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System - Display (4)

MonitorInfoView v1.20

Checker on 14 Feb 2015

MonitorInfoView is a small utility that displays essential information about your monitor, including week/year of manufacture, manufacturer, model, supported display modes etc. This information is extracted from the EDID ("Extended Display Identification Data") records stored on your computer. You can also view the monitor information of multiple computers on your network if you login to these computers with administrator rights.

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System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch MonitorInfoView.exe.
What's new?
  • Added option to display hex dump of the EDID data in the lower pane (View -> Lower Pane).
  • Added 'Export EDID To Binary File' option (Ctrl+E).
Latest comments
rodger123 on 2012-09-24 03:25

Works as advertised-good to use if you forget your monitor serial number,previous versions would not tell correct supported resolutions,this works fine.

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Virtual Magnifying Glass v3.6

Midas on 28 May 2015
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by JohnW

Virtual Magnifying Glass is designed for visually-impaired and others who need to magnify a part of the screen. Unlike most similar programs it does not open a separate window for the magnification but instead puts a movable magnifying glass on screen.

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System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the installer and extract to a folder of your choice. The application files are in the {app} subfolder. Launch magnifier.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Magnifixer
Latest comments
AdrianK_IT on 2011-12-26 19:41

DesktopZoom v3.5 (http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=957#comments) stays magnifying when you click on an item.

AdrianK_IT on 2015-05-26 13:13

I have had to use Desktop Zoom for real recently after an eye operation, and have uninstalled it. It would always fairly quickly lead to complete system lockup on my Win 7 Home Premium PC, mouse and keyboard completely useless, no pssibility to launch Task manager, hard shutdown the only option.

joby_toss on 2015-05-26 18:04

Virtual Magnifying Glass???

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WinSize2 v2.38.04

donald on 12 Jan 2017

WinSize2 provides several window management tools in one. The program automatically re-sizes windows according to predefined sizes, saves and restores icon positions on the desktop that get moved during resolution changes, and even renames window titles or and can send an application predefined characters (e.g. some Tab characters to set the focus in the window to a special field).

The program stores individual window positions for unique resolution settings (e.g. larger screens settings may want larger sizes to fit the screen precisely).

Written in AutoHotkey.

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Path portability: Requires manual entry of relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: GPL
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. In application folder, create a new folder named Data
  3. In application folder create the file WinSize2_Root.INI in a text editor add following text:
    [Settings]
    INIWithScreenSize=0
    INIFile_Path=.\Data
    Process_ID=876
    LogFile_Size_kB=100
  4. Rename WinSize2_Update.exe to WinSize2.exe and launch

QZoom v1.5e

webfork on 21 Sep 2013

QZoom is full screen zoom and operation tool similar to the default one included with Mac OS X. You can zoom into the screen and out using customizable hotkeys or the mouse scroll wheel.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch QZoom.exe.
Latest comments
PeterM on 2009-10-14 12:33

AFAIK the configuration can be changed by right clicking
the tray icon and changing the settings, including the use
of the escape key.

webfork on 2009-11-02 23:56

Love this program but had serious slow down problems on to Vista Ultimate 32-bit machines. Still useful -- just had to only use keyboard controls rather than the ctrl+mouse-scroll.

PeterM on 2009-11-06 11:40

Regarding http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=19872

which stated "4. It does add itself to the start menu but you can right click and uncheck that option pretty easily."

I found that it put a link in the startup folder when it is first run (and settings.ini is empty). To be truly portable, the portable version should have this option OFF by default IMHO.

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