Gamepad Mapper macOS App - How to Use

Simulate keyboard, Mouse, Playback Controls, Sound, Brightness and System Conveniences commands by using your Gamepads and Joysticks.

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Gamepad Mapper macOS App ver1.4 – How to use

The latest version of Gamepad Mapper (ver1.4) is now available on the macOS App Store!

What’s New (ver1.4)
– Compatible with Xbox Series X Controller
– Improved trigger button inputs for the Xbox One S Controller and Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
– Bug fixed
– Updated for the latest version of macOS
Thank you for downloading our application!

If you are using Gamepad Mapper ver1.3, please see this page.
If you are using Gamepad Mapper ver1.2, please see this page.
If you are using Gamepad Mapper ver1.1, please see this page.

Demo Video

Xbox Series X Controller Demo Video

Introduction

Gamepad Mapper is a gamepad mapping application for macOS.
This app allows you to simulate keyboard, Mouse, Playback Controls, Sound, Brightness and System Conveniences commands by using your Gamepads and Joysticks.
You can control any app or game by using this application.

SUPPORTS GAMEPADS
– Xbox Series X Controller
– PS5 Controller
– Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
– Xbox One Controller
– DUALSHOCK 4
– DUALSHOCK 3
– Xbox 360 Controller
– Logitech Controller
– Steel Series Nimbus
etc.
– Adjust the dead zone of axis.
– Supports USB and Bluetooth connections.

FEATURES
Keyboard
– Assign any key
– Repeatedly hit keyboard key
– Function Keys (F1 – F12)

Mouse Actions
– Mouse Cursor
– Mouse Button
– Mouse Scroll
– Smooth Cursor Movement
– Adjust Cursor Movement and Scroll Speed

Playback Controls
– Play/Pause
– Next
– Previous
– Fast
– Rewind

Sound
– Volume Up
– Volume Down
– Mute

Brightness
– Brightness Up
– Brightness Down

System Conveniences
– Mission Control
– App Exposé
– Show Desktop
– Next Desktop
– Previous Desktop

Other
– Mappings Combination Function
– Supports Light mode and Dark mode

Thank you for downloading our application.

We hope you enjoy this application💫

How to Use

Step.1 Open Gamepad Mapper App & Connect your gamepad

The connected gamepad will be displayed in the Joysticks list.

Step.2 Click the Configuration button to configure your mapping

You can configure keyboard keys, mouse cursor, mouse click, mouse scroll mapping.

When you have finished making configurations, click the Save button to close the Configuration window.

Step.3 Turn on the Configuration you set

Turn on the Configuration you set in the Configuration list.

And if you operate axis, d-pads or buttons of your Gamepad, the following dialog will be displayed.

Click the Open System Preferences button to open System Preferences.

Step.4 Allow the Gamepad Mapper App to control your computer

When System Preferences is displayed, please allow the Gamepad Mapper App to control your computer in Accessibility.
(System Preferences App > Security & Privacy > Privacy > Accessibility)
※If you want to simulate keyboard keys and mouse clicks, you need to allow accessibility for the Gamepad Mapper App.

※If you reinstall this app on your mac and the keyboard keys and mouse clicks doesn’t simulate, remove “GamepadMapper.app” from the accessibility list and allow Accessibility from the app again and add it to the Accessibility list.

That’s it! Now you can use your joystick or gamepad to simulate macOS keyboard keys, mouse cursors, mouse clicks, and mouse scrolling.

How to use the Xbox Series X Controller & Xbox One S Controller

The Xbox Series X Controller & Xbox One S Controller can be used by connecting to your mac via Bluetooth.

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VRPlayer macOS App

The latest version of VRPlayer (ver2.2) is now available on the macOS App Store!

What’s New (ver2.2)
– Added Progress Bar.
– Added Play/Pause Button.
– Added Skip Backward and Skip Forward Button.
– Added Center View Button.
– Added Playback Speed Control Function (0 to 2.0x).
– Added Scaling Function (0 to 4.0x).
– Added Sound Control Function (Volume Down, Volume Up).
– Bug Fixed.
– Updated for latest version of macOS.

Demo Video

Introduction

VRPlayer is a 2D,3D,180°,360° VR Video Player for macOS.

SUPPORTS MODES
– 2D 180°
– 3D 360° Horizontal (Stacked)
– 3D 180° Vertical (Side By Side)

SUPPORTS VIDEO FILES
– mp4
– m4v
– mov

KEYBOARD & MOUSE CONTROL
– Play / Pause : Space
– Skip backward : Left Arrow
– Skip forward : Right Arrow
– Center view : R
– Full screen : ENTER / ESC
– Look around : Mouse drag
– Scaling : Mouse Scroll

SPECIAL FEATURES
– Playback Speed Control (0 to 2.0x)
– Scaling (0 to 4.0x)
– Progress Bar
– Sound Control

OTHER
– Supports Light mode and Dark mode

VRPlayer Plus macOS App

The latest version of VRPlayer Plus (ver1.4) is now available on the macOS App Store!

What’s New (ver1.4)
– Added Playback Speed Control Function (0 to 2.0x).
– Added Scaling Function (0 to 4.0x).
– Bug Fixed.
– Updated for latest version of macOS.

If you are using Gamepad Mapper ver1.3, please see this page.
If you are using Gamepad Mapper ver1.2, please see this page.

Demo Video

Introduction

VRPlayer Plus is a 2D,3D,180°,360° VR video player for macOS.
You can watch VR videos with your Gamepad controls.

SUPPORTS MODES
– 2D 180°
– 3D 360° Horizontal (Stacked)
– 3D 180° Vertical (Side By Side)

SUPPORTS VIDEO FILES
– mp4
– m4v
– mov

SUPPORTS GAMEPADS
– PS5 Controller
– Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
– Xbox Series X Controller
– Xbox One Controller
– DUALSHOCK 4
– Logitech Controller
– Steel Series Nimbus
etc.
– Adjust the dead zone of axis.
– Supports USB and Bluetooth connections.

KEYBOARD & MOUSE CONTROL
– Play / Pause : Space
– Skip backward : Left Arrow
– Skip forward : Right Arrow
– Center view : R
– Full screen : ENTER / ESC
– Look around : Mouse drag
– Scaling : Mouse Scroll

SPECIAL FEATURES
– Playback Speed Control (0 to 2.0x)
– Scaling (0 to 4.0x)
– Progress Bar
– Sound Control

GAMEPAD MAPPING
You can assign your own mappings to your Gamepad buttons, axes and hats.
– Center View
– Full Screen
– Look Around
– Playback Controls (Skip Backward, Play / Pause, Skip Forward)
– Sound (Volume Down, Volume Up, Mute)
– Brightness (Down, Up)
– Playback Speed Control (Down, Up)
– Scaling (Down, Up)

OTHER
– Mappings Combination Function
– Supports Light mode and Dark mode

ABOUT DEHIXLAB

Takahide Noro

iOS & macOS Developer of DEHIXLAB
Software Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.
Over 12 years of experience in software development.