Max Basics

Max Basics

With Max, you can instantly see and hear the results with every change you make. Build your own world of sound using sample-manipulation, synthesis tools, high-quality filters, spectral processing, real-time recording and playback. Control visuals with audio, MIDI, or any other data source.

Integrate vector graphics, compositing effects, color manipulations, and videos.Create your own 3D worlds, complete with lighting, materials, and multiple cameras, and use the advanced physics engine for animation control. With its ability to communicate with other applications and hardware, Max is the glue that holds your project together.

Max connects music, video, control, and lighting systems with MIDI or OSC controller devices, or custom hardware.

See Also

Name Description
Max Basic Tutorial 1: Hello Max Basic Tutorial 1: Hello
Max Data Tutorial 1: Data Viewing Max Data Tutorial 1: Data Viewing
MSP: Introduction MSP: Introduction
MSP Basics Tutorial 1: Test Tone MSP Basics Tutorial 1: Test Tone
MSP: How MSP Works MSP: How MSP Works
Tutorial 1: Playing a QuickTime Movie Tutorial 1: Playing a QuickTime Movie
Making Patches Making Patches
How to Use the Documentation How to Use the Documentation
Information Information
Opening Patches Opening Patches
Patch Cords Patch Cords
Creating Patchers Creating Patchers