The new font is bad, please change it back.



  • milkdew

    It's absolutely awful, correct.

  • Burkino

    agree, pretty much everything about this update was bad

    changing the font-weight made it look horrible, and even the add emoji and the 3 dots look bad

  • Woof

    I hate it I just updated my discord and I regret it I wish I didn't I want my old one back they also made stuff smaller and it hurts my head 

  • The Master

    Absolutely terribly blurry now. I logged in and thought I was crazy, and asked my friends if it was just me or if the text was blurrier now. I didn't read the update notes or anything, just figured it out by looking at the text for a couple of seconds, that's how bad it is.

  • Drachen

    How exactly did this change get through quality assurance? In what universe is a slightly bold and noticeably blurrier font scheme superior to the original?

  • Zik

    Awful. Bigger, bolder, blurrier. Why???

  • MetaThPr4h

    The new font makes me dizzy, it's crazy blurry.

    I really hope they revert the changes because I don't see myself being able to use Discord with how it looks right now, my eyes hurt.

  • BirdBird

    Please give us the option to enable old font rendering. 

  • ZEN

    Yes, I don't like it at all either... I reset my Discord and it applied this update, and it feels so wrong and foreign. I suppose I should give myself time to adjust, but honestly, I really enjoyed the old Discord font... I hope there's an option to switch between if we absolutely *have* to have this new font. 

  • Isthariel

    Every single change made by Discord in pretty much the last year has been a step backwards. I honestly do not understand how people get paid to make this garbage.

  • CDaddy

    Please, it's actually making me cross eyed.

  • Vict.

    Absolutely agreed. Glad I'm not the only one that thought this lol.

  • Jenns

    New font changes are not good, pwease revert. uwu (Light theme changes are bad too oof my eyes ouch owie)

  • Tarshana

    Do you guys hate us? It's the only explanation I can find.

  • DoreK

    The new font is awful...

  • Josh 2

    i dont have troubles reading it but it just looks so much worse. the colors of the chatbar just look worse too. all around just a bad update


    This is hurting my eyes, and I'm looking to find a different service. It's that bad.

  • michaelmvm

    every single person i know agrees that it hurts their eyes, i dont know who thought this was a good idea, but can they be fired?

  • The Chozon One

    Can confirm, this is utter crap and should never have made it past QA. This isn't an accidental thing either, nobody changes the aliasing method on the majority of their platform by mistake.

  • Pingutaro

    Agreed. This is horrific.

  • gnmpolicemata

    It most certainly is annoying. My eyesight is bad as is, I don't need Discord to make me feel like I can't see.

  • lulzBoB

    Font is actually super clean and nice. People always qq about changes. Keep up the good work!

  • The Master

    "super clean" is the last thing this new font should be called. Look at this screenshot and tell me which one is cleaner and nicer? I had an older screenshot on the left, and took a newer one on the right, 

  • lulzBoB

    The right one is cleaner as I said. Do you think I will change my mind because of a comparison which doesn't even show the same content? Is this how QA should work? Here is some random sh*t compare it with this random sh*t and if I find it subjectively worse every one else who says it's an improvement is just wrong?

  • The Master

    The right one is objectively blurrier, and what is random about it? they are both a screenshot from the main chat window, with the only difference being the recent revision to the text. You can easily see it yourself by looking at the text in the preview window in the settings, anyway, this is just a real-world example. Nothing random about it. Anyway, this isn't the place for an argument, just posting an actual example of the text in question of this feedback thread.

  • Maxz85

    pls bring back the old font


    new one is cancer

  • foogs

    This new font renders poorly for me now too. Liked the old one better.

  • PoopPee

    light theme is actually decent now (now that they updated the contrast, and that the side bars are actually light now) and i quite like it, but the new font is kind of off-putting to me, and i would really like an option to change it back to the old font.
    (i have to say that this my opinion otherwise people will yell at me) the new font isnt as bad as people say (i feel like they're exaggerating to be honest), and i could definitely adjust to it after making the font size a bit smaller, but i still prefer the old one.
    also on the sides of the text box where it has all the gifs, emojis, file attaching, and stuff, they are a little too bright, so it's harder to tell when i'm highlighting the thing or not.


    please, old font back, i can't read because it's not clean

  • miri

    I'm shocked by how much harder I find the new font to read (I use dark mode) but it is clearly blurrier and harder to read now than before. Personally it strains my eyes badly and most people I have talked to about this feel that this is the opposite of an improvement on what was before. I can't even keep up with chats myself because it is such a chore for me to read the text. 

    I think this is not a question of a new design choice that causes us to react and then we get used to it-- the font's legibility is objectively worse than before and I don't understand this choice at all. Please change it back, I think everyone would prefer it and it seems like the easy solution, or at the very least do something to make it less blurry for your users.


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