Stellaris hdr Console Command

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hdr Command


This command toddles High Dynamic Range (HDR) settings.

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Quick Overview

The hdr command in Stellaris is used to toggle the High Dynamic Range (HDR) rendering on or off within the game. HDR increases the color and light range in graphics, creating a more visually striking game world.

However, it can also be more demanding on your computer's performance.

With this command, you can turn HDR on if your computer can handle it for a prettier game, or turn it off to improve performance.

In-Depth Description

The Stellaris command hdr is used to toggle HDR (High Dynamic Range) on or off within the game.

This command does not have a direct impact on gameplay itself, but it affects the visual experience of the game.

HDR is an advanced video signal standard that can significantly improve the quality of the images you see on your screen. Compared to the standard dynamic range (SDR), HDR offers a more realistic, immersive and visually impressive representation of the game world.

More specifically, when HDR is enabled, it enhances the game's visual aspects by amplifying the contrast between the lightest and darkest elements on the screen, thereby creating a more detailed and vibrant image.

This is particularly noticeable in scenes where there are extreme differences between light and dark, such as outer space or a planet's surface.

However, it should be noted that in order to make use of this command, your monitor or screen must support HDR technology. If not, toggling HDR may not make any noticeable difference to your gaming experience.

How to Open the Command Console

In Stellaris, cheats are executed from the command console, a text box that you type commands into.

To open the command console press the ~(tilde) key, which is typically located under ESC (escape).

If your keyboard does not have that key, or pressing ~ does not work, try the following keys:

  • ~
  • SHIFT + 2
  • SHIFT + 3
  • ALT + 2 + 1

Type your command into the console, and then press ENTER .

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