Piper Alternatives

    Piper is described as 'graphical user interface to configure gaming mice. Configuration options include changing the resolution (DPI) of the mouse, adding and removing profiles, setting LED colors and changing button behaviors' and is an app in the Gaming Software category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Piper for Windows, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is X-Mouse Button Control, which is free. Other great apps like Piper are WizMouse (Free), SteerMouse (Paid), Volumouse (Free) and Taekwindow (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 20, 2021

    1. X-Mouse Button Control is a Windows application to remap your mouse buttons and expand the capabilities of your mouse!
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    2. WizMouse is a mouse enhancement utility that makes your mouse wheel work on the window currently under the mouse pointer, instead of the currently focused window. This means you no longer have to click on a window before being able to scroll it with the mouse wheel.


    3. SteerMouse is a utility that lets you freely customize buttons, wheels and cursor speed. Both USB and Bluetooth mice are supported. Advanced driver for USB and Bluetooth mouses. Great for tweaking the acceleration curve and other annoyances.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      From authors website: Volumouse provides you a quick and easy way to control the sound volume on your system - simply by rolling the wheel of your wheel mouse.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Taekwindow is a simple, lightweight and free Windows program that allows you to move and resize windows by dragging them with the Alt key, similar to many X11 window managers.


    4. Key Manager reveals the full potential of your keyboard and mouse and allows you to save time and efforts while working with your computer.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      The prime purpose of the KatMouse utility is to enhance the functionality of mice with a scroll wheel, offering universal scrolling: moving the mouse wheel will scroll the window directly beneath the mouse cursor (not the one with the keyboard focus, which is default on Windows...
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    5. Smooze animates your scroll and adds functionality to your non-Apple mouse (scroll-wheel mouse). Disable scroll acceleration in macOS, Save time by attaching mouse buttons to actions, Grab Scroll, Auto Scroll, Gestures and more.
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    6. AlwaysMouseWheel is a small portable Windows program that enables you to scroll in any window (currently under the mouse pointer) using the mouse wheel; even if the window is not focused. The program allows you to optionally bring the window to the foreground.
    7. Easystroke is a gesture-recognition application for X11. Gestures or strokes are movements that you make with you mouse (or your pen, finger etc.) while holding down a specific mouse button.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.6.0, released in March 2013, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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