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Free Xpadder Alternatives

The best free alternative to Xpadder is AntiMicro, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Xpadder and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Xpadder are JoyToKey, DS4Windows by Ryochan7, AntiMicroX and Input Remapper.

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A utility for mapping keyboard keys and mouse button actions to your game controller buttons for PC gaming.

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  1. AntiMicro icon

    AntiMicro

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    23 alternatives to AntiMicro 

    antimicro is a graphical program used to map keyboard keys and mouse controls to a gamepad. This program is useful for playing PC games using a gamepad that do not have any form of built-in gamepad support.

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    1.  PortableAntiMicro can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Controller SupportAntiMicro supports the use of a controller (XBOX, PlayStation, etc.).
    Discontinued

    The latest release was on November 5th, 2016. A new generation of the program called AntiMicroX icon AntiMicroX is available.

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    customisable and easy to assign buttons, best user interface

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    Better than Xpadder because it's open source.

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    •Free •Small learning curve •Tons of features •UI looks good

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    Open source, very easy to setup and use.

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    JoyToKey

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    18 alternatives to JoyToKey 

    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! Whenever you press joystick buttons and sticks, JoyToKey will convert the input into keyboard strokes...

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    does not have a deadzone for controllers

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    Much Simple and easy to use =D

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    It has great customization, including control set per EXE file.

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  3. DS4Windows by Ryochan7 icon

    DS4Windows by Ryochan7

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    6 alternatives to DS4Windows by Ryochan7 

    An extract anywhere program that allows you to get the best DualShock 4 experience on your PC. By emulating a Xbox 360 controller, many more games are accessible. A fork of the work of Jays2Kings.

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    It's Open Source and and way more modern.

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    AntiMicroX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    24 alternatives to AntiMicroX 

    AntiMicroX is a graphical program used to map gamepad keys to keyboard, mouse, scripts and macros. You can use this program to control any desktop application with a gamepad on Linux and Windows 犯.

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    Input Remapper

    10 alternatives to Input Remapper 

    A tool to change and program the mapping of your input device buttons.

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    X360ce

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    7 alternatives to X360ce 

    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). In other words: It let's you use game pads other than just the XBOX 360 controller with games that...

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    1.  PortableX360ce can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      Xpadder turns joypad (and joystick, steering wheel, etc) input into keyboard or mouse output. X360ce turns similar input into XInput output, enabling recent games (which nearsightedly assume Xbox controllers are the only thing that exist) to work with the other hardware. But it won't help for games that have no joypad input to begin with, and doesn't have as advanced a remapping system.

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      InputMapper

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      20 alternatives to InputMapper 

      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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      It's better than DS4Windows

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      It is the other way around

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      I am using it and its great BD

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      JoyXoff

      11 alternatives to JoyXoff 

      An Xbox Controller Mapper which allows you to simulate mouse and keyboard events, media functions and create process profiles individually, as well as offer the ability to turn off Xbox 360 wireless controller with very low CPU and memory usage.

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      1.  Controller SupportJoyXoff supports the use of a controller (XBOX, PlayStation, etc.).
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      Cleaner UI and a lot more features.

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      QJoyPad

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      10 alternatives to QJoyPad 

      QJoyPad is a free Linux/QT program that lets you control any keyboard XWindows program with a gaming device

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      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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      SDL2 Gamepad Tool

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      6 alternatives to SDL2 Gamepad Tool 

      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.

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