Coming up with a clever Max patch is only part of the fun.
You can export the image of your Max patch as a .png file
The pattr object provides a versatile way to store and share values.
I want to share some news about the next major Max upgrade, version 6, arriving this fall. For us, Max 6 is about four things: accessibility, performance, quality, and workflow. Accessibility For some of you reading this, getting into Max was no big deal.
Powerful and Flexible Tools for Media
You can play a movie backward and create stop-motion effects in Jitter.
You can fix the width of any Max object, message, or comment box.
You can map your adc~ and dac~ to different hardware channels.
Surround concepts for The Morning Line.
It's rare these days to experience sound incorporated as an element into Public Art Works.
You can use a buffer~ name to send messages.
Lock objects in the background so they won't move when editing.
You can include parts of the DSP Status Window in your patch.
Here's a quick and easy way to use pattr objects to store presets.
You can make Copy-Compressed the default menu option.
Use two windows and zoom in to look at the same patch.
Adding pattr Presets To Your Live Session
List loaded externs and their locations with a simple message to Max.
How poly~, adsr~, and thispoly~ work together.
You can use differences between frames to detect movement.
Include or exclude an object from Presentation View.
Why wouldn't you?