Cycling '74 Releases Windows Version of Max/MSP

Aug 28, 2003 12:00 PM, Editors

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San Francisco-based Cycling '74 announced the release of its Windows versions of the Max and MSP graphical programming environments. Max and MSP are now cross-platform products with both Mac OS and Windows versions in the same package. Customers who purchases after July 1, 2003, will receive the cross-grade product for free.

Max allows a user to build programs ( "patches") by connecting graphical objects together. Some objects perform calculations and others make up the user interface of the program. MSP adds a large set of objects that connect together to make audio patches where signals flow from one object to the next. The Windows version of the software allow for cross-platform development of applications. Max/MSP patches developed on one platform will open seamlessly on the other, and use consistent abstractions for all types of media protocols and interfaces, including MIDI, digital audio soundfiles and interfaces. The Windows version supports PCs running Windows XP with audio devices supported by .WAV or ASIO. Max/MSP hosts ReWire devices and VST plug-ins, and supports all major audio file formats. Features are essentially identical between the Windows XP version and the current version of Max/MSP for Mac OS X. Users will be able to develop their own Max or MSP external objects written in C, and distribute their work to others using the free MaxMSP run-time application. Support for developing VST plug-ins on Windows will be available shortly.

MSRP: Max, $250; and Max/MSP, $495. Customers who purchased before July 1, 2003, will have the option to purchase a $29 crossgrade. For more, visit www.cyling74.com.






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