Jun 6, 2011

FL Studio Beginner tutorial #1

This tutorials teaches you how to link an instrument or a sample to the mixer on and add there a reeverb effect.

1. First left click your instrument. In this case It is FL Keys.
2. Channel settings should open.
3. Move your cursor here and click'n drag it or scroll it with your mousewheel and but there number 1. FL keys is now linked to channel 1.
4. Press F9 or click View -> Mixer, now the mixer should appear. You can right click the channel 1 and rename is something like Piano and choose a color.

Now let's add an effect on it.

1. Here you can insert effects. Left click it -> select -> and choose Fruity Reeverb 2
2. Now Fruity Reeverb 2 should appear. There is a lot of buttons that do something. Best way to learn them is just try all of them.

Now you can link synths to the mixer and add effects. Just try different effects to figure out what they do.


  1. Thank you so much for these guides! I have been looking everywhere for good tutorials for Fruity Loops. I know some basics about it but this blog is going to help me take it to the next level.

    THank you! Keep it up!!

  2. Very interesting and good writeup :)

  3. Nice writing dude, thanks for the tutorial!

  4. Helpful screenshot by screenshot tutorial mate