what is antialiasing?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by iceman7311, Jun 24, 2005.

  1. iceman7311

    iceman7311 OSNN Senior Addict

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    what is antialiasing? i have seen it in many games but i dont know what it does
     
  2. _kC_

    _kC_ Moderator

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    The smoothing of jagged edges on a displayed shaped by modifying the transparencies of individual pixels along the shape's edge.
     
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  3. iceman7311

    iceman7311 OSNN Senior Addict

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    u deserve a rep point for that
     
  4. tzepp@cox.net

    tzepp@cox.net high

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  5. iceman7311

    iceman7311 OSNN Senior Addict

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    ok what is AF that i have seen for exmple 8xAF
     
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    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

  7. iceman7311

    iceman7311 OSNN Senior Addict

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    alright thank u all
     
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  9. trainmaster77

    trainmaster77 Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    antialiasing: the act of refraining from purchasing an overpriced alienware computer only to build an exact replica (much like they do in china) at half or even a third of the price.
     
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  10. celticfan11

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    wtf?