Login / Register  0 items | $0.00New @ What is KVR? Submit News Advertise
 MiniHost by Tobybear is an Audio Plugin Host for Windows. It can host VST Plugins.
Product MiniHost
Developer Tobybear
Price (MSRP) No Longer Available
Type / Tags
Plug-in, App & Soundware Format(s)
Can Host
Can Host
Operating System Availability
Download Released
 1.6.4  - Released
Supported Sample Formats (loads or saves) include
Miscellaneous Information
Copy ProtectionNone

(Screenshot shows MiniHost with rgc:audio's sfz loaded)


  • Supports ASIO audio drivers (you can optionally install the free ASIO4ALL driver for DirectX and older Multimedia driver support).
  • Loads VST instruments and effects.
  • Loads and saves presets (fxp) and banks (fxb) in both parameter and chunk format.
  • WAV files can be loaded and played from the host to test VST effects.
  • Audio output can be recorded as WAV (32 bit float and 16 bit integer).
  • MIDI files can be loaded and played, the MIDI data is sent to the plugin.
  • MIDI input from any Windows MIDI port is possible.
  • The computer keyboard can also be used as a rudimentary MIDI input device.
  • Virtual MIDI keyboard for 'mouse playing'.
Discussion: Active


11 August 2013 at 2:42pmellin

Hi all! Minihost work with Windows 7?..

Thanks for the answer.

11 August 2013 at 6:49pmmark1-kvr

Yes it does ;).

12 August 2013 at 7:16amellin


25 August 2013 at 2:15pmBlackWinny

The KVR field "Price" should be not only "Free" but "Free (donationware)". There is a nag screen at each start.

4 December 2014 at 5:39amwoodensoul

Not available at developer webpage.

Please log in to join the discussion

 My KVR - Version Control & Lists
Not In Your MY KVR Groups
(or group limitation prevents versioning)
37 people have added MiniHost to 2 My KVR groups 37 times

KVR Rank (Based on page views)

Overall: 341  334

30-Day: 339; 7-Day: 346; Yesterday: 1397