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150 FL Studio Shortcuts for Windows

Mastering the FL Studio shortcuts is essential while creating great melodies. When you are in your creative flow you want everything to be faster and clicking through the menu will make you feel like moving at a snail’s pace.

List of FL Studio Shortcuts

The last thing that you want is to waste time clicking through the menus. And for this reason, FL Studio Shortcuts are here to the rescue. Below is the list of all FL Studio Shortcuts which will help you to create great melodies. Download the FL Studio Shortcuts in PDF form.

File Operations Shortcuts

Action FL Studio Shortcuts
Open file Ctrl + O
Save file Ctrl + S
Save new version Ctrl + N
Save as Ctrl + Shift + S
Export wave file Ctrl + R
Export MP3 file Ctrl + Shift + R
Export MIDI file Ctrl + Shift + M
Open recent files 0…9 Alt + 0…9
Smart find Ctrl + F

Window Navigation Shortcuts

Action FL Studio Shortcut keys
Open Plugin Picker Ctrl + F8
Open Project Picker Ctrl + Alt + F8
Plugin database Shift + F8
Toggle max/min Playlist Enter
Closes a window Esc
Help F1
Toggle Playlist F5
Toggle Step Sequencer F6
Toggle Piano Roll F7
Show or hide Sample Browser F8
Show or hide Mixer F9
Show or hide MIDI settings F10
Show or hide song info window F11
Close all windows F12
Close all unfocused windows Ctrl + F12
Align all channel editors Shift + F12
Arrange windows – Realign Ctrl + Shift + H

Playlist Action Shortcuts

Action FL Studio Shortcuts
Paint tool B
Slice tool C
Delete tool D
Select tool E
Pencil tool P
Slip edit tool S
Mute tool T
Playback tool Y
Zoom tool Z
Bypass snap Alt
Ungroup selection Alt + G
Open the Piano Roll Alt + P
Add time marker Alt + T
Jump to next song marker Alt + *
Jump to previous song marker Alt + /
Select all Ctrl + A
Duplicate selection Ctrl + B
Copy selection Ctrl + C
Deselect selection Ctrl + D
Toggle Performance mode Ctrl + P
Paste selection Ctrl + V
Cut selection Ctrl + X
Grid colour Ctrl + Alt + G
Toggle resizing from left Ctrl + Alt + Home
Select time around the selection Ctrl + Enter
Select time before selection equal to the selection length Ctrl + Left Arrow key
Select time after selection equal to the selection length Ctrl + Right Arrow key
Group selected clips Shift + G
Invert selection Shift + I
Quick quantize clip start times Shift + Q
Move selection left Shift + Left Arrow key
Move selection right Shift + Right Arrow key
Move selection up Shift + Up Arrow key
Move selection down Shift + Down Arrow key
Center Playlist to playhead position Shift + 0
Horizontal zoom levels 1…3 Shift + 1…3
Horizontal zoom, show all Shift + 4
Zoom to selection Shift + 5
Fit Performance Zone to Playlist Shift + 6

Channel Window Shortcuts

Action FL Studio Shortcut keys
Mute or Unmute first 10 channels 0…9
Solo or Unsolo first 10 channels Ctrl + 0…9
Select the previous channel Up Arrow key
Next channel Down Arrow key
Group selected channels Alt + G
Zip selected channels Alt + Z
Unzip selected channels Alt + U
Move selected channels up Shift + Up Arrow key
Move selected channels down Shift + Down Arrow key
Next channel group Page Up key
Previous channel group Page Down key
Copy channel steps Ctrl + C
Paste channel steps Ctrl + V
Cut channel steps Ctrl + X
Delete selected channels Alt + Delete
Clone channels Ctrl + Shift + C
Shift steps left Shift + Left Arrow key
Shift steps right Shift + Right Arrow key
Randomize Alt + R
Send to Piano Roll Alt + P
Show Keyboard Editor K
Show Graph Editor G
Channels – Restretch all Ctrl + Alt + R

Piano Roll Action Shortcuts

Action FL Studio Shortcut keys
Arpeggiator Alt + A
View note helpers Alt + B
Change colour of selected notes Alt + C
Riff machine Alt + E
Flam Alt + F
Ungroup selected notes Alt + G
Open Limit tool Alt + K
Open Articulate tool Alt + L
Switch waveform helper view Alt + N
Open LFO tool when in the lower Event Editor area Alt + O
Quantize Alt + Q
Open Randomize tool Alt + R
Open Strum tool Alt + S
Glue Alt + G
Open Chop tool Alt + U
Toggle ghost channels on or off Alt + V
Open Claw Machine tool Alt + W
Open Scale Levels tool Alt + X
Open Score Flipper tool Alt + Y
Glue selected and touching notes Ctrl + G
Insert current controller value Ctrl + I
Quick legato Ctrl + L
Import MIDI file Ctrl + M
Quick quantize Ctrl + Q
Quick chop Ctrl + U

Record & Playback Shortcuts

Action FL Studio Shortcut keys
Toggle line or none snap Backspace
Start or Stop playback Spacebar
Start or Pause playback Ctrl + Spacebar
Switch Pattern or Song mode L
Switch on or off recording R
Fast forward 0
Previous bar /
Jump 4 bars back Ctrl + /
Next bar *
Jump 4 bars forward Ctrl + *
Toggle Step Edit mode Ctrl + E
Stop sound Ctrl + H
Toggle typing keypad to piano keypad Ctrl + T
Toggle blend notes Ctrl + B
Toggle metronome Ctrl + M
Toggle recording metronome precount Ctrl + P
Toggle wait for input to start recording Ctrl + I

Pattern Selector Shortcuts

Action FL Studio Shortcut keys
Select patterns 1..9 1…9
Next pattern +
Previous pattern
Next empty pattern F4

Mixer Shortcuts

Action FL Studio Shortcuts
Move selected mixer track left Alt + Left Arrow key
Move selected mixer track right Alt + Right Arrow key
Select the channels linked to the selected mixer track Alt + L
Link selected channels to the selected mixer track Ctrl + L
Link selected channels starting from selected mixer track Ctrl + Shift + L
Rename selected mixer track F2
Solo current track S
Render armed tracks to .wav Alt + R

Download FL Studio Shortcuts PDF for Windows

Download FL Studio Shortcuts PDF

All of these shortcuts will make your work with maximum potential and help you generate and optimise workflow. A proper melody helps you to connect with the audience much better. FL Studio has the best piano role when compared with others like Ableton and Adobe Audition. Also, have a look at Ableton Shortcuts as well as Adobe Audition Shortcuts.

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