Week 10 - Class 1

By popular request, we are going to talk about interfacing with other software/processes.

Max with Max

First, it is useful to talk about ways to get Max patches to work with each other. To do this, you can use:

But we may want to move beyond Max! For this, you have a few options:

Let's look at Rewire. To act as a Rewire client (meaning that something else interacts with the audio outputs...), you change the Audio Status driver type to ad_rewire:

When you do this, the audio output of Max appears as a new device within (in this case) Ableton Live. If you want more details, you can check out the documentation page:

Finding other ways to interact can take many paths. You can find more in another documentation pay:

Perhaps the most interesting way to interact with another software package is to look at the tight integration between Max and Ableton Live via the Max for Live product. We will look at this in class:


Week 10 - Class 2

Sorry, but illness prevails. I'm not going to be able to do this one...


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