Max 8.5.4 Release Version

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    System Requirements


    • OS X 10.11.6 or later
    • Intel® Core™2 Duo processor. Intel® Core™ i5 processor or faster recommended
    • 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended).


    • OS 11.0 or later
    • Apple Silicon processor
    • 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)

    Download 8.5.4 | Apr 11, 2023

    Release Notes

    New Features

    • RNBO: v1.1.1 update

    Fixed Bugs

    • curve~ / line~: appropriately outputs bang when last duration is 0
    • function: fixed crash with non-numeric 'setvalue' messages
    • (GLCore): fixed bug with texture copies when quality set to medium
    • (GLCore): fixed matrix color input
    • (GLCore): fixed rendering with normal map
    • (AVF): fixed image loading from URL
    • jit.pwindow: fixed single cell output on loadbanged matrix input
    • output is clamped
    • fixed sync 0 fps issues
    • Jitter GLCore: fixed default shading with lighting, blend and transparent color values
    • Live Object Model: updated docs
    • Max for Live: fixed audioschedulertime calculation when device is open in the Editor
    • metro in Max for Live: outputs bangs consistently when the Arrangement View's loop brace is active
    • pattr: fixed dictionary memory leak
    • sfplay~: fixed crash with timestretching in efficient mode
    • textedit / pattr: last appended item correctly stored
    • VIZZIE BFGENER8TR: basis visible to pattrstorage
    • VIZZIE: fixed "patchcord has no connection" errors
    • VIZZIE FOGGR: fixed dim setting
    • vst~: fixed issues with multiple plugins when one vst~ object is deleted
    • vst~: improved loading speed for VST shell single plugin
    • vst~: partial-scan results are used in fas-scan mode
    • vst~: unique ID argument is used with plug_{format} messages
    • vst~: VST3 shell plugins cache info about other plugs in the shell