FL Studio

Application Details:

Version: 12.x
License: Retail
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.16

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Test Results

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What works

  • Installation (with WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/FL\ Studio).
  • Starting.
  • Playing the demo song (with severe underruns)! Musically, no plugin, effect, etc, seemed to missing.
  • All of the tested controls. (Mixer, drum pattern, note pattern, transport, moving & closing sub-windows.)
  • All the meters, like volume, song position, time, etc.

What does not

  • The menus contain no text. They are very narrow, have all the items, but no text. So you don’t know what they are for.
  • Configuring anything. Due to the lack of menu item text.


What was not tested

[Due to the lack of menu text.]

  • Actually making a song.
  • VST et al.
  • Possibility of underrun-free playback with better settings. (Like checking if ASIO is even used.)
  • Loading/saving.

Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

This was version 12.4.2, to be precise.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 19.04 "Disco" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 22 20194.16Yes Yes YesGoldFranco 
ShowUbuntu 17.04 "Zesty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 10 20172.14-stagingYes Yes NoSilverNathan Graule 
ShowLinux Mint 18.2 "Sonya" x86_64Jul 16 20172.13-stagingYes Yes NoPlatinumUnobscured Vision 
ShowUbuntu 17.04 "Zesty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 06 20172.0.2Yes Yes NoSilverthtrausan 
ShowLinux Mint 17.3 "Rosa" x86_64Apr 05 20172.4Yes Yes NoPlatinumCory 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
42024 FL Studio 12.4 installer, Janetter crash on missing HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ProxyEnable key STAGED View
42698 FL Studio 12.4 installer crashes on missing 'HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ProxyEnable' key RESOLVED DUPLICATE View
44827 FL Studio 12.x - 20.x: Soft locks when attempting to show the GUI of a "bit-bridged" 32-bit/64-bit VST plugin in an internal window UNCONFIRMED View

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HowTo / Notes

Set a virtual desktop for FL Studio to better support window managers, and workspaces.

The FL Studio UI can sometimes go haywire if you workspaces in your desktop environment - the audio engine works and events are handled (for example, space still plays/pauses the project) but the UI is frozen.


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