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ClearType Tuner for Windows

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Key Details of ClearType Tuner

  • Simplify the reading of text on your screen.
  • Last updated on 4/21/2010
  • There have been 1 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)

Editors' Review

Download.com staff

This simple and effective free tool will come in handy for any visually impaired user looking to better system-text display.

Upon installation, ClearType Tuner integrates itself onto the Appearance and Themes category of your Windows Control Panel. The program has a plain and straightforward tabbed interface with Wizard-like functionality for ease of use. The application provides a set of text variations and allows you to choose the clearest. Also, you can easily adjust the contrast settings accordingly in the Advanced tab.

Upon going through the Wizard and choosing the best text appearance, the ClearType Tuner will immediately apply the changes to your system. Windows XP users with visual impairments will surely find this free tool from Microsoft handy and useful.

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Full Specifications

March 7, 2007
Latest update
April 21, 2010
Operating System
Windows XP, Windows 10
Additional Requirements
Windows XP
Total Downloads
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Developer's Description

Simplify the reading of text on your screen.
ClearType Tuner fine tunes the ClearType technology via the Control Panel, making it easier to read text on your screen. A necessity for LCD screens (portables and flat screens) -- Or try it On-Line. As a bonus you get Consolas ClearType Font Pack.