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Can you do this max/msp?

February 3, 2013 | 6:59 am

Hi am coming from openframeworks but am trying Max.

I need access to each sample of audio from an input feed. In openFramworks I get a callback like this.

audioIn(float * input, int bufferSize, int nChannels){
//Do Dsp Math in here
{

I dont see an example in Max where DSP math is done.

Also how does the computation spped of Max compare with openframeworks.


February 3, 2013 | 10:18 pm

Have you looked at the MSP tutorials? All sorts of DSP math is done there.

Some basics:
- Max is the main framework and is (largely for historical reasons) focused on event-handling and MIDI and general GPL stuff.
- MSP is the DSP extension, ranging from math primitives to ready-made filters and FFT and stuff.
- Jitter is the video/graphics extension (actually, a general purpose matrix manipulation environment)

and:
- You really need to understand at least the basics of Max before you dive into MSP (or Jitter), or there will be tons of stuff that won’t make sense.


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