Transient: AntiMicroX is a GUI software to map your gamepad together with your keyboard, mouse, or customized macros/scripts in Linux. Let’s take a better have a look at it.
Gaming peripherals on Linux wouldn’t have an important popularity, however we do have some fascinating open supply instruments that may make issues simpler for you. For example, I’ve beforehand coated a software Piper which helps you to configure your gaming mouse.
This time, let me introduce you to an thrilling open supply software that permits you to make the most of your sport pad by mapping it to your keyboard, mouse, scripts, or macros.
On this article, I’ll point out why you would possibly want it and its key options that can assist you know extra about it.
AntiMicroX: An open supply software to map your gamepad
After all, this isn’t for everybody however an open supply GUI software for one thing helpful, why not?
Possibly you will have a system that you simply make the most of for media consumption (or as a media server on Linux). Or, perhaps you need to use a desktop utility utilizing your gamepad.
Additionally, chances are you’ll need to use it to play a sport that doesn’t provide gamepad assist.
For such instances, AntiMicroX is a software that you’d need to discover (even when that’s only for enjoyable).
Options of AntiMicroX
- Map with keyboard buttons
- Controller mapping to ensure the host detects the right triggers
- A number of controller profile
- Capacity to launch an executable utilizing the gamepad
- Map with mouse buttons
- Gamepad calibration possibility
- Tweak Gamepad ballot charge (if wanted)
- Auto profile assist
Putting in AntiMicroX on Linux
AntiMicroX provides a variety of choices to get it put in on a Linux distribution. You’ll find a DEB bundle, Flatpak bundle, and an AppImage file.
It’s straightforward to put in it utilizing the deb bundle. Along with that, chances are you’ll check with our Flatpak information or AppImage information to get began putting in AntiMicroX as nicely.
It’s also possible to construct it from supply if wanted. Nonetheless, it’s best to discover all the mandatory directions in its GitHub web page together with the packages in its releases part.
My Ideas on Utilizing AntiMicroX on Linux
Surprisingly, mapping the sport pad buttons was simpler than you’d anticipate. I used to be in a position to map the buttons with my keyboard and assign customized macros/scripts as nicely.
Mapping the buttons with the mouse isn’t that easy and should not work nicely if you have already got the mouse buttons assigned for various macros (like in my case). For gaming, it might be good to calibrate and map the gamepad buttons correctly earlier than pairing it up with the keyboard buttons.
It labored simply effective with my generic controller. You may undoubtedly attempt it out.
Do you know about this? Have you ever tried it but? Now that we’re on the lookout for fascinating open-source instruments, are you aware about the rest just like this for gaming on Linux?
Let me know your ideas within the feedback beneath.