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.
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
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.
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
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
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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“The Moog Minimoog in UAD Spark is so good, I'm tempted to use it live!”
March 29, 2023
The Moog Minimoog is simple and perfect in every way!Read More
March 15, 2023
I was amazed how great this thing sounds. Being the proud owner of an original vintage Minimoog, I had the chance to compare and it does sound authentic....Read More
March 11, 2023
So today I tried the demo of this plugin and immediately had to purchase as the sound is just so warm and beautiful. I am happy to have that Moog sound in my new tracks. A nice discount was...Read More
January 30, 2023
The best bass
The best moog vstRead More
January 15, 2023
Realistic, full miss and lows, pkeasu g highs. Very groovy.Read More
January 9, 2023
The best analog sound!Read More
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
The Moog Minimoog is simple and perfect in every way!
I was amazed how great this thing sounds. Being the proud owner of an original vintage Minimoog, I had the chance to compare and it does sound authentic.
So today I tried the demo of this plugin and immediately had to purchase as the sound is just so warm and beautiful. I am happy to have that Moog sound in my new tracks. A nice discount was a bonus!
Keine Bewertung, da ich es nicht nutzen kann.
Because it was under UAD Plugins, where I all my plugins ordered, I ordered it, but over read, that is only usable for Luna. Luna may be a very good DAW, but I use an other DAW and will not change.
The best bass
The best moog vst
Realistic, full miss and lows, pkeasu g highs. Very groovy.
The best analog sound!
What a sound!! Wonderfull analog sound!
Currently closest to the legend
Currently the best Minimoog modelling. It is one category more advanced than the various models.
amazing Moog , but strange demo mode
A wonderful tool , appeared after the upgrade to version 11 . but for some reason, along with the ravel plugin, It switched to demo mode. Please help with it
Raw, rich, beautiful sound. Thank you.
My goto Synth for basses and sweep sounds! Always inspiring!
The sound is amazing, thank you.
I was looking for some crisp low synth bass sounds for my production and voila this mini moog to the rescue. I was hesitant when i could only use it in Luna but now its UADx compatible. I've tried other emulations and was left unimpressed. But this was a go after finding multiple low synths that fit what i was looking for to the point i couldn't make a decision which sounded best.
Gorgeous sounding synth!
Please improve automation
While standing by all the good things I've said (in a previous 5star review) about this instrument's sound, feel and playability, this gripe deserves a mention.
There's no function to LEARN midi hardware commands. These days that's a real downer.
This massively limits the real time interactivity of the plugin. Yes there is an implementation chart, if you own a compatible MIDI controller, and can be bothered with the configuration headaches, but IMHO the inclusion of a LEARN function would make this Minimoog emulation the king of them all.
So far, and only because of this oversight, Softube's Model 72 - also a great sounding emulation - has the edge. Please sort it out UAD. Thanks.
Have tried many minimoog emulators. Won’t bother with any others now. My dog is very picky about the sounds that inspire him to sing. My guitar playing can do that, and so too can this UAD emulation. It sounds and feels like a musical instrument. It has genuine depth and harmonic complexity. It encourages play and invention. Search over.
Thanks to UA Connect you can now use this baby on any DAW and PC System!! Love the sound!
The Minimoog is live and back!
Beautiful clear and deep sounds but also disturbed or clean.
An amazing and big fun to play plugin with the most crazy sounds
Thank you UA!
INCREDIBLE PLUGIN (and runs just fine with Ableton Live)
I’m seeing a lot of comments saying that this plugin runs exclusively with LUNA. I have had no problem at all running it with LIVE, and the sound is amazing. Definitely best moog emulation to date.