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Maintained by: X-Ample Technology
Description: HID offers advanced support for USB Human Interface Devices, including enhanced keyboards, wheel mice, barcode scanners etc.
OS Restrictions: Iyonix PCs with RISC OS 5.09 or greater
Languages: English
Alternatives: None
Website: http://www.xat.nl/en/riscos/sw/usb/hid/

HID stands for Human Interface Device, a class of USB devices including mice, keyboards, joysticks and other input hardware.

HID is also the name of an Iyonix-only program from X-Ample Technology designed to facilitate the use of such USB devices on RISC OS. The program includes the following features:

  • Configuration of keys and scroll wheels on extended multimedia keyboards
  • Per-application control of the mouse scroll wheel (including horizontal scrolling)
  • Extended keyboard handling via Alt-key combinations
  • Joystick support
  • Keyboard control of music player applications such as DigitalCD

HID is sold by X-Ample Technology, who are the company behind the long awaited Impression X.

HID is unrestricted shareware and costs £10 or €15 to register.

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