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Old Nov 29, 2012, 11:34 PM   #1
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iTunes 11 .... Font's heavily anti aliased?

To me it's all blurred.

Next to Mail.app the fonts are just much crisper in Mail.app

These fonts are terrible.
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Old Nov 30, 2012, 09:39 AM   #2
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Me too. These fonts are now a real challenge to read. How do you set them back to the previous ones (simply) - I use varifocal lenses and the way that the fonts show are terrible

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To me it's all blurred.

Next to Mail.app the fonts are just much crisper in Mail.app

These fonts are terrible.
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Old Nov 30, 2012, 10:04 AM   #3
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Agree. Even on a retina MBP they look blurrier.
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Old Nov 30, 2012, 10:13 AM   #4
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They look great to me on a 15" Retina. Is there any particular screen where they look unfocused to you? I'll be glad to screenshot and share the same for a comparison.
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Old Nov 30, 2012, 11:06 AM   #5
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Very confused...

What's blurry?
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Old Dec 1, 2012, 03:57 AM   #6
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I agree, the text is fuzzy. Looks terrible. Is this something to do with rendering on Retina screens?
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Old Dec 1, 2012, 12:33 PM   #7
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Font smoothing in system prefs

I had the opposite problem... fonts in iTunes weren't using anti-aliasing, and looked chunky and horrible. I fixed it by adjusting my system preferences settings for font smoothing (it is under the General tab). Mine was set to 12 (which turns off smoothing/anti-aliasing for any fonts smaller than 12 point). I changed this to 8, and now iTunes looks much better (non retina).
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 02:00 PM   #8
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iTunes 11 forces ClearType, the worst technology ever invented.

I like each pixel to either be on or off. I don't like ClearType AT ALL.

It's a problem with iTunes 11, not your screen. iTunes 10 didn't do it.
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