I’m trying to compile a patch i’ve built in max/msp so other people can play with it regardless of whether or not they own a copy of max/msp server – I want it to be easy to setup and play, preferably no installation required and bootable from a cd
the patch needs a couple of subfolders for images, sounds and movies, when I compile the patch I can include these folders but it doesn’t always work, I think it may work without the subfolders with everything being on the top level of the file hierarchy – but this then looks confusing and it’s not as easy to locate the application itself amongst the files
I have tried a couple of times (with no prior knowledge) and have had sketchy results. I’m using max/msp 5
can anyone give me some fool proof tips?
also, how do i instruct the max window to hide
First, check out the standalone object. Get info on it to see what it controls.
As for including extra material in standalone apps, I tend to prefer adding everything after the app has been built.
Dump everything in the support folder of its parent folder
ctrl-click on the app icon –> choose Show Packet Conents –> dump stuff in the Resources or support folder.
thanks, I found the standalone object just before i read this :) so I can hide the max window
i’ll try stuff out with the package contents now, thanks for the swift reply!
just posting to say thanks!
I copied all the images/videos/sounds/3rd party objects to the resource folder in the package contents and the standalone application now works fine on both ppc and intel mac :D
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