Have you ever wanted to enhance the colors on Shadow? Look no further than our feature, Color Enhancement (4:4:4). As the name suggests, Color Enhancement makes the picture on Shadow look better and truer to its original colors. This feature was released to the official Shadow Launcher on June 28, 2021.
Continue reading to learn more about Color Enhancement.
How do I enable Color Enhancement?
You can find and enable the feature in the Settings . On the Settings page, scroll down, then check the box next to Color Enhancement (4:4:4). This feature is purely optional, and it can be enabled or disabled at any time.
Why is Color Enhancement disabled by default?
Color Enhancement requires more resources than our standard video encoding (4:2:0), which was designed to reduce the amount of data used. To ease any problems this might cause for our users, the feature is disabled by default, but it can be enabled at any time.
How do I troubleshoot problems with Color Enhancement?
As stated above, Color Enhancement uses more resources. When this feature is enabled, some users may notice higher CPU usage, faster battery drainage, and more data consumption.
Should you notice any of these changes, try disabling Color Enhancement (4:4:4) to see if the situation improves. If you're using a high resolution, you can also try to lower your resolution to 1920 x 1080 at 60Hz.
When should I enable Color Enhancement?
4:4:4 technology is especially popular among photographers, animators, graphic designers, and other digital artists, but it all comes down to two things: personal preference and resources. 4:2:0 reduces the amount of color information while keeping brightness intact.
Here are two color samples showing the difference between 4:4:4 and 4:2:0.
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