Cycling ’74 has released Max 7, a full kit of creative tools for sound, graphics, music and interactivity in a visual environment.

Cycling '74 Max 7

Now with a new interface optimized for speed and simplicity, major performance improvements, and a collection of powerful new tools to realize your ideas faster than ever.

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 for purchase for $399 USD. An upgrade from previous Max versions is $149 USD, and you can also subscribe for $9.99 USD/month. Ableton Max for Live or Live 9 users can crossgrade for $299 USD.

More information: Cycling ’74 / Max 7