While it’s theoretically easier to design and implement an XInput controller, it’s also harder to differentiate between XInput based products, especially with Microsoft’s well-made Xbox for Windows gamepads readily available as competition. What are you intending to use with these games? The above, however, ignores the fact that many DirectInput controllers, such as gamepads with dual analog sticks and racing-wheel controller sets, already map triggers and pedals independently. Want to host a giveaway? Set “Device Type” drop down list value to:

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Does an Xinput to Dinput converter exist? I’m here to help. Fortunately, with a bit of fiddling these older devices should still work fine. Want to host a giveaway? Installation Run this program from the same directory as the game executable. That might actually be a thing somewhere on the Internets.


Well I have a PS4 controller, but it doesn’t seem to work natively as a DInput controller directonput time I tried it with Insane, the inputs detected by the game were strange – moving the left stick to the left made the in-game camera move up, or something strange like that. You wouldn’t have this problem with say the remastered port of Okami for example, which even comes with DS4 button prompts.

XInput library files exist with several different names and some games require a change in its name.

You will need to determine which of your DirectInput devices are legacy devices, and which are XInput devices, and remove them from the enumeration of DirectInput direcrinput. This document describes the differences between XInput and DirectInput implementations of the Xbox Controller and how you can support XInput devices and legacy DirectInput devices at xinpht same time.

None of these limitations exist if using the Xbox Controller with XInput. Off-topic, trolling, or baiting threads and comments will be removed. The Switch Pro might work but it wouldn’t be a great gamepad for racing games because it doesn’t have analog triggers for throttle.


This page was last edited on 23 Novemberat XInput, [5] an API for “next generation” controllers, was introduced in December alongside the launch of the Xbox However, some functionality provided by XInput will be missing from the DirectInput implementation:. Before installing software workarounds, check for a fo API switch on the controller itself.


Select [Controller ] tab page with your controller. Select the [Controller ] tab page corresponding to your controller. It may support DirectInput out-of-the-box. Archived from the original on As of [update] Microsoft doesn’t recommend using DirectInput for keyboards or mice, and has started pushing the newer XInput for Xbox controllers. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

This item has been added to your Favorites. Close xce Xinpt, run game. Just be careful when you rage quit, or you’ll be looking at eBay instead of Amazon for replacements. TL;DR Download and run 3rd party software. Fo that are both popular and cheap are unfortunately also DirectInput. Submit a new link.

No Let’s Plays, streams, or highlight reel videos. Games have always assumed that DirectInput device axes are centered when there is no user interaction with the device.