A new big updated version DS4Windows 2.0 was just released for DualShock4 and PC connectivity with better performance and an enhanced interface.
DS4Windows 2.0 big overhaul
There are many PC games out there that
support controllers that are designed to work with the XInput Windows API,
which is perfect for Xbox controllers, but not so much for the Sony DualShock4.
The DS4Windows utility changes all that by emulating an Xbox controller when a
DualShock is connected. It has now gotten a major update.
Version 2.0 was just released recently
and it is a big update for the software. The interface has improved, the macro
editor has been overhauled, and the entire program feels snappier than the
Check out the full changelog here:
Re-wrote GUI classes to use
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) instead of Windows Forms
More utilization of data
binding in application. More use of custom events for ControlService
Added application file logger
Refactored macro editor
Changed Run as Task routine.
Old routine will be replaced, if it exists, upon the first run of version 2.0.0
New translation system is in
place. Currently, only English and Japanese language packs are available.
Looking for volunteers to provide updated translations for other language packs
Re-written auto profile routine
Snappier program and mapper
Many other changes
For those who have the DS4Windows installed, they can just run the built-in updater to get the latest version. For those who own the version older than 1.7.28, they will have to manually download the installer from this page. The original site only has the outdated version, so scratch that.