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The holy grail of analog synths, perfectly emulated in software.

Unquestionably the most iconic synthesizer ever made, the Moog Minimoog Model D changed the face of modern music. From Kraftwerk to Parliament-Funkadelic, Yes to Dr. Dre, the Minimoog's fat, musically expressive analog synth sounds are the standard by which all other synths are judged.

Developed in partnership with Moog Music, exclusively for Universal Audio, the Moog Minimoog thoroughly captures every nuance, anomaly, and quirk of the original hardware using Universal Audio's industry‑leading expertise in circuit modeling, synthesis, and signal processing.

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UAD Native
Runs on your Mac or PC without UA hardware.

UAD Native plug-ins run on both macOS 10.15 Catalina or newer and Windows 10 and 11. Go to our UA Support page for system requirements.

  • Record classic Minimoog textures in real time with near-zero latency
  • Get ultra-realistic and responsive Minimoog sounds with exacting module‑to‑module interactions
  • Create otherworldly sounds with Moog’s signature self-oscillation and extreme resonance
  • Take advantage of custom mods including switchable note priority, legato, extra LFO, and more

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An Analog Synth for the People

An Analog Synth for the People

The Moog Minimoog Model D was introduced in 1970, when "synthesizer" meant a giant wall of intimidating knobs, cables, and patch bays. Bob Moog and his team designed the Minimoog as a performance instrument of unrelenting expressiveness for all musicians. Soon, the portable Minimoog was appearing on albums by Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Stevie Wonder, Sun Ra, Bob Marley, and more. Before long, entire genres were being transformed, even created, by the Minimoog and its futuristic sound.

Unmatched Craftsmanship

Unmatched Craftsmanship

Together with Moog Music, Universal Audio's team of DSP engineers undertook meticulous circuit modeling and rigorous listening tests of three vintage Minimoogs, and a single "Golden Unit'' was chosen. Using custom robotics for ultra-precise knob measurements, each Minimoog module was fully emulated, faithfully capturing module-to-module coupling and impedance. The result is an awe-inspiring UAD Instrument with all the personality of Bob Moog's most famous synthesizer — with near‑zero latency.

Incredible Realism to Fuel Creativity

Incredible Realism to Fuel Creativity

Simply open the Minimoog in your DAW and prepare to be inspired with the unmistakable growl, fatness, and rich distortion of Moog's iconic ladder filters and oscillators, as well as detailed modeling of the Minimoog's pitch tracking anomalies. Even the "feedback" effect of looping the Minimoog's output to the input for varying degrees of distortion is faithfully reproduced. And by capturing the midrange punch, high-end presence, and sumptuous low end, the Minimoog UAD Instrument effortlessly blends into any mix — just like the original.

Custom Moog Mods

Custom Moog Mods

The Moog Minimoog UAD Instrument sports many of the custom mods that power users utilized on their hardware units, greatly expanding the Minimoog's palette. From switchable note priority and legato, to sample and hold, extra LFO, and more, these appointments make the Minimoog UAD Instrument a jaw-dropping, detailed emulation that raises the bar for virtual instruments.

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      Key Features:

      Painstaking circuit emulation of Moog's most famous analog synthesizer used by Kraftwerk, Stevie Wonder, Yes, Dr. Dre, and hundreds more

      Fully endorsed by Moog Music

      Faithfully captures all module-to-module coupling, impedance matching, and nonlinearities of the original Minimoog Model D

      Exacting capture of iconic Moog oscillators, ladder filters, pitch tracking/stability anomalies, and more

      Discrete transistor VCA modeling

      Custom Moog mods, including switchable note priority, legato, sample and hold, extra LFO, and more

      Customer Reviews

      Moog Minimoog

      Overall Rating


      R. Ferrante

      July 16, 2024

      Awesome in the box moog

      Sometimes when I am not in the studio and I don’t have my moog with me, this is just a lifesaver to get the amazing moog sound in the box.


      July 16, 2024

      Great sound !

      I still can't believe I have a Moog. Excellent emulation quality! And very easy to use.

      R. Priest

      July 10, 2024

      Beautiful Instrument

      Does exactly what it says on the tin ,superb emulation and very powerful

      I. Santamaria

      July 6, 2024

      Problème de licence

      Problème de licence, le plug-in en soit est vraiment bon mais sa connectivité via iLok rend l'activation laborieuse voir inutilisable, une fois l'ordinateur éteint la License n'est plus détecté et après essai de plusieurs solutions trouvable sur le net le problème reste le même, tant que ce ne sera pas résolu je ne peut que vous conseiller d'aller vous penchez sur d'autres émulateurs.

      R. Bramlett

      July 4, 2024

      The Best Moog Emulation Ever!

      I have Arturia’s MiniMoog as well as a few other emulations from other companies and this one by far is the best one. I use it for bass and leads and the sounds are nearly identical to the hardware versions. I honestly was not going to get this because I felt I had enough Moog emulation software but a good friend of mine convinced me to take advantage of the sale and I couldn’t be happier.

      M. Breu

      June 25, 2024

      Oh Yeah!

      This is great. Along with the other Moog plugins. You can take yourself to outer space and different dimensions with this thing, you can get all kinds of sounds from it. I love it, it's actually very addicting to play with.

      V. Shamets

      June 15, 2024

      ilok and no midi mapping

      No matter how good this synth sounds this damn ilok dongle which takes one usb port on my mac book and lack of midi mapping is a real dealbreaker ...even for discount price. I have a nice keyboard with knobs an sliders and I still have to use the mouse? No way. NO deal!

      R. Foster

      June 12, 2024

      Pretty good synth

      I own different company version of Moog mini and this one has really good preset that sound like the hardware.

      K. Marshall

      June 4, 2024


      Been dancing around hardware moogs for a year or so and had a few plugins, but ran a trial of this and then picked up in the sale, with a discount. UA version feels leagues apart from the others I've tried, the more I've used it over the last couple of weeks I've discovered a depth to the sound and sits really well in every track I've dialled it in to. An essential tool, that's a lot of fun to play around with

      K. Marshall

      May 26, 2024

      Synth heaven

      Bought in the sale, as I've been back and forth over hardware versions, and picked up to determine how much i'd use hardware - this is a terrific emulation - all th functionality, and most important, it has the weight - a terrific piece of software engineerinf

      c. rivera

      May 12, 2024


      Is a simple but very musical synth. Slectacular sound, and if you put fx on it........ speechless. You guys are doing great job making soft synths so i think you guys can make the voyager too(make it polyphonic because i think it was monophonic). And talking about synths, if ua make the access
      virus ti2, im gonna use only ua plugins for my work, im sure its gonna be amazing. A plus, can you guys make drums like acoustic drumkits and electronic/synth drums machine/computers.

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      C. Åkerlund

      May 1, 2024

      2 days left of demo, buy or not buy...??

      I really love the sound, in my opinion the best emulation on the market. I also love the authenticity, UAD let's this miracle of electronic invention, be what it is supposed to be. If you want a bunch of new features, why go after a Minimoog? I love that it doesn't have 5000 presets, as long as the ones you've got are great and the UAD ones are of course really great. The last thing I need is the endless scrolling through preset lists, which are totally killing creativity. But, UAD, please... why can't you give this amazing product midi learning?? You are making evertyhing else on this synth so authentic, why can't you let us users get the authentic feeling when we use it?? The Minimoog was on sale for about $50 not too long ago, now it's a bit over $100 and even though it hurts, I will have to wait for midi mapping or at least another major sale.


      April 26, 2024

      Mini moog uad

      Excellent software, it takes time to try out all its potential but from what I've tried so far it seems like a real mini moog tool. Optimal


      April 26, 2024

      Mini moog uad

      Excellent software, it takes time to try out all its potential but from what I've tried so far it seems like a real mini moog tool. Optimal

      J. Crowe

      April 25, 2024

      Not worth it due to licensing issues.

      Sounds decent, but other less hassling software can create these sounds in the box. An internet connection is required to load the plugin in an operating state, which causes problems for airgapped workstations. This is a major security concern and these plugins should be avoided.

      T. Poe

      April 15, 2024

      THAT Moog

      If you are a serious producer, you have to have a Moog in your arsenal and while the real deal is more fun to mess around with physical knobs and whatnot, sound wise this is 99% there. Absolutely epic tones for lead, harmony, and bass (my personal fav). Must have plugin instrument from uad!

      M. Muniz

      April 9, 2024


      Such a BEAST!

      S. Brar

      April 5, 2024

      Synth is stuck in demo mode even after purchasing.

      After I purchased the demo, the minimoog stayed in demo mode. I'm still seeing a buy button in the UA connect app and on the plugin itself. I reached out to UA support, but I ended up having to chat with a bot and it's been over a week and they still haven't got back to me. I'm combing boards for a solution, with no lucky. It's been a very frustrating post-purchase experience.