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Joy To Key

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This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 10/3/2017.

JoyToKey enables PC game controllers to emulate a mouse and the keyboard input, so that windows applications and web games can be controlled with your favorite joysticks! Whenever joystick buttons and sticks are pressed, JoyToKey converts them into keyboard strokes and/or mouse movements so that the targeted application will work as if you are using a real keyboard and a mouse!

To install Joy To Key, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install joytokey

To upgrade Joy To Key, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade joytokey


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $content = Join-Path (Get-ToolsLocation) 'joytokey'
    $target = Join-Path $content 'JoyToKey_en\JoyToKey.exe'
    $shortcutdir = @{$true='CommonPrograms';$false='Programs'}[($PSVersionTable.PSVersion -gt '')]
    $shortcut = Join-Path ([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath($shortcutdir)) 'Joy to Key.lnk'
    # Joy to Key writes to its installation directory, so it can't be in %PROGRAMDATA%
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage `
        -PackageName 'joytokey' `
        -Url '' `
        -Checksum 'C2CCA97814225D22A0B144B4AC2CCAD8B9CE6F2ED71EB25D643ED6B89C846F4B' `
        -ChecksumType 'SHA256' `
        -UnzipLocation $content
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut `
        -ShortcutFilePath $shortcut `
        -TargetPath $target
    New-Item -Type 'File' -Path "$target.ignore" -Force | Out-Null
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $shortcutdir = @{$true='CommonPrograms';$false='Programs'}[($PSVersionTable.PSVersion -gt '')]
    $shortcut = Join-Path ([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath($shortcutdir)) 'Joy to Key.lnk'
    Remove-Item -Path $shortcut -Force | Out-Null

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Copyright (C) 2015 JTKSOFT All Rights Reserved.


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Joy To Key 5.9.0 183 Friday, June 9, 2017 approved
Joy To Key 5.8.2 327 Wednesday, June 22, 2016 approved
Joy To Key 503 Friday, June 6, 2014  
Joy To Key 5.6 242 Sunday, May 25, 2014  
Joy To Key 249 Sunday, January 26, 2014  
Joy To Key 5.4.2 229 Friday, December 27, 2013  

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