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FL Studio Audio Import: A Step-by-Step Guide

Are you interested in learning how to import, edit, and export audio files in FL Studio? This guide will walk you through the steps to get started. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced producer, importing audio into FL Studio is easy and straightforward. Here are the main sections you'll need to follow:

How to Import Audio

Import Audio FL Studio supports a wide range of audio file formats, including .AIFF, .DS, .DWP, .FLAC, .MP3, .OGG, .SF2, .Speech, .SYN, .XI, and .WAV. There are several ways to import audio files into FL Studio, depending on what you plan on doing with the audio. The most common ways are:
    • Drag and drop: you can drag and drop audio files from File Explorer (PC) or Finder (Mac) directly into the Playlist or Browser window. This method is best for adding longer audio files to the Playlist, such as songs or ambient sounds.
    • Create an audio clip: you can create an empty Audio Clip channel and import the audio file through the Audio Clip Settings window. This method is great for creating rhythm patterns or using one-shot samples.
    • Import into Edison: you can use the Edison plug-in to import audio files and make advanced edits such as normalizing, de-noising, and EQing. This method is useful if you want to do some pre-editing before adding the audio to your project.
    • Import into Slicex: you can load audio files into the Slicex plug-in to create individual samples and assign them to a note on the piano roll. This method is particularly useful for altering recorded drum beats.

    How to Export Audio

    Export Audio Once you have finished your project, you can export it as a .WAV, .MP3, .OGG, .FLAC, or MIDI file. You can export the Master track or each track as individual .WAV files. You can even export directly to SoundCloud if you have an account. Here's how to export your audio in FL Studio:
      • Click File, select Export, and click the file type you want to export your track(s) as.
      • Select the location you want to export to, name your file, then click Save.
      • In the Render window that appears, change the settings as needed and click Start.
      • To export each individual track, click Split mixer tracks in the Miscellaneous section.

      Now that you know how to import, edit, and export audio files using FL Studio, you're ready to start producing your own music. Experiment with different techniques and have fun!

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