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SwitchResX gives you unparalleled control over your monitor's resolution.

Resolution Management

Whether you prefer to use the menu bar or nested contextual menus, SwitchResX gives you constant, simplified access to the resolution management options you need. Controls include:

  • Monitor Resolution
  • Color Depth
  • Video Mirroring
  • Display Rotation
  • Display Overscan
Bountiful Features
  • Save your desktop layout, locking and maintaining icon and window positions for all of your open applications every time you start up your Mac. SwitchResX


What's New

Version 4.5.3:
  • On ElCapitan, indicates when it cannot install a custom resolution because of SIP
  • On ElCapitan, can now remove previous contextual menu items and install the correct version
  • On ElCapitan, corrects a problem where the menu item checkmark would disable itself automatically
  • On ElCapitan, can configure SIP so that SwitchResX can continue to save custom



  • OS X 10.6 or later

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Current Version (4.x)


Downloads 199,075
Version Downloads 2,692
Type Utilities / System
License Shareware
Date 14 Nov 2015
Platform Intel 64 / OS X / Intel 32
Price $15.95
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