Get Minimoog Model D for free on iPhone and iPad: “a gift to spread positivity”

In a bid to spread “positivity, creativity and expressivity” in these difficult times, Moog Music has announced that it’s giving away its Minimoog Model D iOS app for free. An official emulation of the most famous synthesizer of all time, this runs on both iPhone and iPad, and usually costs $14.99/£14.99.

Writing on Facebook, Moog says that it hopes that the app will offer: “A moment to slow down, appreciate our innate strength, and experience the uplifting power of sound. A chance to share the way we hear the world around us…”

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Now able to run as an AUv3 plugin in a suitable host, the Model D app delivers an authentic take on the Minimoog’s sound and features and looks and feels just like the real thing. Moog’s announcement follows Korg’s decision to give away its iKaossilator dynamic phrase synth app for iOS and Android.

It’s not clear how long the Minimoog Model D app will be free for, so if you want it - and if you don’t already own it, you probably do - our advice is to download it now from the Apple App Store.

Ben Rogerson

I’m the Deputy Editor of MusicRadar, having worked on the site since its launch in 2007. I previously spent eight years working on our sister magazine, Computer Music. I’ve been playing the piano, gigging in bands and failing to finish tracks at home for more than 30 years, 24 of which I’ve also spent writing about music and the ever-changing technology used to make it. 

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