Fine tune ClearType Settings

Posted in Windows Vista by Steve Sinchak

Here are two quick reg hacks for customizing the appearance of ClearType screen font smoothing:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop
FontSmoothingOrientation = 1, 2 or 3
FontSmoothingGamma = Between 1000 to 2000


This setting basically adjusts the brightness.  The higher you go the brighter.


This setting determines the way your monitor pixels are constructed.

None = 0 (e.g. CRT Monitor)

RBG = 1 (Default and used by most LCD monitors)

BGR = 2

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