Litter Power Is
The Litter Bundle for Jitter Is
Mac OS versions of Litter Power Objects come in Universal Binary (Mach-O) format for Max/MSP 4.6 as well as "Carbon" format (technically: PEF/CFM) for Max/MSP 4.2-4.5 and "Boron" format for use with earlier versions of Max/MSP (tested with Max/MSP 4.0-4.1).
Windows versions run with Max/MSP 4.3-4.6, which all require
Windows XP, Home or Professional editions.
Litter Power Objects
The generators offer many well-known distributions: binomial, linear, exponential, Poisson, Gauss, to name a few, plus fractal noise generators. The core random number generator in Litter Power produces 32-bit numbers with all bits random (not the case with the classic Linear Congruence algorithm) and cycles of 288 and higher. All random number generators auto-seed themselves, guaranteeing complete non-determinacy.
Random distributions include I Ching, Log-normal, Finite urn model, Dice, Fractal distributions (1/f, 1/f2, 1/f3), Tausworthe 88 and TT800 generators, as well as Parametric linear congruence (emulate older random number generators!).
Utilities in the Litter Power Package include Cartesian-to-polar coordinate conversion compatible with both MSP1 and MSP2 and extremely convenient arithmetic operators supporting any number of inlets.
Want to see a complete list of functions? Go here.
Litter Bundle for Jitter Objects
Light-weight video streaming is now available for Jitter under both Windows and Mac OS, based on BIXCP technology, also used for the "Medienfassade" developed for the new Kunsthaus in Graz, Austria. This technology is noted for being very fast and robust. The Litter Bundle for Jitter implementation extends the size of images supported to 32,750 pixels.Want to see a complete list of functions? Go here.
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First of all, the commercial versions give you access to the complete range of Litter Power objects, either those specifically for Max/MSP, the Litter Bundle for Jitter Objects, or both with the Litter Kit and Kaboodle.
Furthermore, the commercial products give you these advantages:
Classic Litter (formerly known as "The Litter Package") is the original Litter collection for generating random values. It has been supersceded by the Litter Power Package (above). Classic Litter remains available as a freeware collection of Max Patchers implementing all the random number generators described in Denis Lorrain's seminal article "A Panoply of Stochastic Cannons" as well as a number of additional random number distributions. Classic Litter implements basic random distributions (white noise, Brownian noise, and 1/f noise), and cannons for generating continuous and discrete values according to many well-known distributions (Binomial, Poisson, Gauss, Laplace, Linear, and Exponential, to name a few).Availability: