antimicrox - Man Page

map keyboard keys and mouse controls to a gamepad


antimicrox [OPTION] [PROFILE]


AntiMicroX is a graphical program used to map gamepad buttons to keyboard, mouse, scripts and macros. However, you can use this program to control any desktop application with a gamepad.


launch program in system tray only


launch program with the tray menu disabled

-h,  --help

display this help and exit

-v,  --version

output version information and exit

--profile <location>

use specified profile as default for selected controllers. Defaults to all controllers.

--profile-controller <value>

apply configuration file to a specific controller. <value> can be an controller index, name, or GUID.


launch program without the main window

--unload [<value>]

unload currently enabled profile(s). Value can be a controller index, name, or GUID.

--startSet <number> [<value>]

start joysticks on a specific set. Value can be a controller index, name, or GUID.


Advance profile loading set options.

--log-level {debug,info,warn}

Enable logging. Default: warn

-l,  --list

Print information about joysticks detected by SDL.

--map <value>

Open game controller mapping window of selected controller. Value can be a controller index or GUID.

--eventgen {xtest,uinput}

Choose between using XTest support and uinput support for event generation. Default: xtest.




Paweł Kotiuk ( Jagoda Górska ( Jeff Backus ( Travis Nickles ( and other contributors:

Reporting Bugs

Report dir bugs to antimicrox issues page:


7 January 2020 antimicrox 2.25