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Monitor utilities

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  • Han-Kwang Nienhuys
    • Lagom LCD monitor test pages
      “With the test images on these pages, you can easily adjust the settings of your monitor to get the best possible picture quality. Additionally, there are a number of test images that can help you to judge the image quality of a monitor. You can check the images on this webpage or put them on a usb stick and try them in the computer store like I did when I created these test patterns. These test images are much more revealing regarding monitor shortcomings than ordinary photographs.”
  • Jozsef Szasz-Fabian
    • Monitor adjustment charts
      “For a quick check of the monitor’s correct brightness/contrast adjustment, here are some simple, downloadable charts.”
  • FlatpanelsDK
    • Online Monitor Test
      “Test your LCD monitor, CRT monitor or flat screen TV with this online tool. Examples of test screens are 1:1 pixelmapping, color banding and color reproduction capabilities, backlight bleed, pixel faults, trailing and text sharpness. This tool is free and can be downloaded directly to your PC, memory stick etc. without any need for installation. Fast and easy!”
  • PrAd
  • Computing Suppliers Federation
  • Nokia
    • Monitor Test (@SnapFiles)
      “This Windows program will guide you in setting the parameters, controls and adjustments of the monitor. It will also guide you on how to measure picture quality.”
  • Eizo
    • Let's check the LCD's display Image
      “Have you ever properly checked the display quality of the LCD you habitually use? Very often people become aware of previously unnoticed problems in display quality when they run a check using test patterns and so on. This time we are going to talk about the basic points used to assess LCD display quality, and show you a simple way to test it.”
    • Monitortest
      “If you want to check the properties of your monitor in a quick and simple way, the EIZO testsoftware is the right tool to use. The monitortest offers you 24 test images to check properties like geometry, convergence, homogenity an panelspeed.”
  • Mitsubishi Electric
  • Dariusz Zamłyński
    • Freeware » Monitor Tester
      “Program is a collection of tests that can be used to check CRT or LCD monitor performance. The program will test important criteria like sharpness, convergence or the geometry. resolution, moiré, brightness, contrast, readability, screen regulation and color. Additionally, there are a number of test images that can help you to judge the image quality of a monitor. Monitor Tester doesn´t require an installation, it is completely freeware.”
  • Wong Ying Kit
    • CheckeMON
      “Test a monitor before you buy. Alternatively you could test your current monitor as well. Quality and performace of a monitor are usually not apparent when only still pictures are shown, as what is happening in shops. This program eliminates the problem by running a series of specific tests. Brief explanation for each test is included. Supports both LCD and CRT monitors.”
  • Tireal
    • TFT Test
      “Compact program for fully testing and configuring your LCD-TFT monitor.”
  • Hex2Bit
    • Monitor Calibration Wizard
      “Monitor Calibration Wizard is an easy-to-use tool for calibrating the colors displayed by your monitor. Most monitors have flaws, they may be too dark, too bright, or they may have a color tint like green or blue. All these problems can be easily fixed through Monitor Calibration Wizard.”
  • EnTech Taiwan
    • Monitor Asset Manager
      “Monitor Asset Manager serves a dual purpose. Free for personal use, MonInfo captures and translates all the data passed by the monitor to the display driver and on to the operating system - revealing, for example, the reasons behind limitations on resolution and refresh rate, and the monitor manufacturer's recommended timings. For the enterprise, licensed versions of MonInfo fill a gap in existing asset management software by silenting generating SMS-compliant reports on connected display devices.”
    • softMCCS
      “softMCCS is a diagnostic and compliance tool for developers of display products that adhere to the Video Electronics Standards Association's (VESA) display communications standards. In particular, softMCCS is targeted for use on displays supporting VESA's Display Data Channel Command Interface (DDC/CI) and Monitor Control Command Set (MCCS) standards. It is intended for use on displays implementing MCCS v2 or later.”
      “Designed to work exclusively with display devices from our partners, softMCCS supports the DDC/CI protocol and is built on the
      softOSD engine: it can communicate via any host-side graphics controller from 3dfx, 3dlabs, ATI, C&T, Cirrus Logic, Intel, Matrox, NeoMagic, Number Nine, NVidia, Rendition, S3, Silicon Motion, SiS, Trident, VIA, VideoLogic, or XGI - over VGA, DVI, HDMI or DisplayPort interfaces.”
  • Ekim Software
    • LCDTest
      “LCDtest is an application that assists in testing liquid crystal displays (LCD) found in the major of monitors today.”
  • Roadkil.Net
    • Roadkil's Monitor Test
      “Displays test patterns for use when performing monitor repairs. Displays pure colours and white screens for colour tuning or finding missing colours, grid lines for focusing and setting the image dimensions correctly. A must for any monitor repair person or checking the quality of a monitors display.”
  • Nenad Hrg
    • IsMyLcdOK
      “IsMyLcdOK is a small program but effective solution to easily check for dead/paralysed/stuck pixels on LCD monitors.”
  • Data Product Services
    • Dead Pixel Tester
      “Small application to check for stuck/dead pixels on a tft monitor. Also has a small utility to excercise pixels in the hopes of bringing them back to life!”
  • Samuel Larché
    • UDPixel
      “This program helps to locate and fix LCD screens dead pixels.”
  • Turker Girgin
  • CodePlex
    • InjuredPixels
      “InjuredPixels allows you to easily check for dead or defective pixels on LCD monitors. It can be used to test new LCDs before purchasing or during the warranty period. InjuredPixels is very easy to use and can be run directly from the Internet without installation.”
  • Laptop Showcase
    • Dead Pixel Buddy
      “This is a dead pixel test program. It allows you to easily test your LCD screen for dead pixels.”
  • Mark Gillespie
    • PSPixelTest
      “Installs some TFT testscreens onto the Sony PSP to test if you have dead or stuck pixels.”