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Spat 5.0.0

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Dear all,

We are happy to announce the release of Spat 5.0 for Max/MSP.
Please note that this new version is not backward compatible with previous releases.

Here is a list of some key features:
– Easy and efficient OSC control. Supports pattern matching.
– Interoperability with existing tools (, IanniX, Trajectory Library, Antescofo, ToscA, etc.)
– Highly optimized GUIs. Revamped for better user experience
– Thread-safe and efficient message dispatch
– Fine control and customization of objects
– Various preset mechanisms
– Stable and efficient MS Windows implementation
– Supports Wave-field synthesis
– Many new tools for: Ambisonics, Filter design, Time Code, Quaternions, FX, Geometrical operations, etc.
– Large HRTF database available
– Includes Panoramix and ADMix tools
– Highly optimized DSP
– Rich documentation, help patchers, reference pages, etc.

Spat 5 is released as a Max Package, in 64 bit only. Please make sure you run Max in 64 bit mode.

System Requirements:
Spat 5.0 is compatible with macOS 10.7 or higher, and 64 bit Windows OS.
It is compatible with Max 6.1.4 or higher (Max 7 or Max 8). It is not compatible with Max 5 or earlier.

macOS :
1) mount the Spat 5 disk image
2) copy the content to your Max Packages folder (typically ~/Documents/Max 7/Packages)
3) launch Max in 64 bit mode

1) install the “Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2017″; you can (freely) download it from Microsoft website:
Select “Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable” and “x64″ and follow the instructions for installation.
2) unzip the spat 5 archive, and copy the content to your Max Packages folder
3) copy the following DLL files from the Spat package:
alongside the Max 64 bit executable i.e.: C:\Programmes\Cycling ’74\Max 7\
4) launch Max 64 bit

Note that some objects are still in an experimental stage (might not be stable); these are clearly indicated in the associated help patchers.

Please post your comments, questions, feedback in the Spat discussion group.


March 9, 2018 at 14:55 #25864

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