Max 8.5.6 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 8.5.6 | Sep 6, 2023

    Release Notes

    New Features

    • live.adsrui: outputmode attribute
    • RNBO: v1.2.1 update
    • udpreceive: 'defer' attribute to set message output to the low-priority queue

    Fixed Bugs

    • curve~ / line~: pending ramps are appropriately cancelled if interrupted
    • jit.dx.grab: support for outputting at device max framerate
    • autohandle works with
    • fixed dim variable breakage with codebox
    • fixed usage of vertex colors
    • fixed draw errors on visiblity change
    • jit.window/jit.pwindow: fixed visibility in Max for Live
    • fixed crash when enabling/disabling fullscreen or floating
    • jsui: works in standalones
    • svg files are included as dependencies in Projects
    • Max for Live Editor: fixed issues when multiple Max instances are running
    • Max for Live: fixed crash when setting 'is_mpe' attribute
    • MIDI: improved support for multiple devices of the same type (Windows)
    • scala: fixed default scale "B" from 1200 to 1100 cents
    • thispatcher / jit.window: improved manual fullscreen behavior / fixed regressions
    • xctlin: fixed usage