Use Original Xbox Controller for Windows, Mac & Linux

For those who love to use their Original Xbox controllers, learn how to use it on your computer as well. This includes PC Windows, Mac & Linux. There are other tutorials online that require you to break & repair the controller for exclusive computer use. However, here we'll be covering where to buy an adapter as low as $4 and how to install computer drivers for compatibility. This way, you'll have the freedom to use the Xbox controller on the Original Xbox and computer. The converter and drivers are suitable with the Microsoft brand controllers, that is to say the Controller S (above) and DUKE (below). Thy also work on other 3rd party controllers, see the XBCD list.

attaches to the end of the Original Xbox controller to convert it to USB for the computer.

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Drivers (free)
software for your computer to recognize the controller when plugged in. This software is downloaded and installed prior to plugging in the controller.

Windows 98/2000/XP/7
software that works on XP will function on Windows 7
Download XBCD v1.07
Download XBCD at

Download Xbox Controller HID at

Mac OS X (10.2.6 or later) *latest currently 10.9 (Mavericks)
Download XBOX HID Driver at

*use Apple's Safari web browser for the download link to work properly


Coming soon...

Original Xbox Softmod Kit