Cycling 74 Max 6 Programmable Multimedia Toolkit Software

Cycling 74 Max 6 Programmable Multimedia Toolkit Software

Cycling 74 Max 6 Programmable Multimedia Toolkit Software

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Product Highlights

  • Visually Driven Programming Interface
  • Customizable Audio and Music Tools
  • Jitter Video Effects and Graphics Tool
  • OpenGL 3D Rendering System
  • MIDI, Serial, OSC and HID Support
  • Control Lighting for Live Performances
  • Use Standalone with Mac and Windows
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Max 6 from Cycling '74 is a fully programmable multimedia toolkit software suite that allows you to combine audio, video and 3D graphics for multimedia driven live performances. It also allows you to control live performance elements such as lighting systems, music, video and more. It is a standalone program and its compatible with Mac and Windows.

Max 6 employs a visually driven programming interface that can be used in creative ways to customize how Max's components interact with each other and how they interact with external elements. It allows you to create programs and macros in real-time for customized multimedia functionality.

Max 6 offers a palette of fully customizable music and audio tools that can be designed and utilized according to your individual needs. You can create tonal behaviors, compositional machines, non-linear sequences and more. Utilize sample-manipulation, synthesis tools, filters and spectral processing as well as real-time recording and playback to invent new sounds and workflows.

In addition to audio features, Max 6 also includes Jitter, a complete video effects and 3D graphics toolkit. You can create and control visual effects with audio, MIDI or any other data source. Make use of vector graphics, color manipulations and live video to create complex performances. Also, using the OpenGL 3D rendering system, you can create 3D graphics with full control of lighting, shading and camera angles.

Max 6 can also be used to build custom applications for interfacing with external systems and devices. Such devices may include lighting systems, sensors, video displays and much more. Max 6 supports a host of hardware communication methods including MIDI, Serial, OpenSoundControl and HID protocols. Using these tools, you can customize Max 6 to control your entire live performance from music to video to lighting.

Note: This item is eligible for a free update to Max 7 if purchased after August 17, 2014

Animate 3D models in real-time with support for Collada and other popular model file formats
Serial control support for Arduino and other micro-controllers
OpenSoundControl support for networked communication and hardware control
HID support for using USB joysticks and input devices
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System Requirements Mac
Mac Intel machine running OS X 10.5 or later, and 1 GB RAM. Jitter requires QuickTime 7.1 (or later), an OpenGL-compatible graphics card, and OpenGL 1.4 (or later)

Windows
Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 machine with a Pentium 4 or Celeron compatible processor or higher and 1 GB RAM. Jitter requires QuickTime 7.1 (or later), an OpenGL-compatible graphics card, and OpenGL 1.4 (or later). An ASIO-compatible sound card recommended for optimum audio performance

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