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Max is known by musicians and artists for tools, kits and patches that are open, flexible and powerful. It is the language for electronic art and music and is used all over the world in museums, music studios, galleries, universities, art schools, stages, and research labs.
It doesn't matter if you are a new Max creator or an experienced one. Maxology is a place to find support and guidance to get you ready to seriously play.
Starter Kits give you a jump start on exploration and experimentation. Find information and tips on setup, examples of projects, sample patches and more - all collected in one recipe to make ramp up to results easy.
play with computer vision
A newly updated and released open source cv.jit library, cv.jit is a collection of Max tools for computer vision applications. These modules, kits and patches assist creators with image segmentation, shape and gesture recognition, motion tracking, and more.
DEMOS - Physical Modeling (starter kit 2)
Podcast episodes that touch on physical modeling from
art + music + technology
Podcast 91: Dan Trueman
"He's the inventor of the laptop orchestra, having started it out of his teaching position at Princeton. He developed a number of new Max objects, as well as developing the PeRColate object set... And he's written and performed a ton of music in a ton of different situations."
Podcast 6: R. Luke DuBois
"Luke DuBois is a roller-coaster conversationalist. I had a list of things we were going to talk about, but I don't think we got to a single one of them! What we did was cover a huge number of topics...and how they relate to media art, data visualization and creative coding."