DS4Windows Free Download
DS4Windows is the best open source tool which helps you use Playstation 4’s Dualshock 4. DualShock 4 or DS4 is the best PS4 controller for windows to play games. But to fully operate this PC controller you must download DS4Windows. The DS4 Windows tool helps you easily manage and map out gaming buttons. It works as an XBOX 360 emulator. The visual UI of PS4 controller windows 10 is very simple and easy to use includes Bluetooth support.
- Offline Installer
- Windows 10/8/7/Vista
- Latest Release
- October 21, 2018
- File Size
Before DS4Windows, Microsoft’s 360 considered to be the best gaming pad. It’s shape and sticks were made with so much care that even Sony admit it to be the best gaming console. But then came DS4 Windows and it out ranked all previous gaming pad with it’s swift control and with ability to connect with Bluetooth dongle.
DS4 driver automatically configure its various buttons to their equivalents on the Microsoft device and makes it easy to play PC games. At first it’s interface do seems complex but rest assure that DS4Windows 10 is a complete simplicity.
If you have installed 360 drivers in your system then all you need to do is to download DS4Windows. Install it and run it. But if that’s not the case then the installation process of DS4 Windows will guide you to install necessary spot to grab them.
Tilt inputs, touch-pad, and light are some of the functions which this PS4 controller can handle. Another amazing feature is ds4windows profiles. If you want to change some buttons or adjust sensitivity without relying on in-game options. Open DS4Windows profiles and create a new one for separate game. Otherwise select the DualShock 4 profile and click Edit.
How To Use DualShock 4 (DS4Windows) on Windows 7/8 & 10
Download DS4Windows.Zip and extract files. After extraction you will see two files i.e. DS4Windows and DS4Updater. Now if you’re running Windows 7, then install Xbox 360 controller driver. And if you are running Windows 8 and 10 then you don’t need that Xbox 360 controller for Windows.
Then plug in your Dualshock 4 into your PC using a micro-USB cable and wait till DS4Win do it’s stuff. You can also use ps4 Bluetooth dongle, for that plug in your USB wireless Bluetooth adapter and pair it with your PS4 controller(which is dualshock4).
To pair device press and hold Share button and circular button on DS4 Windows until a backlight starts flashing. Then push on the end of Bluetooth adapter until it starts flashing. Once both are flashing, they will automatically pair after a few seconds.
Now open DS4Windows and you’ll see the Controllers tab as shown in above pic. This tab displays the controllers you have connected. Now that everything is connected, your Dualshock 4 will behave like an Xbox 360 controller.
You can play any PC games using this controller and you won’t need to remap controllers each time. If PS4 controller not connecting then close DS4 Windows, reconnect your controller, then reopen DS4 Windows.
Is DS4Windows safe? DS4 may not be perfect PS4 controller for PC for every system. But with constant updates appearing regularly, this DS4 tool is safe and is a good choice for every game lover.