Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

CrazyFlux.comCrazyFlux.com

Tech News

Microsoft is making Chrome’s text rendering better on Windows

The Google Chrome logo surrounded by blue rings
Illustration: The Verge

Microsoft has committed changes to Chromium that will improve text rendering on Windows machines. Following years of complaints, Chrome version 124 will finally support contrast and gamma values from the Windows ClearType Text Tuner for text rendering in Google’s browser.

This change should mean Chrome will finally match the improvements Microsoft made to Edge for font and text rendering, so you can apply text contrast enhancements and gamma correction to improve the readability of text on webpages. Chrome uses Skia for text rendering with hard-coded values for contrast and gamma, so it wasn’t picking up the improvements that ClearType has to offer.

Microsoft’s ClearType font technology has long been used in Windows to improve text…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Editor's Pick

Now that earnings season has begun, what can you expect the stock market to do, especially after its stellar Q1 run? Well, after a...

Tech News

The Dbrand Ghost Case for the iPhone 15 Pro. | Image: Dbrand Dbrand is scrapping plans to fix its anti-yellowing Ghost Case, but not...

Tech News

Illustration by Cath Virginia / The Verge | Photos from Brandon Bell, Getty Images Truth Social, the media firm owned by Donald Trump, has...

Editor's Pick

Colleen Hroncich “Every student deserves that,” Walt Tracy thought when he saw a credit recovery program that was providing individualized learning plans for students after...