With the next version of Chromium Edge, Microsoft says it will update the font rendering experience to match the standards of other native Windows applications, such as Calculator, Groove Music, etc.
Microsoft has already enabled the new font rendering experience in Canary versions. Based on the description of the experimental flag, users will notice improved contrast, gamma correction, quality improvements, and clarity if they use the function correctly.
This new update will also allow Microsoft Edge to honor user ClearType tuner settings by applying text contrast enhancement and gamma correction.
To enable the new feature, head over to Edge Canary’s flags menu and turn on the
After doing this, you can test the updated experience by running the ClearType Text Tuner (search for “Adjust ClearType Text” in Windows search) and testing the sample texts one by one.
You can see the effect of the ClearType text tuner selections you made when viewing a demo page on GitHub. Here’s a comparison between the ClearType text tuner default and maximum settings:
Remember that Edge must be restarted after changing settings and the ClearType setting applies only to your primary monitor.
This feature is scheduled to hit Microsoft Edge stable builds later this year.