Device Details


Name | Version: Menu Folder for Max 1.0
Device Type: MIDI Effect
Description: This Jsui script allows you to navigate a selected folder media, with a an expanded view of the files and relative byte size.

Drag and Drop the File or a folder onto the Jsui menu or input the path ~, there are two opendialog that will help with the browsing.

You can use the keyboard arrow up/down to scroll in the menu and receive the absolute path.

I use it as part of a process chain of two major projects and have extra control over my files system.


Live Version Used: 10.1.18
Max Version Used: 8.1.5
Date Added: May 01 2024 14:59:14
Date Last Updated: May 03 2024 13:21:55
Downloads: 0
License: None
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What is it for?
This JSUI utility monitors files in a specified system folder and returns the paths of media files. It offers a range of applications for media management and analysis:

Audio buffer replacement: can be used to iterate over audio files, facilitating seamless buffer replacement in audio processing tasks.
Video playlists: By integrating the JSUI files with a jit object, you can generate dynamic playlists of videos, enhancing media playback experiences.
Mixed format media retrieval: it efficiently filters and retrieves media files from folders containing mixed format files, simplifying media organization and access.
File version checking: Comparing file sizes, it enables you to identify different versions of similarly named files, aiding in file version control and management.

These are just a few examples of how this object can be utilized. Its flexibility and functionality make it a valuable tool for a wide range of media-related tasks, offering developers and users a convenient way to interact with and manage media files within a system folder.

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