Day: April 30, 2019

CMJ – Release Notes

Release Notes 5.1.65.80 April 12 2019 IMPORTANT – Make sure you export your profiles as .cmj files from your earlier version of ControlMyJoystick. In more recent versions, this was done automatically on shutdown. You should find them at: C:\Users\YourName\Documents\ControlMyJoystick. You will need to import these into ControlMyJoystick. If you have a newer version that has …

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CMJ – Installing

Installing Where can I download the installation file? You can get the official 14-day trial installer from this website.  Don’t get it from anywhere else as it will not be the official, unaltered release. Is the file safe? Yes.  It has been scanned by VirusTotal, which uses 60 different virus scanners.  You can confirm this …

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CMJ – Hardware Requirements

Hardware Requirements An optional microphone suitable for gaming. An optional 3Dxconnexion controller. An optional Joystick. An optional Smartphone or Tablet. 50 MB hard drive space . Generally speaking, if you can run your game on your PC, it is more than adequate for ControlMyJoystick.

USB Issues

USB Issues Drivers The program doesn’t require any custom drivers supplied by the body manufacturer.  Just plug in your camera via USB to your Windows PC and it works.  It has been this way since Windows XP.   Some other camera control apps require third-party USB drivers like WinUSB via the Zadig utility.  These drivers can …

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Focusing Issues

Focusing Issues When I press the ‘Shoot’ button while not in live view, it tries to autofocus first even though I don’t want that. How do I prevent it from focusing first? This is caused by the body being set to require focus before shooting and is due to an incorrect autofocus mode. See the …

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Focus Never Changes

Focus Stacking: Focus Never Changes Question: ‘I tried focus stacking, but the focus does not change.  It’s all the same focus.  How do I fix this?’. Answer: This is due to an incorrect focus mode on the body.Set it to the mode where focus is not attempted or required to capture an image in live …

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Connection Issues

Connection Issues Drivers The software doesn’t require any custom drivers supplied by the camera manufacturer.  Just plug in your camera via USB to your Windows PC and it works.  It has been this way since Windows XP.   Some other camera control apps require third-party USB drivers like WinUSB via the Zadig utility.  These drivers can …

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Requesting Support

Requesting Support I have a question.  Who do I ask? We are happy to answer any questions, bug reports or observations you may have.  Just fill in the form on the Support page and we will receive your question via email with a cc to you.  You don’t need to create an account or have …

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Product Keys

Product Keys What is a product key? You need to purchase a product key to unlock the 14-day trial version.  When it is unlocked, it no longer has the 14-day limit and all functions are fully enabled.  You can use the same product key on multiple computers that you own, depending on which edition you …

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