How to Change the Resolution of a Java Application


How to Change the Resolution of a Java Game/Application
With this you can change the resolution of Java games so that they run fullscreen instead of in a smaller window.Make sure you have WinRAR. open up the.jar game with it by right-clicking on the file, open with WinRAR. go to “META-INF” folder and extract the “manifest.mf” file in der to wherever. open the extracted file by right-clicking on it, open with Notepad. check the “always use this program” box.
Edit file “manifest.mf” Than write there this in the end:

Nokia-MIDlet-Original-Display-Size: 176 ,208
Nokia-MIDlet-Target-Display-Size: 352 ,416

MIDlet-Original-Display-Size: 128 ,160
Nokia-MIDlet-Target-Display-Size: 240 ,320

Change the values for your phone and app. ‘Original’ size is the native resolution of the game, and ‘target’ size is the resolution of your phone. Change these numbers as appropriate… when ur done, drag it back into the “META-INF” folder. overwrite the previous file. Hope this helps.

[Via NokiaSymbianBlog]

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14 comments

  1. administrators…would you please make an warcraft 3 game for nokia 6300 screen resolution…because the steps you gave is not working….kindly please…

  2. hi Express Music, can you give me the text that I need to type at the end of the manifest.mf (end of the notepad) in Miami Night.jar?
    Is this what I need to type?
    MIDlet-Original-Display-Size: 128 ,160
    Nokia-MIDlet-Target-Display-Size: 240 ,320
    I’m using nokia 5300 express music.
    The miami night is so fun, but the screen isn’t fit with my phone >.<
    help me change it’s resolution. THX

  3. Information for those who can extract the MANIFEST.MF, and cannot put it back after edit it.
    When you put the file back to the jar file, winrar will prompt for replace setting. DO NOT change anything. just press ok.
    If that still doesn’t work, try updating your WINRAR to the newest version. (Mine is 3.51 and it work for me to change and replace some jar file)

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