I’m frequently changing my screen resolution when (1) sharing my screen in online meetings, (2) recording screencasts, (3) showing people something on the screen, and (4) when using a projector or TV. Here’s how to have hotkeys to instantly change to several common resolutions.
- Get AutoHotkey (a free open-source Windows scripting app)
- Get Display Changer (a few command line resolution changer)
- Create yourself a ResolutionHotkeys.ahk file with the contents below
- Add a shortcut to the file from you Program Files > Startup folder
If code isn’t showing above, see here: https://gist.github.com/4060079
Which maps these hotkeys:
p.s. I’ve got these old posts on the same topic which I can’t edit anymore, which is why this new post: Change Screen Resolution with One Keyboard Shortcut and Windows Hot Keys with AutoHotKey