- A simple application that we can use from the web browser or download to be able to test the colors of our monitor and TV screens.
- It allows us to detect dead spots, verify color gradients, grayscale, among many other very useful things.
Thanks to Monitor Test we can test the color of monitors and TV screens . This utility performs screen tests including color gradients, grayscale, contrast of specific colors against different backgrounds, etc..
How to use monitor test to test screen color
In order to use Monitor Test in a web browser, we will have to use the Monitor Test Smart-TV & Tablet web utility, since other tools require flash.
In case you are using Windows, it would be advisable to download the executable , this is because it offers a variety of extra features. In case we stay in the browser, we will be limited to a few colors and gradients..
We will find the menu at the top. We will scroll to view the browser or we can move the mouse to the upper edge of the executable window. The Windows tools also have a useful information box which will help guide us through the steps.
It is possible to move the box, turn it on or off thanks to the menu. We also find a button that allows us to switch to full screen mode. Next, we are going to see a summary of all the tests that we can run with this useful and interesting Windows utility..
This test is ideal to verify if our monitor shows a standard gray scale and contrast.
It is possible to test color gradients across the spectrum to see if we can get true black, rich and clear colors on the screen.
This test is very simple and allows us to test a white, black or colored box on whatever background we choose. The controls at the bottom left give us the possibility to set the color of the box and the background.
The function is ideal for detecting dead spots, we will be able to check the uniformity of the screen and find the bleeding of the backlight when using a black background.
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This test works best on TV screens.
We can check if the text on the screen is still sharp while we change the text and the background color. You can also drag the text box across the screen. This test works much better on older monitors, those that use a VGA connection.