By Xpadder Free
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Developer's Description

Xpadder simulates keypresses and mouse movements using a gamepad. This allows you to use your controller to play PC games with poor or no joystick support (including DOS games in a Windows DOS box and Shockwave/Java internet games).

Full Specifications

What's new in version 5.3

  • Improved main controller image display (now 2.6x faster)
  • Improved Controller Settings window image display (now 3.3x faster)
  • Improved profile file size (blank profile down from 1416 bytes to 146 bytes)
  • Improved subwindow graphics scanline access (faster display)
  • Improved sub-window handling and memory usage
  • Improved sub-window display speed and efficiency
  • Improved settings window design
  • Improved dialog window design
  • Improved boot speed
  • Improved profile reading speed
  • Improved invalid profile detection
  • Improved setselector assigning by removing buddy copying and clearing
  • Improved set selector and auto-assign none icons
  • Improved processing of non-sequence assignments
  • Improved mouse speed internal storage and handling
  • Improved pause duration (increased from 2.50 second to 10 minutes)
  • Improved pause slot parsing
  • Improved pause time entry (replaced slider with comboboxes)
  • Improved profile bad value message displays
  • Improved gradient accuracy
  • Improved about, legal and license text
  • Added Profile Copy and Paste
  • Added Check For Update
  • Added OS architecture (32/64bit) and service pack info to Windows version info
  • Added Windows 2000 boot message stating intention to remove support in the future
  • Added mouse button 4, 5 and mouse wheel tilting assignments
  • Added repeating of final stage in sequences while button is held
  • Added default mouse speed to values settings (thanks to jinxguardian)
  • Added Restore Defaults button to settings value page
  • Added Okay button to Settings window
  • Added windows game controller control panel button icon
  • Added displayed name as original Save As filename instead of "New Profile"
  • Fixed a bug where Xpadder could fail to appear when first run (thanks to megadeth502 and Devin)
  • Fixed a bug where logging off/shutting down Windows while subwindows were open caused Xpadder to stop responding
  • Fixed a bug where dialog window hid behind other windows during installation
  • Fixed a bug where main window hid behind other windows after installation
  • Fixed a bug where filenames with $ or # caused problems in dialog windows
  • Fixed a bug where loading a profile ignored setselectors 4 to 8 (thanks to xtertristl)
  • Fixed a bug where profiles with assignments with more than 255 slots did not open correctly (thanks to mstraughan86)
  • Fixed a bug where repeatedly opening and closing Controller Properties window very fast can cause an error
  • Fixed a bug where first key/combo in a sequence is down for 0.01s more than it should be
  • Fixed a bug where Set Selection occurred instantly instead of after sequence had finished
  • Fixed a bug where One-way set selecting changed set instantly instead of on button release (thanks to Evilalan and johngro)
  • Fixed a bug where Set Selector could not be cleared from assignment button popup menu (thanks to Cable)
  • Fixed a bug where sequence status was not set for buttons with no slots
  • Fixed a bug where a sequence in the destination set of a While Held set selector repeated first slot instead of playing sequence
  • Fixed a bug where a sequence in the destination set of a While Held set selector did not return to previous set
  • Fixed a bug where filenames including did not display correctly (thanks to jinxguardian)
  • Fixed a bug where clicking the ends of buttons with long assignment names did not open assignment window
  • Fixed a bug where controller buttons that overlapped could not be clicked in overlap area
  • Fixed a bug where displaying names was not perfectly centered on button
  • Fixed a bug where set selector info on assignment button did not stretch with long assignment name
  • Fixed a bug where assignments in deadzone or active did not show yellow assignment window indicator
  • Fixed a bug where window positions were not remembered across multiple monitors (thanks to Michael)
  • Fixed a bug where assignments for non-existent controller file buttons still emulated (thanks to Sametz)
  • Fixed a bug where emulating mouse wheel up then down too then release up caused mouse wheel emulation to stop
  • Fixed a bug where :F= could appear in translation file (thanks to CyberMSX)
  • Fixed a bug where translation file creation could repeat words
  • Fixed a bug where some installation window buttons were not translated
  • Fixed a bug where failing to open INI style controller and profile files did not show initial "open error" message
  • Fixed a bug where adding a new controller when list is full caused listsize to increase by 1
  • Fixed a bug where App Paths registry entry ignored "Associate files" option


Date Added September 12, 2008
Version 5.3

Operating Systems

Additional Requirements
  • Windows 98
  • Windows NT
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 2003
  • Windows Vista
  • Popularity

    Total Downloads 63,093
    Downloads Last Week 5
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