Deadmau5 on FL Studio: "First and foremost, I launch FL with the beginning of each little idea I have in my head, whether it’s a fast melody, or a drum groove to start out with. I Use FL Studio for that because I have found that the piano roll is by far the FASTEST way to “plot” my melodies and rhythms down because although I have an ear for it, I couldn’t “play” a melody to save my life. So the base of the track is composed almost entirely in FL Studio, all my piano roll / midi data is stored in FL Studio."more
Avicii's main production software is FL Studio. When asked what age he started producing and with what software, Avicii says: "15-16 years old, FL studio. I learned everything myself just by watching youtube tutorials and hanging on forums and stuff!" Avicii can also be seen using the FL Studio 10 in [this video](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dIcuU58Oy8) starting at :08s.more
Jon Gooch talks about how he came to use FL, as well as his impressions of it: "I'm quite visually orientated and remember finding the interface logical and inoffensive. I think the first version I used was around 3.2 or 3.4 - other programs at the time seemed too rooted in an older way of presenting audio, whereas I always found FL was created with the computer user in mind. It was also easy to look at for long periods of time, which was more important on a tiny eye-bleeding CRT monitor back then. I've always liked its highly independent pricing scheme, interaction with its users and regular updates - I don't always agree with all the changes but a shift of environment keeps me on my toes. Despite working on other platforms occasionally I still find FL the fastest and most powerful way to get my ideas down. I've always engineered completely internally within FL also."more
Porter Robinson produces using FL Studio DAW software. In an interview with Image-Line, he says he gravitated towards it after a friend recommended it, and he stuck with it because it was "more intuitive and usable than ACID," which is the software he was using prior. He also mentions that he programs the majority of his bass sounds using [Sytrus](http://equipboard.com/items/image-line-sytrus-software-synthesizer) and [3xOSC](http://equipboard.com/items/3xosc-software-synthesizer). Other features he cites are useful are the new playlist, which "eliminates pattern blocks," and Edison, which he claims is critical to his workflow: "Hard cuts are crucial to the complextro style I produce, so processing audio with Edison and using its linear phase equalizer to get all my chops to roughly the same color saves me so much time." Original source [here](http://www.image-line.com/documents/powerusers.php?entry_id=1298949059&title=porter-robinson).more
In an interview with DJ Times, when asked what they use in their studio, Hooks replies, "We use Ableton & FL Studio…" Because the article is from 2012, it can be assumed that they use FL Studio version 10. The full interview can be found [here](http://djtimes.com/zeds-dead-dynamic-duo/).more
Alright, so production-wise, I gotta say that 9th Wonder is absolutely incredible. I know he relies heavily on computers to create beats, but specifically, what equipment/programs does he use to produce? The programs we use are Cool Edit Pro and FL Studio. Those are the two programs that we use, and that's what we did the whole album on.more
"Matthew (Boi-1da) was Born in Jamaica and moved to Canada when he was five, and grew up in Toronto. When he was eight, his mother bought him a Casio keyboard and by 15 he started using FL Studio. A few years later, he won three consecutive Battle of the Beatmakers championships and from then on his career exploded." - [Image-Line](http://www.image-line.com/documents/powerusers.php?entry_id=1327554491).more
Made the switch about a year ago, and haven't really looked back. Still learning a bit with this one - still used to doing some things in other DAWs that you can't do here or vice-versa, but I favor the simplistic navigation and way of doing things.
FL Studio is kind of a different beast. It's really non-linear, being pattern based, which works like my brain does when sketching out track ideas. Changes you make to a specific pattern is reflected across the entire song, which is convenient when trying out new ideas. The mixer kind of needs an overhall though...
Been using it for a couple of years, best DAW in my opinion. Laid out logically and easy to master doesn't make it a bad DAW, it just makes it better. Rely on the plugins a lot since I don't have to many Vst's, and because their awesome.
I use ableton for many years, but lately i started to play more and more with FL Studio, which indeed is very easy to use and allows a quick work flow.
I think its a very good and handy weapon for making dance music!
FL Studio is easy to use but just because its easy doesn't mean it's not professional! All the plugins are really good such as 3xOSC, Sytrus, Direct Wave, Fruity Reverb, everything is really great!! If you are not sure to get it, get the demo! The demo is like the Signature Bundle of FL Studio! You get all the plugins but you cant save it so instead of turning off your computer click "Hibernate" so it wont get deleted! Also you can use the demo an UNLIMITED amount of times! No such thing as a 30-day free trial! Get it!!!
To me FL Studio brought the best of both worlds - power and ease! I found FL Studio back in 2009 after coming across a trance remix of Baba Yetu and I've been using it ever since. It seems to be geared more towards electronic music but it is such a workhorse of a program.