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Windows 7: Other than Samsung, what other monitor brands offer software control?


09 Apr 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Other than Samsung, what other monitor brands offer software control?

Samsung has MagicTune that allows you to change monitor brightness and presets. Planning on picking up a 27" monitor which will be around 2ft away from me and I don't want to get up every single time to change the settings.

What other brands of monitors that offer software control?

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09 Apr 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

Why do you change monitor settings so much?
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10 Apr 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Brighter during the day and dimmer at night.
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10 Apr 2013   #4
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Two feet away, you shouldn't have to get up? I think both Catalyst Control and nVIDIA control panels offer brightness control.
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10 Apr 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I just find it funny how after all this time no one has thought of a way to control brightness with the keyboard. Laptops has had it for years why not desktops?

*edit* Dell has Dell Display Manager. Guess I'll have to go with a 27" Dell.
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10 Apr 2013   #6

Windows 8.1 Pro | Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

OpTical, you could try a third party program I have never tried it so couldn't tell you if it's good, but looks to be able to suit what you are looking for.
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10 Apr 2013   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Thanks Dude! Will give it a try.
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10 Apr 2013   #8

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Two feet away, you shouldn't have to get up? I think both Catalyst Control and nVIDIA control panels offer brightness control.

To the OP: Just in case you didn't see it...
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10 Apr 2013   #9

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I got a few of these: HP Pavilion 23xi 58.4 cm (23") Diagonal IPS LED Backlit Monitor (C3Z94AA) | HP® Africa.

The HP Pavilion xi series displays come with an app called HP My Display.

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It gives you full control of display settings, taking really little resources. The best backlit displays I have had, the app makes it even better.

Kari


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10 Apr 2013   #10

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

The monitors Kari linked to have an anti-glare coating. I know most of the Dell's have an anti-glare coating........I wonder if that would help the OP instead of constantly fiddling with the brightness levels. I honestly can't remember touching the brightness levels on either of the last two monitors I've had. I also have an annoying light that washes over my display during the day, but the matte finish and anti-glare coating take care of that.
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