JoyToKey version 6.2 released

JoyToKey version 6.2 includes the following changes: Support up to max 50 joysticks (previously 32 joysticks) Support up to max 128 buttons (previously 32 buttons) Enhanced an execution of an external[...]

[Tips] Automatically detect more controllers up to a specified count

In case JoyToKey is started when no controller is connected, JoyToKey tries to automatically detect devices until one controller is connected. But some users may want to continue the auto detection un[...]
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[Tips] Passing parameters when launching an external program

Thanks to the great ideas from Hellish Victor, a new beta version is available now with the following convenient features: When you assign a function to launch an external program you can pass program[...]

[Tips] Configure up to 50 joysticks and 128 buttons!

Surprisingly, there are demands from users who want to configure a huge number of buttons joysticks in JoyToKey like 128 buttons! So here comes the new beta version, which allows the configuration up [...]

[Tips] Support for assigning multi-media keys such as volume control

Version 6.0 supported additional key code emulations such as * volume control * media control (prev, next, play, stop) * SCROLL LOCK Version 6.0 also changed the key emulation code for arrow keys, R-A[...]
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JoyToKey does not work for some applications – Try running it as administrator

If it’s your first time to use JoyToKey, firstly, please try to use it with the simplest setup by following how to use JoyToKey, before trying to use it for your target application with a comple[...]

A Problem after Windows Update?

Windows 10 has a major update every half year. After the Windows Update, some user encountered a strange behavior of JoyToKey, such as the disappearance of JoyToKey icon on the task bar. If you encoun[...]

Button mapping for XBox controller

JoyToKey supports XBox One and XBox 360 controller, including the silver guide button. Here is the button list mapping for XBox controller: Stick 1 = left analog stick Stick 2 = right analog stick POV[...]

Some of my buttons or sticks are not recognized by JoyToKey

JoyToKey should be able to support any buttons or sticks as long as they are recognized by Windows. In other words, if buttons/sticks are not recognized by Windows, JoyToKey will not be able to recogn[...]

My stick input is too sensitive (or my cursor automatically moves)

You may want to check and recalibrate the center of your analog sticks. Please go to the game controller property from Windows control panel (or from JoyToKey menu: “Settings” -> “Co[...]

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