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Device Overview

Name/Version: BBC FX Downloader 1.1.2
Author: MathieuLd  
Description: Simple device that allows you to download a random sample from the BBC Sound Effect database.

/!\ This device require the object node.script to run i.e. Max 8.0.0 or greater
Also the device wasn't tested on Mac

It was made for a school project, the goal was to create a tool that let you use random material as inspiration or constraint in the creative process.

The core of the device is in Javascript. I used Node for Max with the packages request and csv-parser to download the soundfile.

Have fun ;)


- Basic download functions

- Slight design upgrade
- Audio through added

- Error handeling upgraded

Device Details

Downloads: 304
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Live Version Used: 10.0.1
Max Version Used: 8.1.3
Date Added: May 21 2020 10:08:01
Date Last Updated: May 22 2020 14:02:44
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Device Type: audio_device
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Device Files

Device File: bbcFxDownloaderV1.1.2.amxd



Nice idea, I try after setting up the folder and download the sample it shows successful but nothing in the folder, I'm on mac with ableton 10.1.3 many thanks


Very nice idea Mathieu.
I had some code in order that it fit for a mac too.
If you need, just ask me at, I will send you the patch.

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