If you have a Max 6 license and a Max for Live license, you can use the latest version of Max 6 as your Max for Live device editor in Live 8.
Live is crashing when trying to edit a Max for Live device.
Max for Live comes with a collection of premium instruments and effects, pre-made and ready to use in your Live Sets alongside Live's native devices.
You need the full version of Ableton Live 8 or Ableton Suite 8. If you already own a Max/MSP 5 or 6 license, Max for Live is available for a discounted price.
Max for Live is a visual programming environment that allows users to build instruments and effects for use within Ableton Live.To learn more, see our dedicated page about Max for Live:http://www.ableton.
You basically get full Max/MSP/Jitter functionality inside Ableton Live. Audio and MIDI I/O is handled exclusively by Ableton Live. Stand-alone use of Max for Live components is not possible.
Certain aspects of Ableton Live's functionality are limited when using Ableton Transport Control, and may behave in unexpected ways.
When starting Live one of these error messages appears:'The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: TPkd'.'The software requires installation of device driver TPkd'.
Clicking the 'Edit' button of a Max for Live device opens Max, but not the Editor/Patcher window.
Max for Live does not launch, user gets a 'Code: -7' error.