Gamepad to Keyboard Mapper

Gamepad to Keyboard Mapper

Map gamepad buttons and axes to keyboard keys

Gamepad to Keyboard Mapper
What is Gamepad to Keyboard Mapper?
"Gamepad to Keyboard Mapper" is a Chrome extension that enables users to map the buttons and axes of a gamepad or joystick to keyboard keys. This innovative transformation allows the use of game controllers in online browser games that only offer keyboard support. Much-needed for Chrome OS, this extension initiates by clicking the icon for adding, deleting or editing the mappings. Please bear in mind, the first button press activates the gamepad API and won't be registered, so on your first visit, press any button to get started.
By: james
Users: 4,000+
Rating: 3.15 (20)
Version: 1.0.1 (Last updated: 2024-01-04)
Creation date: 2021-06-12
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • storage
  • debugger
Host permissions:
  • *://*/*
Size: 17.54K
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Gamepad to Keyboard Mapper will allow you to map Gamepad buttons and axes to keyboard buttons. It opens the door for using a game controller or joypad for online games that only have keyboard support. This has been tested and works with Chrome OS.

Simply click the extension icon, and then add, delete, or edit mappings. Gamepad buttons go on the left, and keyboard keys on the right. When you are entering a gamepad button number, just press the button on your controller. When you are entering a key, just press the key on your keyboard.

Note: When visiting a page, you must first press a button to activate the gamepad API. Keep this in mind - your first button press on a page or while adding mappings will not be registered.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Works well for some games
  • Supports Javascript games
  • Works in streetview
  • Does not work for all games
  • Issues with registering buttons as mouse inputs
  • Issues with space key
Most mentioned
  • Doesn't work
  • Works well
  • Does not work for all games
  • Issues with space key
  • Supports Javascript games
Recent reviews
awesome! works great so far.
by Oliver Nasher Oliver Nasher, 2024-04-30

Works well!
by Gerardo Rodriguez Gerardo Rodriguez, 2024-04-24

Doesn't work.
by You cant beat K You cant beat K, 2024-04-21
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Risk impact

Gamepad to Keyboard Mapper is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Gamepad to Keyboard Mapper if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Gamepad to Keyboard Mapper is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this extension.

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