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synth objects for max msp?

September 19, 2011 | 5:42 pm

Hi List,

I’d like to know if there are any synth externals for max that I can buy that some real sound engineers have spent some time on designing?

I am tired of the synths that I am currently able to make with the general max objects. Getting into c-sound, but I need a bunch of nice keyboard synths NOW for a children’s game, and I am even ready to pay for it – can any of you give me some directions?

Thanks for your help,


September 19, 2011 | 10:16 pm

The following is probably "stating the obvious", but…
The vst~ object can access the many commercial VST synths out there.

September 20, 2011 | 7:37 am

Hi, yes, I know, however, then if I make a product out of some of my max patches, I have a problem – then I am dependant on not just one, but many kinds of commercial software …

September 20, 2011 | 9:05 am

Hi anamaria
I tried a forum search for ‘synth’, and it was pretty hit-and-miss but a search of for ‘synth’ was much more fruitful; maybe there’s something you could use there:


September 20, 2011 | 12:51 pm

Thanks for this link. I have tried this, and yes, these instruments are fine. However, I need more than this … for example, I also need a synth sound that doesn’t fade out like many of the physical model instruments do …



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