Package Manager

    Get projects up and running faster, explore new libraries, and make your workflow more efficient with Max Packages; curated & created by Cycling '74 and Max users like you.

    Found in the File menu, the Package Manager is a simple interface that provides access to new content and allows you to manage your existing installed packages.

    Only available inside Max

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    Packages can include but aren't limited to any of the following: Tools, objects, patches, or other content.
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    Available Max Packages


    CNMAT | Website
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    Dynamic programming environment for OSC in Max

    Sound Design Toolkit

    Stefano Delle Monache, Stefano Baldan, Stefano Papetti, Marco Tiraboschi | Website
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    A framework for ecologically founded sound synthesis and design. Think of it as a virtual Foley-box!


    Karlheinz Essl et al. | Website
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    Realtime Composition Library: a versatile toolbox for algorithmic composition and generative music in realtime. Offers the possibility to experiment with a number of compositional techniques, such as serial procedures, permutations and controlled randomness.

    gen~ Plugin Export

    Cycling '74 | Website
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    Export VSTs, Audio Units, and iOS applications from gen~ using the JUCE framework.


    Cycling '74 | Website
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    Filtering toolbox and resources for audio, visuals, smoothing, and control.


    Christopher Poovey | Website
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    A suite of granulation tools that are multichannel and sample accurate

    Nonlinear Sequencer

    Michele Zaccagnini | Website
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    Create sequencer frequency oscillations around a fixed frequency. The overall robustness and sample accuracy of the sequencer is left intact while the sequencer is allowed a locally irregular behavior.


    Jeff Kaiser | Website
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    jk.lpx is a set of abstractions made with standard Max objects for interacting with Novation's Launchpad X within the Max environment. Included in the Max Extras Menu are a set of example patches covering many possibilities.

    Sadam Library

    Adam Siska | Website
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    Tools for raw networking (TCP/UDP), data handling (XMLs, compression etc), maths (interpolation, number theory etc) and more!


    Benjamin Van Esser | Website
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    Upshot is a package of audio effects, event generators, trackers, instruments and many other tools/utilities for building generative patchers.

    jk.push 2

    Jeff Kaiser | Website
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    jk.push 2 is a set of abstractions made with standard Max objects for interacting with Ableton’s Push within the Max environment. Please note: This package moves to argument-based abstractions and is not compatible with versions 1.1 and earlier of jk.push. There are a variety of example patches in the Max Extras Menu. If you have any questions, please contact me at These and other packages/patches can be downloaded from


    Vidvox | Website
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    Jitter external that renders ISF files to OpenGL textures.