One of the great things about laptop computing is the portability of being able to work anywhere. One of the bad things about laptop computing is the fact that the portability means your screen is often difficult to read, especially in bad lighting situations. Wouldn’t it be great if there was some tool which could magnify your screen display to make it easier to scan?
Well hey-ho, look no further than OneLoupe, a tiny (28kb tiny) freeware program which provides a magnifying window which you can use just like a conventional glass magnifying glass to enhance areas of the screen you need to read.
Once loaded into memory you can fire it up with a hotkey and one cool feature is the ability to change zoom levels instantly with the mouse wheel. You can also make the zoom window smaller or larger by using the arrow keys. Nice!
It’s one of those utilities that could be really useful on a small netbook screen, viewing thumbnails, or when you’re trying to read some of the Microsoft small print when you’re installing software. Definitely one for the toolbox.