What is Font Hinting?

Hinting, or screen optimising, is the process by which fonts are adjusted for maximum readability on computer monitors. The problem is that typical modern fonts are not designed primarily for the 72–96 dpi resolution of computer screens, but for the much higher 1,200+ dpi resolution of print media.

Read this really in-depth explanation by Peter Biľak from Typotheque

 

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