QJoyPad Alternatives

    QJoyPad is described as 'free Linux/QT program that lets you control any keyboard XWindows program with a gaming device' and is an app in the Gaming Software category. There are more than 10 alternatives to QJoyPad for Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Xpadder. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try DS4Windows or InputMapper. Other great apps like QJoyPad are reWASD (Paid), Pinnacle Game Profiler (Paid), jstest-gtk (Free, Open Source) and AntimicroX (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 18, 2021

    1. Xpadder simulates the keyboard and mouse using your gamepad What does Xpadder let you do?
    2. Lets DualShock 4 controller emulate Xbox 360 controller, via USB or Bluetooth, with extra features like DS4 touchpad for mouse input, and settings like LED color bar, rumble, and input assignment with modifiers, and configuration profiles.

      Discontinued

      Has not been updated since October 2016 and has issues with Win10.

      A forked project by Ryochan7 is actively maintained as of January 26 2019.

      https://github.com/Ryochan7/DS4Windows

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    3. First and only gamepad mapper to make Xbox Elite paddles separate buttons. Works with Xbox Elite, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 controllers. It allows you to map gamepad to keyboard, mouse, and controller.
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    4. InputMapper is a DS4 (DualShock 4) input mapper that allows you to connect your PS4 gamepad to windows, wired (USB) or wirelessly (Bluetooth).
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    5. Pinnacle Game Profiler allows you to emulate your keyboard and mouse with your video game controller, and otherwise customize the controller's behavior.

      Warning

      The installer of the program is suspected to have a malware inside. Be careful!



      • 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

    6. AntiMicroX 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. It is a new fork of discontinued AntiMicro.
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    7. By default Windows OS does not distinguish between the connected keyboards. They act as the same device.
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    8. An input mapper app that add xinput to Xiaomi Mi Gamepads, so windows games recognize Xiaomi gamepad as a x360 controller & you can play them without any difficulty.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      There are already very feature-rich joystick to keyboard mappers out there, be it JoyToKey or XPadder.

      Discontinued

      The J2K website has been inactive since 2014 and the program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.2, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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