Best Ways to Change the display refresh rate on MacOS


Through System Preferences

The default display refresh rate for Mac is set at 60Hz, and it’s recommended that you keep it unchanged unless you really have a good reason.

For MacBook Pro 16” and after, and the Apple Pro XDR Display, follow these simple steps to alter the display refresh rate:

Step 1: Pull the Apple menu down and select “System Preferences”

Step 2: Select the “Display” tab from the top

Step 3: Hold press the “Option” key and click on the “Scaled” button and this should bring up the Refresh Rate pop-up menu.

Through System Preferences

You can set your built-in Retina display or Pro XDR Display’s refresh rate to 60, 59.94, 50, 48, 47.95 Hz. While a higher refresh rate gives you buttery smooth animations, it taxes your notebook’s battery life and uses more resources.

Written by Margie Mann
11 months ago

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