Download via Package Manager

The simplest way to install bach and cage is via Max Package Manager (Open Max, then click on File > Package Manager). Search for the desired package, click on it and then click on the "Install" button.

If you wish to install them manually, or if you need to install anything else, scroll down.

Direct download


Download latest bach version (0.7.9b)

bach requires Max 6.1.9 or Max 7.0.1 or higher and will run on a Mac or Windows machine.
If you're using Max 5, you can still download bach 0.7.3, see below.



Download latest cage version (0.4b)

cage requires bach 0.7.9 or higher, and will run on a Mac or Windows machine.



Download latest dada version (0.0.1a)

dada requires bach 0.7.9 or higher, and will run on a Mac machine (Windows version forthcoming)


Are you a developer? Do you want your Max objects to support lllls?
The bach SDK is now available (currently Mac only).

Download bach 0.7.8 SDK

Everything you need to rebuild the objects with LGPL-licensed dependencies is here.

How to install

If you want to install any package manually, copy the folder inside the "packages" folder in your Max folder (delete the old one, if any!)
The Max packages folder is under "Documents/Max/Packages" (for Max 6.1.x) or "Documents/Max 7/Packages" (for Max 7.0.x).
To uninstall, simply delete the package folder.

Older versions

Use of these versions is unsupported.
They are provided for your use as-is and will not be updated.


bach 0.7.3 beta 
for Max 6.1: Macintosh or Windows
For Max 5:
- Mac OS: automatic installer (recommended) or manual installer
- Windows: automatic installer (recommended) or manual installer
bach 0.7.2 beta 
For Max 6.1:
- Mac OS package: universal dmg or manual installer
- Windows package: Windows 32-bit or Windows 64-bit
For Max 5:

bach 0.7.1 beta
bach v0.6.7a
- Windows (manual installer)