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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Compatible Products


Podcast Microphone

The Shure MV7 Podcast Microphone with hybrid USB and XLR outputs, headphone monitoring and powerful DSP features within the MOTIV App.

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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Release Notes

Version 1.5.1


  • Windows
    • Fixes issue with stalled launch of application for some Windows users
  • Mac
    • Backend bug fixes


  • MV7 User Guide
  • MVX2U User Guide
  • Compatible operating systems:
    • Windows 10 and 11 (64-bit versions)
    • 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 1.2.17
    • MV88+ 1.1.16
  • We recommend updating to the latest firmware versions for the best experience

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