Austin-Soft has released HappyGear 2.5, a new version of their game control software.
The US$30 product lets users of newer InputSprocket compatible game devices, such as joysticks, game pads and wheels, to be used with both older games designed to use old ADB-based game devices, as well as programs that were designed to be used with just the keyboard and mouse, according to
. It’s for Mac OS 9 only; Demos, samples, and details can be found at the
Austin-Soft Web site.
HappyGear can also simplify the use of programs that use “a multitude of keys” to control the program, lead programmer Glenn Austin said. Though it was originally designed to be used with games, Austin-Soft has “been amazed at the number of other programs people are using HappyGear to control,” he added.