Spontaneous algorithmic synthesizer

  • MiniFreak – 37-Key Polyphonic Hybrid Keyboard Synthesizer

Twinned algorithmic softsynth
MiniFreak V comes free with your MiniFreak synth, and is an identical virtual instrument modeled on its hardware counterpart, giving you the same wild hybrid sound, experimental architecture, and spicy performance features, wrapped up in a perfectly synchronized plugin for your hardware & software workflow.

Your Freak in the box
Full hybrid synthesizer power, directly in your DAW.

Want the tactile response of a hardware synth? The quick-fire flexibility of software? Why choose when you can have both? MiniFreak V guarantees indistinguishable hybrid sound and seamless synchronization between hardware and software with a VST version of MiniFreak. Whatever your flow, wherever you are, enjoy the same MiniFreak experience at your fingertips.

Mirrored presets
Manage, edit, and enjoy the same presets across hardware & software.
Use the same presets in your DAW or on your MiniFreak, edit your patches on hardware or software, and seamlessly mirror your library so you can enjoy identical sounds and perfectly visualized presets, whatever your flow.

Synced to hardware
Enjoy a fully virtualized MiniFreak, linked in both sound and control.
MiniFreak V comes readily mapped to your MiniFreak hardware, so you can use its controls in real-time to alter your virtual instrument sound and interact with your sound without needing to record audio.

Multiple instances
What’s better than a MiniFreak? Several MiniFreaks.
Fire up as many instances of MiniFreak V as you want, so you can enjoy the flexibility of having multiple Freaky sounds in a single project, from different engine modes to multiple sounds feeding into each other.

Expressive control
Control MiniFreak & MiniFreak V alongside other virtual instruments.
By utilizing your MiniFreak hardware as your dedicated controller, you can not only command MiniFreak V – you can also use its creative sequencing and expression to control your favorite Software instruments.

Madness in many forms
MiniFreak V delivers every chaotic detail of the signature Freak sound experience, but streamlined for your virtual studio. Wherever you are, however you work, enjoy full-fat Freak without compromise.

Production, to go
Whether you’re mid-travel, hibernating in bed, or buzzing on stage, sculpt and explore the same exciting sounds with a synthesizer like no other, fully-realized in the virtual realm.

DAW sound creation
Fire up as many instances of MiniFreak V as you want, right in your DAW, and create massive-sounding tracks and compositions without the need for hardware.

The best things come in threes
An accessible softsynth that delivers quick results.

Explore MiniFreak V in 3 different ways, each designed to suit your creative focus.


Create melodies, motifs, and musical patterns with the signature Freak’s hybrid sequencer, optimized with a more visual DAW-friendly interface.


  • 37-note velocity-sensitive Slim-key keybed includes aftertouch for responsive, expressive play
  • 6-voice polyphony and dual-engine architecture yield 22 total oscillator modes for evocative, inspiring aural exploration
  • Virtual Instrument playable in a DAW (Live, FL Studio, Logic Pro etc.) or standalone
  • Can be synced to MiniFreak hardware for seamless control
  • 2 sound Engines with 22 oscillator modes in total
  • 1 envelope per voice
  • 1 cycling envelope per voice
  • 2 LFOs per voice
  • Modeled polyphonic analog filters and VCAs
  • 3 digital FX slots in insert or send mode, with 10 FX to choose from
  • User-customizable LFO curves
  • Numerous per-voice envelope, LFO, and ADSR controls allow for precision voicing
  • Powerful FX suite includes 3 slots and 10 choices for rich texturization
  • Customizable multi-segment LFO, FM/Ring Modulation, and diverse randomization tools add unrelenting chaos to control with your sound
  • 7 x 13 modulation matrix ensures versatile sonic sculpting
  • 64-step sequencer
  • 4 lanes of assignable automated modulation sequencing
  • Flexible Arpeggiator
  • Performance Arpeggiator controls including Ratchet, Octave Randomize, and more
  • 256 presets provide and 256 user slots provide a variety of sonically rich options for patch development and ideation
  • Versatile I/O includes MIDI In/Out/Thru, stereo audio output, clock I/O, USB-B connectivity, and more
  • Included MiniFreak V VST gives you a robust, digital duplicate of the MiniFreak’s distinctive architecture with easy preset design and management

Platform Specifications – Windows

  • Win 8.1+ (64bit)
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 4 cores CPU, 3.4 GHz (4.0 GHz Turbo-boost)
  • 3GB free hard disk space
  • OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU
  • Required configuration : Works in Standalone, VST, AAX, Audio Unit, NKS (64-bit DAWs only)

Platform Specifications – Apple

  • Mac OS 10.13+
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 4 cores CPU, 3.4 GHz (4.0 GHz Turbo-boost) or M1 CPU
  • 3GB free hard disk space
  • OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU
  • Work with ASC: An elegant and simple solution to help you install, activate, and update your Arturia software instruments