Ugly VSTi Interface

It's pretty ugly

Standalone Application

Don't Forget //

Teaser 1 image

Check out: Mulligan

Hands-on plugin control for Pro Tools

Teaser 2 image

Check out: Bucketverb

Lo-fi BBD reverb

Teaser 3 image

Check out: Lowender

Bass For Your Face


  • The Ugly can now be launched by double-clicking a VST file
  • Now remembers your MIDI input device of choice
  • Added "hold" button for onscreen keyboard
  • Now passes aftertouch MIDI data
  • Added Panic button (kill all hanging MIDI notes)
  • Lots more little improvements
  • Awesome new ugly colors!


Our host application for VSTi plug-ins. It loads one VSTi at a time, and no effects, but it's intuitive and stable.

Search for VSTi's here.

Supported Systems

Loads VSTi plug-ins of both the VST formats available for the Mac: Mach-O (current) and Carbon CFM (old).

Known Issues

Starting with macOS Catalina (10.15), 32-bit apps are no longer compatible with macOS. Sorry to say therefore that The Ugly is no longer compatible with current Apple operating systems.