Recover without updating
Offline computer - From a computer with internet access, log into your Image-Line account.Click where it says 'Click here to unlock this product' and save the to portable media. Use the 'About panel' registration system Once your Account is created, follow the steps as shown for 'Easy installation or update' above.From FL Studio 12 and below - You may have custom data in the old installation folder.Don't delete it before backing it up or migrating it to the FL Studio 20, or higher, user folder.Do FL Studio Fruity, Producer or Signature Bundle have different installers? Your license decides what features are unlocked and so what version and plugins you have. You can also use older versions of FL Studio, downloaded from this page. 12 or 20) automatically install into a separate folders so you can have parallel installations. 20.1 to 20.2) you need to manually set the installer to a different folder, otherwise 20.1 will be overwritten with 20.2. Will I lose my data installing FL Studio over an existing installation? Your project related data is located in your system users folder.However some plugins do need separate installers (Direct Wave sound libraries and Slayer 2). This keeps your own files outside the FL Studio installation folder.If you open the new installation and your data appears to be missing there are a number of things to do.
You can unlock FL Studio with your account login at any time, anywhere there is Internet access. Enter your Image-Line account email and password on the About Panel to unlock FL Studio. You will usually need to update your license when you are installing a major revision (a good habit).Shared data folder - Has been renamed to User data folder.This decides where the ...\Users\[your computer account]\Documents\Image-Line\FL Studio\ data is located.Copying the contents of this folder between installs means your controller/s and plugins should be set up correctly.Sub-folders include: FL Studio looks inside its own installation path ...:\Program Files\Image-Line\FL Studio N (where N = the FL Studio version number) and in any extra search folders you have set for data files.