Cost effective with a wide feature set!
September 24, 2021

Cost effective with a wide feature set!

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with FL Studio

On occasions that we are required to produce jingles or musical scores for clients we use FL Studio. This is primarily used within our events team in our recording studio. FL Studio is a well established piece of software that has an easy learning curve, with it we are able to meet our clients' demands for custom/handmade jingles or soundtracks.
  • Midi sequencing
  • Built in audio processing and VST instruments
  • Audio mixing
  • Music creation
  • The audio editing is made to be easy to use, and as such is missing some of the features included in more "serious" audio editing software.
  • Life-time free version updates upon purchase
  • The included audio plug ins
  • Easy learning curve for musicians
  • Shorter learning curve than other similar software means that less is spent on training.
  • The wide and general nature of FL Studio's feature set means that we don't require multiple other software solutions, which is a cost saving in both software price and training time.
In selecting this software, we investigated and considered others. We found that FL Studio had a good price point and the life time free version updates made it a one time purchase.
In terms of functionality, the most similar software solutions are Ableton Live, Logic Pro X and Propellerhead Reason.
Of these the most cost effective for us was Ableton Live and FL Studio with Propellerhead Reason being a slightly different product.
We found that FL studio had a wider feature set and was more suited to our use, where as Ableton Live would be better if live music performance was a requirement, in our case it was not.

Do you think FL Studio delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with FL Studio's feature set?

Yes

Did FL Studio live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of FL Studio go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy FL Studio again?

Yes

FL Studio is great for quick audio editing, where you need to quickly make an edit to a song or add a new part to an existing song. Due to the included audio processing plugins, there is no need to purchase more to increase the software's capability. These features lend it to "out of the box" solutions, where quick implementation with no hidden costs is important. For serious audio editing and mix down, FL Studio is not well suited, as it is designed to be a good all round music creation software, rather than a dedicated audio editor.