Anti-Aliasing Tuner is an addon that can fix the displaying of the text characters displayed on webpages in Firefox browsers. Firefox sometimes display the text with weird spacing, for example some characters are displayed too close together or have too much spaces in between them. The reason is that Firefox relies in GDI rendering and Anti Aliasing Tuner can fix this problem.
With Anti-Aliasing Tuner, you can personalize the text rendering parameters of the Direct2D/DirectWrite. After you installed the addon, you simply set the aliasing mode to default and it will fix the issue on text rendering on Firefox.
Anti-Aliasing Tuner offers a number of rendering modes. For example, the Don’t Care rendering mode means that the anti-aliasing tuner will not do anything for the font. Various types of settings can be applied to the fonts.
You can set your own gamma value. The default gamma value is 2200. The contrast of the text, which is the text darkness can be adjusted with a value from 0% – 100%. If you set the value to zero, it means that there is no enhancement on the contrast. The default value of the text contrast is 50%.
The ClearType level refers to the treatment of the red, green and blue subpixels. The value of the ClearType level ranges from 0% – 100%. Zero percents in ClearType level is the same as greyscale which is black and white anti-aliasing. The default value for the ClearType level is 50%.
There are some known issues with the Anti-Aliasing Tuner für Firefox 11.12.01.01 addon. For example, the text will disappear and you won’t get the result you want for large size fonts. If you want to enable the Direct 2D/DirectWrite, you should enable Firefox 8 or higher versions. You need to have at least Windows 7 and Windows Vista to run the anti-aliasing tuner addon.
Download link: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/anti-aliasing-tuner/versions/