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Export patch on computer that haven't max.

Jul 02 2010 | 3:36 pm

I’m a begginer of max masp.
I need to know if it is possible to export a stand alone patch make with max msp.
For exemple, for educational purpose, save a single patch, on a computer that have not max installed on.

Jul 02 2010 | 5:24 pm

I have done both methods numerous times. It’s considerably easier if the other computers have the free Max Runtime app installed. It’s available for both Mac and Windows. Then, you can simply save you patch–or if it involves subpatchers as a collective–and distribute away. If you want to go the standalone route, you will need to do it on both a Mac and a Windows machine as a standalone built on one platform doesn’t run on the other platform. Have a look at the section in the Max help files called "Organizing, Sharing, and Documenting Your Work."

Jul 02 2010 | 6:56 pm

Thanks for yours kind reply,
I have another question, do you know if is possible to import files of max, in the above mentioned format or in another way, inside of Director?
Thanks again.

Jul 03 2010 | 12:33 am

I’m sure you can’t import the mxf or maxpat files into Director since they are dependent on the Max software to run. If Director lets you embed another application inside of a project (it’s been a long time since I worked with Director, so I don’t know), then you "may" be able to use the standalone app.

Jul 03 2010 | 9:09 am

Thank you

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