What does WebKit font smoothing do?

What does WebKit font smoothing do?

The font-smooth CSS property controls the application of anti-aliasing when fonts are rendered. This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. It depends on the browser used and the system specifications; thus, it may not work for every user.

How do I make my font smoother?

Smooth Your Fonts

  1. Go to START > SETTINGS > CONTROL PANEL > DISPLAY (or right-click your desktop).
  2. Click the EFFECTS tab.
  3. Check “Smooth edges of screen fonts.” (see image below)
  4. Click “OK” to close window and apply settings.
  5. Enjoy!

How do I smooth text edges in CSS?


  1. auto – Let the browser decide (Uses subpixel anti-aliasing when available; this is the default)
  2. none – Turn font smoothing off; display text with jagged sharp edges.
  3. antialiased – Smooth the font on the level of the pixel, as opposed to the subpixel.

How do I make my font smoother Windows 10?

The font smoothing setting is available in Performance Options. This can be opened by pressing the Windows key, typing “Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows” and hitting Enter. The minor graphics options are configurable in the “Visual Effects” tab.

What is font smoothing on Mac?

Font smoothing is something that macOS does to make your fonts look slightly bolder. This has the side-effect of messing with carefully designed character shapes produced by font creators, and makes text more blurry.

Should I use font smoothing CSS?

font-smooth has also been removed from the CSS standards and the MDN documents strongly recommend you not to use it on production websites.

What is Webkit text size adjust?

-webkit-text-size-adjust. It specifies that if you(author) want’s to resize the text when the browser page is zoomed. Most of the times it is better to set it to auto or 100% as the web browser will take care of how resizing of text is to be done.

What is font anti-aliasing?

Sometimes abbreviated as AA, anti-aliasing is a term used to describe the software process of making the edges of graphics objects or fonts smoother. Accomplished by adding additional pixels in-between the edges of an object and its background.

What is webkit text size adjust?

How can I tell if font is smoothing enabled?

In Advanced system settings, Go to Advanced tab. Click on Settings button under Performance. Uncheck the checkbox for Smooth edges of screen font. Click on Apply and Ok which should disable the font smoothing.

How do I fix a blurry text in Windows 10?

Turn the setting for fixing blurry apps on or off manually

  1. Select the Start button, then select Settings > System > Notifications & actions, and then turn off Display Settings.
  2. Select action center , and then select Focus assist. This Windows 10 feature enables you to manage when notifications appear.