Use LCD font smoothing when available, on or off?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by bobright, Dec 25, 2012.

  1. bobright macrumors 601

    Jun 29, 2010
    I honestly can't tell what it does.

    Do you guys think its better to use or not to? I have a 27" so not sure if it would help or not...maybe itd make text a little easier on the eyes w/ the big screen?
  2. Chupa Chupa macrumors G5

    Chupa Chupa

    Jul 16, 2002
    Font Smoothing is the same as anti-aliasing. It makes fonts less pixelated, but it can also make them look blurry. You won't see much difference either way on an iMac b/c the screen is optimized for Macs. It's really more of a setting for 3rd party monitors.

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