How to recolor or reskin - Fl Studio

Discussion in 'FL Studio' started by mono, Feb 10, 2018.

  1. r4e

    r4e Audiosexual

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    Ye, problem is, it's a skin for FL 12.5 and it could be ported with a lot of effort to 20.x if there wouldn't be VMProtect.
    But by patching the data in memory using FLSkinner, it maybe could become possible somewhen in future.
     
  2. Batoumba

    Batoumba Producer

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    lookin for a skin like this but for FL20 Win/Apple plz help

    [​IMG]

    what should i use ? ms paint and .bmp ?
     
  3. audiozuser76

    audiozuser76 Kapellmeister

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    He could answer all your questions...
    Bob Ross.jpg
     
  4. liquiad

    liquiad Newbie

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    VMProtect is actually hardly an issue. All the same code is there, it's simply packed, meaning it's compressed but it gets uncompressed at runtime. The only code that's actually virtualized and hard to touch would be things that have to do with registration/licensing etc. I've managed to skin the browser gradient background etc by just editing memory.

    My system just allows for doing the exact same kinds of edits to the resource files, but without actually touching the file on disk. If you combine that with the memory edits, we can finally get skins that are on par with Adobe Black etc. I took this route because otherwise it'd be like trying to hex edit a zip file, you wouldn't get anywhere. This also means it easily works across many versions of FL studio or can at least be adapted to different versions easily.

    With a combined effort of all the people who joined our Discord, we have nearly everything skinned. We're only missing a few things like the sequencer buttons and the waveform colors etc, and I was hoping @mono could chime in and give some input on how he found some of those things. I haven't been able to find original colors to scan for on things like the sequencer buttons because they're gradients.
     
  5. xbitz

    xbitz Rock Star

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    in FL 21 the skinning will be supported (this is the second most requested feature beside the proper audio managing in the playlist) so dunno maybe not worth to put too much effort into it before the official supporting
     
  6. Audiologist

    Audiologist Member

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    FLSkinner is an open-source community effort, already ~90% of the hex codes have been discovered (even font color replacement). For the most part, the only things left are mixer waveform gradients and the step sequencer steps. And there is no solid statement that skinning will be officially supported, just that it may in a future version. I'm also betting that it won't be anywhere near as robust as what FLSkinner can do.
     
  7. r4e

    r4e Audiosexual

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    Just be patient a bit. I'll send a package to some of you including our old color patches + installers.
    It hopefully will make things easier. Installers will be included for comparison between the old version and newer ones.
    And I probably will create a discord account. Never used that service before.
     
  8. liquiad

    liquiad Newbie

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    That sounds absolutely perfect, thank you.
     
  9. r4e

    r4e Audiosexual

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    By looking for the files I also found my old try on skinning FL by modding the ILGlyphsEx font + the PluginManager.
    Doing that, I was able to add rounded buttons to FL. I probably should work on that skin again.

    [​IMG]
     
  10. liquiad

    liquiad Newbie

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    You should definitely come in our Discord, we'd love your contributions.
     
  11. r4e

    r4e Audiosexual

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    OK, for everyone who wants to make something prettier right now, here's one of my animated backgrounds:

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    MorphingCurve2.7z

    Works with any version of FL from 12.x to 20.x.
    Just extract the Archive and copy & paste the Artwork folder into your FL Studio folder.
    Then go to \Artwork\Wallpapers\MorphingCurve2 and hit "Set as Background.cmd"
    For FL Studio 12.x, you have to edit the file "Set as Background.cmd" and change
    \FL Studio 20\ to \FL Studio 12\

    That Background will build up itself in random colors in about 20 seconds.
    I just was able to test it on my 22" display so if anything doesn't work properly,
    just tell me (or edit the html file on your own - resolutions are somewhere at the end of the file).
     
  12. liquiad

    liquiad Newbie

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    Here is our latest progress :wink:
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  13. flguy

    flguy Ultrasonic

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    Amazing work thus far! I very much appreciate the time and effort you guys are putting into skinning :bow:
     
  14. lovesound

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  15. fari adams

    fari adams Member

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    Can anyone send me the link for 20.6 black skin ... would be great full
     
  16. Chronon

    Chronon Newbie

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    Oh wow this is very informative, thank you
     
  17. komaerjg42

    komaerjg42 Newbie

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    what exactly is the sister site, and if its still up, could you send me a link?
     
  18. lancexx

    lancexx Kapellmeister

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    LOL where are you getting this information??
    Its not even on the To Do list on the official forums and any discussion regarding this gets shut down real quick. If this was indeed the case then they would have at least teased something to build up excitement. Sorry about being a debbie downer but I wouldn't get too excited just yet. And certainly not within something like a simple editable XML sheet.
     
  19. milkman

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  20. EAR TO LEARN

    EAR TO LEARN Producer

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    How exactly do I save my skin from flskinner to use in fl?
     
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