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Quartz 2D Extreme - Tiger

What's Quartz 2D Extreme

New feature of Tiger, hardware accleretation of GUI that is disabled by default.

How to enable

  1. Install Development tools(Xcode2,etc), if not installed
  2. Go to Spotlight, type in quartz debug
  3. Start Quartz Debug
  4. Tool - Enable Quartz 2D Extreme
  5. Force quit Quartz Debug
  6. If you check the Graphics/Display section of System Profiler, "Quartz 2D Extreme: Supported" entry should be added. If not, your GPU is not compatible with Quartz 2D Extreme.

Posted by Pju on May 4, 2006 07:34 AM


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