Neat support for multiple monitors
MultiRes comes with support for up to 9 display devices, which is indeed a great feature for this kind of software solution. Plus, it has dedicated options to set refresh rates but also to open the Windows 'Display Properties' menu and thus get into some more advanced configuration settings.
A few configurable settings
The tool permanently sits in the System Tray and provides you all the aforementioned goodies with just a single click. It has only a bunch of options, including the possibility to lock refresh rates, use a Windows XP style and introduce a special confirmation dialog every time you make changes.
As straightforward as can get
Other than that, MultiRes remains a simple utility from all points of view, and that's also the reason why it lacks some important features. For instance, it doesn't even have a help manual, so users looking for some help on a specific option will have to search the web for more information.
Lack of various advanced features
The good side about MultiRes is definitely its simplicity, but the same thing could be considered a drawback as well. Since it was designed to be so simple, it lacks a lot of things, and the aforementioned help manual is just one of them.
To end with
So all in all, MultiRes is definitely worth a shot, especially if you work with multiple monitors at the same time and you need to change resolution in a second. Even if it does not come equipped with many features, it's easy enough to use by anyone and quietly sits in the system tray until needed.
Reviewed by Bogdan Popa on August 5th, 2014
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Application descriptionMultiRes is a small, free, 32-bit alternative to QuickRes, with refresh rate and multi-monitor support for up to nine ...