Computer Glasses II
Computer Glasses II
1.1.0

2.0

Computer Glasses II free download for Mac

Computer Glasses II

1.1.0
23 August 2014

Magnify a portion of your display.

Overview

Computer Glasses II lets you magnify a portion of the screen to read fine print or magnify an image. When you open Computer Glasses II, you see a smaller window (Control Panel) on the left and a larger window (Display Window) on the right. The Display Window displays a magnified view around the mouse. The Control Panel has a slider to set the display magnification (x2, x3, x4, x5 and x6) and a slider to set the Display-Window width (200, 300, 400, 500 and 600 pixels). The Display Window's height is proportional to the width. When you move the Control Panel, the Display Window stays to the right of the Control Panel and lines up with the bottom of the Control Panel. Control Panel's position and settings are saved between sessions. Computer Glasses II is freeware.

What's new in Computer Glasses II

Version 1.1.0:
  • Compatible with Retina and Normal displays.

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1 Computer Glasses II Reviews

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Big Johnson
20 August 2016

Most helpful

FIRST!

Since no one else has reviewed this in two years, I gave it a whirl.

It works fine on OS X 10.11.6.
It won't float, so if you switch apps or windows you'll have to bring it forward again.
It has only two options: strength and width.
Strengths 1-3 work as expected, but from 4-6 things start getting pixelated.
The magnifier is a rectangle 260 pixels high that can be widened to 600 pixels.

Moving the magnifier is odd - you can't drag it, you have to drag the little options window next to it and the magnifier follows after a brief delay. But you don't need to drag it anyway - just park it where you want it to be and as you move the cursor the area under the cursor is magnified in the window, even if it's on the other other side of the screen.

I just compared this app to Point N See 4.0, 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. PNS floats, so it'll stay on top.

PNS also works by magnifying what's under the cursor - no need to drag the window around.

Like
Version 1.1.0
Big Johnson
20 August 2016
FIRST!

Since no one else has reviewed this in two years, I gave it a whirl.

It works fine on OS X 10.11.6.
It won't float, so if you switch apps or windows you'll have to bring it forward again.
It has only two options: strength and width.
Strengths 1-3 work as expected, but from 4-6 things start getting pixelated.
The magnifier is a rectangle 260 pixels high that can be widened to 600 pixels.

Moving the magnifier is odd - you can't drag it, you have to drag the little options window next to it and the magnifier follows after a brief delay. But you don't need to drag it anyway - just park it where you want it to be and as you move the cursor the area under the cursor is magnified in the window, even if it's on the other other side of the screen.

I just compared this app to Point N See 4.0, 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. PNS floats, so it'll stay on top.

PNS also works by magnifying what's under the cursor - no need to drag the window around.

Like
Version 1.1.0