Joy2Key Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Joy2Key for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is AntiMicro, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Joy2Key and five of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Joy2Key are jstest-gtk (Free, Open Source), SDL2 Gamepad Tool (Free), QJoyPad (Free, Open Source) and rejoystick (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 18, 2020

    1. AntiMicro is a program used to map keyboard and mouse actions to gamepad/joystick buttons. It is useful for playing games with poor or no gamepad support. Its graphical interface uses a combination of the Qt and...

      Discontinued

      Github.com shows latest release was Nov. 5, 2016.

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      AndrewUbergeek It's more recently developed and highly configurable
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      jstest-gtk is a simple joystick tester based on Gtk+. It provides you with a list of attached joysticks, a way to display which buttons and axis are pressed, a way to remap axis and buttons and a way to calibrate your joystick.

      Discontinued

      No news since May 2009



      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      It's a simple GUI tool to create/modify gamepad mappings for games that use SDL2 Game Controller API. Created to be an alternative to Steam Bigpicture gamepad configurator.
    2. QJoyPad is a free Linux/QT program that lets you control any keyboard XWindows program with a gaming device

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 4.1.0, released in February 2010, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Rejoystick - A gamepad/joystick translator/keymapper

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.8.1, released in September 2008, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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