oscbonjour for maxmsp draft 
Friday, June 16, 2006 17:36 - OpenSoundControl

beware this is just a draft

here is a max/msp external for OSX (UniversalBinary) and windows doing Bonjour/ZeroConf service discovery and announcement:

basically there are only 3 messages:
browse: browse for available services of type _osc._udp
resolve name: get hostname and port number from service name
register name port: register and a service of type _osc._udp with specificied name and UDP port number

here is the download link:

and the old one

for the windows version you'll need to install Bonjour for windows:


the sourcecode is available on sourceforge under a BSD license, you'll need 2 modules: oscbonjour and zeroconf, here are the commands you need to run:

svn co https://svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/osctools/trunk/oscbonjour oscbonjour

svn co https://svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/osctools/trunk/zeroconf zeroconf


osc-bonjour for Max/MSP is no longer maintained, please use the more general zeroconf.browse, zeroconf.resolve and zeroconf.register externals instead.
They are much simpler and powerful and let you work with any kind of zeronf services, not just _osc._udp.

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Open Sound Control meeting @ NIME06 
Friday, June 9, 2006 17:50 - OpenSoundControl

We had a very interresting meeting with about 20 OSC developpers on thurday June 8th 2006 about the future of OSC standardization.

the meeting was lead by Matt Wright(CNMAT) with participation from David Wessel(CNMAT), Ali Momeni(CNMAT?), Emmanuel Flety(IRCAM), Seb Beaulieu (Plogue), me(IRCAM) the JazzMutant's team and many others whose names I don't remember.

Matt has put online an overview of the hot topics of the meeting:

the highlights are on the usage of ZeroConf/Bonjour/Rendez-Vous for service discovery and registration,
OSC namespace discovery

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Cycling'74 releases udpreceive and udpsend 
Tuesday, November 15, 2005 16:45 - OpenSoundControl

It solves the known bug of using otupd with max scheduler in audio-interupt. And better integrates with MaxMSP threading.

more infos...
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Thursday, July 21, 2005 18:08 - OpenSoundControl
I've made a small utility that can change the address part of an OSC message and send it to another destination.
It's particuarly useful when you have 2 applications with different OSC-namespaces that you want to interconnect.

more infos...
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Open Sound Control 1.5.1 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 18:06 - OpenSoundControl
I've made a small bugfix:
When using OSC with the jsui external, the message was received by jsui but the screen wasn't updated.

more infos...
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OSC externals 1.5 released (win32) 
Monday, February 28, 2005 12:32 - OpenSoundControl
get them here
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