USB Overdrive
USB Overdrive
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USB Overdrive for Mac

05 April 2021

USB driver for USB and Bluetooth peripherals.

What is USB Overdrive for Mac

USB Overdrive is a macOS device driver that handles any USB or Bluetooth mouse, keyboard, trackball, joystick, gamepad or gaming device from any manufacturer and lets you configure it either globally or for specific applications.

USB Overdrive reads all kinds of wheels, buttons, keys, switches and controls and assigns them to useful actions like clicking, typing, scrolling, launching, opening documents and so forth. It can easily handle several USB devices at once and can assign different settings to each one.

What's new in USB Overdrive

Version 5.0:
Important notes please read before installing:
  • If you installed a beta version of Big Sur 11.2, please make sure you update to the most recent one before installing the USB Overdrive.
  • Version 5.0 only runs in macOS 11.1 and 11.2 Big Sur. Use version 4.0.1 in Catalina.
  • You must uninstall any earlier version of the USB Overdrive before installing 5.0.
  • The user interface is now an app inside the Applications folder. It is no longer found in System Preferences.
  • There will be an upgrade fee for the final version, but all existing registration codes are accepted for this build.
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rardin
rardin
Apr 6 2021
5.0
0.0
Apr 6 2021
0.0
Version: 5.0
It's worth noting that USB Overdrive 5 is still beta software at this point. The developer notes that version 5.0b2 is intended only for use with macOS 11.1 and 11.2. Version 4.0.1 should be used with macOS 10.15 (and 10.14, 10.13, 10.12 and OS X 10.11, for that matter).
banzaisquid
banzaisquid
Jul 17 2020
4.0.1
4.0
Jul 17 2020
4.0
Version: 4.0.1
Using with Evoluent Vertical mouse 4 Wired, Catalna. SO far okay. Mouse buttons are programmable, all works. Only quirky thing is the cursor. This occasionally sticks or jumps about.
joel-73
joel-73
Feb 4 2020
4.0.1
2.0
Feb 4 2020
2.0
Version: 4.0.1
Brilliant, nearly irreplaceable, when it works. Don't pay for it though, it'll stop working when it feels like it. In the decade I've used it the developer has never once replied to an email. As of a month ago it doesn't work properly on exactly one of two identical installations. With no technical support options, all I can do is try Karabiner or Controllermate next.
Full Score
Full Score
Oct 31 2019
4.0
3.0
Oct 31 2019
3.0
Version: 4.0
Using Mojave (v 10.14.6) with a Kensington Slimblade Trackball and USB Overdrive (v. 3.4) I had no problems. After switching to USB Overdrive 4.0 I have lost the ability to scroll. I have had to revert to 3.4. A great pity as this is a terrific little utility which I've used fondly for many years.
Jer
Jer
Nov 10 2018
3.4
3.0
Nov 10 2018
3.0
Version: 3.4
Fantastic app, if you can get it to work. The developer appears to be continuing development but it seems like there are more and more problems with each new macOS. Eventually through many reboots, reinstalls, device unplug/plugin, then the device is recognized. Then randomly, there are other issues that happen with the cursor which rebooting fixes. I have emailed the developer with no response.
t-g-anger
t-g-anger
Oct 20 2016
3.3
4.0
Oct 20 2016
4.0
Version: 3.3
As already told here, after Sierra update there is an issue with selection or files dragging, while scrolling the mouse wheel. Hope it will be fixed soon. Otherwise it is a great product! Using it to remap A4Tech mouse soft-keys to copy/paste, it highly increases the workflow.
Endymion0000
Endymion0000
Sep 27 2016
3.3
0.0
Sep 27 2016
0.0
Version: 3.3
Anyone else having a drag while using the scrollwheel issue? This happens throughout all applications, but here's a specific case in the Finder. If I select a file and drag it, then use the scrollwheel to move more quickly in the window list view, the file is immediately dropped when the scrollwheel is used and whatever file is under the pointer is then picked up until I use the scrollwheel again and the issue repeats. If I disable USB Overdrive, then select/drag and use the scrollwheel works as expected allowing me to scroll to a new location before I release the mouse button to drop the file. This is also how USB Overdrive worked prior to macOS Sierra. I'm using a Logitech Marathon M705 mouse. I've submitted the issue to Alessandro, but haven't heard anything back yet.
danilichdim
danilichdim
Aug 16 2016
3.2
5.0
Aug 16 2016
5.0
Version: 3.2
Saver usb driver! I've bought myself a mad catz rat 3 and what a disappointment it was for me to see, that there was not hover function and madcatz driver did nothing to fix that. But thankfully I've found this treasure! Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!
Reddog99
Reddog99
Dec 16 2015
3.2
0.0
Dec 16 2015
0.0
Version: 3.2
FYI, if you use a Magic Mouse2 and have trouble with kernel panics whenever the mouse is activated, then this 3.2 update should fix that. (using 10.11.2).
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
Aug 11 2015
3.1
3.0
Aug 11 2015
3.0
Version: 3.1
Generally works okay with my Logitech MX Revolution mouse, although not as useful as SteerMouse. I miss having the cursor move automatically to the default button in a window. And I ABSOLUTELY HATE that this app WILL NOT FUNCTION after rebooting until I open it in System Preference, then I can close it and move on. Didn't have that problem with SteerMouse. Right now the Status pane contains a list of devices that are "handled by USBO." The list contains most of my USB devices currently in use, including laptop speakers, an external hard drive and a USB headphone amplifier/DAC. I don't know what USBO thinks it's gonna do with those, but they're in the list. The only item in the list actually being handled by USBO is the Logitech USB receiver for my mouse.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.15.0 or later
License: 
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