InputMapper 1.7
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Connect & use your favorite console controller on PC with Input Mapper
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May 27, 2020
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InputMapper is a free-to-download software that allows you to connect your favorite console controller to your Windows 10 & Windows 11 PC. It features heaps of customizability options like button remapping, macro recording, sensitivity adjustment, controller deadzone adjustment, profile switching, etc. You can also use the touchpad as a mouse with a few tweaks in the settings.

If you’re looking to use this app on a Mac then you’ll have to rely on alternatives like DS4Windows because it is not available on Mac PCs. It also supports a wide range of controllers, take a look below to find out if it supports your controller.

  • Sony DualShock 4.
  • Sony DualShock 4 V2 Upgraded.
  • Xbox 360 Controller.
  • Xbox One Controller.
  • Sony Dualshock 3 (Supported only if connected via the Magic-NS Dongle).
  • Playstation Move Navigation Controller (Supported only if connected via the Magic-NS Dongle).
  • Generic DirectInput Devices.
  • Generic XInput Devices.

How to Download & Install InputMapper

Here’s how you can download and install it.

Step 1: Get the InputMapper download by clicking on the Free Download button at the top of this page.

Step 2: Launch the setup file and it’ll prompt you in a window to install prerequisites. Click on Next.

Step 3: Select all the prerequisites and click on Next to install them.

InputMapper prerequisites setup

Step 4: In the new setup window click on Next.

Step 5: Select “I accept the terms in the License Agreement” and click Next.

InputMapper setup ToS step

Step 6: Choose the setup type and proceed to install the software.

InputMapper - Selecting Setup Type

Step 7: When the installation is done click on Finish to close the window.

InputMapper - Setup Complete

How To Use InputMapper

To get started with this app we must first connect a controller to the Windows PC.

Step 1: Launch it via the exe file.

Step 2: Connect your controller using a USB wire or using a Bluetooth dongle. We suggest using a DualShock 4 controller (DS4), an Xbox 360 controller, or an Xbox One Controller.

Step 3: Once you see your controller inside the app, you can now modify its settings according to your liking using the Device Tuning, Feedback Settings, and Device Settings buttons.

Step 4: Clicking on the Profiles section from the left menu will allow you to manage existing and create new profiles.

Step 5: Click on any profile to edit its settings or create a new one, From here you can edit all of the controller’s mappings including what your DualShock 4 controller’s touchpad will do.

Step 6: To enable the infamous Exclusive Mode, go to Settings then General, and put a check next to Use Exclusive Mode. This will give the program exclusive control over the controller. This can also prevent a game from detecting 2 controllers and taking double input.

InputMapper Alternatives

The only other software that can offer equal or even more features is DS4Windows. Both software have their pros and cons. Take a look at the section below to make a better-informed decision on which one you should use.

InputMapper vs DS4Windows

The major difference between both these apps is the controllers they support. Input Mapper supports Xbox One & Xbox 360 Controllers, DS3 (with a specific USB dongle only) and Dual Shock 4. On the other hand, DS4Windows is made specifically for PlayStation controllers and has support for DualShock 4 and Dual Sense (PS5 Controller). It also offers controller-specific features like lighting on the DS4 and DS5.

DS4Windows also does not require DS3 to be connected via a specific USB dongle and is also available on Mac which is a huge plus. Input Mapper on the other hand is limited to only Windows PC users.


Is InputMapper safe?

Yes, it is completely safe to use. We have personally tested it and found it to be free of any virus or malware.

InputMapper no compatible controllers detected problem

To fix this error reinstall the SCP Toolkit (Windows Driver and XInput Wrapper for Sony DualShock 3/4 Controller), and force reinstalling the drivers.

InputMapper could not open DS4 exclusively.

It requires the reinstallation of Hidguardian drivers and Input Mapper. For a better and more detailed fix see the video on this link.

Does DS5 work with InputMapper?

No, it does not support the Dual Sense Controller (PS5 Controller). To use DS5 with your Windows or Mac PCs we suggest using DS4Windows.

InputMapper Latest Version 1.7 Update

Fixed data object for fetched data to conform to new WP model.

InputMapper Features