Max 5 SDK released
Just in time for the developer workshop at IRCAM, I’m pleased to announce that we’ve just released the Max 5 SDK for writing external objects in C. What we’ve put together so far is (almost) a complete rewrite of the documentation I first wrote back in 1992 or so.
This is just the first pass, so expect a fair number of errors and incomplete information. We have much, more to document, but there should be enough text and examples to keep you busy for a while.
Visit the Cycling ’74 home page and you’ll find a link to the new SDK. One file covers both Mac and Windows development.
Thank you very much Mister Z.
I am looking forward to playing with this
Thanks again, and to the Cycling 74 crew as well, cheers…
It’s like Christmas in November!
On Nov 14, 2008, at 8:10 PM, David Zicarelli wrote:
> Just in time for the developer workshop at IRCAM, I’m pleased to
> announce that we’ve just released the Max 5 SDK for writing external
> objects in C.
Media Art and Technology
San Francisco, CA
Email: bthrew (at) gmail (dot) com
I’d quite like to get back in to programming. What programs can I use on the mac?
> How can I get "vdevlist" "inputlist" from USB WebCam( for instance
> Logitech)? Jitter can find DV Camera with FireWire 1394 ( first priority),
> but can’t find USB WebCam,
> Any hints are appreciated.
> Mac G-4 1.25GHz OS 10.4.11 Max/MSP 4.6
> And Power Book Core Duel G-4 1.8 OS 10.4.11 MAX/msp 4.6
Many USB WebCams are not plug and play with OS X. If your webcam is on the
list of cameras supported by macam (http://webcam-osx.sourceforge.net/),
then if you install the macam software you should be able to use it with
It looks like Logitech cameras may or may not be supported depending on the
Unfortunately I was not able to make it to Paris.
Would it be possible to post any notes or examples from
the developer workshop at IRCAM?
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