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remap mouse buttonsX-Mouse Button Control is a Windows application to remap your mouse buttons. You can specify application-specific mappings, which means different applications will use each mouse button differently. This is useful for games which do not inherently support the extended mouse buttons, because you can map keys to each button. A large list of commands are available, including cut/copy/paste, media controls, simulated keyboard input, print screen, browser commands, and a lot others. Windows Vista users can assign Flip3d and show/hide sidebar to buttons.

Apart from the mouse button power-up it provides, X-Mouse can also save and restore your desktop icon layout with two quick clicks on its tray icon.

What's more, the list of functions available to map to is somewhat more comprehensive than the 32bit MS Intellimouse Software can handle, including things like:

Copy/Cut/Paste
Volume Up/Down/Mute
Media Player control
Send a custom keystroke sequence
Launch you email (or any) application.
Capture screen (or active window) image to clipboard.
Click-Drag [Sticky Buttons].

Requirements:

* A mouse and driver that supports 5 buttons. NOTE: If your mouse has 5 buttons but the 4th and 5th buttons don't do anything in XP64 by default - this probably wont work for you. This software relies on the driver to send the default 4th and 5th mouse button messages which in XP64 default to BACK/NEXT in IE. Actually, a 2 or 3 button mouse can be customised but is there any point?!
* Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7 x64 edition for the 64 bit version
* Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008/7 for the 32bit version.

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