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4.0.0
16 August 2016

Magnify a portion of the screen.

ochyming
18 January 2007

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Apple pixie.app does this. But you would have to instal the developer package. So thanks.
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Version 1.0

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Big Johnson
20 August 2016
First of all, it works fine on OS X 10.11.6. It works by magnifying what's under the cursor - no need to drag the window around. I just compared this app to Computer Glasses 2, which is also free. I'll have to give the edge to PNS for 3 reasons: 1. The strength is adjusted in 10th's of a percent. 2. the window can be made as large as you want it - I stretched it out to almost 1920x1200. 3. It floats, so it'll stay on top if you switch apps or windows.
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Version 4.0.0
Anguka
03 August 2013
Very useful app.; small, clean quick and efficient. Does exactly as claimed. And recently had cause to thank the developer for extremely prompt and effective help.
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Version 3.2.2
Melman-Flink
15 June 2011
Love it! Great addition to the OS X toolbox. For me, this has more uses than I could even begin to explain. Only problem is the cost. : )
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Version 1.4.1.0
1 answer(s)
Paul-Young
Paul-Young
16 June 2011
Sometimes I like to read a book while keeping an eye on the stock market. With the browser displaying http://money.cnn.com/ or equivalent I can see the current S&P but the font is too small when the MacBook Pro is on the table next to me. I use Point N See in Fixed Mode to display that part of the screen magnified enough to see across the room and my mouse is free to answer messages when I want. Paul Young, CSoM
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The-X
28 November 2008
For most people, this software is slightly pointless. On all Mac's you can now hold hold Ctrl, and then scroll up and down to zoom in on the screen. Much faster than opening an app, and totally integrated to the system!
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Version 1.3
2 answer(s)
Easer
Easer
16 December 2008
As has been noted elsewhere, the main problem with this is that Apple's zoom magnifies the entire screen. Sometimes you only want to magnify a portion of the screen.
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Version 1.3.1
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
16 August 2016
Ah yes, another know-it-all who doesn't (X).
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gcoghill
29 November 2007
Needs a global keyboard shortcut to activate/deactivate, as well as hide/show the main zoom window. Also an option to allow the zoom viewer to float above all other widows. Otherwise, pretty handy.
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Version 1.1.1
Phaleron
20 January 2007
My sincere gratitude to the developer for making this useful, and very much appreciated tool free. I have a real problem with the older Adobe app palettes which seem to be smaller than norm, and which, on a res-ed up screen are impossible to see. I have been using the Assistive devices display command to magnify the numbers till now which is very, very time-consuming, but this should help immensely. If it can be further modified and used out of the dock or the menubar it will be perfect. Thank you.
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Version 1.1
ochyming
18 January 2007
Apple pixie.app does this. But you would have to instal the developer package. So thanks.
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Version 1.0