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The MaxLink java libraries enable communication between Processing and Max/MSP 4.5+ on both Mac and Windows.

Version 0.36 is available for download. It provides basic support for sending and receiving messages between Processing and Max, a Max object for launching Processing sketches, and some tools for creative networking.

MaxLink works by multicasting UDP messages over the local subnet. It uses a specific namespace protocol to match the inlets and outlets of Max objects with declared inputs and outputs of a Java processes (including Processing sketches).

Several simple examples are included in the download package. It only takes a few lines of code to get your Processing sketch talking to Max.

Questions? Email me.