Nefarius' ViGem DualShock 3 drivers are the modern, recommended option. I was about to recommend his FireShock driver, but apparently he deprecated it. His current release is known as DSHidMini and can be downloaded here:
Like those other ds4tools, but sexier. Contribute to Ryochan7/DS4Windows development by creating an account on GitHub.
Much simpler to setup both wired and wirelessly via bluetooth with full customization and profiles.
You can set it up to mimic xbox 360 pad giving you better compatibility with older games or even just map keyboard keys to the controller.