Any ideas when MSP was released?

    May 02 2011 | 9:57 pm
    I know that Puckette started working on PD in 1996, and David took over and added audio processing to max but what version and when was MSP actually released? I can't seem to find the date for it's release anywhere :s It's to do with Winkler's book which was released in 1998 as at the time only Max really existed (any ideas what version he was using, or was this still under Opcode?)

    • May 02 2011 | 11:05 pm
      cheers but wikipedia was the first thing I checked I couldnt find it's official release date though for msp it says it was finally sold commercially in 1990 but doesn't give the release for the digital audio side of msp.
    • May 02 2011 | 11:14 pm
      We first sold MSP late-1997. Can do some more research if you want a specific date.
    • May 02 2011 | 11:47 pm
      MSP is the digital audio side of Max. This seems pretty unambiguous to me: "Max has a number of extensions and incarnations; most notably, a set of audio extensions to the software appeared in 1997, derived in part from Puckette's subsequent work in Pure Data."