Desktop Magnifier

Desktop Magnifier


Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 1 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
3.53
File Size:
980.09KB
Date Added:
August 19, 2008
Price:
Free to try (30-day trial); $14.95 to buy
Operating Systems:
Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Total Downloads:
2,658
Downloads Last Week:
1
Additional Requirements:
Not available

Editors' review

This application offers a few more features than the built-in Windows magnifier, although the demo version is relentlessly frustrating. Desktop Magnifier's intuitively designed interface lets you magnify anything on your screen by up to 32 times. It has two magnification modes, Precise and Smooth. During our tests, the Precise mode appears clearer than Smooth, although you can improve the latter using its six smoothing types. You can also freeze the current image, copy it to the Clipboard, or save it as a bitmap image. You can keep this utilities magnifier on top of every application and snap it to your screen edges. Desktop Manager works fine, but it has a nag message that appears on the viewing panel after approximately one minute and the viewing area fades to black. Although testing it is a nuisance, users needing close-up, onscreen detail or the visually impaired will certainly like the additional enhancements it offers.

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