detailed version history (backed up 2008)http://web.archive.org/web/20081014152622/http://www.fruityloops.com/documents/history.html
FL Studio Fruityloops Edition (formerly Fruityloops) is a highly sophisticated but easy to use virtual music studio for amateur musicians, music professionals, teachers, students, and composers, with a mass of professional functions for detailed arranging and editing, straightforward remixing and flawless mastering.
FL Studio Fruityloops Edition, is the most complete virtual music studio available. Ideally suited for creation of songs (of any genre), backing tracks, loops and realistic drum tracks/loops, you will be creating wav, MP3 or midi songs or loops only minutes after launching it.
FL Studio Fruityloops Edition is a pattern based sequencer, which means you create your songs in pieces (patterns) using the Step Sequencer and the Piano Roll view and then weld those pieces together using the Playlist window. Then you can add a wide range of effects, then automate them for dynamic sweeps, rolling bass lines and texture changes that really make your music stand out from the crowd.
FL Studio Fruityloops Edition allows you to mix up to 999 audio tracks and virtually unlimited MIDI tracks - Everything is laid out in an intuitive interface that lets you quickly record, edit, arrange, and mix your music. No matter what you want to record - guitars, keyboards, vocals, live turntable scratches, CD samples, or any other sound--FL Studio Fruityloops Edition--puts it all together seamlessly.
FL Studio Fruityloops Edition can play any sample file (wav), generator (Fruityloops soft- synth, VSTi & DXi) or midi instrument you feed it.
FL Studio Fruityloops Edition is a fun product but still helps you to create great sounding music. Use it on its own or as a fantastic complementary product for Cakewalk's SONAR, Home Studio, Music Creator, etc., Syntrillium's Cool Edit Pro 2, Adobe Audition, Steinberg Cubase, Cubasis, etc., ACID etc.
requirements: Windows NT / 98 / XP / 2000