The number of pixels in a given display or image, representing the smallest physical unit of display. One individual pixel represents a single colour value, and when combined, create a displayed image. Usually written as (width x height).

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What are the factors that affects a video's quality?

I am new to this website and this is my first question, really appreciate if someone can provide some advice about my current problem. I've been testing some videos on my computer to see at what ...
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Change screen resolution OS X El capitan

I changed some resolution settings using ScreenResX and after reboot my display screen doesnt show anything I cannot see the login screen I can only access the terminal but I can't clone any github ...
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Screencast / screen record in 4k resolution?

I saw a few screencast on YouTube that were in 4k resolution which is awesome by the way. I did a quick web search and found that there are a lot of screen-casting software that record in 4k. ...
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Windows 10 video resolution

I have an Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 MB with an AMD FX 6300 6 core processor. I originally bought this system with Windows 7 at the end of 2013. I have a Samsung S23A300B monitor. 3 months ago ago I upgraded ...
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How much more unclear is Full HD (1920x1080) on a 17-inch LCD than a 15-inch? [closed]

Recipient of a gift card for Lenovo, my aunt desires the Lenovo Y700: either the 15" version which offers both Full HD (1920 x 1080) and Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) or the 17" which offers only ...
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Windows 10 screen resolution screwed after updating drivers

I upgraded my drivers with DriverPack Solution. Now my screen resolution is screwed. I can choose only between 1024x768 and 800x600. Also I don't have restore points. Any idea how to fix it? My ...
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second screen resolution issue when connected to “Optimus”-configured laptop (onboard Intel and an Nvidia)

I've recently upgraded my Lenovo Y50-70 laptop from Windows 8 to Windows 10 and a very strange problem have occurred: When I'm connecting my second display (VGA -> HDMI) — the resolution gets ...
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Is there an alternative way to span three displays when using a Nvidia Graphics card?

Thanks for looking! Background I have a four monitor set up at home with three monitors in a row and then a fourth monitor directly below the middle monitor. On the weekends, I have a brief window ...
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Windows 10 force 80% display scaling

I would like to force 80% display scaling in Windows 10 Pro, so that it look more sharp and provide more workspace on my HD screen. The GPU is Intel, so upscaling resolution seems impossible.
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How can I make the cursor in Windows with a multiple monitor setup behave like it's moving between all monitors having the same resolution?

I just added a new 4k monitor to my setup, bringing my total to 3. My problem is that windows "thinks" that the monitors are physically the relative sizes they are in the display settings, when ...
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my monitor is acer x 213h is bigger than the windows 10 screen

My monitor is Acer x213h is bigger than the Windows 10 screen, windows 10 is smaller of my monitor for 1 inch on the sides, and half inch on the bottom and top. This was not happening when I had ...
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How to set screen resolution in Java arguments

As the title states, how do I set a java argument to set my PC resolution to 1200x800? For example, in Minecraft (lol) there is an option to set JAVA arguments in the profile launcher. I know ...
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Change PC resolution on application launch [duplicate]

I want to be able to change screen resolution automatically for some applications that do not support it. My PC display is 1600x900. Lets say that I want Notepad.exe to set my PC resolution to ...
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Intel HD Graphics - Custom resolution issue

I connected a second monitor to my laptop, but for some reason it doesn't use the right resolution. It applies 1680x1050 and it's all blurry, when it should be using 1920x1080. The laptop screen is ...
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Scale down screen, instead of scaling up

I have a Dell Latitude E6430, which has 1600x900 screen. However, I'd like to scale everything down, so that the OS "sees" a 1920x1080 display instead. Is anything like this possible on Windows 10?
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How configure Workstation to run on a notebook with 3840x2160 resolution? [duplicate]

I am trying to get Workstation running on a Dell 9550 that has a very high native resolution of 3840x2160. Workstation runs with no apparent problems. However, when I transfer over a VM that has been ...
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Windows 10 - UI Doubled in scale after laptop screen replacement

I had my damaged laptop screen replaced recently, however after the replacement everything in the windows UI is doubled in size. Everything is overwhelmingly huge now and makes it very hard on my eyes ...
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How do I prevent windows from moving when the desktop resolution changes?

I'm running Linux and use Openbox for my desktop. Normally the desktop resolution is 1280x1024. However, when I play a game which only plays at a specific resolution, at fullscreen and there's no ...
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Can I change the default resolution for Hyper-V basic-mode session VMs?

I have to boot fresh VHDs a couple of times a week and every time I change the resolution from the default 1024x768. For various reasons, I prefer using basic mode VMs, where I suspect Hyper-V is ...
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Change screen resolution to higher resolution with no monitor attached

Backstory: I have a situation where I have a set of servers that never have anyone physically at the console (in the server room). They have a KVM attached to them (some do) but the KVM never ...
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image ppi conversion to above 300ppi

I have some images that I want to use in a book. the publisher says that the images are not of good quality and I need a minimum images of 300ppi plus and should be in jpeg or tiff format. Can I ...
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How to change an image resolutionwith Inkscape

I'd like to know how can I change the pixel resolution of a SVG image made with Inkscape. I've designed a square logo with a dimension of 25x25 millimeters, and when I saved it I noticed that the ...
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Use 4K monitor in HD resolution to get clearer text

As I spend 90% of my time reading code and documentation and seeing the display quality of new tables and smartphones I realize that they are way above the text quality I see on my 23" HD monitor. By ...
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my screengrab is a different pixel size in photoshop to the browser

I am having trouble understanding why when I inspect an element in my browser (viewing at 100%) it gives me a pixel size which is different to the screengrab opened in photoshop. As you can see ...
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How far can I resize a x264 video without blurriness?

I have an x264 video at 700x400 encoded at 1400 Kbps with High Profile Level 3 which I want to play at 1366 x 768 screen resolution. How far can I change or resize the video player window without ...
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Why do monitor resolutions of 1366x768 *and* 1360x768 exist? [duplicate]

My monitor's resolution is 1366x768. But I'm also able to configure it to 1360x768 (note the zero), thus implying that monitors of this size exist. Occasionally, when I plug my laptop into my TV I ...
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Does windows rescale to monitors of differing resolutions?

Here is the current resolution of my monitor : If I purchased a higher res monitor then will windows / graphics card auto re-scale everything to this new resolution ?
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Using an nVidia graphics adapter, how to change the color of the empty space on a display when using a resolution with a non-native aspect ratio?

I have to use a very old application in a DOSBox on my 16:9 screen that is powered by an nVidia graphics adapter. The application (obviously) has a 4:3 aspect ratio. I require the application to run ...
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Dell 4K P2715Q not really 4K or Intel Graphics psuedo emulation?

At a client's place they've insisted I use their setup which includes a weak dual core "i7" with Intel graphics and two Dell P2715Q monitors. Online the screens are advertised as 4K and they might ...
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Play video in different resolution

How can I play a video in a different resolution if I want to watch it in fullscreen mode but without changing my setting in windows. I just want to switch to this resolution when playing a video like ...
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Will 4k video look better than 1080p video on 1080p TV/monitor? [duplicate]

Topic Just wondering about this? If I play a 4k video on 1080p monitor/TV, will it look better than playing 1080p video on the same monitor/TV?
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Screen splits into three parts

When I start or restart my laptop (Windows 7 , 32 bit) every time my sceen splits into three parts , but sometimes when I change my screen resolution it comes back to normal screen. But now I'm not ...
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What happens when I display 1080p video on a x720 resolution setting?

This one puzzles me, and I'm looking for a very technical answer. Say I'm on YouTube and I chose 1080p for the video resolution. However, my screen's resolution is 1280x720. This means I'm ...
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Second display larger but lower res

I recently decided to start using a second monitor with my laptop, though the only problem is that it is a much higher resolution than my second monitor. Laptop = 3200 x 1800 - 14" Monitor = 1920 x ...
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Forcing higher “resolution” on MBP

Earlier today I noticed that if I check the Mirror Displays option when an external monitor with larger resolution than my mid-2012 MBP is connected the MBP display will "pretend" that it is the same ...
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Split monitor into virtual monitors

I'm searching for a solution to split one physical monitor into two( or more?) virtual monitors. Let's say I've a monitor (monitor_a) with the resolution of 1920*1080. Now I want this monitor_a to ...
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Set monitor “boundaries” on OSX?

I have a Dell 23" monitor. It got damaged and now approximately 7 centimeters from the right is completely black - all the way vertically (I guess pixels got burned or something), and I cannot use ...
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My 8600GT is outputting lowest video quality and strange colours

I just got an 8600GT 256MB from a yard sale. I installed in it one of my desktops but the screen started out with large red pixels, then a grid-like thing of white. When it finally when it loaded into ...
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Lowering the resolution of a webcam with generic drivers

I have a Genius WideCam F100 TL (1080p). Genius doesn't provide any drivers or configuration programs, only a bunch of (almost useless) utility programs because they state that it uses standard ...
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How to fix Windows 10 text size issues without restarting

I use a 2560x1440 laptop which I connect to a 27" 1080p monitor to work with. When I start the laptop disconnected, and then connect it, I get very slight blurring around everything, as if higher ...
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How to determine max supportable display resolution?

I'm trying to determine what is the highest monitor resolution that will be supported by a computer. System Win XP-era Compaq Presario SR1750NX that contains Radeon Xpress 200 integrated graphics ...
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Prevent Windows Explorer auto-resizing

When I play a game that changes the screen resolution to something that is less than the current, all the Explorer windows are resized to the game's resolution (i.e. it becomes smaller and I have to ...
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What is better for eyes: higher pixel density vs larger screen size?

I am usually spending over 8 hours a day using PC at worktime, that's why I want to buy a monitor that will be most comfortable for my eyes. I decided to buy 4K display since I usually buy such things ...
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Can I set custom resolution without stretching?

My 24" monitor has a native resolution of 1920x1200. Let's say for some reason I want to set it to 1920x1080. But if I use the default Windows 7's Screen Resolution window to set the resolution to ...
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Mouse cursor on multiple screens with different PPI

I'm using a 4K display along with a Full HD display with both almost the same physical size and it brings some mouse cursor problems to me working with it on the default Windows settings. As the ...
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How to make screenshot from a responsive design rendering without having it scaled by zoom?

I need a screenshot from our web application. It will go on a printed poster, so I need it in a high DPI version. I have a 96 DPI monitor, so a standard screenshot pixelates when printed. My solution ...
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What is the relation between bandwidth and resolution?

I want to encode a video in DASH format. I want to have multiple bitrate/bandwidth with multiple resolution. I'm still wondering: What is relationship between bandwidth and resolution? For example: ...
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IntelliJ IDEA dpi scaling

I have a Windows 7 computer with a 768p display. This means there is very little room for the content. Developing apps in Android studio is an absolute nightmare since, with all the side windows which ...
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My laptop thinks its screen resolution is 1280x800, but it's actually 1366x768. The bottom of the screen is cropped

Windows does not even list the 1366x768 screen resolution, and it's not a driver issue because the BIOS boot screen is showing cropped and shifted to the left. What can I do? I just turned on my ...
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Is a 15" laptop with full HD useable on a daily basis? [closed]

Or would I have to probably work on a lower resolution? I have a 17" and it is too big to transport around. Not sure if this is the right place to ask but google search listed it as the first place ...