Image-Line has released FL Studio 12.4, the latest version of the music production software for Windows.

The update introduces the new Transistor Bass bassline synthesizer instrument.

Image Line TransistorBass

Transistor Bass is a subtractive synthesizer in the style of the legendary Roland TB303™ Bassline synthesizer, but also enhances the concept by offering a number of tweaks not found in the original hardware, together with a guitar distortion, FX and a modern sequencer. Plus, fast editing your bassline sequences.

The Transistor Bass plugin is on sale for $49 USD. All purchases between now and December 1st, 2016, go into the draw to win a real Roland TB-303 ($2,500 USD) and a modded Cyclone TT-303 ($500 USD).

Changes in FL Studio 12.4

  • New Plugins
    • Transistor Bass – Advanced emulation of the legendary Roland TB303™ Bassline synthesizer.
    • FL Studio Mobile – Companion to the Android, iOS and Windows App. Bring mobile projects into FL Studio and take them to the next level.
  • Updated Plugins
    • FPC – Vectorial UI. Expandable.
    • Harmless – Vectorial UI.
    • Newtone – Added buttons for pitch and warp modes. Option to include region markers when saving a sample from Pitch Correction mode.
    • Ogun – Vectorial UI.
    • Parametric EQ 2 – Vectorial UI. Fully resizable.
    • Patcher – 37 new presets by Youlean.
    • Razer Chroma – Support for Naga Chroma Mouse.
    • Slicex – Vectorial UI.
    • Vocodex – Vectorial UI.
    • ZGameEditor Visualizer – Use videos as internal controllers. 4 new presets. Use FL Studio Windows as video input. Supports H.264 video export (mp4). Drag-and-drop to re-arrange layers.
  • FL Studio Features
    • Extended colors – FL Studio now allows selection of fully saturated colors from all color dialogs.
    • Custom mapping formulas – Edit the Formulas.txt file ..SystemConfigMapping.
    • Browser – Restored option to Open samples in Fruity Slicer.
    • Mixer – Menu > View > “Alternative mixer highlighting” option to work with the new very bright or dark colors.
    • Dashboard – Can now be resized from the window border.
    • Plugin Manager – Window can now be set to remain on top of other windows.
    • Command-line rendering – /R[filename] myproject.flp, use /E[extensions] to specify format (E.g: “/Emp3,ogg,wav”).
    • Loop recording – Significantly improved. Video Tutorial.
    • Maschine Jam support – Added undo/redo, step seq mode and swing jogwheel mode.
    • Views – Custom layout is now remembered even when selecting other layout.
    • Input quantization – Added new recording quantize options (right-click the Record button).
    • Wrapper – Threaded processing is now on by default.

FL Studio is available for purchase starting at $99 USD. FL Studio includes lifetime free updates.

More information: Image-Line