[How To] Make Windows Google Chrome Loaded Web Pages Fonts Smoother and Round Like Mac OS X

The other day, I was using google chrome on mac os x and after some time I was running google chrome on the same machine, yes I am one of those guys who run Mac OS X and Windows 7 both on my macbook in dual boot.

One thing which I suddenly noticed while using google chrome on Mac OS X and using the same on windows that on windows the text rendering of the webpages was not much smoother as it looked like on Mac OS X, below is an example on how text on the webpage render in google chrome on Mac OS X.

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This is how the same webpage looks like on google chrome on windows version of google chrome.

Google chrome Font rendering On windows

Get Mac OS X Like Font Rendering in Google Chrome on Windows

There is free extension which makes google chrome on windows to render font of the webpages like Mac OS X if not exactly the same.

Mac OSX Font Rendering is a great google chrome extension – however this extension does a bit of shadow to the text of the webpages, but it look very great as per the comments from some users. This extension does this once a page is loaded.

Mac os x like font in windows

Once you have the extension loaded or installed in google chrome as the web page looks like as shown above, however its not exactly good as Mac OS X but good and much better than default font looks in windows in google chrome.

Bonus Tip

In case you want to see Mac OS X like smooth and think line font across different programs and windows applications, you can follow our guide on how to install Mac OS X like font in windows.


This is how you can get the same font rendering in Google Chrome windows version just like Mac OS X if not exactly the same. If you have a related tip to share or something else about any other thing or in case the above procedure does not work for you then please let us know through our comments section at the end of the page, also let us know if this tip is helpful for you.

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