After you update to Windows 11, the characters that appear on your computer may not be clearly visible, may be slightly blurry, or the characters may appear to shake, making them difficult to see.
However, Windows 11 comes standard with the "ClearType Text Tuner" function to improve this situation.
For some reason, it was disabled by default in many cases, and it was disabled by default on my computer.
"ClearType Text Tuner" is a standard Windows function and is safe and secure.
If you haven't used it yet, please try it.
In this article, I will explain in detail about "ClearType Text Tuner" that makes the characters easier to read.
A brief introduction to how to open "ClearType Text Tuner".
- Go to "Fonts" from "Control Panel" and click "ClearType Text Tuner" on the left side.
- The ClearType Text Tuner will start, so follow the instructions on the screen.
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What is a "ClearType Text Tuner"?
"ClearType Text Tuner" is a font smoothing technology that comes standard with Windows XP and later.
By using subpixel rendering to select and proceed with the text sample that is easiest to read, you can smooth the font on the screen, darken the characters, and make the characters displayed on the screen easier to read.
Describes how to open the "ClearType Text Tuner".
This chapter describes how to open the "ClearType Text Tuner".
The "ClearType Text Tuner" can be opened from the control panel.
How to open the "Control Panel".
Press the Windows button on your keyboard or click the Windows button on the taskbar.
Search “Control panel” and click “Control panel”.
How to open "ClearType Text Tuner" from the "Control Panel".
After opening the "Control Panel", change the "Display Method" pull-down in the upper right to "Small Icon (S)".
Find the item labeled "Font" and click on it.
Click "Clear Type Text Tuner" on the left side of the Font window.
You can now open the ClearType text tuner.
Use the "ClearType Text Tuner" to set the characters.
When you open the "ClearType Text Tuner", you will be taken to the settings that make the text easier to read.
If "Enable ClearType (C)" is not checked, check it and click "Next" at the bottom right.
"The display monitor is set to the native resolution." Is displayed on the screen.
Click "Next" at the bottom right again.
"Click on the most readable text sample. (1/5)" is displayed on the screen.
From here, click on the easy-to-read text sample (it will be in the blue frame) and click "Next".
After selecting the most readable text sample 5 times,
The message "The text adjustment on the monitor is complete" is displayed.
This concludes the explanation of "ClearType Text Tuner".
There is free software that makes the characters easier to read, but it is recommended that you first try adjusting with the standard functions of Windows.
If you find the characters displayed on the screen difficult to read, please give it a try.