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If I have Max/MSP/Jitter then…

Mar 30 2010 | 10:33 pm

do I have Max for Live too? I noticed that the documentation came with my latest update of the software and I am just curious about what it takes to use Max for Live… A copy of Live of course, but is Max for Live a different software than MaxMSPJitter or do they just link up like a rewire would?

Mar 31 2010 | 12:41 am

Max4Live is a software bridge that allows you to integrate Max
in Ableton Live. With it you can create various MIDI/audio/video devices
and run them in Live. With out it Max and Live do not speak to each other.

Mar 31 2010 | 12:51 am

And it’s a product available for purchase from Ableton. Doesn’t come standard with MaxMSP.


Mar 31 2010 | 7:04 am

yep.. max4live is not standard max, and neither is it live. its a separate thing you need to buy to have.

Mar 31 2010 | 1:06 pm

If you already have Max and Live, it is a no brainer, it is well
worth it. If you do not own it, it may be an investment that may
take some consideration. I took the plunge and am glad I did.
I finally have a time line environment that will play my Max

Mar 31 2010 | 3:54 pm

There is a crossgrade option (under Availability) for Max 5 owners on Max for Live (USD 99). Visit Ableton’s site for info:


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