The 10 Best Monitors For Photo And Video Editing

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We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. High-resolution photo and video editing require a monitor capable of accurate and consistent color reproduction and contrast levels, without any artifacts or light bleed. The most popular displays boast professional-level features, such as wide gamuts, hardware calibration, and onboard controls. We've detailed selections perfect for everyone from amateur home movie buffs to professional animators. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best monitors for photo and video editing on Amazon.

10. BenQ PV3200PT

9. Dell UltraSharp

8. NEC PA322UHD

7. Dell UP3218K

6. Eizo ColorEdge GG319X

5. Asus ProArt

4. Viewsonic VP2785

3. BenQ PD Series

2. LG 34WK95U-W

1. BenQ SW320

Editor's Notes

November 01, 2018:

2018 hasn't seen a ton of advancement in these high-end monitors. We've had access to broad DCI-P3 and Adobe color gamuts for a few years, and some of the currently most popular models hail from over a year ago. Nonetheless, there are plenty of new and great solutions like Dell's 8K(!) monitor, the first of its kind. The Eizo ColorEdge GG319X is a beast for big studios, and it's hard to go wrong with most of the BenQ production monitors.


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