There's a lot you can do using your Keyboards and Mice. Here are some of the features of HIDPoint that will help you use your devices efficiently.
HIDPoint is distributed as a self extracting package. Users do not need any additional software to extract or run the installer.
Wizard based Installer and Uninstaller
HIDPoint has a extremely user friendly wizard based GUI Installer and Uninstaller that make installing and removing the software a breeze.
Automatic Platform detection
HIDPoint's universal installer simplifies installation on multiple Linux Distributions.
User Mode Installation
Though the installer can be launched in user mode, the installer needs root privileges to install and configure certain system components.
Single binary across all supported platforms
HIDPoint has been designed for cross platform compatibility. The same binaries work on different flavors of Linux.
No runtime dependencies
One of the most common problems users face when installing software is figuring out the dependencies and installing them in the right order. HIDPoint does not require you to either install any dependencies nor compile any programs / kernels.
Driver works on Linux Kernel 2.6
HIDPoint drivers work only on the Linux 2.6 kernels.
Intuitive user interface
HIDPoint UI has been developed to make the end user experience as simple as possible.
Device Plug and Play
HIDPoint supports Plug and Play of devices. Devices are detected as soon as they are plugged in or removed.
Available from the System Tray
HIDPoint is launched automatically when a user logs in and runs in the System tray.
Supports multiple desktops
HIDPoint supports multiple desktops. Currently it has support for popular desktops like GNOME and KDE.
HIDPoint displays all connected devices on the Home page. The user can navigate back and forth using the forward and back buttons.
HIDPoint supports 70+ Actions. Users are free to configure each programmable button to perform any of those 70+ actions.
Per User Settings
Mouse and Device configuration settings are maintained per user. This means multiple users using the same hardware can configure the devices differently.
Magnifier is cool utility that magnifies the area under the mouse cursor. Users will be able to configure the size, shape and magnification factor.
On Screen Display
An on-screen display (abbreviated OSD) is an image superimposed on a screen picture, commonly used by modern televisions, VCR's, and DVD players to display information such as volume, channel, and time. HIDPoint displays OSD when any action is performed.
Multilingual (Coming soon)
HIDPoint supports multiple languages.
130+ Devices Supported
Currently HIDPoint supports more than 130 Keyboards and Mice, For a list of supported devices please click here
Customization of Actions
HIDPoint allows user to configure the available Actions. Users have the ability to restrict the actions available for them to configure.
Support for Multiple vendors
HIDPoint has been designed to support multiple Hardware vendors.
Supports SMP and uni-processor architecture
The drivers are compatible with both 32 Bit uni-processor and SMP architecture.
HIDPoint provides online help for the users. This include discussion forum, wiki page and video tutorials.
Out of box support for the many device buttons
With zero configuration installing and running HIDPoint will bring life to many "dead keys" on your device.
User mode operation
HIDPoint does not require root privileges to work.
HIDPoint has online updater, which helps you keep your software up-to-date.
No Adware or Spyware
HIDPoint does not install any Adware and Spyware program on your machine.
Supports HID compliant wired and wireless USB devices
HIDPoint supports USB Wired and Wireless devices. Bluetooth devices are currently not supported.