ShurePlus MOTIV Desktop

MOTIV™ Desktop App

Access additional features and controls on your MV7 or MV88+ with the free ShurePlus MOTIV™ App for desktop. Adjust mic gain, monitor mix, EQ, limiter, compressor and more. MV7 users have the additional option of enabling Auto Level Mode; a ‘set it and forget it’ application for consistent recordings every time. MV88+ users can adjust their pick-up pattern to suit their recording application.

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Version 1.5.4 | View All Updates

Is MOTIV compatible with your device? Find out which MOTIV microphone is right for you.

Is MOTIV compatible with your device? Find out which MOTIV microphone is right for you.

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Compatible Products

MV88+ Video Kit

Stereo Condenser Microphone

The Shure MV88+ Video Kit is a stereo condenser microphone with all accessories included to get recording directly to your phone in an instant. Just add phone.

MV88+ Stereo USB Microphone

Stereo Condenser Microphone

The Shure MV88+ Stereo USB Mic is a stereo condenser microphone with multiple pick-up patterns and adjustable stereo width; a musicians best friend.


Digital Audio Interface

XLR to USB Adapter with DSP and Headphone Monitoring for All XLR Microphones


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Service & Repair

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Release Notes

Version 1.5.4


  • We are ending support for ShurePlus MOTIV Desktop. For a better experience, please download our new app, MOTIV Mix.


  • User Guides
  • Compatible operating systems:
    • Intel-based Macs: Big Sur, Monterey, and Ventura
    • Apple Silicon Macs (M1 and M2): Big Sur, Monterey, and Ventura
    • *If you are unsure what type of Mac you have, you can learn more here
  • This version of ShurePlus MOTIV Desktop is compatible with the following recommended firmware versions:
    • MVX2U 1.1.1
    • MV7 1.2.18
    • MV88+ 1.1.17
  • We recommend updating to the latest firmware versions for the best experience

Comparable Products

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MOTIV™ Mobile Recording App

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MOTIV™ Video App

Shure MOTIV™ Video is a free iOS application enabling users to record high quality audio and video.