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The Best Free FL Studio Templates: The Ultimate List

FL Studio Templates

You discovered that royalty-free mixed presets would improve your usual default template and expedite the music production process.

But the endless FL Studio templates you can find online are overwhelming.

You, probably need A LOT more time to find the best free FL Studio project files for you.

But more time?! That defeats the purpose!

Fortunately, you’re in the right place.

Table of Contents

What to Consider?

Step one in music production is templates, but step zero is knowing what templates to use.

Consider these:

  • Genre: Gather ideas of which genre you want, such as…
    • Trap
    • Dubstep
    • Deep House
    • Bass House
    • Hip Hop
    • Future Bass
  • BPM: Find samples easier based on the bass and number of beats.
  • Instruments: Determine suitable instrument sounds like a guitar, piano, drum, or bass.

Don’t stress too much, though. This is just for a kickstart!

Best FL Studio Templates for FREE

Luckily, most templates already come with free downloadable FLP files.

Producers graciously provide free FL Studio project files with tutorials to help you create your sound design like this one:

A Youtube channel or a website can be the right place for inspiration too!

We’ve compiled some of the best FL Studio templates we can find online:

Trap

TRAP

For the crisp drum sounds, layered synths, and aggressive bass percussions in rap music, Trap (a.k.a the sub-genre of Hip Hop) is perfect for your track.

Here are our favorite Trap and Hip Hop presets with FL Studio project files up and ready:

Dubstep

DUBSTEP

Going for modern EDM? Try Dubstep.

You just need tracks with prominent sub-bass frequencies and upbeat chords to easily recreate dubstep pop songs out in the market.

Future Bass

FUTURE BASS

Is Dubstep too loud? The Future Bass genre is a sweeter Dubstep and pop with heavy bass and synths.

The beat drops are still fairly loud, but warmer.

House

HOUSE

The exciting music you hear in parties with heavy bass drops and electronic beats is basically House.

It comes in many sub-variations like:

House subgenres sound similar, huh

Here’s a little help in identifying between Deep House, Bass House, and all the different House music.

Alright! After House, it’s time for the hows!

The Hows and FAQs

How to Download?

  • Download the FLP links like normal. These are already FL Studio-specific.
  • Save them in your “FL Studio folder” as a project.

Follow this tutorial to help you out:

How to Use the Presets in FL Studio?

  • Open the project files and samples in the FL Studio software.

Watch this as a guide:

How to Finalize Projects?

Before the final export, mastering your mix will polish your sound productions. And yes, pre-made mastering presets are available online too.

But before you get too excited…

DON’T merge your mixing templates with master presets. It’ll be a mess!

We separated this from the list above for a reason.

  • Open the mastering template in a new project.
  • Export as .wav, then open it in the new project with the mastering preset.

Try some good ones:

How to Save FL Studio Project Files?

  • File > Save / Save As (for projects in progress).
  • File > Export as .mp3 or .wav (if it’s still for editing with other FL Studio projects, like with a mastering preset).

You’re Ready!

FL Studio project files shouldn’t be intimidating. The internet is also filled with generous producers who are willing to help.

Just enjoy experimenting.

Soon enough, you’ll be mixing your own template pack!

About the author

Daniel Douglas

After becoming obsessed with the beats that were the soundtrack to his youth, Daniel became a student of hip hop, digging for vinyl records, looking for the perfect break. Before he got his hands on an MPC sampler, he would mash these records, beats, and breaks into mixtapes and live DJ sets.