Dead Pixel Tester
Every once in a while computer monitors have their glitches and most often this occurs in the form of dead pixels. If you want to find out if there's something wrong with your LCD screen and conduct a full inspection, there are some utilities to help you.
Makes faulty pixels identification easy
One of the applications that are especially designed for that purpose is Dead Pixel Tester. With its colorful user interface, this software should help you detect faulty pixels in no time.
In fact, what this program does is actually a simple thing: it helps you identify any dead pixels by setting different colors as backgrounds, so that you can easily see if there's a differently colored point on the screen.
An abundance of colorful patterns
There's nothing much to do other than carefully analyze the whole surface of the LCD monitor as the application cycles through several colors. The dead or stuck pixels are bound to become visible under certain colors so you can't miss them.
Dead Pixel Tester also comes with a bunch of options to help you detect a defective pixels easier. Instead of solid colors on the background, you can also use patterns, colored bars, a checkerboard, waves, spinning circles and many others, just to identify if a certain point is different from the others.
A few last words
All in all, Dead Pixel Tester is a really useful tool and thanks to its great ease of use it is equally suited for power users as well as less experienced persons. Since it doesn't require installation and can be deployed from any portable device, this little utility certainly deserves at least a try.
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