Using Max patches in ProTools
Sep 16, 2008 at 10:12pm
Using Max patches in ProTools
Hi, I want to use some of the example Max patches as plugins through rewire in ProTools. Could you please tell me the steps in doing this?
Sep 17, 2008 at 7:29am
It is really easy to rewire to Pro-Tools, i have done it more than a few times and am happy it was easy.
Basically, on your ‘inserts’ panel on the left, where you can put in RTAS plug ins and the such.
Make sure to sort out the outputs on the runtime DSP window to go to Pro Tools
And that should be that… Easy
Always make sure you close down runtime first before closing Pro Tools
Hope this helped
Sep 17, 2008 at 7:39am
Just to add as well
Since Pluggo is not supported for Max 5 (YET).
You can only really record with Max rewired into Pro Tools, you can not build plug ins to use (at this moment in time) to be used as RTAS, AU, or VTS yet.
Sep 17, 2008 at 9:44pm
Thanks for the info. I have tried doing what you suggested. I changed the DSP to ad rewire, and set the outputs to “Rewire Out1″. The only output options it gives me is “Rewire Out 1-16″.
Max shows up under the instrument section at the inserts in ProTools, and I can select it. Then the Rewire window comes up and I set the output to 1. Then when I play the track, the sound is muted. That’s all that happens. It doesn’t allow me to select any specific Max instruments or anything…
I am brand new to Max, so, I may be thinking about this all wrong. I know ProTools and Reason, so I know how those work together. I’m assuming that I would just select Max, the same as I use Reason (through Rewire), then it should open up Max, and allow me to grab an effects instrument, or something. But this isn’t happening. Max is not opening up in ProTools when I select it.
Any other thoughts?
Sep 18, 2008 at 4:45am
There maybe one thing you are missing.
What you would also need is the [ezdac~] object or even the [ezadc~] that is taking all the audio signal.
I guess this is a audio re-wire you are trying to do? Say like a voice/guitar effect.
Sep 18, 2008 at 1:37pm
Can re-wire be used bidirectionally? I always thought it could only
On Sep 18, 2008, at 12:45 AM, Lewis G. Edwards wrote:
Sep 18, 2008 at 1:53pm
Well you can use max to record sounds as well, you can also have multiple outputs of audio, using the [ezadc~] object.
You will need to put an argument at the end of each one ie:- [ezadc~ 1].
Sep 18, 2008 at 2:08pm
On Sep 18, 2008, at 9:53 AM, Lewis G. Edwards wrote:
> Well you can use max to record sounds as well, you can also have
Right, but I’m not sure you can use rewire to go from protools -> max/
I would be delighted if I were mistaken in this belief, though!
Sep 18, 2008 at 2:14pm
From what i know, you can not do that.
BUT, you could always trying wiring the output of Pro Tools to an input on Max, then rewire it back to Pro Tools.
Basically get a jack lead, feed it from the out of the M-Box, or whatever your using, then plug it into the second input on the M-box, most likely your already using the 1st input. then just try a simple re-wire and see if that work.
You could probably get away with that, i do stuff like that on my 828, it works fine using it with Logic
Sep 19, 2008 at 3:20am
I haven’t tested this, but how feasible do you all think it might be to do something along these lines:
Have two patches, built as applications (so that they each use their own runtime).
One of these is set to output audio via rewire to protools. The other is setup to receive audio via rewire. The two apps communicate via jit.net.send and jit.net.receive set to 127.0.0.1 or the net.send~ and net.receive~ externals? It’d be a pain in the ass to build the things, I expect.
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