[Tip] How to Make Fonts Look Smooth and Nice in Windows 7 | 8

Sometimes when we are reading PDF or Word documents on your computer or laptop at night and the light is too low or in the morning if the light is too much we may tend to realize that the font display is not according to our need. But today i have got a solution to your problem that will allow you to set the font display based on various parameters exactly according to your need using the Clear Type Text Tuner. The process is applicable for Windows 7 users.

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After you switch on your computer go to the universal search box and type cttune.exe and press enter.

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This is the screen which will open up when you will press enter after typing cttune.exe in the search box. Now when you will press Next button on the bottom right corner of the screen the below screen will open up.

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The above screen will open up and your monitor will get reset to the native resolution, now press next again at the bottom right corner of the screen and the below screen will open up.

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Now you just have to select the text that you feel is the best to read according to you and then press next button at the bottom right hand corner of the screen and then the below screen will open up.

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You will have to repeat the same process in this case also of selecting the best possible text paragraph visible to you and then press next button at the bottom right hand corner of the screen and then the below screen will open up.

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Repeat the same process of selecting the best possible text paragraph visible to you and then press next button at the bottom right hand corner of the screen and then the below screen will open up.

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And again for the one last time select the best possible text paragraph visible to you and then press next button at the bottom right hand corner of the screen and then the below screen will open up.

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As the message says you have finished tuning the text on your monitor. Now click on Finish Button and then your are done.

Conclusion

This is a very simple tip with which you can make fonts in windows look easy on eyes. If you have a related software 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 software is helpful for you.

Add Light or Brightness In Dark Light Shot Videos

There are times when you may find out that the video you recorded with your camera is quite dark and does not have much light which makes it difficult for you to see the things inside the video. You may feel that there is no way you can make a video brighter unless you shoot the video again in better light conditions.

Add Light In Dark Video

This may surprise you but just like you can enhance photos which are dark similarly there are software’s which can edit a video and increase the light in the video by increasing the brightness in the video. One such simple free tool is Windows Live Movie Maker which comes for free and can be freely downloaded and used.

Windows live movie maker is a basic video editing software with no brainer options and a simple easy to understand interface which anyone can use. You can edit video or photo file in almost most of the popular formats but not in RAW.

Once you have downloaded and installed windows live writer you can start it and then drag and drop the video file which you want to edit and add light or increase the brightness in the video so that objects in the video appear more clear to eyes.

A dark video added in live movie maker without any modification looks like as you see in the screenshot below.

Add Light In Movie Maker In Video Editing

and in order to add the light to the video you will need to click text which says brightness and then move the slider towards right.

Control Brightness In Live Movie Maker

Once you increase the brightness using this option, you will notice a noticeable difference in light in the video thumbnail visible windows live writer.

Add More Light In Video Editing In Live Movie Maker

Now once you have set a custom level of brightness on a particular video frame, it will appear all over the video, now you just need to save this video as a new file and the final video processed and saved by live writer will have better light conditions.

In order to produce the final video, you will need to save the video with a new name or same name in other folder by selecting the save option and quality of the video as shown in the image below.

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Conclusion

This is how you can add light in a video file which is dark and does not look good while playing to due less light, however this technique is a digital way to enhance the quality of the video. if you have a related tip to share or some how the above procedure does not work for you let us know by leaving a comment at the end of this page trough the comment section, let us know if this tip is helpful for you.

Make Windows to Boot by default on Macbook with Bootcamp rather than Mac OS X

There is no doubt that Mac OS X is easier to use and adapt for a user then to learn windows, but some of the users who can’t afford a make are equally happy with windows as well, so there are many users who would buy a macbook because of its great design and hardware and then later installer windows on it with bootcamp.

One of my friend asked me the other day on how he can make windows boot in default, as every time he wants to boot in windows installed on his macbook with bootcamp software, he need to press the alt or option key at the time of boot of macbook so that mac os startup manager  shows up the default start up os you can boot into, there it shows windows and mac os x partition and here you he need to select windows to boot with windows on his macbook which is installed with bootcamp.

Mac OS X Startup Manager

Now unless you press Option key at the time of boot or before you hear the boot sound, it will by default will be booted in mac os even if you have windows installed and you may want to boot in windows. This is really annoying for most of the users, as they have to press a button at the right time just to boot in windows installed on their macbook or any other mac os x pc.

Boot In Windows 7 or 8 Without Pressing Option Key On Macbook or Any Other Macintosh PC

Please Note: In order to do this, make sure you have installed the bootcamp drivers as well in windows after installing it with using bootcamp software in mac os x.

Once you have installed the boot camp drivers for the version of windows you are running, you will see the Bootcamp Control Panel icon in the system tray in taskbar in windows.

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Right click on this icon and select Bootcamp Control Panel

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Under bootcamp control panel, Under Startup disk tab click Bootcamp partition where you have windows installed and then select apply to set the bootcamp partition as target disk to boot by default.

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Next time you restart your macbook, it will boot in windows by default without you to press any key at the time of boot.

How To Boot In Mac OS X After Setting Windows For Default Boot

In order to boot with Mac OS X, you will need to now press the Alt or Option key to open up the Mac OS X startup manager which again allows you to choose the mac os x disk to boot into Mac OS X.

Conclusion:

This is fairly simple tip, but could be really useful for many users out there, if you have a related tip to share or some how the above procedure does not work for you let us know by leaving a comment at the end of this page trough the comment section, let us know if this tip is helpful for you.

Optimize Laptop Battery To Increase Backup Time With Battery Optimizer

When we start using our laptop on battery backup then most of the times we don’t know that what all unnecessary processes are running in the background and thus they keep on wasting your battery backup and I don’t expect the users to search all those processes manually and then end them, for this you will have to spend good amount of time and secondly you will have to be a geek to know all about those processes, as an amateur can harm his or her computer while doing so. So, we have an application which can do all this for you and you can call this as ‘Battery Optimizer’.

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You can see the screenshot of the tool mentioned above, it will show you the potential backup which can be provided from the battery and also the extra backup which can produced by this tool but then these values will be present once you execute diagnosis section of this tool. Click on the ‘Diagnosis’ tab and you will see the screenshot mentioned below, you will have follow the mandatory conditions to start this diagnosis, it will check the difference in power consumption on disabling and enabling all the peripheral associated with your laptop, it will also increase and decrease the brightness and after 20 to 30 minutes this diagnosis will be over.

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Under the monitoring tab you can see the performance of your battery, with the MAmps consumed by your laptop and Battery Charge available at every point of time. Under profiles you will be able to see 3 already created profile, the first one includes the current settings which you have on your laptop, second one will turn off everything to save your battery back and the third will turn on everything, this can be used when you want to discharge your battery quickly.

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If you just want to know the maximum battery backup which can be provided by your laptop battery then you can take a look at this tool ‘Battery Eater’ which will eat up your full battery back initially to know for how long your laptop can provide the backup and then it will show you the full details once your laptop gets on backup every time. If you still want to dive deeper into the details of the batter then I will suggest you to use this application named ‘Battery Info View’.

The size of Battery optimizer is around 3 MB and it has been tested on Windows 7 32-bit ultimate edition, please let us know if you face any problem while using this application.

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Add Windows Explorer Animations In Windows 7 and 8 With AniExplorer

Today we will be telling you about certain cool animation tricks which you can do with your Windows 7 computer. Actually the tool which we are about to mentioned will not install anything new UI theme on your computer or it will not add anything on your computer rather it will unlock certain animation restriction on your computer which will make the animation look more cooler, but then again as precaution it will decrease the performance of your system. The screenshot of this tool known as ‘Ani-Explorer’ has been mentioned below.

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Before you go ahead and download this tool, let me tell you that while testing this every time you click Apply button, it will restart the Windows Explorer (or I should say explorer.exe process) and thus all the opened Windows on your computer will get closed and you will have to open them again. This tool is portable and it is pretty simple to use. Let us go step by step, the first option named as vertical rectangle will reveal the look of the folder in or the files in the windows explorer window in rectangular manner from top to bottom.

Second option is the Horizontal Rectangle which will make all the icons in Windows Explorer to get collected at left of the window and after sometime they will be dragged back to their positions. Position mixes both the previous animations as per the type of view selected for that particular folder and the last option named as ‘Alpha’ will dim the appearance of the folders and the files (it will seem as if they have been disabled or they are hidden).

Ani-Explorer

Till now I have come across only this tool which will unlock the animation restricted in Windows rather adding anything to the computer. You can take help of the video mentioned above, it will definitely help you.

If you still want to play with the UI of Windows 7 with the latest looks of Windows then you can refer this post, which will help you to download a theme installation pack to make your Windows 7 look pretty similar to Windows 8, but if you are already using Windows 8 then let me tell you that this tool can be used on Windows 8 also and if you want to lock more animation restrictions from Windows 8 then I you can download and install Windows 8 ‘bluepoison’, it was developed in order to unlock few feature related to Windows Explorer and Windows task Manager but there are few more reasons to use it.

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AniExplorer is a portable tool with a size of 50 Kbs, it has been tested on Windows 7 32-bit and it is expected to run on Windows 8 also as specified by the particulars of the tool. The download pack will come with 2 EXEs for both the versions of OS i.e. 32-bit and 64-bit. Please let us know is you face any problem while using it.

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