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Announcement of upcoming Max 5 release


MJ
April 23, 2008 | 12:47 am

me too
02:45 AM @ 23/4 NL

:o|….

>ok i give up
>
>2.35 am tata


April 23, 2008 | 12:53 am

In this part of the world (amsterdam) its 2:48AM April 23 and no MAX5 yet.
Too bad, but hey… better a day too late and a GREAT product then right on time and the product sucks!!!

I’m going to bed.

Goodluck to you guys & girls at Cycling working so late ;-)


April 23, 2008 | 1:02 am

Hey Joshua,
In the spirit of that clip, can I suggest that when this is all over,
Cycling’74 releases a bunch of webstats and puts out a call for "best
sonification/visualisation of Max/MSP 5 release anticipation behaviour"? To
be rendered in v5 of course….. Winner get’s a free membership in
Maxoholics Anonymous and C74 release of their choice… or perhaps max patch
t-shirt from suchaturnon.com for a touch of that old-school, non-rounded
corners nostalgia ?? :-)


Mark Pedersen
http://www.chailight.com

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 4:42 AM, joshua goldberg wrote:

> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFlcqWQVVuU
>
>
> On Apr 22, 2008, at 2:01 PM, David Molyneux wrote:
>
>
> > I want it now! I want it now! I want it now!
> >
> > http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/
> >
> > 10:58 AM San Francisco c74 time now!!!
> >
> > click! refresh! click! refresh! (ha,ha post above!)
> >
> > perhaps I’ve got a touch of the OCD…….(!)
> >
> > I’ll calm down down and come back in a few hours :)
> >
>
>


April 23, 2008 | 1:33 am

What a day to randomly decide to catch up on the max list after a
hiatus that started before the announcement. And I thought it was
just Earth Day today.


April 23, 2008 | 1:36 am

Any official word at all?

On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 11:10 PM, Darwin Grosse

wrote:
>
> I’m pleased to announce a release date for Max 5. This new version will be available as a download on April 22nd, with packaged versions available shortly thereafter. Compatible versions of MSP and Jitter will be released at the same time.


music: http://www.hecanjog.com / http://www.cedarav.com
community: http://www.luvsound.org / http://www.storycorps.net


April 23, 2008 | 1:48 am

online guys!! eheheh

max 5 is outt!!!
On 22 Apr 2008, at 18:59, Gary Lee Nelson wrote:

> Daddy are we there yet?
>
> Cheers
> Gary Lee Nelson
> TIMARA Department
> Oberlin College
> http://www.timara.oberlin.edu/GaryLeeNelson
>
>
>
>
> On Apr 22, 2008, at 1:05 PM, Lewis G. Edwards wrote:
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>>
>> I hope not. LOL
>>
>> I will stay here at this net cafe I have ended up in because my
>> internet connection went at home.
>>
>> *Click, refresh* *Click, refresh* *Click, refresh*
>>
>> I will stay here until 9:40p.m. Dubai time. Either that or i wait
>> until i go back to my studio in the morning.
>> But that is not going to happen if it is coming out around
>> 9:30a.m. cycling 74 time.
>>
>> *Click, refresh* *Click, refresh* *Click, refresh*
>


April 23, 2008 | 1:49 am

Very soon, hopefully.

Andrew Benson

erik schoster wrote:
> Any official word at all?
>


April 23, 2008 | 1:54 am

HELL YEAH ITS UP IN GONNA EXPLODE!!!



bdc
April 23, 2008 | 1:58 am

I thought it was going to have to wait until the Sharks vs. Flames
game was over…. :-)

On 22-Apr-08, at 7:54 PM, Nicholas C. Raftis III wrote:

>
> HELL YEAH ITS UP IN GONNA EXPLODE!!!
> –
> -=ili!ili=- http://www.Axiom-Crux.net -=ili!ili=-


April 23, 2008 | 2:05 am

haha whats with the 34567 in the file name??

man this could be bad, gotta work tomorrow, not going to be able to sleep. AGH! THE WONDER AND MAGIC!!!

HAHAHA figures keeps crashing my g5 which didn’t like max 4.6, baaaaaah, ill try on my laptop.


April 23, 2008 | 2:08 am

Quote: Axiom-Crux wrote on Tue, 22 April 2008 20:05
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> haha whats with the 34567 in the file name??

Guessing it’s the build number. Can’t believe it is up but glad it is. Hope it finishes d/ling before it the server is brought to it’s knees.


April 23, 2008 | 2:13 am

As the last few dozen messages imply, now would be an appropriate time
to hit the refresh button.

Thank you for your patience, and enjoy this incredible update.

[ddg]
Darwin Grosse


April 23, 2008 | 2:23 am

Oh my god its amazing, the fm patch holy crap you guys are the best, I love you so much!!!


April 23, 2008 | 2:27 am

Quote: ddg@cycling74.com wrote on Tue, 22 April 2008 20:13
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> As the last few dozen messages imply, now would be an appropriate time
> to hit the refresh button.
>
> Thank you for your patience, and enjoy this incredible update.
>
> [ddg]
> Darwin Grosse
>
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Whoah! Blown away… Thank you all so much. I could never have imagined how pleasurable it would be to use. Cheers!


April 23, 2008 | 2:41 am

Thank you, looks incredible great interface well worth the wait!! Sleepless night ahead


April 23, 2008 | 2:54 am

Still downloading, but thanks for the extra effort to get this out today (makes me feel a little better about how last minute most of my patches are completed). Can’t wait to try it out. The "What is Max" video looks like a great intro to people new to the Max world.

:)


April 23, 2008 | 3:00 am

So awesome! Loving it so far. The built in documentation is so nice,
the FM example patch, I could go on and on. Thanks!


April 23, 2008 | 3:01 am

It looks great. great work everyone=]


April 23, 2008 | 3:16 am

Oh my god Im posting this from within max

Im overwealmed

logic 8, after fx 8, now this, I feel unlimited in creative possibilites and pleasurable to use digital tools with which to manifest my vision.

All the example patches are amazing, X.Ceremony is helarious, wow, this is going to be an amazing year for creativity.


April 23, 2008 | 3:46 am

Wow!

I’m downloading now (20 minutes to go)…., found the online documentation and the new stuff in 5.

One word sums everything up for me. WOW!

Awesome work cycling programmers n staff!!!
You guys should be very proud of Max 5. I can’t wait to start learning it. It’s such a great feeling using software that doesn’t version up every year just for the sake of versioning up (any autodesk software users here? Maya 2008, 2009, etc.).

One thing tho, I feel like I should learn the timeline anyways just so I can talk about the old days…all 6 months I had in 4.6.3. haha!


April 23, 2008 | 3:46 am

Max 5 is awful… :S

2008/4/23 Nicholas C. Raftis III :
>
> Oh my god Im posting this from within max
>
> Im overwealmed
>
> logic 8, after fx 8, now this, I feel unlimited in creative possibilites and pleasurable to use digital tools with which to manifest my vision.
>
> All the example patches are amazing, X.Ceremony is helarious, wow, this is going to be an amazing year for creativity.
>
> –
> -=ili!ili=- http://www.Axiom-Crux.net -=ili!ili=-
>
>
>


April 23, 2008 | 4:24 am

Allright, Max 5 coming down. 1.5 MB/s. Installing now. Why the heck did I go to sleep last night instead of watiting up!


April 23, 2008 | 4:24 am

1 "bug" to report thus far.

something thats very important to me and I hope this can get solved very soon, wacom tablet input on the sliders and knobs is very funky, instead of expected behavior, the slider or knob will just slowly drift in the direction it was moved, since I mainly use a wacom this is deadly to me. I remember having a thread lately about wacom and I think many others use them as well.


April 23, 2008 | 5:46 am

Yes,

Just got into work, no more *Click, refresh*

Cheers Cycling 74.

Just downloading, will let you know my opinions.

So excited


April 23, 2008 | 6:14 am

Yo all new Maxers

Just one question, mainly for the cycling 74 cats.

I bought my Max/MSP 4.6 around the early time of March, so i am entitled to the free upgrade.

When will i get my ilok key. I would like to put it on my smart key before the weekend

MAX/MSP 5 is very very very nice guys, very good job. Just trying it with some old patches and a few i made. Works great.

*PAT ON THE BACK FOR YOU ALL*


April 23, 2008 | 6:33 am

^ same here. Got the demo for 30 days which is cool, obviously wondering about the authorization/serial number.

Looks great guys!!

Cheers!


April 23, 2008 | 6:47 am

im downloading the demo right now. Just from looking at the new features listed on the site….this is unbelievable. You guys addressed things I didn’t even know I wanted. amazing.

wow, even.


April 23, 2008 | 7:52 am

Quote: bdc wrote on Tue, 22 April 2008 19:58
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> I thought it was going to have to wait until the Sharks vs. Flames
> game was over…. :-)

AND we won too… =)


April 23, 2008 | 7:58 am

For the pleasure of C74

[URL=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLV4c-QRKn0]Congratulations[/URL]

Thankyou


April 23, 2008 | 8:34 am

ok, after a little bit of titting around with MAX/MSP 5. i have come up with a few groovy things that the cats at Cycling 74 have done great in the fields on the new release

I have put down 7 quick things that are great about the new Max/MSP 5. And with good cause. I have been on Max/MSP 5 for only about 20 minutes (in between time working at the Studio).

Most likely more good things are going to add to the list, but this is just a quick list.

For one, and one which i think everyone can agree with, newbies and pro’s alike.
Is that they have put the documentation inside Max/MSP. which i think is a great idea. Instead of finding the tutorial then loading it up in Preview or some other medium, both for Max/MSP and Jitter.
That is great.

Two.
Obviously it has to be the clean, curves and colors look.

Three.
The ease of use, i can see myself not getting sleep now that it is much easier.

Four.
The info tab that pops up when you hover over a connection. It is great for someone like myself and i think for everyone. It basically is like a teacher telling you what each and every connection does whilst you work, great. Fast work/play mode

Five.
Presentation mode. Wonderful.
Just a simple click and your there. This is going to be great when doing live gigs and the such. And also placing where you want your objects and messages before you lock it. I cant wait to get back on stage with this beast.

Six.
Snap to grid helps make everything link nicer together. So you can always have a nice patch. No more going back to edit.

Seven.
The object window, now is just a simple double click on the screen and just ‘pick-n-mix’


April 23, 2008 | 11:07 am

I just got the Max 5 demo.
But I bought the Max/MSP 9 month trial some time ago, and it’s still open till 31th August.

How can I update my Max 4.6 to Max 5 WITH my 9 month trial? The only thing I can fill in is the serial, but I only got a response to the challange of max 4.6 from cycling 74.
Thanks.


April 23, 2008 | 1:12 pm

Motiatronix schrieb:
> [URL=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLV4c-QRKn0]Congratulations[/URL]

The image has even rounded corners, though the objects look more like
flowers than max objects, its easy now to get the same colour feel…
I just hope the outcome of Max 5 doesn’t sound too much like that..-..
but I am DJ Shredder, I could make it sound decent…

Stefan


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April 23, 2008 | 2:38 pm

Just downloading Max 5 YYYIIIIPPPPPPPPIIIIIIIIIIEE!!!!!!!!!!!

I’ve emailed cycling 74 as I purchased the Max/MSP student licence only a few weeks ago. It would have been easier if C74 provided an upgrade link to download automatically for purchases after Oct 2007 as they are entitled to a free upgrade (via log-in account). C74 will have to deal with a lot of pointless e-mails about the free upgrade IMHO. I’m not bothered really as I can use the 30-day trial for now.


April 23, 2008 | 2:49 pm

Stefan Wrote:

The image has even rounded corners, though the objects look more like flowers than max objects, its easy now to get the same colour feel…
I just hope the outcome of Max 5 doesn’t sound too much like that..-..
but I am DJ Shredder, I could make it sound decent…

Sir Cliff is the man….but you are right it could all definately benefit from being maXed :-)


April 23, 2008 | 2:54 pm

Quote: strav100 wrote on Wed, 23 April 2008 08:38
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> Just downloading Max 5 YYYIIIIPPPPPPPPIIIIIIIIIIEE!!!!!!!!!!!
>
> I’ve emailed cycling 74 as I purchased the Max/MSP student licence only a few weeks ago. It would have been easier if C74 provided an upgrade link to download automatically for purchases after Oct 2007 as they are entitled to a free upgrade (via log-in account). C74 will have to deal with a lot of pointless e-mails about the free upgrade IMHO. I’m not bothered really as I can use the 30-day trial for now.
>
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maybe you just have to send off a challenge code?? im not sure tho


April 23, 2008 | 3:09 pm

Andrew Roth schrieb:
> #P window setfont "Sans Serif" 9.;
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> #P window clipboard copycount 10;
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>
> Just messing around, guys. ;)

Hey, it’s even working in Max 5 without a hickup, but seems a bit
outdated…

Stefan


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April 23, 2008 | 3:10 pm

Forgot to put this one in the last post.

This one is ace!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iArJm9gBvg&feature=related

First euro transmitted in colour if I recall.

I reckon we should all dress like Sir Cliff for the day and all at C74 should take the lead ;-)

On a more serious note Max5 is an amazing bit of work and it’s only going to get bigger and badder.

Congratulations on its release.


April 23, 2008 | 3:47 pm

Nicholas C. Raftis III schrieb:
> dont toy with my emotions like that
>
> Im sensitive right now, might hurt a coworker.

As long it doesn’t hurt your computer or keyboard…

Stefan


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