SwitchResX 4.9.2


SwitchResX gives you unparalleled control over your monitor’s resolution.

Resolution Management

Whether you prefer to use the menu bar or nested contextual menus, SwitchResX gives you constant, simplified access to the resolution management options you need.

Controls include:

  • Monitor Resolution
  • Color Depth
  • Video Mirroring
  • Display Rotation
  • Display Overscan

Bountiful Features

  • Save your desktop layout, locking and maintaining icon and window positions for all of your open applications every time you start up your Mac. SwitchResX lets you instantly restore your desktop even after resolution-altering events like connecting or disconnecting your external monitor.
  • Disable or deactivate a monitor without physically unplugging it, allowing you to use your MacBook in clamshell mode with an external monitor, keyboard and mouse
  • Link your monitor settings with system events: Key shortcuts, Apple Scripts, Application launches and more.
  • Take complete control over your display resolution: Advanced features let you create and enable new resolutions for your monitor, HDTV, Plasma or LCD screen or Video Projector.

What's New Version 4.9.2

  • Corrects a crash with some LG monitors on macOS Catalina
  • Corrects a graphical issue in the menus on Catalina running in Parallels or other virtualisation environments
  • Corrects a memory leak when a display was removed
  • Corrects an issue when editing a scaled custom resolution could lead to negative numbers being saved
  • Improved the EDID parser (again)
  • Added option to show refresh rates separated from resolutions menus (to simplify the number of resolutions on Macs where the refresh rates can be set)
  • Added option to set brightness on Apple LCD monitors
  • Added option to simplify the resolutions menu by not showing information badges