Disable Anti-Aliasing in Mac OS X Zoom
You probably know by now that you can zoom into anything in Mac OS X by holding down the Control key and then using the scroll wheel or a two-fingered forward swipe on the trackpad. You’ve also probably noticed that the more you zoom in, the blurrier things get because you’re zooming into anti-aliased graphics and text.
Toggle & Disable Anti-Aliasing in Mac OS X Zoom
You can disable and toggle the anti-aliasing within the Mac OS X Zoom feature by hitting Command+Option+\ after the zoom feature is activated. In other words, Control+Scroll to zoom, and then hit Command+Option+\ to toggle anti-aliasing.
Here’s before and after pictures of what text looks toggling the anti-aliasing:
And after, the text is much more crisp:
This effects all on-screen graphics, not just text.
Thanks to Marcus for sending this in!