11

I would like to configure the 'Scaled' property of my Macbook Pro display using the command line. How could I do that?

6

I have an early 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display running OS X 10.8.5 and I've tested cscreen command line utility and it works to change resolution via the command line. You can download the cscreenIntel.dmg from the link provided. In a terminal use cscreen -h to output the internal help information. An example of use: cscreen -d 32 -x 1680 -y 1050

BTW As far as I know Intel based versions of OS X do not include a native executable and why I'm pointing you to a third-party utility.

  • 1
    Did not work for me on os x yosemite 10.10.5 desktop. – user674669 Jan 25 '16 at 19:03
9
$ git clone https://github.com/jhford/screenresolution.git
$ cd screenresolution
$ make dmg
$ ./screenresolution set 1920x1080x32@60

csreen did not do any thing for me on os x 10.10.5. These steps worked for me.

protected by Community Dec 7 '17 at 15:48

Thank you for your interest in this question. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).

Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.