X360ce Alternatives

    X360ce is described as 'XBOX 360 Controller emulator is a wrapper library that translates the XInput calls to DirectInput calls, to support non-XInput game pads in applications (mostly games)'. There are six alternatives to X360ce 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 XOutput or Durazno. Other great apps like X360ce are JoyToKey (Paid), Gaming Keyboard Splitter (Free, Open Source) and xboxdrv (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 21, 2021

    1. Xpadder simulates the keyboard and mouse using your gamepad What does Xpadder let you do?
      Some users think Xpadder is a great alternative to X360ce, some don't.
      • Windows
      JoyToKey enables you to control any softwares (e.g. browsers, games on the web, Microsoft office applications or even Windows itself) by using your favorite windows joystick!
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      Some users think JoyToKey is a great alternative to X360ce, some don't.

    2. If you have an older or not supported game controller (gamepad, wheel, joystick, etc.), but Xbox 360 controllers are supported, you can use this software and enjoy gaming with your controller.
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      XOutput vs X360ce opinions
      Almost everyone thinks XOutput is a great alternative to X360ce.
      argonat Quick, easier to use, no need to put files on program folders. Just works
      Positive comment about 2 months ago

      quick and very easy to use and works perfect for the xbox app to register it as a 360 controller which means i get to use older hardware like a racing wheel or even play-station controllers on my xbox one
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

      its better less complicated
      Positive comment 9 months ago

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Durazno is a XInput to XInput wrapper that allows basic customization when using XInput controllers, like re-mapping buttons or inverting analog-stick axes.
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      Durazno vs X360ce opinions
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      It is the easiest to use and it just works. No need to mess around with everything in 360ce, you get everything right there.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

    3. By default Windows OS does not distinguish between the connected keyboards. They act as the same device.
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    4. This is a Xbox/Xbox360 gamepad driver for Linux that works in userspace. It is an alternative to the xpad kernel driver and has support for Xbox1 gamepads, Xbox360 USB gamepads and Xbox360 wireless gamepads, both first and third party.
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