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USB Overdrive Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to USB Overdrive for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is SteerMouse. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Mac Mouse Fix or LinearMouse. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to USB Overdrive and eight of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to USB Overdrive are Smooze, GamePad Companion, Smoothmouse and Controllers.

USB Overdrive alternatives are mainly Key Mapping Tools but may also be System Tweakers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of USB Overdrive.
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  • Mac

The USB Overdrive is a device driver for macOS that handles any USB or Bluetooth mouse, keyboard, trackball, joystick,...

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    SteerMouse

    • Mac
    15 alternatives to SteerMouse 

    SteerMouse is a utility that lets you freely customize buttons, wheels and cursor speed. Both USB and Bluetooth mice are supported.

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    Mac Mouse Fix

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    12 alternatives to Mac Mouse Fix 

    Switch between Spaces, use Windows-style Back and Forward, and more - right from your mouse. Also features a refined Smooth-Scrolling algorithm that strikes a perfect balance between fluidity and control.

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    1.  LightweightMac Mouse Fix consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Settings dialog as per 2022. Great options for customization.
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  3. LinearMouse icon

    LinearMouse

    8 alternatives to LinearMouse 

    LinearMouse is a free and open-source utility for macOS which aims to improve the experience and functionality of third-party mice.

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    Smooze

    • Mac
    10 alternatives to Smooze 

    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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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsSmooze supports the use of multiple displays.
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    Smooze vs USB Overdrive opinions
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    USB Overdrive is a device driver. Smooze is a mouse preference and macro tool. Where USB Overdrive can detect hardware mouse clicks not supported by other drivers, Smooze cannot.

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    GamePad Companion

    • Mac
    3 alternatives to GamePad Companion 

    Available exclusively on the Mac App Store. GamePad Companion 3.1 is a utility that makes it easy to configure your GamePads (controllers, joysticks, etc..) to play your favorite OSX games. You can configure your controller to work as your mouse cursor and buttons, or to map to...

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    Smoothmouse

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    13 alternatives to Smoothmouse 

    Smoothmouse is experimental project to improve mouse & trackpad usability in OS X.

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    Discontinued

    From the official site: "SmoothMouse project is paused. macOS Sierra will not be supported."

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    Controllers

    • Mac
    5 alternatives to Controllers 

    Consoles allows you to use console controllers to play almost any game on Mac, even games that don't have built-in support for controllers.

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    iMouseFix

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    10 alternatives to iMouseFix 

    Modifies the Mac acceleration curve to better suit your style. Uses most of the code from MouseFix and wrapps it into a gui.

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    Discontinued

    Website is not available and GitHub has been archived.

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