GamePad Companion
GamePad Companion
3.3.1
3.7
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GamePad Companion free download for Mac

GamePad Companion

Version 3.3.1

Make any joystick compatible with OS X.

GamePad Companion overview

GamePad Companion allows you to use HID compatible devices (gamepads, joysticks, etc..) with Mac OS X. This means that you can use many of the joysticks and gamepads that haven't had their drivers updated for Mac OS X! It should be possible to simultaneously use up to 5 HID devices with GamePad Companion

What’s new in version 3.3.1

Updated on Jun 08 2014

Version 3.3.1:
  • General Bug Fixes
  • Minecraft bug fix
  • "View Current Layout" bug fix
  • Added "Reset" layout option to fix bug related to layout configurations

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    X6205
    X6205
    Jan 3 2014
    3.3
    4.5
    Jan 3 2014
    4.5
    Version: 3.3
    One of the best apps out there. Finally i can play games on Mac with my Logitech F310 gamepad :)
    gernot66
    gernot66
    Oct 30 2012
    3.1
    3.0
    Oct 30 2012
    3.0
    Version: 3.1
    i've seen a lot dissatisfied users here? well, the hole situation dissatisfies me. the product is good and worth for sure the $8, no question. but to get to the product is a treat. ok, i never bought anything from the appstore, so this would have been the first one, i went to all needed steps, just to find out what i already assumed, i can't pay with paypal. it's simply frustrating, it seems it's not enough that the MAC is badly supported by Gamingdevice manufacturers. you didn't find a good replacement for a "profiler" software at all and if like this one, you have to get over many hurdles, if it works out at all. rating i gave is still good, because the demo has satisfied me. but customer support or how to get to the product is miserable. phew, not to think of, a) "rotten" PC is of course well supported by manufacturers, costs $0 b) you find many replacements on the open source sector for free. which wouldn't be needed in fact, because you get of course the best fitting software from the manufacturer of the gaming device. with games like pioneer in which i'm envolved, there will be more games for the MAC in future, just in advance, if one would say:"the MAC isn't no gaming machine". i have a MACbook in front of me and this little machine is quite good to play our game, but... of course it's also frustrating that the manufacturers handle the MAC neglected, i posted this already even to Logitech.
    Russell-Gleason
    Russell-Gleason
    May 5 2007
    2.4
    5.0
    May 5 2007
    5.0
    Version: 2.4
    FOLLOW-UP - I finally recieved my registration numbers by email. In this day and age where electronic communication and transactions are instantaneous, having to wait as long as I had to for the email registration numbers was (I felt) unreasonable - especially in light of the fact I still have no email address for contact with the developer [this also was NOT included with the registration information]. If I had, had his email address, I certainly would have posted it here. What about the program itself? Works great! Very simple, easy to use, and does exactly as advertised! I'm exceedingly happy with it. I'm using this program to run my 12 button programable Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Joystick [supposedly made for the PC "only", but made totally functionable for the Mac with GamePad Campion v2.4 on OS-10.4.9 on a 2002 G4 Digital Audio Mac]. I can highly recommend this program for all PPC Mac users. I can also highly recommend the developer make publicity known his email address for customer support !!!
    Russell-Gleason
    Russell-Gleason
    May 5 2007
    2.4
    5.0
    May 5 2007
    5.0
    Version: 2.4
    RIP-OFF - Unless you have an Apple Account in order to access their email address for support your SOL. I purchased this program today (May 4 2007) and NEVER (I repeat - NEVER) recieved an email from them with a registration number. And since I don't have an account with "Apple", I can't get access to their email address for support. Their demo works great, but if you like to throw your money away, just purchase this product. Or better yet, send me your money! rsgleason2000@yahoo.com
    Springheelmac
    Springheelmac
    Apr 13 2007
    2.4
    0.0
    Apr 13 2007
    0.0
    Version: 2.4
    I can't seem to get my XBOX controller to work with MacMAME or MAME OS X. Is it compatible? Also, NANNASSY, I couldn't find a 360 driver here, but there is one at Versiontracker.com. (Too bad I don't have a 360 controller!)
    Nannassy
    Nannassy
    Apr 25 2006
    2.3
    0.0
    Apr 25 2006
    0.0
    Version: 2.3
    Does Gamepad Companion work with the USB Xbox 360 Controller?
    Guest
    Guest
    Apr 13 2005
    2.2
    5.0
    Apr 13 2005
    5.0
    Version: 2.2
    I bought the Gamepad Companion for my Logitech MX900 BT Mouse. It's up to its' task and allow me to configure all the buttons. However, I found that I need to "Stop/Start" it every time the systam awakes from sleep in order to resume its' function. Which indeed is very annoying! Hope the developer could solve this issue.
    Guest
    Guest
    Mar 2 2005
    2.2
    5.0
    Mar 2 2005
    5.0
    Version: 2.2
    Getting the same preflight thingy error here too. I just bought a Playstation-to-USB controller adapter that is for Windows only. My mac recognises it though and I think this might just do the trick. If only I could install it.
    Guest
    Guest
    Sep 6 2004
    2.2
    5.0
    Sep 6 2004
    5.0
    Version: 2.2
    When I tried to install Version X2.2 on my G4 Powerbook (Panther 10.3.5) I got the following message concerning the installer that could not be opened: The preflight script was either not executable or not readable.
    Guest
    Guest
    Apr 25 2004
    2.2
    5.0
    Apr 25 2004
    5.0
    Version: 2.2
    to John: just select the mx900 program buttons as u like and select 'start' that should do it ! I have programmed the fwd and back buttons, the scroll button switches to next app and 6/8 show all windows in selected app, or expose all windows. works great on pb17' 1gigRAM 7K60 HD
    Guest
    Guest
    Apr 18 2004
    2.2
    0.0
    Apr 18 2004
    0.0
    Version: 2.2
    I have to say, I am definitely impressed. This program not only found my PS2 adapter perfectly, and had everthing mapped, but it actually WORKED. In fact, I only have one minor gripe: When using my analog stick as a mouse axis, i have to repeatedly tap it.... I may just have it set up wrong. Also, feature request: maybe make it work more seamlessly with Expose? (I had to set Expose to F5/F6, check Use F keys as function keys, map them, then uncheck F keys.... 3 different prefpanes all in all) But this is gonna be fun. :-D Cool app. Contrary to what some have said it's very intuitive (to me) and easy to use.
    Guest
    Guest
    Apr 7 2004
    2.2
    5.0
    Apr 7 2004
    5.0
    Version: 2.2
    I can't get the gamepad companion to work. The MX900 shows up, but I can't program it. Any suggestions?
    Guest
    Guest
    Feb 27 2004
    2.2
    5.0
    Feb 27 2004
    5.0
    Version: 2.2
    congratulations to the author for this excellent software! allow Panther to use all 8 buttons of the Logitech mx900 bluetooth mouse in all application, while Expose already did w/o G.C.X 2.2! easily, reliably ! and it works ! this developer deserves *****, and his/her good work doesn't get enough recognition. maybe he/she should contact Logitech and develop for them too ! very very good stuff pb 17', 1 gig ram, 7K69, airportXtreme, Bluetooth
    Guest
    Guest
    Jan 29 2004
    2.2
    5.0
    Jan 29 2004
    5.0
    Version: 2.2
    Version X 2.2 doesnt want to be installed on my G4. I get an error message and cant run the installer.
    Guest
    Guest
    Jan 24 2004
    2.2
    0.0
    Jan 24 2004
    0.0
    Version: 2.2
    I found this fairly un-intuitive, (not necessarily buggy) and, despite purchasing a license, have removed it entirely and have learned to play games without having to rely on GamePad Companion at all.
    Guest
    Guest
    Dec 23 2003
    2.1
    5.0
    Dec 23 2003
    5.0
    Version: 2.1
    In 10.3 it recognizes my WingmanRumblepad, but that's all. No clickable options in the prefpane.
    Guest
    Guest
    Oct 28 2003
    2.1
    5.0
    Oct 28 2003
    5.0
    Version: 2.1
    Hello. I would like to warn everybody that (at least in my experience) GamePad Companion (ver 2.1) does not work under the new OS (10.3 Panther) just released by Apple. If you have had any different experience (again, under Panther), please let us know.
    Garymcc
    Garymcc
    Oct 17 2003
    2.1
    0.0
    Oct 17 2003
    0.0
    Version: 2.1
    I bought this sofware (twice) and never got a serial number from them dispite my many emails. Any one know how to reach them?
    Guest
    Guest
    Jul 11 2003
    2.1
    5.0
    Jul 11 2003
    5.0
    Version: 2.1
    Works for my Firestorm Dual Analog on the Mac. But it still has some problems like moving directional buttons on its own.
    Guest
    Guest
    May 17 2003
    2.1
    5.0
    May 17 2003
    5.0
    Version: 2.1
    I installed it, but I can't get to the control panel! It doesn't show up in the System Prefs, and when I plug a joystick in, nothing happens. I just want to get my Saitek X36 controller to work.
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