Joycam 0.3.1

Controller input for AC's free cameras

  1. Stereo
    This is an app to allow you to control the free camera in Assetto Corsa like a drone. You can use it with any XInput controller, typically XBox 360 or newer.


    Default controls are:
    Left stick - move forward and yaw
    Right stick - move sideways and pitch
    Triggers - move up and down
    Dpad - roll
    You can adjust this in config.ini

    Extract contents of 7z to the folder assettocorsa\apps\python\stereo_joycam. Typically the full path is C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\assettocorsa\apps\python\stereo_joycam\ but depends on your Steam install.
    In the 'General' tab in Assetto Corsa, enable the app.

    Push Activate in the app to switch to free camera mode.
    Or Enable the free camera in system/cfg/assetto_corsa.ini by setting ALLOW_FREE_CAMERA=1, and hit F7 in game to switch to the free camera.

    To adjust settings, find 'stereo_joycam' on the app pane (far right) and click to open the app.

    CONFIG.INI (in app folder):
    Controls -
    available options are
    l_thumb_x, l_thumb_y - x and y of left thumb stick
    r_thumb_x, r_thumb_y - x and y of right thumb stick
    triggers - combined trigger input (right is positive)
    dpad_x, dpad_y - x and y of d pad (left/up are positive)
    rblb - shoulder buttons (left is positive)
    none - don't map to this control
    Direction -
    Can be used to invert axes, just switch from 1 to -1.
    Speed -
    Sets default speeds that the app will use for each axis (will be updated according to ingame prefs)
    S1k, Andreadesmo16, ooqbar and 4 others like this.

Recent Reviews

  1. weaponx
    Version: 0.3.1
    easy and slick
  2. neonoxd
    Version: 0.3.1
    not working with my wired xbox one controller. (tried it with having my wheel and shifter plugged in while trying to use the app and tried it without, no success)
  3. FLUXY783
    Version: 0.3.1
    does this work with a ps4 controller
  4. misterX-
    Version: 0.3.1
    Great tool for videomaking, thank you very much for creating this! :) My only gripe is the roll axis being linked to yawing with non-level pitch (so basically, if you're looking up or down, the camera will always tilt/roll while turning left or right, which cannot be easily countered during smooth panning shots)

    If you're still looking for feature suggestions, I'd love a way to bind either FOV (zoom) or DOF Distance to different inputs.
    1. Stereo
      Author's Response
      The app already maps all inputs available via python, unfortunately FOV is not settable. Also why I can't really fix the roll/pitch thing - there's no way for the app to know what the current camera orientation is so I can't make it autolevel or anything.
  5. PenguinActually
    Version: 0.3.1
    Outstanding. Mapped it to be a bit more intuitive (in my opinion. Move with left stick, look with right). Best photo app I've come across, works a lot like Forza photomode which has become standard now :) No chance to dial out the roll when yawing and looking around though?
  6. rachmat_777
    Version: 0.3.1
    Its almost a year since the first update, really great app. But i would like to give you some suggestions

    1. Enable zoom camera
    2. Please fix this, when my camera i pointing downwards and i turn the yaw, the camera rolled, which is a bit annoying to me

    Aside from that, thank you for your great app :)
  7. S1k
    Version: 0.3.1
    Work for Me! Thanks!!!
  8. JuNi Racing
    JuNi Racing
    Version: 0.3.1
    Doesn't work too :/
  9. Eples
    Version: 0.3.1
    Not working
  10. betometal
    Version: 0.3.1
    Not easy to control, but awsome tool for videos. I will try to handle it haha.
  11. lucac26
    Version: 0.3.1
    Just AMAZING ! I love you for doing this mod, so worth it. Will be so easier with making montages. Thank you :)
  12. Horus Thelemite
    Horus Thelemite
    Version: 0.3.1
    Only just found this app as it was mention on the AC forum. Stereo, You are the best. This and odometer are a must have.
    Version: 0.3.1
    i have an issue, but for the 20 minutes it worked it was perfect, so i'm giving 5 stars.
  14. Nico_Sause
    Version: 0.3.1
    very nice... idea !!!
  15. Stadtaffe
    Version: 0.3.1
    Awesome idea. Is it possible to add a boost for the drone which you can activate with an extra button?
  16. Ramiro Martha
    Ramiro Martha
    Version: 0.3.1
    I didn't try it yet but im gonna comment anyway.
    If i see the other comments it has to be a good mod. Plus this is something that i was waiting for since i first bought AC! THANKS
  17. D3rKn0nkh
    Version: 0.3.0

    Some guys including me from ACRL (Assetto Corsa Racing League) are doing some Best-OF Videos after each race, I'm currently working with your mod, such a huge camera improvement!
    I'll send you a link when im finished if I don't forget :D
  18. TTM75
    Version: 0.3.0
    Great job, awesome app. When i was using this app, i got small idea... Is it possible to record "drone" path to example .csv file and then use it as replay camera spline? ;)
    1. Stereo
      Author's Response
      Good question... I think it's possible but couldn't be very userfriendly, cause the app doesn't know the initial direction the camera's facing. So you'd have no way to line it up with the track.

      If you just want generic ones like "5m up" that Kunos makes those are more doable, you could just disable the yaw/pitch/roll controls and log the changes in position. I'm not actually sure what the timestep between lines in the spline is though.
  19. Phoenix77
    Version: 0.3.0
    Awesomely Superb!!! Now if only you could add a Helicopter Camera Autopilot feature... lol
  20. Hooniganz99
    Version: 0.3.0
    Thanks so much for making this app. This is going to open up so many opportunities for content creators, i'm sure that with this app Assetto Corsa will turn into a much bigger creative outlet!
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