Thank you for purchasing MiniLab MkII!
This page will guide you through the quick steps to get your controller keyboard and the associated virtual instruments up and running.

How to Get Started


Go to the Account Creation page to create your MyArturia account.
Be sure to validate your account by clicking on the dedicated link in the email you will receive.


Go to the Product Registration page.
Enter your serial number and unlock code. You can find them on the quicktart sheet inside the box of your product.


Download and Install the Arturia Software Center

the ASC

The Arturia Software Center (ASC) lets you activate, install and update your Arturia virtual instruments on your computers.


Launch the Arturia Software Center and login using the email address and password of your MyArturia account.
Once logged in, the main screen will display your MiniLab MkII License to which is linked an Analog Lab Intro license. Click on the green “Activate” button.


Click on the "MiniLab MkII" row to unfold it and display Analog Lab Intro as included instruments. Then click on the “Install” button to launch the silent installation process.
You will be asked to define the destination folders on the first time.


Download and Install the Arturia MIDI Control Center (MCC).

the MCC

The MIDI Control Center (MCC) is a common companion software for all the Arturia Controllers. It also allows you to update their firmware.

How to update my MiniLab MkII firmware?

Updating your MiniLab firmware will ensure you to enjoy your new controller at its best.

A firmware update may already be available for your MiniLab MkII.
Please make sure to follow the next steps to get this one applied.

  1. Connect your MiniLab MkII to your computer via the USB connection. Make sure not to use a USB hub.
  2. Launch the MIDI Control Center.
  3. If it is not immediately displayed, select the MiniLab MkII in the “Device” drop-down list in the top-left corner.
  4. The firmware section (just underneath) indicates the current firmware version and, if you are connected to internet, the latest firmware available.
  5. Click on this button to launch the update process:

    Your computer is connected to internet:

    1. Click on the button “Download latest”. The MIDI Control Center will automatically download the latest firmware version.

    2. After a validation from your part the firmware installation will debut.

    Your computer is not connected to internet:

    1. First download a firmware file right here

    2. Click on the “Upgrade” button

    3. Select the firmware file on your computer

    4. After a validation from your part the firmware installation will debut

After few seconds, your MiniLab MkII will automatically reboot to finalize the process.

Installation of Ableton Live Lite

register my instrument
  1. Go to your My Arturia account page to find your serial number. It will be shown in the "My Products" section of the page.
  2. Download Live Lite from here:
  3. Launch Ableton Live Lite.
  4. Live will guide you through an authorization process and you will be asked for a serial number. Use the one obtained above.

Register and activate your UVI Model D

register my instrument

1. Download and install UVI Portal. Click here to Download

2. Open UVI Portal and create a UVI account (or login if you already have one).

3. Click on Product Registration.

4. Enter your product serial number and click OK.

5. If you already have an iLok account, click "I already have an iLok account" and proceed to login. Otherwise you can create an iLok account from within the app.

6. After completing the registration, simply click the Install button on the right of the UVI Workstation entry to start the download and installation process.

7. Next, click on Activate, which will open the iLok License Manager. Simlpy drag the displayed license to the computer icon on the left.

8. Click Refresh in the UVI Portal menu – you will now see that your product does not require any other action. Launch it and have fun!

Guided tour


The manuals for your MiniLab MkII can be found here:

Manual Date Size Version Infos Download
  New  MiniLab Mk II EN Manual 15-Jun-2021 3 Mb 1.1
  New  MiniLab Mk II ES Manual 15-Jun-2021 3 Mb 1.1
  New  MiniLab Mk II JP Manual 15-Jun-2021 3.5 Mb 1.1
  New  MiniLab Mk II FR Manual 16-Jun-2021 3.1 Mb 1.1
  New  MiniLab Mk II DE Manual 18-Jun-2021 3.1 Mb 1.1

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