FL Studio 20 keyboard shortcuts

FL Studio 20

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
6 months ago
- Shortcuts
Ctrl + T

Typing keyboard to Piano keyboard

Β  Β  Note: Single key shortcuts will only work when 'Typing keyboard to piano' (Ctrl (plus) T) is OFF.
Ctrl + Z

Undo / Redo last edit

Ctrl + Alt + Z

Undo step-by-step

Ctrl + O

Open file

Ctrl + S

Save file

Ctrl + N

Save new version

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save As...

Ctrl + R

Export wave file

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + R

Export mp3 file

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + M

Export MIDI file

Alt + 0 - 9

Open recent files 0..9

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + H

(Re)arrange windows

1 - 9

Select patterns 1..9

+

Next pattern

-

Previous pattern

F2

Open name editor for selected pattern. Repeated presses randomly choose colors.

F4

Next empty pattern with naming dialog

Ctrl + F4

Next empty pattern

0 - 9

Mute/Unmute first 10 channels

Ctrl + 0 - 9

Solo/UnSolo first 10 channels

↑

Select previous channel

↓

Next channel

Page Up

Next channel Group

Page Down

Previous channel Group

Alt + Del

Delete selected channel/s

Alt + ↓

Change the selected Channel, one step down

Alt + ↑

Change the selected Channel, one step up

Alt + C

Clone selected channels

Alt + G

Group selected channels

Alt + M

Toggle Mixer Track Selectors

Alt + U

Unzip selected channel/s

Alt + Z

Zip selected channel/s

Ctrl + Alt + R

Force restretch of all Audio Clip Channels

Ctrl + • Enter

Focus Playlist

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

Clone channel/s

Ctrl + C

Copy channel Steps/Score

Ctrl + L

Route selected Channel/s to free mixer track/s

Ctrl + V

Paste channel Steps/Score

Ctrl + X

Cut channel Steps/Score

↑   Shift + ↑

Move selected channel/s Up

↑   Shift + ↓

Move selected channel/s Down

↑   Shift + Ctrl + ←

Shift Steps Left

↑   Shift + Ctrl + β†’

Shift Steps Right

β¬… Backspace

Toggle Line/None Snap

Space

Start/Stop Playback

Ctrl + Space

Start/Pause Playback

L

Switch Pattern/Song mode

R

Switch On/Off recording (This also works during playback)

Num 0

Fast forward

Num /

Previous bar (Song mode)

Num *

Next bar (Song mode)

Ctrl + E

Toggle Step Edit mode

Ctrl + H

Stop sound (panic)

Ctrl + T

Toggle typing keypad to piano keypad

Ctrl + B

Toggle blend notes

Ctrl + M

Toggle metronome

Ctrl + P

Toggle recording metronome precount

Ctrl + I

Toggle wait for input to start recording

β­Ύ Tab

Cycle nested windows

F8

Open Plugin Picker

• Enter

Toggle Max/Min Playlist

Esc

Closes a window

F1

Help

F5

Toggle Playlist

F6

Toggle Step Sequencer

F7

Toggle Piano roll

Alt + F8

Show/hide Sample Browser

F9

Show/hide Mixer

F10

Show/hide MIDI settings

F11

Show/hide song info window

F12

Close all windows

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + H

Arrange windows

Alt + ←  β†’

Move selected mixer track/s Left/Right

Alt + L

Select the channels Linked to the selected mixer track

Alt + W

Toggle Peak-meter 'Wave' view

Ctrl + L

Link selected channels to selected mixer track

↑   Shift + Ctrl + L

Link selected channels STARTING From selected mixer track

↑   Shift +

Move selected mixer track/s Left/Right (mouse-over track)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Select multiple mixer tracks

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save Mixer track state

F2

Rename selected mixer track

S

Solo Current track

Alt + S

Alt Solo - Activate Current track and all tracks Routed TO/FROM It

Alt + R

Render Armed tracks to .wav

B

Paint tool

C

Slice tool

D

Delete tool

E

Select tool

P

Draw tool (pencil)

S

Slip edit tool

T

Mute tool

Y

Playback tool

Z

Zoom tool

Alt

Bypass snap (very useful when combined with other modifiers)

Alt + G

Ungroup selection

Alt + P

Open the Picker Panel

Alt + T

Add Time marker

Alt + /*

Jump to Next/Previous song marker (if present)

or Ctrl + Alt + /*
Alt +

Grouped Tracks Mute switches - Mute/Unmute all

Alt +

Audition the clip selected

Alt + β†’ + ↑   Shift

Engage snap free 'Slice Mode', release Alt after clicking on the Clip to use snapping.

Ctrl + A

Select All

β¬… Backspace

Toggle Global Snap (none, current setting)

Ctrl + B

Duplicate selection (or all Clips in zoom range if nothing is selected) to the right.

Ctrl + C

Copy selection

Ctrl + D

Deselect selection

Ctrl + P

Toggle Performance Mode

Ctrl + T

Add Time Marker

Ctrl + V

Paste selection

Ctrl + X

Cut selection

Ctrl + Alt + C

Consolidate selected Pattern/Audio Clips to audio, starting from the first selected Clip

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + C

Consolidate selected Pattern/Audio Clips to audio, starting from the start of the Playlist

Ctrl + Alt + G

Grid Color

Ctrl + Alt + Home

Toggle Resizing from Left

Ctrl + F8

Open Project Picker

Ctrl + Insert

Add space at the start of the timeline selection of equal length to the selection

Ctrl + Del

Delete space according to the timeline selection

Ctrl + • Enter

Select time around selection

Ctrl + ←  β†’

Select time before/after selection equal to the selection length

Ctrl +

Select

Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Add to selection

Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Zoom to selected Clip

Ctrl +

Zoom on selection / Drag to make zoom selection (zoom on release)

Del

Delete selected clip/pattern source data

(click on clip/pattern) Open clip/pattern properties (e.g. Channel settings, Piano roll)

Home

Move the playback marker to the start of the Playlist.

Insert

Slice Clip at mouse cursor position

↑   Left Shift +

(click on Playlist) Add and resize clip/pattern (move mouse L/R after click and hold to resize). Must be in draw mode (pencil icon)

↑   Left Shift +

Pan view

Pan view (hold & drag left/right)

Page Up / Down

Zoom in / Zoom out

↑   Shift

(on draw tool) Swap to Paint

Delete selected clip/pattern

↑   Right Shift +

Slice clip/pattern (click above/below clip/pattern & drag vertical)

REAlt + ↑   Right Shift +

Vertical Slice clip. Release alt to engage snap

↑   Right Shift +

Slice clip/pattern & delete smallest part (click above/below clip/pattern & drag vertical)

Right Alt +

Quantize selected

Right Alt +

Mute selected

↑   Shift + C

Select all Clips according to the currently selected Clip source

↑   Shift + G

Group selected Clips

↑   Shift + I

Invert selection

↑   Shift + Q

Quick quantize Clip start times

↑   Shift + ←  β†’

Move selection Left/Right

↑   Shift + ↑  β†“

Move selection Up/Down

↑   Shift +
+

(on clip/pattern) Clone (drag while holding clip/pattern)

↑   Shift +

(on Clips) Nudge Clip position

↑   Shift + Alt + T

Set a Time Signature at the Play head or time selection

↑   Shift + M

Switch stretch mode

↑   Shift +

(on Track label area) Re-order Clip Tracks

↑   Shift + 0

Center Playlist to play-head position

↑   Shift + 1

to 3 Β Horizontal Zoom level 1

↑   Shift + 2

Horizontal Zoom level 2

↑   Shift + 3

Horizontal Zoom level 3

↑   Shift + 4

Horizontal Zoom, show all

↑   Shift + 5

Zoom to selection

↑   Shift + 6

Fit Performance Zone to Playlist

Β  Β  Note: Some keyboard modifiers apply only to Draw mode.
B

Paint tool

C

Slice tool

D

Delete tool

E

Select tool

F

Show next property in the Piano roll event lane (lower section)

G

Select the Channel above

H

Select the Channel above with note data

J

Select the Channel below with note data

K

Select the Channel below

M

Toggle Keyboard view mode

O

Toggle Portamento

P

Draw tool (pencil)

T

Mute tool

Y

Playback tool

Z

Zoom tool

Alt

Bypass snap (very useful when combined with other modifiers)

Alt + A

Arpeggiator

Alt + B

View note helpers

Alt + C

Change color of selected note/s (to selected color group)

Alt + E

Riff machine

Alt + F

Flam

Alt + G

Ungroup selected notes

Alt + K

Open Limit tool

Alt + L

Open Articulate tool

Alt + N

Switch waveform helper view (when available).

Alt + O

Open LFO tool when in lower Event Editor area

Alt + Q

Quantize

Alt + R

Open Randomize tool

Alt + S

Open Strum tool

Alt + U

Open Chop tool

Alt + V

Toggle Ghost channels ON/OFF

Alt + W

Open Claw Machine tool

Alt + X

Open Scale Levels tool

Alt + Y

Open Score Flipper tool

Alt +

Change the selected note property of the note the mouse pointer is near or on.

Alt + ← β†‘ β†’ β†“

Nudge the position of the selected note/s OR all notes if no selection is made.

β¬… Backspace

Toggle Global Snap (none, current setting)

Ctrl + A

Select All

Ctrl + B

Duplicate selection, or all notes in zoom range if nothing is selected, to the right. Works also with time-line selections

Ctrl + C

Copy selection

Ctrl + D

Deselect selection

Ctrl + G

Glue selected and touching notes

Ctrl + I

Insert current controller value

Ctrl + L

Quick legato

Ctrl + M

Import MIDI file

Ctrl + Q

Quick Quantize

Ctrl + U

Quick Chop

Ctrl + V

Paste selection

Ctrl + X

Cut selection

Ctrl + Alt + G

Grid Color

Ctrl + Alt + Home

Toggle allow resizing from left

Ctrl + Del

Delete space equal to selection

Ctrl + • Enter

Select time around selection

Ctrl + Insert

Insert space equal to the current time-line selection

Ctrl + ↑  β†“

Transpose selection UP/Down 1 Octave

Ctrl + ←  β†’

Select time before (left) or after (right) current selection

Ctrl +

Select

Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Add to selection

Ctrl +

Zoom on selection/Drag to make zoom selection (zoom on release)

Del

Delete selected

(on note) Open note properties

(or X1 button on Ghost note) Swap to Ghost channel to edit the note.

↑   Left Shift +

(on Piano roll) Add and resize notes (move mouse L/R after click and hold to resize)

↑   Left Shift +

Pan view

Left Alt +

Audio preview

Pan view (hold and drag left/right)

Page Up / Down

Zoom in / Zoom out

↑   Shift

(draw tool) Swap to Paint

Delete Selected Note/s

Right Alt +

Quantize selected

↑   Right Shift +

Slice notes (click above/below note and drag vertical)

↑   Right Shift +

Slice notes & delete smallest part (click above/below note and drag vertical)

↑   Shift + Alt + T

Set a Time Signature at the Play head or time selection

↑   Shift + Ctrl + V

Paste from MIDI clipboard

↑   Shift + C

Select by color

↑   Shift + D

Discard selected note lengths

↑   Shift + G

Group selected

↑   Shift + H

Select the next Channel, in the selected Pattern, with note data.

↑   Shift + I

Invert selection

↑   Shift + K

Select the next Channel

↑   Shift + N

Turn off selected chord

↑   Shift + Q

Quick quantize

↑   Shift + M

Select groups of notes at random

↑   Shift + R

Select at random (multiple presses will select more notes)

↑   Shift + ←  β†’

Move selection Left/Right

↑   Shift + ↑  β†“

Move selection Up/Down

↑   Shift +

Clone (drag while holding clip/pattern), release Shift after dragging to unlock vertical movement

↑   Shift +

(on Clips) Nudge Clip position

↑   Shift +

(on Track label area) Re-order Clip Tracks

↑   Shift + 0

Center Playlist to play-head position

↑   Shift + 1

to 3 Β Horizontal Zoom level 1

↑   Shift + 2

Horizontal Zoom level 2

↑   Shift + 3

Horizontal Zoom level 3

↑   Shift + 4

Horizontal Zoom, show all

↑   Shift + 5

Zoom to selection


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Program information

Program name: FL Studio 20 FL Studio 20 (Productivity)

FL Studio is a music production software used by creative artists. Initially released on 1997, it is developed by the Belgian company Image-Line.

Web page: image-line.com/flstudio

Last update: 11 Nov 2019

Shortcut count: 252

How easy to press shortcuts: 84%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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