ButtonCast

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ButtonCast
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General
Author(s)Coldbird
TypeUtility
Version1.0
LicenceFreeware
Links
Download
Website
Peripherals
Wiimote4.svg Nunchuck alternative.svg ClassicController.svg GameCube Controller Les Paul Controller Loads files from SDHC cards in the Front SD slot Local WiFi


ButtonCast is an Input Device Tunneler (Caster) which allows your Wii to act as a Controller-Hub.

It connects via TCP to any application of choice (be it on PC, Android, iOS or even another Wii if you wanted) and tunnels the Button Presses of ALL devices to said application for handling.


This allows endusers to use all of their Gamecube Controllers, Wiimotes, Nunchuks, Guitars, Dance-Mats, etc. on any ButtonCast enabled application out there without the need of buying physical adapters.

In theory, it would even be possible to have 8-player-multiplayer-matches using this application as it transfers a full set of 4x Wiimote and 4x Gamecube Controller input data.

Sample Code on how to add ButtonCast input support to your own applications is included in the download package, along with the Hub application for Wii.

Controls

Wiimote.svg Action
Wiimote - ButtonWiimote + Button Quit

References

ButtonSpell - Use Wii Dancemats & Gamecube Controllers in Stepmania

Changelog

August 17, 2013

  • Initial 1.0 release.
  • Support for Wiimote Digital Buttons
  • Support for Nunchuk Digital Buttons
  • Support for Classic Controller (Analog Sticks untested)
  • Support for Gamecube Controllers (including both Analog Sticks)
  • Support for Guitars
  • Support for Dancemats


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