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    Super Poster Jillie Bean's Avatar
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    Default Calibrating my monitor

    Ok, so I know this is probably a stupid question, but what is the best way to calibrate my monitor. I finally got a new LED monitor (my old dell one was ridiculous). But I want to make sure I'm seeing things correctly as I'm editing. I've tried to do some research online but idk it all seems either scammy or over my head. Do I really need to buy the expensive software to get the job done? TIA
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    Yes you do, but the "expensive software" isn't really that expensive. You can get lots of decent calibration devices used off e-bay. Even something that is 2 or 3 generations old is so much better than trying to calibrate yourself without the help of some calibration software/hardware.
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