Make the most out of your PlayStation 4 DualShock controller and create custom profiles for the games you enjoy using this application
If you enjoy playing first-person shooters or various role-playing games, then you know that precision is everything. The DualShock 4 controllers are not only renowned for their high accuracy, but also for the fact that they are more responsive and ergonomic.
In case you had a chance to get your hands on one of the limited edition controllers, then you want to make the most of it. DS4Window is a dedicated tool that emulates the famous Xbox 360 controller and provides a quick way for key mapping and customization. On a side note, the program is a fork after the app with the same name created by Jays2Kings, a project that does not receive updates anymore.
Enables you to fully configure your DualShock 4 controller
While the tool does not require installation, you may need to check whether the driver for the controller has the latest version and install the one you need, based on your operating system. You can get started by connecting the controller to the PC via a USB cable or Bluetooth.
The program comes with a clean and user-friendly GUI that includes an interactive sketch where you can get starting with mapping the buttons. You can add any action to your favorite button or you can edit, remove and add actions while tweaking the rumble, sensitivity, gyro or acceleration.
Moreover, you can customize the Lightbar Flash latency, change its tint, calibrate axis or alter the touchpad so that it does not interfere with your gaming when you are using the mouse and keyboard, just to name a few.
Assign games from the PC or your Steam library
The tool allows you to create profiles for a list of games on your PC, but you can also import some from your Steam library if you find it more convenient. Moreover, you will be happy to learn that you can configure up to 4 controllers at the same time and assign profiles for each of them.
In the eventuality you want to make the most out of your DualShock 4 controller, such as to create custom profiles for the various games you enjoy on a PlayStation 4, then perhaps DS4Window could come in handy.