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Max/MSP – Student upgrade (free) -> MAx/MSP/Jitter?

April 23, 2008 | 9:08 am

I just noticed one thing that might be really _really_ nice, or just something that has been mistyped.

Looking at: http://cycling74.com/purchase/discounts (click on Student discounts in the top right corner)

We can see:
Permanent Max/MSP/Jitter 5 Upgrade Authorization for $109.45
- Student must already own Max/MSP 4 or newer
– Free to students who purchased Max/MSP after October 1, 2007
- One purchase per student

So, does this in reality mean that even if I only bought Max/MSP (at the price of 250$) I will get a free upgrade to Max/MSP/Jitter 5 (which incidentally has the same discount price of 250$)? Or am I missing some important detail?


April 23, 2008 | 11:29 am

I just read that! sounds too good to be true, iv just emailed to find out, Il let you know if I get a response.

Dont spose you find out anymore did you?

Chambaz


April 23, 2008 | 12:06 pm

Quote: chambaz wrote on Wed, 23 April 2008 13:29
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> I just read that! sounds too good to be true, iv just emailed to find out, Il let you know if I get a response.
>
> Dont spose you find out anymore did you?
>
> Chambaz
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Well, looking at this page: http://www.cycling74.com/products/max5#pricing

I noticed this: "Please note the we have eliminated the option of Max/MSP without Jitter for academic and student versions." (See at the bottom of the page).

I truly hope this means that we are in for the full pack, that’d be so nice of C’74!


April 23, 2008 | 12:46 pm

Wow. I’m completely confused by the upgrade options and the store’s pages. I am a student entitled to an educational discount and I already own Max/MSP 4.6.3 and want to upgrade to Max/MSP 5 (with or without Jitter). These are my two options. The second option is cheaper than the first and I don’t understand why…

Max/MSP 5 Upgrade (download) Version 5 for Mac and Windows. Upgrade for Max/MSP owners. $xxx

Max/MSP 5 Upgrade plus Jitter (download) Version 5 for Mac and Windows. Upgrade for Max/MSP owners who are adding on Jitter. $xxx


April 23, 2008 | 1:22 pm

cebec these are both for non-jitter owners… the 1st one you mentionied upgrades your max/msp, the second one also upgrades it, but also purchases jitter.

:)

I still can’t find the upgrade for post 11/1 purchasers :( I’ll keep looking


April 23, 2008 | 1:24 pm

Hi,

I think it’s not possible to update without Jitter for an educational
discount so I think you have to purchase the Max/MSP 5 Upgrade plus
Jitter (download).

All the best


Alessandro Fogar

http://www.fogar.it

2008/4/23, matt :
>
> Wow. I’m completely confused by the upgrade options and the store’s pages. I am a student entitled to an educational discount and I already own Max/MSP 4.6.3 and want to upgrade to Max/MSP 5 (with or without Jitter). These are my two options. The second option is cheaper than the first and I don’t understand why…
>
> Max/MSP 5 Upgrade (download) Version 5 for Mac and Windows. Upgrade for Max/MSP owners. $xxx
>
> Max/MSP 5 Upgrade plus Jitter (download) Version 5 for Mac and Windows. Upgrade for Max/MSP owners who are adding on Jitter. $xxx
>
>
>
> –
> http://www.virb.com/cebec
>


April 23, 2008 | 1:44 pm

I’m guessing I missed this part before. On http://www.cycling74.com/purchase/discounts it reads (at the top)" Max/MSP (without Jitter) is now a retail-only product, no longer available for educational institutions or students. Max/MSP 5 student and academic upgrades include Jitter."

So I am taking it that since I am eligible for the free upgrade from my previously bought Max/MSP 4.6.3 (january this year) I should be getting Jitter along with that.


April 23, 2008 | 2:01 pm

Fred,

I don’t think so, I think you’ll have to purchase the Max/MSP 5
Upgrade plus Jitter.

But hope I am wrong !

;-)

All the best


Alessandro Fogar

http://www.fogar.it

2008/4/23, Fred :
>
> I’m guessing I missed this part before. On http://www.cycling74.com/purchase/discounts it reads (at the top)" Max/MSP (without Jitter) is now a retail-only product, no longer available for educational institutions or students. Max/MSP 5 student and academic upgrades include Jitter."
>
> So I am taking it that since I am eligible for the free upgrade from my previously bought Max/MSP 4.6.3 (january this year) I should be getting Jitter along with that.
>


April 23, 2008 | 2:32 pm

The only student version is Max/MSP/Jitter so if you have a Max/MSP student you will get Jitter for nothing. As there is no student licence for Max/MSP, this is the only one that you can upgrade to.

I purchasd Max/MSP in Apr – so I’ll get the upgrade + Jitter for free. That’s great!


April 23, 2008 | 6:27 pm

You should all be receiving an email in the next day or so with instructions and info regarding upgrades. In the meantime, feel free to download and use Max 5 in free 30-day demo mode.

Thanks for your patience.

Andrew B.


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