The Basics of How to Compress


The Basics of How to Compress

This tutorial explains the fundamentals of audio compression, dynamic range, using the threshold, ratio, and gain controls of the Fruity Limiter plugin in FL Studio 12, and teaches you the basics of how to compress properly.

– Uses of Compression

– What is Dynamic Range?

– What is Compression?

– Fruity Limiter

– Compressor Controls (Threshold, Ratio, Gain)

– Compression Demonstration

– Compression Explained


– Ratio

Make-up Gain

– Compressed vs. Uncompressed (A/B Compare)

– Compressed vs. Uncompressed (Visualized)