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How to run your Retina display MacBook Pro at full 2880 x 1800 native resolution

The new MacBook Pro’s premier feature is its Retina Display. This new Retina Display also comes with a new way to alter the Mac’s display settings. For the first time, this new Mac’s display settings are a list of options, rather than a list of numbered resolutions. The standard resolution is Retina mode, which is a pixel enhanced, HIDPI variant of a 1440 X 900 pixels of screen space. This comes out to the new MacBook Pro’s 2880 x 1800 resolution. However, users – by default – are unable to actually run their new MacBook Pros at a native 2880 x 1800 pixels of screen space. Until now. Read on to learn how:

Software developer Wineskin has put together a simple utility to run the new MacBook Pro at its full native resolution. Simply click here to download, then run the script. To revert back to Retina mode or another resolution, just go to Display settings in System Preferences. We must warn that text and images look incredibly small in the native 2880 x 1800 resolution, but it can be helpful when working with multiple files. The tweak also truly shows how many pixels this new Retina display MacBook Pro really packs into a small amount of space.

You can also use a quick method through the app QuickRes. 

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