Gamepad Navigator - Chrome Web Store
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Overview

A Chrome extension that allows you to navigate web pages and Chromium-based browsers using a game controller.

The Gamepad Navigator is a Chrome extension that allows a user to control Chromium-based browsers (Chrome, Edge, Brave, et cetera) using a game controller. Any controller supported by the HTML5 Gamepad API can be used with this extension. This extension listens for gamepad inputs, and waits until an configured input is pressed. It then launches the associated "action". Most of these "actions" are focused around navigation, such as moving focus between clickable onscreen elements, clicking an element, or scrolling the page up or down. Although it should work with any controller, it is particularly intended to be usable with solutions such as: - The Xbox Adaptive controller - The Logitech Adaptive Gaming Kit, which provides accessible inputs for the Xbox Adaptive Controller - The Playstation Access Controller - The Logitech Adaptive Gaming Kit for Access Controller - The HORI Flex controller for Nintendo Switch - Various modified controllers such as one-handed controllers This extension was written in collaboration with members of the Fluid Community, an "open, collaborative project to improve the user experience and inclusiveness of open source software". Most of this extension is written using Infusion, a framework created and supported by that community.

3.2 out of 516 ratings

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Jacek Bogdun (Jack Norris)May 8, 2024

It does work, if it could also work when the browser is not focused it would be fantastic!

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Oliver NasherApr 30, 2024

works! I think the problem with those who say it doesn't has to do with seeing what is being selected. Make sure you set "Fix Focus" on in the set up. I really wish I could control individual letter keys with particular bottoms, and maybe I can but just don't know how to set it up. That leads me to my critiques: setup is arcane, customization is... there, and now my page is drifting down for no reason. Nonetheless, I was looking for someway to use a controller for youtube vids (for languag... Show more

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Matthias NicolosoJun 24, 2022

Does not work at all. Can't even detect my controller plugged in via USB. Absolute garbage.

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Details

  • Version
    1.0.0
  • Updated
    February 29, 2024
  • Offered by
    Fluid Project
  • Size
    558KiB
  • Languages
    English
  • Developer
    Inclusive Design Research Centre
    205 Richmond St. West 2nd Floor Toronto, ON M5V 1V3 CA
    Email
    jobara@ocadu.ca
  • Trader
    This developer has identified itself as a trader per the definition from the European Union.

Privacy

Gamepad Navigator has disclosed the following information regarding the collection and usage of your data. More detailed information can be found in the developer's privacy policy.

Gamepad Navigator handles the following:

Web history
User activity
Website content

This developer declares that your data is

  • Not being sold to third parties, outside of the approved use cases
  • Not being used or transferred for purposes that are unrelated to the item's core functionality
  • Not being used or transferred to determine creditworthiness or for lending purposes

Support

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