Quickly change Monitor Resolution from Command Line

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Excellent tool for Command Line Junkies. This utility allows to switch or change monitor resolution from the command line. All you need is to add this into your Windows Environment and Path variables and it will work like a charm.

Switch resolution

Switch resolution

  1. qres.exe /x:640       Changes resolution to 640 x 480.
  2. qres.exe /x 1280 /y 1024     Changes resolution to 1280 x 1024. (If your graphics card supports it)
  3. qres.exe /c:8      Changes color resolution to 256 colors.
  4. qres.exe /c:16     Changes color resolution to high color (16 bit).
  5. qres.exe /c:24     Changes color resolution to true color (24 bit).
  6. qres.exe /r:0      Changes the refresh rate to Adapter Default.
  7. qres.exe /r:-1     Changes the refresh rate to Optimal.*
  8. qres.exe /r:80     Changes the refresh rate to 80 Hz.

This tool is similar to Zoomit which is pretty hand when you get on presentations.Download | Via



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