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I have had this issue recurrently since I can remember. Have had it across different machines and OS versions.

Currently evaluating a Premium Trial and had enough.

Font type, and size ?, makes main window content barely readable. Almost makes it unusable.

For reference, Windows 7 x64 1366 x 768, 16bit @60Hz.

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Greetings,

Why are you running at 16bit color quality?  The default should be 32bit color value for any remotely modern display and graphics adapter (even integrated graphics such as Intel onboard graphics).  Please try setting the color value to 32bit instead and see if things improve.  If the problem still persists then I'd suggest checking your ClearType settings as that also plays a large role in how clearly text is displayed.

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Bulls-eye... to the point... It is caused by 16bi color usage,.

Why ? Or why not ?

Better performance. That is why it happened on different computers and OSs. Always setup for maximum performance. 

 

Not being able to use 16bit is an issue. Can argument but does not make me wrong, or want to use this 

 

Thank you for prompt reply.

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You're welcome, at least now we know the reason why.  As for resolving it, I don't know how easy that's going to be because a lot of modern fonts and application use more complex coloring for clarity and depth (things like ClearType and the like) so unfortunately it may just be something you have to live with when using 16 bit color mode.  I don't know what the impact on performance would be, but in theory it should only be on your GPU, not your CPU so it might impact something like battery performance/power usage to a small degree, but it shouldn't impact overall system performance and responsiveness since it is the GPU that renders everything, especially when it comes to color depth.

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