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Joystick Monitor macOS App – How to Use

How to Use

Step.1 Open Joystick Monitor App

Step.2 Connect your joystick to your mac (USB or Bluetooth connection)

Step.3 The App will automatically detects your joystick & displays status monitor window

That’s it! now you can check your joystick status.

How to use Xbox One controller

The Xbox One controller can be used by connecting to your Mac via Bluetooth (no need to install the 360 Controller driver).

How to use Xbox 360 controller

You need to install a free driver called 360 Controller to get Xbox 360 controller working on macOS.
Download 360Controller

If the version 1.0.0-alpha is not working, we recommend you to use version 0.16.11💫
360Controller 0.16.11

Step.1 Download the 360Controller on GitHub

Download the .dmg installer file.

Step.2 Open the downloaded 360Controller installer (.dmg file)

Step.3 Click the .pkg file to install the driver

The driver installation will start.

If the driver is installed successfully, this message will be displayed.

Please restart your Mac.

Step.4 Open Xbox 360 Controllers in System Preferences

XBox 360 Controllers is at the bottom.

If the driver is successfully installed, your Xbox controller that connected to your Mac will be displayed.

※If you installed ver1.0.0-alpha and your controller is not displayed, we recommend uninstalling ver1.0.0-alpha and installing ver0.16.11.
※You can uninstall the driver in the System Preferences.

Step.5 Open Joystick Monitor App

Now you can see your Xbox controller in the JOYSTICK LIST.

That’s it! Now you can use your Xbox controller on your macOS.

※Set Deadzones for Sticks

If you configure the gamepad stick to control the mouse cursor and the mouse cursor moves by itself, we recommend setting the dead zone of the stick in the System Preferences.

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Gamepad Mapper macOS App

The latest version of Gamepad Mapper (ver1.2) is now available on the macOS App Store!

Demo Video

Introduction

Gamepad Mapper is a gamepad mapping application for macOS.
With the Gamepad Mapper App, you can use your joystick or gamepad to simulate macOS keyboard keys, mouse cursors, mouse clicks, and mouse scrolling.
You can use this application to control any Apps or Games.

Features
・Use any axis, d-pads or buttons on your gamepad to simulate keyboard keys, mouse movement, mouse scroll
・Smooth mouse movement
・Adjust mouse movement and scroll speed
・Repeatedly hit keyboard key
・Mappings Combination Function
・Adjust the dead zone of axis
・Compatible with USB and Bluetooth gamepads
・Supports Light mode and Dark mode
Supported Gamepads
・PS5 Controller
・Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
・Xbox One Controller
・DUALSHOCK 4
・DUALSHOCK 3
・Xbox 360 Controller
・Logitech Controller
・Steel Series Nimbus
etc.

VRPlayer macOS App

 

mac App Store
VRPlayer Plus is a 3D 180/360 video player for macOS.

Supported Modes
・2D 180°
・3D 360° Horizontal (Stacked)
・3D 180° Vertical (Side By Side)

Supported Video Files
・mp4
・m4v

Mac Controls
・Play / Pause : Space
・Skip backward : Left Arrow
・Skip forward : Right Arrow
・Center view / reset orientation : R
・Look around : Mouse drag

You can look around by mouse drag.
If you press right arrow, the video will skip backward.
If you press left arrow, the video will skip forward.
If you want to see video center view, please press R.
If you want to play or pause the video, please press space.

VRPlayer Plus macOS App

 

mac App Store
VRPlayer Plus is a 3D 180/360 video player for macOS.
You can watch VRVideo with gamepad controls.

Supported Gamepads
・DUALSHOCK 3
・DUALSHOCK 4
・Xbox 360 Controller
・Xbox One Controller
・Logitech Controller
・Steel Series Nimbus
etc.

Supported Modes
・2D 180°
・3D 360° Horizontal (Stacked)
・3D 180° Vertical (Side By Side)

Supported Video Files
・mp4
・m4v

Gamepad Controls
・Play / Pause : A Button
・Skip backward 15s : L1 Button
・Skip backward 30s : L2 Button
・Skip forward 15s: R1 Button
・Skip forward 30s: R2 Button
・Center view / reset orientation : R3 Button
・Look around : Right Thumb Stick

Mac Controls
・Play / Pause : Space
・Skip backward : Left Arrow
・Skip forward : Right Arrow
・Center view / reset orientation : R
・Look around : Mouse drag

Gamepad Control
You can look around by gamepad’s Right Thumb Stick.
If you press L1 Button, the video will skip backward 15s.
If you press L2 Button, the video will skip backward 30s.
If you press R1 Button, the video will skip forward 15s.
If you press R1 Button, the video will skip forward 30s.
If you want to see video center view, please press R3 Button.
If you want to play or pause the video, please press A Button.

Mac Control
You can look around by mouse drag.
If you press right arrow, the video will skip backward.
If you press left arrow, the video will skip forward.
If you want to see video center view, please press R.
If you want to play or pause the video, please press space.