press releases

  • Press Release: Cycling ’74 Releases Max 7.1 Update

    Package Manager Delivers Access to Online Tools and Content San Francisco, CA • December 14, 2015—Today, Cycling ’74 released Max version 7.1 that includes two major new features: Snapshots and the Package Manager. The enhanced Snapshot system allows users to save the state of a patcher with one click.


  • 1000th Project Website Dedicated to User Projects San Francisco, CA • September 1, 2015—Cycling ’74 released a new microsite today to celebrate the first 1000 projects that 662 different individuals have contributed over the past six years.


  • Press Release: Updated PeRColate Objects on Maxology

    Open Source Physical Modeling in Max San Francisco, CA • August 20, 2015—Cycling ’74 announced today an updated version of the popular PeRColate objects for Max users.


  • Cycling ’74 Releases Mira Controller

    iPad App Works With Max 6

    San Francisco, CA • June 21, 2013—Cycling ’74 released its first iOS app today.


  • Cycling ’74 Releases Max Version 6 and the Gen Add-on

    Powerful Toolset for Media Applications

    San Francisco, CA • October 26, 2011 -- Cycling ’74 today released Version 6.0 of its Max media development tools.


  • Max 6 and Gen Academic Pricing

    Below you will find some academic pricing options for Max 6 (to be released 4th quarter 2011) and the new add-on to Max 6 called Gen.

    • Read the announcement for more product details.
    • For pricing questions not answered here or questions about your Max licenses, please contact Sales.
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    Student/Teacher Prices Max 6 and Gen
    • Max 6 $250
    • Max 6 + Gen $299
    • Gen Add-on to Max 6 $49
    Upgrades
    • Max 5 upgrade to Max 6 $149
    • Max 5 upgrade to Max 6 + Gen $160 (Includes a savings of approximately 25% off the Max 6 upgrade when you add Gen.)
    Educational Institution Prices Max 6 and Gen
    • Max 6 five-pack $1320 ($264/copy)
    • Max 6 ten-pack $2400 ($240/copy)
    • Max 6 five-pack + Gen $1645 ($329/copy)
    • Max 6 ten-pack + Gen $2990 ($299/copy)
    • Max 6 single copy $359
    • Max 6 + Gen single copy $419
    • Gen Add-on to Max 6 $60
    Upgrades
    • Max 5 upgrade to Max 6 $149
    • Max 5 upgrade to Max 6 + Gen $172 (Includes a savings of approximately 25% off the Max 6 upgrade when you add Gen.)
    Important Note for Educational Institutions

    With the release of Max 6, schools may choose to purchase an annual, renewable subscription.


  • Max 6 and Gen Retail Pricing


  • Announcing Max 6

    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.


  • Announcing Max 6 and New Pricing

    Powerful and Flexible Tools for Media


  • Cycling ’74 Releases Vizzie

    Video Modules Free to Owners of Jitter San Francisco, CA • November 19, 2010 — Cycling ’74 today released Vizzie, a set of modules for quick and unique video creation in Max/MSP/Jitter.


  • Announcing Max for Live

    Cycling '74 and Ableton today announced Max for Live, the integration of Cycling '74's Max/MSP environment into Ableton Live. Available as an add-on product to Ableton's newly announced Live 8, Max for Live permits users to create devices that extend and customize Live by creating instruments, controllers, audio effects, and MIDI processors.


  • Announcing Expo ’74

    Cycling '74 today announced that its first user conference, Expo '74, will be held in San Francisco next April. The conference will include presentations, installations, workshops, and collaborative events covering the company's Max/MSP/Jitter software. Details will be outlined on the conference web site (expo74.net) in the coming months.


  • Cycling ’74 Releases Max/MSP Version 5

    Cycling ’74 today released Version 5.0 of its Max/MSP media development tools. This version represents a new era of Max programming, with a completely redesigned multi-processing kernel and a streamlined development environment built on a platform-independent foundation. With a new patcher interface, searchable database of objects and examples, integrated documentation and new tutorials, the new Max user will find a smoother learning curve while experienced users will see improved productivity.


  • Announcing Max/MSP Version 5

    Cycling '74 today announced Version 5.0 of its Max/MSP media development tools. This version represents a new era of Max programming, with a completely redesigned multi-processing kernel and a streamlined development environment built on a platform-independent foundation. With a new patcher interface, searchable database of objects and examples, integrated documentation and new tutorials, the new Max user will find a smoother learning curve while experienced users will see improved productivity.


  • Cycling ’74 Releases Cyclops for Mac Intel

    Cycling '74, a San Francisco-based music and video software company, today released Cyclops v. 1.3 which adds Universal Binary support for Intel-based Macs running OS 10.4 or later. Cyclops, developed by Eric Singer of Code Artistry LLC, is a Max/MSP object for video color, grayscale and motion detection. It is a perfect solution for artists and performers who want to add video control to their work without investing in expensive standalone hardware or software.


  • Cycling '74 today demonstrated the recently released version 1.5 software for JazzMutant Lemur control surface. The update is available via download to all current Lemur customers. New software features in version 1.5 allow the Lemur to control many popular DAWs including Logic, Digital Performer, Live and Cubase.


  • Cycling '74, a San Francisco-based music software company, today released Pluggo v. 3.6, Hipno v. 1.1, Mode v. 1.3 and UpMix 1.1 which add Universal Binary support for Intel-based Macs. The plug-in collections are for RTAS, VST and AU host environments.


  • Cycling ’74 Updates Max/MSP/Jitter for Mac Intel

    Cycling '74, a San Francisco-based music software company, today released Max/MSP v. 4.6 and Jitter v. 1.6 which add Universal Binary support for Intel-based Macs running OS 10.4 or later.


  • Cycling ’74 Updates Soundflower for Mac Intel

    Cycling '74, a San Francisco-based music software company, today released Soundflower v. 1.2 which adds Universal Binary support for Intel-based Macs. Soundflower is a free system extension that allows users to route audio between OS X Core Audio applications. It also lets you monitor any connection with the free Soundflowerbed application.


  • Cycling ’74 Releases UpMix

    Cycling '74, a San Francisco-based music software company, today released UpMix, a surround processing and mixing software package. UpMix has been developed and tested by a team of surround sound professionals and utilizes proprietary algorithms to convert stereo audio into an immersive 6-channel mix suitable for Film, DVD, HD Broadcast and Music surround formats.


  • Cycling ’74 Debuts Website Update

    Cycling '74, a San Francisco-based music software company, today announced the launch of a revamped web presence, available at http://www.cycling74.com. In addition to providing product information and downloadable product updates, the new website will offer feature articles, improved application support, product tutorials and a web-based interface to its user forum.


  • Cycling '74, a San Francisco-based music software company, today demonstrated UpMix, a surround processing and upmixing software package for VST and RTAS formats on both MacOS and Windows platforms at the Winter NAMM Expo in Anaheim, California. The flagship plug-in, named UpMix, provides functionality that can speed the repurposing of stereo audio content into a surround environment. By providing a number of algorithms and advanced positioning control, UpMix offers an easy way to move stereo files into an immersive surround environment suitable for film, DVD, HD broadcast and music surround formats.


  • NAMM • Anaheim, CA • January 19, 2006 - Cycling '74 today announced revision software 1.3 for the JazzMutant Lemur Multi-touch control surface. The forthcoming update will be available via download for all current Lemur customers. New software features in version 1.3 allow the Lemur to be reconfigured in powerful ways from a host computer via the OSC (Open Sound Control) protocol.


  • Cycling '74, a San Francisco-based music software company, today announced the development of UpMix, a surround processing and mixing software package. UpMix has been developed and tested by a team of surround sound professionals and utilizes proprietary algorithms to convert stereo audio into an immersive 6-channel mix suitable for Film, DVD, HD Broadcast and Music surround formats.


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