Fruity Loops, a popular music creation software for Windows PCs, has made an iOS debut. The FL Studio Mobile app lets you create soundtracks on the go, featuring 133 instruments, drum kits and sliced-loop beats. You can also import your mobile projects into the FL Studio Desktop PC version (all instruments map seamlessly), just like GarageBand (but not vice versa). The 166MB download has been launched at special introductory price of $15 in both iPhone and iPad versions. Screenies and a list of rich features right below.
The FL Studio Mobile features
• 133 high quality instruments, drum kits & sliced-loop beats • All instruments have FL Studio desktop counterparts for FL Studio desktop import and extension • Stepsequencer for fast percussion programming and sliced-loop reworking • Configurable virtual piano-keyboard • Configurable key labels (off, Cs only, all keys or all keys colored) • Drum pad • Browser with preview button and logical sorting into Instruments, Synths, Drum kits & Loop • Pan, volume, release and attack time configurable per instrument • Pitch bend via accelerometer • Low-latency, iOS-optimized, high quality, battery-friendly audio engine • Drum loops and sliced loops ready to start your project with a cool bea • Effects include Limiter, Reverb, Delay, EQ, Amp simulator & Filter to enhance your mix. • 99 track sequencer and intuitive editing option • Per-track mute, solo, effect bus, pan and volume adjustment • Edit at the level of tracks, bars or down to individual notes • Piano roll editor for manual entry of note & chord sequence data or detailed editing of recorded performances • Unlimited undo and redo for all editable screens • Metronome with tempo & time-signature settings • Intuitive positioning of screens with the slide gesture and resize with the pinch gesture • Retina display support • Save and load your songs, export to wave • MIDI file import/export • In-app user manual • Compatible with: Akai SynthStation 25 & CoreMIDI (MIDI in and out)