Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Dudley

Utility for Easy Remap of Joystick and Controller ID#s - UPDATED

Recommended Posts

A number of fliers have expressed problems with joystick and controller IDs being changed by software or OS updates.

There is a handy utility for assigning a specific ID # to each USB based controller.

 

It's called PJP's JoyIDs at  http://pjp-s-joyids.software.informer.com/versions/

 

My apologies -- I do not recommend the link above! 

It's a very confusing download site and essentially wants your email address to put on their advertising list.

There are multiple links that seem to offer a download of JoyIDs but get you nowhere - just more links to other software they are hawking.

Most annoying! That wasn't my experience when I downloaded the JoyIDs executable some years ago.

 

The version that I have identifies itself as release 1.a

It's a 2Kb file and it's always passed my anti-virus and security scans (I use Trend Micro).

If you want the program, send me a message and I can post it on the JG1 TeamSpeak file browser.

 

Note: The JoyIDs.exe can assign ID numbers such #1, #2 and so on and lets you swap the ID numbers. See the screenshot below.

post-102-0-66514600-1515511877_thumb.png

However, applications such as ROF see the controller IDs starting at 0 (zero).

In JoyIDs, my SideWinder MS-FFB2 joystick is ID# 1, but ROF reads this as ID# 0, my Saitek joystick as ID# 1 and my rudder pedals as ID# 2.

(I have 2 joysticks as the Saitek has a split-throttle and up to 28 separate button assignments + hat-switch)

 

The main utility of the program is that it allows you to put your controller IDs in the proper order.

Hopefully, this means you do not have to re-key all the axis and button assignments for a previously working game.

 

Dudley

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...