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Max for Mac

Graphical programming environment for music, audio, multimedia.

$399.00
In English
Version 8.6
4.7
Based on 6 user rates

Max overview

Max is a graphical environment for music, audio, and multimedia. In use for over twenty years by performers, composers, artists, scientists, teachers, and students, Max is the way to make your computer do things that reflect your individual ideas and dreams.

What’s new in version 8.6

New Features
  • array.indexof: @offset and @all attributes
  • array.insert: new object
  • array.tosymbol/array.tostring: new objects
  • Node For Max: loadstart / loadend messages
Fixed Bugs
  • amxd~: fixes issues related to setting a parameter with another parameter
  • array: 'insert' improvements
  • array.map/reduce: fixed memory leak
  • array.push: fixed memory leak
  • array.push/array.wrap: performance improvements
  • array.reduce: works asynchronously
  • array.slice: can explicitly specify the end of the array
  • CEF / jweb: fixed issues when HiDPI is disabled
  • closebang: fixed potential crashes when closing patches
  • codebox / Text Editor: improved contrast in some themes
  • Color popup interface: shows rgba sliders (Win only)
  • dialog: fixed focus issues
  • dict.unpack: @legacy behavior improvements during dynamic load
  • Examples: can open more than one / show up in the Windows menu
  • fft~: Increased fft maximum size to 131072 to match pfft
  • Fonts: Fixed rendering of fallback fonts (ie Japanese)
  • GLCore: Fixed color attribute
  • groove~: fixed stalling when loop length is zero
  • JS buffer: fixed crash when buffer array is null / improved errors
  • key: eliminated duplicate output
  • live.* UI objects: improved unfocus behavior
  • live.remote~: normalization fallback for Live 11 and earlier
  • Max for Live: device window always opens on a display
  • Max for Live: modulator mappings are saved/restored
  • node.script: double-click in frozen Max for Live device opens text editor window
  • Parameter: clip modulation mode attribute defaults to 'Additive'
  • pattrstorage: cancel in save dialog aborts patch close
  • playlist~: fixed crash when playing audio in reverse
  • selector~/gate~/etc: fixed issues when audio is off in the Max for Live editor
  • sfizz~: fixed crash when note value is > 127
  • sfizz~: fixed patcher library path defaultpathmode
  • umenu: popup is dismissed when clicking on titlebar
  • Windows multitouch: fixed touch / drag in Max for Live devices

Max for Mac

$399.00
In English
Version 8.6
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4.7

(4 Reviews of Max)

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insertstudio
insertstudio
Jul 14 2020
8.1.5
5.0
Jul 14 2020
5.0
Version: 8.1.5
Just amazing!
Diogo-Cocharro
Diogo-Cocharro
Nov 21 2010
5.1.6
0.0
Nov 21 2010
0.0
Version: 5.1.6
You should also check it's cousin, pure data, the freeware version of the MaxMSP paradigm. http://puredata.info/
Jaems
Jaems
May 20 2008
5.0.1
4.0
May 20 2008
4.0
Version: 5.0.1
Max 5 is everything we have been waiting for. I wrote a comprehensive user review with pictures here: http://jnote.org/162 Highlights of Max 5 include jWeb, text buttons, presentation mode and improved graphics all around.
anonymous-heron-1581
anonymous-heron-1581
May 1 2008
5.0.1
0.0
May 1 2008
0.0
Version: 5.0.1
Incredibly powerful program, incredibly difficult company to deal with. Licensing, unless they've changed it in the new version 5, is very arcane and cumbersome.
timjm1986
timjm1986
Jul 16 2020
5.0
Jul 16 2020
5.0
Version: null
insertstudio
insertstudio
Jul 14 2020
5.0
Jul 14 2020
5.0
Version: null
Gary-box
Gary-box
Feb 25 2014
5.0
Feb 25 2014
5.0
Version: null
Ali-Egypt
Ali-Egypt
Dec 16 2012
5.0
Dec 16 2012
5.0
Version: null
ToastExpander
ToastExpander
Dec 10 2012
4.0
Dec 10 2012
4.0
Version: null
Jaems
Jaems
May 20 2008
4.0
May 20 2008
4.0
Version: null