In order to maximize the potential of the built-in networking classes that are new with version 4.5 of Max, it's helpful to understand a few things about the way that modern network protocols operate.
I'm using a Max standalone I sent to the performance place in Leicester.
Networking is a sometimes confusing world. There are many networking options built into Max, and this article will endeavour to make clear which option is best for your application.
OSCRouter is an easy-to-use UDP/TCP packet router for Mac and Windows, with optional OSC (Open Sound Control) specific options.
The four laser projectors are controlled by generative Max patches, creating constantly morphing shapes of light.
Max 7 is the middle man between OSC (UDP) messages from an Arduino Uno and Ableton Live. Follow the full Instructable for the whole story.
H! here is a little useful Max4Live patch with a Java external to realize a lightwidth ethernet connection instead MIDI cable.It also works ...