GamePad

GamePad


The only 100% FREE Gamepad keyboard for playing games. Emulates a simple D-Dpad directional keys / Cursor Keyboard Keys, and four (or six) separate buttons.

Emulate a Game Controller on your phone. Designed for use with DosBox Turbo, but works with other Android emulators, OnLive, SplashTop and any Android game/app that can use a Keyboard (utilizes the standard Android Input Method Framework).

Features:
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★ True 8-Way or emulated 8-Way Directional Pad
★ Permanent Notification Setting to allow use in any App/Game
★ Custom Mappable 8-way DPad
★ 4 or 6 extra mappable buttons + directional pad
★ DosBox Turbo / Xbox360 mode Controller emulation
★ ESC and Function Keys (F1-F12)
★ Re-Map A,B,X,Y buttons to Different Keys
★ Multi-Touch capable (depends on phone hardware)
★ Built in Transparent Keyboard
★ Uses standard Android Input Method (IME)
★ Configurable Transparency Levels
★ Swipe Left/Right to switch from Keyboard to GamePad
★ Swipe Down for Settings
★ Configurable Swipe Gestures

To Use:
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After installation, Enable "Game Pad" in the Android Settings->Keyboards section.

Choose "Game Pad" as the Input Method.

** NOTE: If the game/app does not SUPPORT using Standard Android Input Method (ie. Keyboard) as an input method, then go into the settings menu and enable "Permanent Notification". Launch Gamepad Keyboard once to start the notification. Then start your game and drag down the notification area. By clicking on notification icon, Gamepad Keyboard will be displayed.

Recent changes:
- Add optional 'permanent' notification setting to enable keyboard in most apps
- New transparent key backgrounds
- New landscape keyboard layouts
- Vibration on Gamepad support
- Many bug fixes!
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Free
64
3.2
User ratings
3698
Installs
500,000+
Concerns
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File size
981 kb
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About GamePad
The only 100% FREE Gamepad keyboard for playing games. Emulates a simple D-Dpad directional keys / Cursor Keyboard Keys, and four (or six) separate buttons.

Emulate a Game Controller on your phone. Designed for use with DosBox Turbo, but works with other Android emulators, OnLive, SplashTop and any Android game/app that can use a Keyboard (utilizes the standard Android Input Method Framework).

Features:
=========
★ True 8-Way or emulated 8-Way Directional Pad
★ Permanent Notification Setting to allow use in any App/Game
★ Custom Mappable 8-way DPad
★ 4 or 6 extra mappable buttons + directional pad
★ DosBox Turbo / Xbox360 mode Controller emulation
★ ESC and Function Keys (F1-F12)
★ Re-Map A,B,X,Y buttons to Different Keys
★ Multi-Touch capable (depends on phone hardware)
★ Built in Transparent Keyboard
★ Uses standard Android Input Method (IME)
★ Configurable Transparency Levels
★ Swipe Left/Right to switch from Keyboard to GamePad
★ Swipe Down for Settings
★ Configurable Swipe Gestures

To Use:
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After installation, Enable "Game Pad" in the Android Settings->Keyboards section.

Choose "Game Pad" as the Input Method.

** NOTE: If the game/app does not SUPPORT using Standard Android Input Method (ie. Keyboard) as an input method, then go into the settings menu and enable "Permanent Notification". Launch Gamepad Keyboard once to start the notification. Then start your game and drag down the notification area. By clicking on notification icon, Gamepad Keyboard will be displayed.

Recent changes:
- Add optional 'permanent' notification setting to enable keyboard in most apps
- New transparent key backgrounds
- New landscape keyboard layouts
- Vibration on Gamepad support
- Many bug fixes!
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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Mar 13, 2015
Customise let us cutomise the buttons
A Google User
Mar 12, 2015
Works great on DosBox but... I would really like to have the clickable background when in the joystick mode. When I try to emulate numpad by assigning numbers to joystick (works great for Civilisations), the numbers on normal keyboard become unclickable. More joystick keys would be great as well.
A Google User
Mar 12, 2015
IT KEEPS CRASHING WHEN EVER I TRY TO PLAY A GAME WITH THE KEYPAD IT JUST CRASHES FIX IT PLEASE!!!!!!!!!
A Google User
Mar 10, 2015
Das Beste The best I've seen so far
A Google User
Mar 9, 2015
cant emulate "key holding"