New video series: Using Max For Live devices
Matthew Davidson, the developer of the new Mono Sequencer device, gives us a quickstart primer on using this creative MIDI effect....
Max 6 Feature: Packages
Packages are a convenient means of bundling for distribution.
Max 6 Feature Video: Projects
Use Projects in Max 6 to keep your work organized and easy to share.
Max 6 Feature Video: Physics
Try it yourself with video tutorials and the patch-a-day series! Watch the Max 6 Projects Feature Video
Meet Max 6.0.7
On September 10th, we released Max 6.0.7 with some exciting, major enhancements to Gen, Vizzie, and Jitter Physics plus general im...
Science Fair Projects, Part 4
At the 2011 Expo '74, some Max users exhibited their design and research work.
Week 52: Audio Settings
Use multi-core processors and eliminate clicks while editing.
Science Fair Projects, Part 3
At the 2011 Expo '74, some Max users exhibited their electronic experiments.
Science Fair Projects, Part 2
At the 2011 Expo '74, some Max users exhibited their musical performance work.
Science Fair Projects, Part 1
At the 2011 Expo '74, some Max users exhibited their controller work.
Week 34: Inlet and Outlet Assistance
You can add assistance text to inlets and outlets.
Week 32: Set Your Metro
The easiest way to set your metro to follow your Max transport.
Week 31: pak Object
You can construct complex messages that easily update using the pak object.
Week 29: Disable loadbang and loadmess
You can disable loadbang and loadmess objects when you open a patch.
Week 28: Output Math Calculations
You know you can use pak to output math object calculations.
Max 6 and Gen Academic Pricing
Below you will find some academic pricing options for Max 6 (to be released 4th quarter 2011) and the new add-on to Max 6 called G...
Max 6 and Gen Retail Pricing
Below you will find some retail pricing options for Max 6 (to be released 4th quarter 2011) and the new add-on to Max 6 called Gen...
pattr #2 Tutorial
The pattr object provides a versatile way to store and share values.
Week 24: Key Commands
You can fix the width of any Max object, message, or comment box.
Week 23: Map adc~ and dac~
You can map your adc~ and dac~ to different hardware channels.
Week 21: Lock Objects
Lock objects in the background so they won't move when editing.
Week 20: DSP Status Window
You can include parts of the DSP Status Window in your patch.
pattr #1 Quick Start Tutorial
Here's a quick and easy way to use pattr objects to store presets.
Week 17: List Loaded Externals
List loaded externs and their locations with a simple message to Max.
Week 16: Loadbang Method in Max for Live
Week 15: Frames and Detect Movement
You can use differences between frames to detect movement.
Week 13: Create Multiple Patch Cords
Use the shift key to create multiple patch cords.
New Vizzie Kit and Modules Available
Get inspired with our new Vizzie modules and Kit.
Week 12: flonum Object
Scroll the flonum object with different degrees of precision.
Week 11: Devices for Mac and Windows
Build Max for Live devices that will work on Mac and Windows.
Week 10: bpatchers and subpatchers
Use bpatchers like subpatchers, without using an abstraction.
Week 9: Single-button Output
Cause all loadbangs and loadmesses in your patch to output by clicking on one button.
Week 5: High- and Low-pass Filters
Make a high-pass filter using a low-pass filter.
Max for Live Update
In 18 months, Max for Live has already become an essential tool for artists working with live media. The combined force of Ableton...
Max for Live Video Tutorials
In addition to new devices and lessons in the Max for Live update (Max 5.1.8/Live 8.2.2), there are a couple of new Live API featu...
Video Tutorial: Play a Movie
With jit.qt.movie, adding video playback to your patch is pretty simple, but it can seem intimidating at first. This video provide...
Video Tutorial: Use Trigger for Organized Patching
Trigger is an essential object for everyday Max use, and is a favorite tool for many of the seasoned Max users. Learn to harness t...
Video Series: Did You Know?
We often come across Max tricks that we never thought of. Over time, we’ve each collected a stack of these practical little ...
Max 5.1.6 Now Available
Version 5.1.6 includes Max, MSP, Jitter, Vizzie and support for Max for Live.
With the latest version of Max/MSP and Jitter, we are including a new set of modules called VIZZIE to help you create your own uni...
Universal Jitter Event
From now until January 19, 2011, we’ve knocked $100 off the price of Max/MSP/Jitter bundle and all Jitter upgrades. Visit ou...
Project 36: Phil Gerus Music
Author: Phil Gerus Project Date: Current Moscow Phil Gerus, born in 1989, Moscow resident. Presently a piano student at Ippolitov-...
Pamela Z’s Presentation from Expo ’74
In her first years of using Max, Pamela Z was able shed the hardware weight by building her own instrument in Max. Take a look ins...
Anniversary at a West Coast Safari
Cycling '74 began developing and selling software officially in late 1997, and it was in 1998 that the company incorporated and hi...
A Look Back at Maker Faire 2008
This year, we decided to set up shop at the 3rd annual Bay Area Maker Faire in San Mateo, CA. Last year, Cycling '74 shared a litt...
Cycling ’74′s Office Relocation, Part 2
For those of you who know San Francisco, there are two things you are well aware of. One, if you ask a pair of friends walking dow...
Cycling ’74′s Office Relocation, Part 1
Growing out of and growing tired of our 379A Clementina Street location, Cycling '74 is moving its headquarters into a great new s...
Life of Schwag
Just so you know we care about giving away free stuff to promote our company, here is a list of things that have been given away o...
Heard from My Desk on a Sunny Afternoon
I was sitting at my desk today and overheard a tiny piece of a story from a co-worker. I'm sharing it because, well, we all need t...
Most Embarrassing Celebrity Crush
For this installment of the c74office journal, you can learn who matches this description for the people at Cycling '74. Be sure t...
Food, food, food
As many of you know, the c74 headquarters is in San Francisco and we are, like many around here, utterly food-obsessed. It is a co...
Cycling ’74 = cat people
We've always been a bit fanatic about our feline life partners (see Jitter box), but this morning we stepped over the line and ent...