Cycling ’74 has released Max 7, the latest version of their visual programming system for audio and video.
Cycling ’74 calls Max 7 a ‘visual programming language for media.’ It works on Mac (OS 10.7+) and Windows (7+), and supports a wide variety of hardware.
Here are the details:
Max 7 Features:
- Full support for MIDI devices and modern audio hardware
- Limitless audio options including basic DSP building blocks, VST, Audio Units, and Max for Live devices
- Flexible support for multi-channel audio
- Realtime input from webcams, digitizers, and built-in hardware
- Serial and HID support for a wide variety of electronic prototyping boards and controllers
- Interactive OpenGL graphics and GLSL shaders, including realtime shadows
- Support for multiple displays and tools for live projection
- Efficient realtime HD playback and hardware-accelerated image processing
- Transcoding and interaction between audio, video, graphics, and control data
Max 7 is available now for US $399 USD. Upgrade pricing and crossgrade pricing for Live/Max For Live users is also available. See the Cycling ’74 site for details.