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Answered HDR vs SDR video

Animor

Established Member
Hi,

Some videos demonstrate the difference between HDR and SDR, for example this one:
CableLabs 4K Videos | Wipe of SDR vs HDR

However, I can see a clear difference even when watching on my standard (non-HDR) PC screen.
I thought that a difference would be noticeable only when such video would be displayed on an HDR screen.
Can someone explain it?
 

next010

Distinguished Member
Thats appears to be a demo to simulate the difference between HDR and SDR on a PC display. It's not actual HDR rather post processing effects made up to emulate it.

That is nothing new Half Life 2 The Lost Coast well over a decade ago had a HDR lighting mode in the game that used the same tricks.
 

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