoder plug-in
Revised Plug-Ins
  • SimSynth Live, DrumSynth Live, DX-10, WASP, WASP XT - Included in FL Studio 9 Producer Edition
  • Fruity Reeverb 2 - Added Mid vs Side input signal processing
  • Fruity Wrapper - Supports multiple inputs/outputs
  • Wavecandy - Visualization and analysis tools
  • Fruity Limiter - Compressor section now has sidechaining
  • Presets - Drop effect presets onto mixer tracks and channels, mixer track presets on to effect slots and channels, channel and generator presets onto mixer tracks and effect slots
  • Windows File Shell Menu - Available from browser (right-click) item menu

General Features

Music Production
Flexible Audio
  • Route any instrument to any mixer track
  • Each mixer track can receive audio from any number of instruments, any number of other mixer tracks and a soundcard input
  • Mixer tracks, in turn, can send audio to any number of other mixer tracks and a soundcard output
  • Create sub-mixes, effects chains or complex mixes


  • Choose your preferred workflow, compose using the step-sequencer or piano roll
  • Create in pattern or track mode, then arrange your ideas in the free "palette" playlist
  • The playlist presents the time-line as a virtual "canvas" where each playlist track can simultaneously hold any number of score, audio and automation events
Create Virtually any Sound
  • Includes over 30 software synthesizers covering acoustic/synthetic bass, electric guitar, multi-sampler tools including piano and strings, general sample playback and beat-slicing (with Rex 1 and 2 support)

Synthesis Techniques

  • Span subtractive, modeling, FM, RM, granular and additive synthesis
  • With the addition of FL SynthMaker you can further create and share your own FL instruments, effects and MIDI control dashboards without the need to write basic code

Open Plug-In Standards

  • Supports all PC industry plugin instrument standards including VSTi (1/2), DXi(1/2), Buzz and Rewire
  • This means you can sequence with your favorite plugins and applications
Audio Recording and Editing
Multi-Channel Audio Inputs
  • With the ability to simultaneously capture all the inputs on your audio-interface, FL Studio has the flexibility to record a single vocalist, guitar or a full symphony orchestra

Arranging Audio

  • Audio can be arranged, with complete freedom in the playlist
  • Features include the ability to host an unlimited number of audio recordings, time-stretching, pitch-shifting, beat-slicing, cropping, editing and the re-arranging of audio with only a few mouse clicks


  • The software's audio capabilities are further enhanced with Edison, the recording wave editor
  • Edison is an integrated audio editing and recording tool with spectral analysis, convolution reverb, noise reduction, loop-recording, loop-construction tools and more

Audio Formats

  • Supports WAV, MP3, OGG, WavPack, AIFF, and REX formats
Sequencing and Arranging
Pattern or Track Sequencing
  • Compose and record your musical performances and ideas in the most logical way
  • FL Studio 9 can simultaneously function as a pattern and track based sequencer
  • Reuse patterns as Pattern Clips in the playlist or record song-length sequences, as desired

Step Sequencer or Piano Roll

  • Scoring tools include FL Studio's legendary step-sequencer, an advanced piano roll, along with event and multi-point automation envelopes
  • Supports MIDI input, standard controller compatibility, and the ability to simultaneously control multiple instrument channels from separate controllers

Determine Your Own Project Design

  • The software allows you to do what you want where and when you want
  • FL9's Playlist is a totally flexible and virtually unbounded workspace where Note Pattern, Audio and Automation data can be arranged and edited to suit your creative ideas and preferred workflow
Mixing and Mastering
The Mixer
  • Includes a 104-track stereo track mixer that is about precision, control and flexibility
  • The mixer's tracks each hold up to 8 effects (VST, DX or FL's proprietary format)
  • To create sub-mixes or mixing chains of almost unlimited complexity, each mixer track can be routed to any other mixer track, one of 4 dedicated "send" channels and or the Master track
  • Sends provide the ability to sidechain inputs to multi-input effects plugins
  • Each of the mixer tracks can be routed to any output on your audio interface


  • Includes more than 40 effects spanning maximization, limiting, compression, delay, distortion, equalization (graphic and parametric), filtering, phasing, flanging, chorus, vocoding and reverb
  • These have you covered for the creative broad-brush effects, through to the minutiae of the mastering process
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Image-Line Producer Edition specs

Minimum System Requirements 2GHz AMD or Intel Pentium III compatible CPU with full SSE1 support or Intel Mac with Boot Camp (running XP or Vista)
Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 (32- and 64-bit)
500MB free hard disk space
Windows-compatible soundcard with DirectSound drivers
ASIO drivers are required for audio recording (FL installer comes with generic Asio4All drivers)

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