Max connects objects with virtual patch cords to create interactive sounds, graphics, and custom effects.

Patch inside Max

  • Max: MIDI data at your fingertips

    Connect your Max patches to the wide universe of MIDI and other external controllers. Use Max's user interface objects to make your own control interfaces with full support for MIDI/MPE, and OSC protocols.

  • MSP: The ultimate sonic toolkit

    Make your own unique synths, or craft your own swirling webs of delay. Teach your audio samples new tricks by using algorithms of your design, automation, and external hardware.

  • Jitter: Beyond everyday video effects

    Combine Max’s flexibility with Jitter – real-time video, 3D/2D vector graphics, and effects. Experiment with audio-to-video control (and vice-versa) to create your own video processing routing and feedback systems.

  • Gen: Flexible audio/video processing

    Gen integrates Max's familiar visual patching environment with the power of real-time code generation and compilation.

  • BEAP: Synth and Sound Modules

    BEAP provides a robust library of high-level modules that you’ll know and love from the analog synth world. Patch them up and interface them with your own analog synth modules for a world of new possibilities and sounds.

  • VIZZIE: Visual Manipulation Modules

    Vizzie’s high-level visual processing modules let you make everything from VJ rigs or interactive video work with real-time controls to little patches that do amazing things with your webcam.

Connect to Max

  • Arduino

    Use Max's serial communications to interface with electronic sensors, motors, and other components using your Arduino board.

  • Controllers

    Max's built-in MIDI handling tools connect to any MIDI controller with knobs, sliders, buttons, or keyboards.

  • Synthesizers

    Combine hardware synths with Max to create custom editors. Max supports the full MIDI/MPE spec, so you can talk to any MIDI device.

  • DMX Lighting

    Add audio-responsive and interactive elements to your show system lighting with Max.

  • Projectors

    Take control of your visuals with interactive support for multiple screens, OpenGL hardware graphics, and video playback.

  • Live Inputs

    Connect live instruments and sound sources to Max and experiment. Audio interfaces, USB Microphones, and built-in hardware all work seamlessly.

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