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I have an RGBW monitor and cleartype is terrible. Paint.net seems to support GDI override and/or cleartext settings for rendering of the fonts, but the GUI itself is still a mess with artifacts that resemble an old Apple II. I've disabled system clear type. I've installed mactype and paint.net insists on using stock Windows cleartype.

 

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RGBW monitors (and TVs) are terrible, and should be removed from the market. They are a borderline scam.

If you're working on images/photos/video, RGBW is a very poor choice, because it can't accurately display the colors of your content.

 

The Mactype software injects itself into the DIrect2D stack of Windows, and can cause Paint.NET to crash.

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Paint.NET respects the system setting for ClearType. So just disable it there.

 

However, if you're using MacType, then I have no idea. Watch out -- it has been known to cause Paint.NET to crash.

 

Ultimately if you're using MacType then you need to ask them these questions, not us.

The Paint.NET Blog: https://blog.getpaint.net/

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