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GEM library

Dec 04 2008 | 11:23 am

Hello list,

It’s not really about Jitter objects I want to talk but about GEM
library, so I hope it’s the right place to do that …

So, I just want to know if someone use the GEM library for Max 4.6.3
on MacOsX and your feeling about?
It seems to be nice objetcs, but I could’nt found a release after
2007. So is the Gem4Max objects is a closed project?

all the best,



Dec 04 2008 | 11:49 am

Hi Renaud,

Yes, it seems Shgieyuki Hirai was very busy this year.
the last GEM.framework is May 8 2007.
A new object allows to run in Gem environment, but very limited and a little bugy.
I worked seriously with Gem but would recommend Jitter, from my own experience.


Dec 04 2008 | 4:25 pm

to run jitter matrix in Gem environment (Gem4Max), sorry.

Dec 05 2008 | 9:10 am

Dec 05 2008 | 1:33 pm

I’m can’t install GEM4Max to Max5 (
Get external error.
It’s not supported?
Just interested to look PMPD examples in Max

Dec 05 2008 | 1:52 pm

Dec 05 2008 | 2:01 pm

Yep, it works, but not have good helps such as in PD.
Okay, in next time I try to re-make it to Max )

Dec 06 2008 | 3:40 pm

Dec 06 2008 | 4:36 pm

I had many "quit unexpectedly" with these abstractions so, I not not very sure about …
Mathieu’s patch seem good, but pmpd-lib has strange behaviours on 4.6.3
MSD seems more robust. this is my opinion, but I’m just starting with that.

Jan 22 2009 | 3:55 pm

Does anyone have the "10_sable.pd" MSD example transcribed for Max somewhere?

Thank you!

Jan 25 2009 | 11:55 pm

i think it would be a lot of fun to have the PiDiP objects in Max.

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