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I have a problem with fruity loops 4. If i make a song with soundfonts from internet, save the song, and load that song again. Then "ALL" my instruments changes to some strange strange, very strange instrument, that sounds weird. And each time i load the song, then i have to put all the instrument back to their original place if its going to sound good again. WHY??? i hate it, i hate it, i hate it!!! It has been like this for months 8O It takes about 5 minutes or more, to put all the instruments back....

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I have a problem with fruity loops 4. If i make a song with soundfonts from internet, save the song, and load that song again. Then "ALL" my instruments changes to some strange strange, very strange instrument, that sounds weird. And each time i load the song, then i have to put all the instrument back to their original place if its going to sound good again. WHY??? i hate it, i hate it, i hate it!!! It has been like this for months 8O It takes about 5 minutes or more, to put all the instruments back....

Did you buy the full soundfont plugin, or are you just using the regular old demo soundfont plugin that comes with FL4?

You need to have the full version of the plugin in order for the program to save your soundfont tracks properly.

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I have a problem with fruity loops 4. If i make a song with soundfonts from internet, save the song, and load that song again. Then "ALL" my instruments changes to some strange strange, very strange instrument, that sounds weird. And each time i load the song, then i have to put all the instrument back to their original place if its going to sound good again. WHY??? i hate it, i hate it, i hate it!!! It has been like this for months 8O It takes about 5 minutes or more, to put all the instruments back....

Did you buy the full soundfont plugin, or are you just using the regular old demo soundfont plugin that comes with FL4?

You need to have the full version of the plugin in order for the program to save your soundfont tracks properly.

Nope, i didnt buy it, i use the regular :? ...well, so there is nothing else that i can do if i dont want to buy the plugin?

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I have a problem with fruity loops 4. If i make a song with soundfonts from internet, save the song, and load that song again. Then "ALL" my instruments changes to some strange strange, very strange instrument, that sounds weird. And each time i load the song, then i have to put all the instrument back to their original place if its going to sound good again. WHY??? i hate it, i hate it, i hate it!!! It has been like this for months 8O It takes about 5 minutes or more, to put all the instruments back....

Did you buy the full soundfont plugin, or are you just using the regular old demo soundfont plugin that comes with FL4?

You need to have the full version of the plugin in order for the program to save your soundfont tracks properly.

Nope, i didnt buy it, i use the regular :? ...well, so there is nothing else that i can do if i dont want to buy the plugin?

That's right. The only thing I can recommend is to either buy it, or to keep a text file of all the instruments and their respective channels for personal reference. :?

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Is there a voice that has that "slappy bass" sound found in Dead Or Alive's "Spin me Right Round"?

I want to use that in a remix, and was hoping it was in FruityLoops somewhere and that I'm just passing over it.

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Is there a voice that has that "slappy bass" sound found in Dead Or Alive's "Spin me Right Round"?

I want to use that in a remix, and was hoping it was in FruityLoops somewhere and that I'm just passing over it.

Try Wasp, DX10 or SimSynth or 3Osc. If you cannot find or create it look into soundpacks and samples found around the net and maybe try some more vstis.

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I propose we make a soundfont site sharing all the souindfonts that we've gotten for free. Of course, we have to give credit to whomever we get the soundfont from or whoever created it.

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I propose we make a soundfont site sharing all the souindfonts that we've gotten for free. Of course, we have to give credit to whomever we get the soundfont from or whoever created it.

That's what hammersound and soundsite try to do.

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I haven't tried to use events yet in Fruity, though now I'm ready to.

Suppose I want to do a filter "roll-off" (term?) in bar 30 on the drums, which are in FX channel 1, alone. I put a low-pass filter on the FX channel, but then how do I create an event to sweep the frequency at bar 30?

This is just an example. Any tips are greatly appreciated.

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I'm not sure I completely understand what you're asking, but if it's about automating events, then what you do is right click on the knob or slider you want to automate, in the pattern you want to automate in, and select "edit events". Then a window will pop up that should be empty, and you just draw what you want it to do. And something to remember, themeasure numbers in the event editor count from the first measure of the pattern, not of the whole song.

Something you can do is use one pattern only for automating the effect you want to. Then, put the pattern with the automation in the playlist where you want the effect to happen. If you need more clarification, I can probably explain by posting an flp.

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I've got a silghtly technical question as far as FL goes. I used to do music with it on this computer of mine, but it just started locking up on me all the sudden. So I did that "Reset Settings" thing but I still get shafted each time I try it. I reinstalled it and it still locks up on me. Is my computer just messed up or does it hate FL? Heh, thanks.

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I've got a silghtly technical question as far as FL goes. I used to do music with it on this computer of mine, but it just started locking up on me all the sudden. So I did that "Reset Settings" thing but I still get shafted each time I try it. I reinstalled it and it still locks up on me. Is my computer just messed up or does it hate FL? Heh, thanks.

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I've got a silghtly technical question as far as FL goes. I used to do music with it on this computer of mine, but it just started locking up on me all the sudden. So I did that "Reset Settings" thing but I still get shafted each time I try it. I reinstalled it and it still locks up on me. Is my computer just messed up or does it hate FL? Heh, thanks.

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I've got a silghtly technical question as far as FL goes. I used to do music with it on this computer of mine, but it just started locking up on me all the sudden. So I did that "Reset Settings" thing but I still get shafted each time I try it. I reinstalled it and it still locks up on me. Is my computer just messed up or does it hate FL? Heh, thanks.

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I have an older yamaha psr keyboard and i just got a midi cable today but i'm having mad trouble getting it to work in FL or whatever. I thought you can control the synths with it or something, but the red midi light does not come up and I am at a loss as to what to try next. please help me fellas

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I've got a silghtly technical question as far as FL goes. I used to do music with it on this computer of mine, but it just started locking up on me all the sudden. So I did that "Reset Settings" thing but I still get shafted each time I try it. I reinstalled it and it still locks up on me. Is my computer just messed up or does it hate FL? Heh, thanks.

What version?

Do you got DirectSound going?

Audio drivers for your Soundcard installed?

Do you use 24 bit display (I think it requires you to use 16 or 32)

Let me think of more as I try to get my computer all up and running.

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I have an older yamaha psr keyboard and i just got a midi cable today but i'm having mad trouble getting it to work in FL or whatever. I thought you can control the synths with it or something, but the red midi light does not come up and I am at a loss as to what to try next. please help me fellas

Control what? Notes on/off? (i.e. write music just for sheer pitch and time values?)

Modwheel can only effect the modulation. However it might be the other way where the computer is trying to control the keyboard.

But the best bet is the drivers. You probably need to install the drivers. And make sure Yamaha has drivers that are compatible with the keyboard, as I am taking it is like 4 or 5 years old.

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To those of you using FL Studio 4.0 or greater:

Not sure if you've spent any time looking over Dashboard, but it could become an essentialy plugin for almost every song you make. Due to the fact that it lets you construct custom internal controllers, it allows you to very easily automate a whole shitload of different controls on a number of different plugins from one interface. For an example of this, I made an internal controller with it that I call "Quad-Controller." It's designed to allow you to control filter cutoff, resonance, filter envelope attack, and filter envelope decay of four different synths, along with volume and panning of those four synths. This allows you to group all of the automations for the four plugins together in a bunch of patterns and saves you time by preventing you from having to switch back and forth to each synth's interface just to automate them individually. Kind of hard to explain, but check it out and you'll see what good it is:

http://www.tri-emplem.com/beatdrop/Quad-Controller.fst

Just download that to your FL Studio directory (place it in \Data\Patches\Plugin presets\Generators\Dashboard) and load it into Dashboard through the Presets list.

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I"m having trouble making a good lead trance synth, everything i make with the 3xosc or simsynth doesn't have the feel i want. Either it's to sharp and resonated that it will break your eardrums or too filtered that all you hear is a low wet blip sound, i can't get that trance sound that's all resonated and it's powerful yet it's not high and pitchy so it will kill your ear drums. That's what I have trouble doing. Other people tell me just to buy FM7 or another synth but I think anything is possible using the default fruity generators and effects. It's easy to come out with very different sounds. If someone could send me some kind of .flp with good trance synth's in it I would greatly appreciate it or at least give me a couple tips.

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I"m having trouble making a good lead trance synth, everything i make with the 3xosc or simsynth doesn't have the feel i want. Either it's to sharp and resonated that it will break your eardrums or too filtered that all you hear is a low wet blip sound, i can't get that trance sound that's all resonated and it's powerful yet it's not high and pitchy so it will kill your ear drums. That's what I have trouble doing. Other people tell me just to buy FM7 or another synth but I think anything is possible using the default fruity generators and effects. It's easy to come out with very different sounds. If someone could send me some kind of .flp with good trance synth's in it I would greatly appreciate it or at least give me a couple tips.

I find the SVF filters very useful when making those fat sounds. Also, try using chorus and/or flanger (this is even explained in a Fruity Loops tutorial, though I forget which one right now.)

Personally I stick with a combo of triangles and squares for the phat leads, saws and squares for bubble-synths (TB-303 sounds and all that...) and I use a round-saw, triangle and sine combos for bass when using 3xOsc and SimSynth.

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All i was trying to accomplish was use the physical keyboard like I would the keyboard editor, to create piano rolls and such. If this is possible please explain how

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