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November 6, 2010 | 1:24 am

Protect max msp stand alone under windows, is super easy, and is possibe find lot of third party tools…………..but for ox users?

Is amazing no exist anyway to protect the patch.
Im not talking about copy protection that is easy to implement.
The problem is see is how protect patch of edition !!

Is really amazing cycllin74 dont care about this.

Somebdy kow sme third party tool can protect OSX stand alone?

November 6, 2010 | 4:16 am

step number one is to build something which is worth beeing protected.

November 6, 2010 | 12:59 pm

step 2: write spaghetti patches, that nobody understands ;)

November 7, 2010 | 8:16 am

> step 2: write spaghetti patches, that nobody understands ;)

I like the idea. You program a nice patcher using the presentation mode, then you program a script to scramble everything for the non-presentation mode.

November 7, 2010 | 8:36 am

It would be quite easy to unscramble the patch cords.


March 10, 2011 | 12:12 am

AppProtect or QuickLicense can be used to protect/license/activate both Mac and Windows applications created with Max5. See

March 10, 2011 | 8:04 am

The problem with the ‘scramble’ scripting thing is that it utterly ruins order of operations – and there are many many instances where getting the order of operations correct is important (animating an LCD, for instance).

March 10, 2011 | 10:23 am

Oh, i totally forgot that !
I’ve used pd before max and I took over the habit of using [trigger], whenever the order of execution is important…

March 12, 2011 | 5:57 pm

@mudang: you should use [trigger] in Max, too.

March 12, 2011 | 8:56 pm

Why not simply patches to share??

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