Starting out with Max Patches

Max is a visual programming language from Cycling 74.

From Cycling’s website:

Max, [is] a graphical programming environment that provides user interface, timing, communications, and MIDI support.


This is the back end or the programming that went into the patch

My first patch using Max generates a random note, and sends it to the midi device you selected in Max’s preferences.

My first thoughts are that Max is pretty neat, I am thinking about creating some interface for controlling some of my synths. The user interface that is created it pretty nice which really add to the programming language. Further the ability to simply create an exe file is great.

Download exe file

Although this is not an example of this specific max patch, it lets you know where I came from to get here, building the program up from here I think will be rather easy.