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How to route mixer channels in FL Studio

How to route mixer channels in FL Studio

How to route mixer channels in FL Studio

Routing mixer channels can have multiple uses, for instance if you want to apply the same effects on multiple sounds while still have a separate equalizer on each of them. For those who don’t know this yet, it’s not that difficult to do in FL Studio so let’s begin.

Open your mixer in FL Studio. Select a channel. On the bottom of each channel you see green wires leaving the window and showing up again at the master channel. See image 1.

Channel mixer channels in FL Studio
Image 1. Remove the wire to the master channel to route it to other channels

You can unplug the wire that’s going to the master channel by right click on the cirkel (left arrow on image 1). When the wire is unplugged, choose a new channel to connect it to by clicking on the white triangle shaped icon at the bottom of each mixer channel. See image 2.


Mixer channels in FL Studio Image 2.
Image 2. Channel 10 is now routed to channel 5 in the mixer, lef and right of the arrow you can the the white triangle shaped icons mentioned before. 

Now you can route multiple sounds to multiple mixer channels and group specific sounds. I like to make separate groups for drums, synths en bass. It is easier to have those channels next to each other for monitoring volume levels for example. Only use it when you need it because when you route to much channels it can be heavy for your CPU.

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