From: MyLinkka (
Date: Wed May 20 2009 - 07:31:01 CDT

Thanks, John! The antialias setting seems working well now. What I did is
1. go to Nvidia control panel and "manage 3D settings" then "program
2. locate vmd.exe and click 'add' to add a profile for a specific program.
3. Change the 'antialiasing mode' to 'override any application setting'
4. tune a little the 'antialiasing setting' (I use '8x')
5. start vmd and see a better image.
Hope this helps.


John Stone wrote:
> Hi,
> On Windows, it's best to tell the driver to enable antialiasing
> by default, or to create an "application profile" for VMD and enable
> antialiasing for VMD in the video driver configuration panel. The reason
> you can't turn it on/off within VMD itself is that antialiasing works
> very differently on Windows than on X-Windows or MacOS X and we want to
> continue to support old versions of Windows for a while longer yet.
> Cheers,
> John Stone
> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 12:37:47PM +0200, MyLinkka wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm using vmd on windows xp. But the antialias checkbox under display
>> menu is always grey (disabled).
>> the 3d settings in my graphics card control panel is set to "let the
>> application decides". How could I solve this?
>> ting