[PD] Max/Msp Patches

tobias istan at gmx.de
Mon Feb 2 21:43:02 CET 2004

Thanks a lot.
Can you say more about this "cyclist" executable, because i only have 
the max binarys and no working MaxMSP at the moment.


On 03.02.2004, at 19:13, Eric Skogen wrote:

> Cyclone is here: 
> http://suita.chopin.edu.pl/~czaja/miXed/externs/cyclone.html. Looks 
> like there are no binaries for darwin, so you'll want to build from 
> source.
> To clarify, Pd does not emulate Max, so it might be hard to port your 
> patches. Jitter and GUI-intensive stuff, especially. IIRC there is a 
> "cyclist" executable that will convert binary patches to the text 
> patches that are readable by Pd.
> -- eric
> Frank Barknecht wrote:
>> Hallo,
>> tobias hat gesagt: // tobias wrote:
>>> does someone know, how to use Max/Msp patches in pd. With "open" i 
>>> can choose to enable Max files, but it doesnt work. i get some 
>>> messages "cant creat object ..." for the nonexisting objects but the 
>>> patch doesnt open. (using OS X and Max 4.3 and pd 0.37).
>> You can only open Max patches in text format (*.pat). Installing
>> Cyclone will let Pd create much more of the Max objects, that are
>> missing. But if you get Max patches, that use, say, a lot of Jitter
>> objects, you're out of luck. Otherwise some missing objects can be
>> emulated a bit by providing abstractions that have the same number of
>> in- and outlets. You still will need to write the functionality of
>> the missing objects then.
>> ciao
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