FL Studio 12 totally reworks the user interface and adds exciting new features you have been asking for. FL Studio 12 is a complete software music production environment, representing more than 16 years of innovative developments and our commitment to Lifetime Updates.
Everything you need in one package to compose, arrange, record, edit, mix and master professional quality music. FL Studio 12 is the fastest way from your brain to your speakers. Full audio recording and post-production. Producer edition allows you to record external and internal audio. Record up to the maximum number of simultaneous audio tracks your computer and audio interface (soundcard) can support. Access to the Playlist Pattern, Audio and Automation Clips for arranging, chopping, stretching, time-shifting any Audio, Notes and Automation. Make virtually any sound - FL12 includes over 32 software synthesizers covering acoustic/synthetic bass, electric guitar, multi-sampler tools including piano & strings, general sample playback and beat-slicing (With Rex 1 & 2 support). 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, pitchshifting, beat-slicing, cropping, editing and the re-arranging of audio with only a few mouse clicks.
This is official (public beta) crossover-wrapped Mac OSX version from Image-Line.
That means several things:
- It is optimized so it can provide CoreASIO support.
- You can connect your MIDI devices (controllers, keyboards, etc...)
- You CAN' ''T run native OSX AU/VST plugins - you must still use windows versions.
- Support for Sound Cards is limited. Some cards work, others (in rare scenarios) dont. You must try that for yourself.
To install VST plugins go to FL Studio menubar and choose File - Run Command, then point to plugin installer (usually .exe file).
VST support is also limited, you must try yourslef which works and which doesnt.
Also worth to mention regarding VST plugins, if some of them use some kind of special copy protection, say, dongle licensing - most likely they wont work - but you can try