FreeFile Review – Display Calibration

This FreeFile is only for Windows 7 users (an alternative for XP users is at the bottom of this review). The Display Color Calibration Wizard is a hidden gem in Windows 7. Why Microsoft chose to hide it is beyond me. I find it very useful in get that big monitor to look its very best. The wizard helps you adjust brightness, contrast and color.

The Display Color Calibration Wizard is included with Windows 7, so no installation is needed. The easiest way to run the program is to type “dccw” into the Start menu search box. This will show a link to “dccw.exe” at the top – click it and the display calibrator launches. The Run box can also be used to launch the program.

It is fairly simple to use. If you’ve used other monitor calibration software, this one will seem familiar. If you’ve never calibrated a monitor, it may take a little experimentation to get it right, but don’t worry, you won’t hurt your monitor. I found an excellent tutorial online that will walk you through the calibration process HERE.

The only negatives that I found were the previously mentioned difficulty in finding the program and the lack of a ‘Back’ button. The only way to return to a previous page is to ‘Cancel’ out of the program and start over. I found that aggravating. While the Display Color Calibration Wizard is for Windows 7 only, Calibrize performs similarly on Windows XP.

Get Calibrize HERE.

– – The Bottom Line – –

Display Color Calibration Wizard increases the accuracy of your monitor and it’s part of Windows – nothing to download or install. If you spend a lot of time staring at your monitor, you need to try it ASAP.

Visit DanKostecki.com for more FreeFile Reviews.

 

 

Advertisements

1 Response to “FreeFile Review – Display Calibration”


  1. 1 [主页] December 25, 2012 at 2:55 am

    Pretty! This was an incredibly wonderful post.
    Thank you for supplying this info.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




HayYoo!com

daily shot at HayYoo.com

DUMMR.com

is the blog for DanKostecki.com
Go to DUMMR
Go to Hot Meatloaf.com
Go to DanKostecki.com
HayYoo! now presents a new image every day - the best of the web. Check it daily.
Contact

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 559 other followers


%d bloggers like this: