MacOS X does not natively come with drivers for the XBox controller, which abandoned driver, you'd need some tricks to get it to work under Yosemite.
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This information is supplied without liability :. I have that dongle working on OSX Yosemite right now. I've used it since Lion. It requires a 3rd party download driver linked below. It's pretty much plug and play once you have the driver. Listen now. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Will this xbox receiver work on OS X? Ask Question. Asked 5 years, 2 months ago. Active 5 years, 2 months ago.
Use an Xbox 360 Controller on OS X (wired + Wireless)
Michael Selsky Michael Selsky 36 1 1 bronze badge. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. After doing all of this nonsense, i observed my logs and saw this two entries pop-up everytime i connected the controller to the USB port:. I can see the controller in my system summary, no matter what port it's connected to and it even seems to be recognized correctly, as e.
Just for testing purposes i did connect it to my Xbox and to another Windows PC, just to sadly confirm: this controller is not compatible with OS X El Capitan but runs just fine on Windows or on the Xbox itself. So now: is there still something i can do or can i call it a day and proclaim: don't buy the Xbox wired controller for your Mac!
The drivers are a waste of time and the controller is the worst choice for playing games on a Mac? PS: please don't tell me i have to reinstall my Mac.
Install XBox controller driver on Mac OSX – Mac App Store
I have tons of Apps, configured pretty individually and my systems runs smooth. I don't want to gamble on that Posted on Nov 6, AM. Page content loaded. One won't work without the other. Nov 6, AM. Keep in mind that i bought a "wired" controller, not the wireless one, just because of that. Or do you tell me to buy the wireless adapter to be able to connect the wired controller? That would be absurd, no? Either way: on GitHub it said that there were some issues with the wireless controller.
This took me to the decision not to buy a wireless one, opting for the wired controller. This means i did spend 30 bucks for a piece of junk but i can still use on my and that the the drivers are worthless.
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I should now spend 60 bucks on a controller i don't even own the console and if that goes wrong i literally send 90 bucks on plastic that does not fulfill it's intended goal. But thank you for for the advice anyway. I will keep this in mind, and if all goes down i will follow this path Some guys already mentioned that trying to play on a mac is kind of heretic and if i do try i am literally doomed. I start to believe them, if i can't even get a controller running properly Nov 14, PM.
Nov 15, PM. I did, until now not solve the problem.
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I am really considering the PS4 controller solution. The Beta3 driver from Github as mentioned by swebmx does definitively NOT work on my machine, as already mentioned before. But i came to another fact. The first thing i did with this new machine was to install the Beta3 driver from Github and it worked, flawless without any glitches besides the known ones I installed Steam and some of the games, tested and approved the install.
Conclusion: on a new machine it works! Now the question remains: what does conflict the driver, why doesn't it work properly on my MacBook Air? That's the thing i will try to investigate. Nov 16, AM.
I recently got the same iMac as you, and the Beta 3 driver doesn't work for me. All the buttons show as working the the Control Panel, but no games recognise it! Nov 26, AM. This is how I got it working:. Uninstall the extensions: Delete the files Controller.
Reinstall the driver: I used v0. Feb 9, AM. Apr 4, AM in response to rodrigocava In response to rodrigocava.
ftp.mail.ruk-com.in.th/la-sanacin-de-crismarbud-gracias-a-1.php I had problems getting my controllers to work also and used the 0. I will also point out this post on macrumors for a more thorough uninstallation of the old xbox driver :.