Sharpen Text on your Screen

Posted by: pctutorials  :  Category: Tips, Windows

The quality of text on your screen is very important to you as it affects your eyesight. The clearer the text, the less eye strain. There’s a simple tweak to improve the appearance of text and best of all, its free. Cleartype, a technology Microsoft invented back in January 2000, was aimed to improve the appearance of text on computer displays. Despite when it was made, it wasn’t made default in Windows Xp. Here’s how you enable it:

  1. Right click on the desktop and select Properties.
  2. Select the Appearance tab and click Effects.
  3. Tick “Use the following method to smooth edges of screen fonts” and select from the drop-down box “ClearType”
  4. Click OK and Apply.

The text on your screen should now be a lot clearer and sharper.

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