How to Run VESA Certified DisplayHDR Tests on Display in Windows 10


The VESA DisplayHDR Group has a free DisplayHDR Test app in the Microsoft Store that allows you to confirm the display parameters including brightness, color and contrast performance of high dynamic range (HDR) laptop and desktop monitors as per the set forth in VESA’s High-Performance Monitor and Display Compliance Test Specification (DisplayHDR).

Created by VESA, the Video Electronics Standards Association, this new test tool has a simple keyboard interface that enables professional and lab-level users of off-the-shelf calibration colorimeters to test and evaluate HDR displays at the three performance levels (DisplayHDR 400, 600 and 1000) outlined in the DisplayHDR specification. See https://DisplayHDR.org

This tutorial will show you how to download and use the DisplayHDR Test app to run VESA Certified DisplayHDR compliance tests on a HDR display in Windows 10.



Here's How:

1 Download and install the DisplayHDR Test app from the Microsoft Store. (see screenshot below)

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2 Open the DisplayHDR Test app.

3 The VESA DisplayHDR Compliance Tests window will now open full screen by default showing the keyboard shortcuts to use during the tests. (see screenshot below)

You can press the Alt + Enter keys to toggle fullscreen.

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4 Follow the onscreen instructions for each test to confirm the HDR display until finished. (see screenshots below)

You can press the Right Arrow or Page Down keys to move to the next test at any time.

You can press the Left Arrow or Page Up keys to move to the previous test at any time.

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5 When the tests have finished, you can press the Alt + F4 keys to quite or close the VESA DisplayHDR Compliance Tests window. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn