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Litter for max 6 woes

I was really excited to have a new SSD installed in my powerbook, and finally upgrade to live9/Max6. Now 90% of my patches/devices don’t work because I didn’t realise that the excellent LitterStarterPack doesn’t work in max6.
Please somebody tell me I am mistaken :(

Generate QR code

Hi all, I´m developing a project, wich one part consists on generate a QR code for using it later by the user to see a video that was uploaded to a server.
It´s possible to generate it with Max?
I see that there is no specific external to do that, but it might be possible to generate [...]

buffer~ record~ waveform~ help

For whatever reason, maybe it’s time to go to bed, but I can’t seem to figure this out.
My buffer’s waveform shows that it is indeed recording my audio input, but my groove~ object won’t play. I had it working a bit ago but was messing around and have gotten myself into a place where my [...]

can Hipno/Pluggo run on Windows 8?

I’m usig the Hipno since few years and unfortunately Ableton stopped the support for it. I have a new PC with Windows 8 (64bit), I have installed Live 8 (32bit), Quick Time, Pluggo Runtime 3.6.1 and Hypno 1.1.1.
It seems the Hipno are not running in this configuration, the Hipno don’t appear in the plug-ins [...]

Multiple "Knob" in Node ?

Hi all
I’ve search the forum and was not able to find a definite answer.
Is it possible ? Is there a workaround beside building
a node equivalent from scratch.
Thanks a lot in advance.

Removing space in message while keeping leading 0

I’m trying to remove the space that is front of a number while still keeping the 0 that is prefixed when the number is 9 or less. I’ve tried sprintf, combine, and regex but they strip the 0 from the beginning of the digit.
Any ideas?


Need help to start making guitar patch for max

First of all I know just basics for max/msp. I have this idea where i want to collide guitar with computer sequencer and make patch for it. Basically I want capture guitar signal in real time and send it trough ableton piano roll(as example). So you can create crazy rhythmic or pitch patterns with [...]

Seeking Training

Seeking training on Java + Max. Goal, build basic sampler. Proposed components are Max, Java, SFList, SFPlay and SQLite. Willing to pay for hourly training. Can use Skype so location isn’t a factor. Thanks!

record a bwf with TC

H everyone,
is it possible to record tc to a bwf in order to synchronise it with a video or to import it in a DAW?

print message in external window

for a project I’m working on I need to project(with a beamer) my message in an external window so only the message is visible without the maxwindow or the objects being shown. I’ve tried to work with a textfile but the problem is that it isn’t happening live, I need to close and reopen the [...]

Launch Ableton scene from Javascript

Can anyone please advise what call I can make in javascript to launch a scene in Ableton Live. The path using the API i believe is e.g “live_set scenes 0″ and then the function to call is “fire” but I am not sure how to put this in javascript syntax and it would be very [...]

A couple general questions about performance

Ahoy all. Pretty new to max, and my first sizable patch is getting pretty choppy. It starts off great, but as I use it it gets laggy fast. The macbook pro I’m using is almost brand new, and activity monitor doesn’t show much of a strain at all on the CPU or memory. I just [...]

Stuck mira frame

I posted a couple weeks ago about Mira crashing whenever fpic tried to load an image over about 100 kb. I didn’t get any response to that, but am working around it for now. I just had another problem happen several times and wonder if anyone has experienced this:
At times, a mira frame will stay [...]

the glorious/dreaded "lock to control surface" function

I was wondering everyones thoughts on using max msp or m4l to create a function where you could midi map the “lock to control surface” to a device instead of right clicking and selecting it.
This would be very useful for APC40 users who don’t neccesarily appreciate the way that Ableton behaves when a user selects [...]

Using Patcher as a help patch without the name patcher etc

I’m looking to use the patcher object to create a help patch without the name ‘patcher’. I did this a couple of years ago and I have forgotten how to since :( Any ideas on how to access the help patch but under a different name such as ‘help’ instead of ‘patcher’?
Thanks, Steve

RGB to Parameter plugin missed, HELP!

Hi everyone!
Does anybody uses RGB to Parameter 0.9 beta tool? I cannot find download link to it, found only this link ( but the file is only 100kb and I cannot load it.
Can anyone share it?
Thanks a lot

Calculating forces to make phys bodies follow a Jit.path

Hi, as the title suggests I am trying to make phys.bodies loosely follow a path by calculating forces on them in relation to a path. I think what I am trying to do is similar to Day 6 of the physics patch-a-day.
In this patch I can see that a position and a path matrix [...]

MAX/MSP rewire with Logic Pro X

I am trying to record some MIDI in Logic using MAX/MSP to create it. I have no problem connecting Logic and Max, the signal comes into Logic and I can see it through different instruments. But when I am trying to record it, I can’t and I don’t know why.
I did everything i should [...]

Description doesn't seem to get copied

Trying to redesign some stuff and building it with Max 6. I noted that if I option-copy an object, the description from the original object doesn’t get copied. Is this a known issue?