Microsoft long ago released the Xbox HDR Game Calibration app for its gaming consoles, which aims to optimize the gaming image when using HDR mode. The software giant will soon unveil a similar solution for Windows-based computers, allowing users to achieve more accurate color reproduction in HDR mode.
With the release of Windows HDR Game Calibration, consistency and color issues on monitors used with Windows-based computers are expected to be a thing of the past. Whether Microsoft plans to release said application for Windows 10 or whether only Windows 11 users will be able to interact with it is currently unknown. The launch date for the application has also not been announced, but the developer’s post The Microsoft blog says, that this product will soon be available to program members. Windows Insider Dev Channel.
“If you’re a member of the Windows Insider Program on the Dev Channel, you may have noticed that a new HDR Calibration section has been added to the HDR Settings menu under Monitor Settings.”, – the developers said in a message, which also indicates the future location of the application. Before the official launch, after entering the mentioned section of the settings menu, the user will be presented with a message indicating that the application is not yet available. This tool is expected to help in the adjustment process of determining the darkest and brightest visible elements of the screen, as well as the maximum brightness of the monitor.