ClearType uses this method to improve the smoothness of text. Introduction to ASP. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Archived from the original on 19 September IIS 7 Modules. If a display does not have the type of fixed pixels that ClearType expects, text rendered with ClearType enabled actually looks worse than type rendered without it.

Microsoft TechNet. ClearType is Microsoft 's implementation of subpixel rendering technology in rendering text in a font system. Using ClearType on these display configurations will actually reduce the display quality.