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Problem from Max 5 to Max 6

Dec 22 2012 | 6:09 am

I keep experiencing problems when open Max 5 patch in Max 6.
Here is one of the example. The reverb I use Max 5 sounds very weird in Max 6.

See the attachement. Please let me know what I can do. I guess the Tech Support cannot solve the problem immediately before they update the software.

PS: I also have problems with my harmonizer patch which works fine in Max 5, but not in Max 6.

  1. revtest.maxpat
Dec 25 2012 | 2:12 am

It seems that no one can explain what happens in Max 6.
With the same patch, the reverb effect in Max 5 becomes something like the ring modulator in Max 6.
I have contacted cycling74 support but also got no response.

Dec 27 2012 | 12:52 am

It is very weird that cycling74 support told me the patch I attached just sound the same in Max 5 and Max 6.
Could someone help test the "revtest.maxpat" patch and let me know if it sounds the same in both Max 5 and Max 6 ?

Thank you so much.

Dec 27 2012 | 7:33 am

Reverbs sound pretty much the same to me, unless I’m missing something… I took a quick recording of each, through SoundFlower into Live. Hope this helps!

  1. reverbmax5.wav
Dec 27 2012 | 11:25 am

Same here, they sound the same (in 6.0.8). Make sure you have the same vector size preferences.

Dec 27 2012 | 6:27 pm

Thank you so much.

I did notice that the vector size in Max 6 will automatically reset to 1024 for IO vector size, and 256 for signal vector size. When I set it to 128 for IO vector size, and 64 for signal vector size, then it sounds normal.

How do I know which will the best setting ? Or is it something that I need to try by error ?


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