Fine-Tune Your Screen Text with the ClearType Text Tuner

By | May 8, 2021
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Fine-Tune Your Screen Text with the ClearType Text Tuner

Does the text on your screen appear faded, gray, and hard to read? Have you ever wished you could make it darker and easier to read?  You can fine-tune text on your monitor or screen using the ClearType Text Tuner.

How to use the ClearType Text Tuner in Windows 10

1.) Type CLEARTYPE in the taskbar search.
2.) Press Enter when you see it appear in the search results – or click Open.

Cloudeight Windows 10 Tip - The ClearType Tuner

3.) Make sure the box next to “Turn on ClearType” is checked and click “Next”.

Cloudeight Windows 10 Tip - The ClearType Tuner

Cloudeight Windows 10 Tip - The ClearType Tuner

4.) You’ll see text same on each of the following five screens. All you have to do is select the text that looks the clearest and easiest to read.

Cloudeight Windows 10 Tip - The ClearType Tuner

Cloudeight Windows 10 Tip - The ClearType Tuner

Cloudeight Windows 10 Tip - The ClearType Tuner

Cloudeight Windows 10 Tip - The ClearType Tuner

Cloudeight Windows 10 Tip - The ClearType Tuner

5.) Almost done. Just click Finish to save your changes.

Cloudeight Windows 10 Tip - The ClearType Tuner

Hopefully, after you’ve completed running the ClearType Text Tuner, your text will look sharper, darker, crisper, and easier to read.

2 thoughts on “Fine-Tune Your Screen Text with the ClearType Text Tuner

  1. Peggy Rodgers

    Thanks for this info! It will be very helpful for these tired old peepers!

    Do you know if this, or anything similar, is available for Kindle tablet?

    Reply
    1. infoave Post author

      Thanks, Peggy. I have not used my Kindle tablet since I got a smartphone with a big screen. But I know you can set the test size on Kindle. See this page for instructions on making the font larger on Kindle Fire.

      Reply

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