Today I am going to share with you what are the top FL Studio Plugins for newcomers. This way, you will know what plugins you need to have, what is good and what is bad, so you can save time and money for a long time. You will also learn more about the various settings and ways to make your studio sound perfect and your live show perfect as well.
The first among the plugins we will discuss today is the VST or the Virtual Sound System. If you want to take your music production to the next level, this is one of the important factors you need to consider. It allows you to manage plugins, arrange a sample control, create virtual instruments, use different plugins and a lot more.
There are actually two ways you can use VST. You can open VST plug-ins and then use them from the command line or you can opt to manage your VSTs through a central plugin database. Some plugins are located in "plugins" folder while some are located in " Plugin Manager". The plugin manager is used to locate and install all VSTs in your computer.
The second plugin we are going to talk about today is the VSTi. The VSTi stands for Virtual Studio Technology Integration. This is actually a middleman that allows you to control VSTs for both Windows and Mac. Both the Mac and the Windows versions of VSTi come with the same benefits but for the Mac, they offer the ability to use multiple VSTi instances. For the Windows version, it enables you to use only the one instance that comes with it.
In order for VSTi to work properly, you must be using the correct VSTi driver. Luckily, this tool is included with every VST installed. It will prompt you to install the correct plugin. You might want to strongly suggest that you get the latest version of the plugin manager you are using in order to get the correct one. The only downside of this step is that there are some versions that might not be compatible with older versions of the operating system. This should only be a slight problem as most people have the latest version anyways.
Now that you have the latest VSTi version, you are ready to move on to the next step. The first thing you need to do is to go to the directories section. You will see a button labeled " Plugin Default Locations" and click on it. There are usually two choices for the location of the plugins, the first one being the "ories" which is usually located in C:/Program Files(x86)
After selecting the appropriate directory for your plugin, you will then see a progress dialog where you will have to choose the options you want executed. If you want new plugins to be scanned, you simply have to click on the "scan now" option while if you want existing plugins to be scanned, you can either click on the "remove all" option or double click on it. After the process is completed, you will then see an option for generating an installer that will allow you to select the various components of your setup.
Once the install has been completed, you should be able to see the new controls on the Fruity Loops setup screen. The main window that displays all the instruments should be positioned at the top right corner of the screen. The next thing that you should do is to locate the "Edit" option, from which you will edit any necessary instrument or generator that is placed inside the mixer section. There are also options for mutating the main drum beat, the rhythm instruments, and hi-hat sounds.