Control xbox 360 from mac

Follow this link and download the driver's most recent disk-image.

Open the. Scroll through the driver's messy download page till you see this, and click the link for the disk image. If you're using a wired controller, this is as easy as plugging it into your Mac's USB port. For wireless, plug in the USB receiver, turn on your controller, and hold the Connect buttons on both devices until a connection is established.

If you want to monitor the driver, open the System Preferences pane and click on "Xbox controllers" in the bottom row. Select your controller in the "Device" drop-down menu and press a few buttons on it. The diagram on the screen should light up accordingly.

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A few Mac games are accommodating enough that they'll recognize your connected controller, and might even let you pick your own control scheme. If this works, you can forget Gamepad Companion because you won't need it and skip right down to our very last step. Halo should have no trouble with your controller once the driver's installed.

And while we haven't tested this, Feral Interactive has hinted at support for the driver in Bioshock. Unfortunately, lots of Mac games force their default control schemes on us, and we hardly expected a shareware driver to be immediately compatible with every game. However, with AirPlay mirroring, HDMI cable support, and a bunch of new games showing up for the Mac platform along their Windows brethren, there are times when a console style controller is a better alternative. Being able to sit on the couch and play our favorite Mac games has a lot to recommend it, and using an Xbox controller is fairly easy to set up.

Free Driver

This driver will let your Mac talk to the Xbox controller, and vice versa. Once downloaded, mount the disk image with a double click on the. Follow the prompts, just like any other OS X installer, to install the driver software. Now, plug in the Xbox wired controller.

Use the Xbox 360 controller on your Mac

Other info Sadly, my PowerMac has died, which as my primary development machine has slowed progress. I have added a version of the driver without support for the Guitar Hero controller, to allow the Guitar Hero for Mac game to work it attempts to access hardware directly, which doesn't work if a real driver has claimed the device.

Help If you find the driver does not work for you, please attempt and find out as much as you can about the device, preferably using the Apple "USB Prober" application provided with the developer tools, but the output of System Profiler for the device may be enough. E-mail it back and I'll try and work with you to get it working. Force feedback-enabled games Games I've currently tested for force feedback support only games that support basic rumble will probably function currently, as I've only implemented triangle, square and sine wave-type effects. I also lack any other force feedback device for comparison : : Jammin' Racer - seems to work fine. Need help? Get tech support here.