NEC Test Pattern Generator
NEC Test Pattern Generator is an easy to use Windows freebie designed to lend you a hand when trying to test or calibrate your monitor.
In case tuning the monitor image is your main concern these days, there are many applications out there that could help you in this regard, but NEC Test Pattern Generator tries to attract you with a user-friendly approach.
While it’s not exactly intuitive, so you may need some time to figure out how to use it, NEC Test Pattern Generator is actually a very effective piece of software, providing multiple test pictures accessible via a minimal interface.
Supposed to be used in full screen, NEC Test Pattern Generator lets you pick from the test pictures we mentioned above, the colors and the resolution.
You can for example choose from a color spectrum, color bars, white balance, brightness and contrast adjustments and some other tests, all of which are designed to help you calibrate the monitor.
NEC Test Pattern Generator works flawlessly on all Windows versions, obviously with a minimum footprint on system performance, but the major drawback is the lack of a help manual and a more straightforward interface.
On the other hand, it does what it says and although it’s not quite addressed to beginners, NEC Test Pattern Generator remains a very effective way to examine or adjust the monitor. It’s stable and reliable and doesn’t affect system performance in any way.