MSDP 2.0 - a toolbox for Multimedia Synthesis, Design, and Performance

    What is MSDP?

    MSDP is a robust, free and open-source platform for Multimedia Synthesis, Design, and Performance. Built around the paradigm of expandable guitar pedal boards, the 100+ modules included in the program provide all of the tooling required to design, script, and execute complex and exciting performances of audio, video, and multimedia art. MSDP is not a Max package; it is an application that offers a complete creation and performance platform, built in Max 8. The software leverages tooling from the latest updates to the language, popular Max community packages, externals, and abstractions, and custom-built NodeJS scripts, to provide a robust creation environment. Each of the 64 audio, 24 video, and 17 data modules can talk to each other from any location in your project. The free source-code download on Github includes a variety of templates and abstractions that streamline the module building process. Developers can distribute sell custom MSDP modules.

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    • mrhay's icon
      mrhay's icon
      Feb 13 2019 | 12:35 am
      GaaadZooks! Thanks a million for this and I'll certainly be rolling this as a teaching tool in my lecturers. Much love.
    • Music_SDP's icon
      Music_SDP's icon
      Feb 13 2019 | 5:31 am
      Thanks for the love! This is my way of celebrating the Max community and helping to grow the experimental media making world!
    • Luke Worgan's icon
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      Luke Worgan
      Feb 14 2019 | 12:17 pm
      This is great. I've actually spent the last few weeks putting together something eerily similar to this, but I'm far less altruistic, apparently.
    • Music_SDP's icon
      Music_SDP's icon
      Feb 14 2019 | 4:57 pm
      Well, if you ever want to join the cause, let me know. There's always room for growth on the team :)
    • Iain Duncan's icon
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      Iain Duncan
      Apr 03 2019 | 5:21 pm
      Very cool, I will certainly tell my prof at University of Victoria about it, I think some of the students in the max courses would be really interested.
    • Music_SDP's icon
      Music_SDP's icon
      Apr 03 2019 | 6:44 pm
      Hey Iain, thanks for sharing the love! I have a tutorial playlist on YouTube that covers the basics of building MSDP modules, the max students might dig that a lot:
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      Dmitry Bezrodnykh
      Jun 17 2021 | 2:40 am
      Hey I just wanted to say that this project looks incredible!!