The best monitors for video editing

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Three of the best monitors for video editing on an orange background.

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1. Best overall: BenQ SW321C
2. Best budget: Dell S2722QC
3. Best premium: Eizo CG319X
4. Best value: BenQ DesignVue PD2706UA
5. Best 8K: Dell UP3218K
6. Best Apple: Apple Pro Display XDR
7. Best HDR: Alienware AW2723DF
8. Best ultrawide: LG 38WN95C
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While you can cut, re-sequence and colour-grade the commercial, film or Instagram Reel using any display, a good video editing monitor eliminates the guesswork and ensures an accurate view of brightness and colours, avoiding surprises when you export.

Beren Neale
Ecom Editor

Beren has worked on creative titles at Future Publishing for over 13 years. Cutting his teeth as Staff Writer on the digital art magazine ImagineFX, he moved on to edit several creative titles, and is currently the Ecommerce Editor on the most effective creative website in the world. When he's not testing and reviewing the best ergonomic office chairs, phones, laptops, TVs, monitors and various types of storage, he can be found finding and comparing the best deals on the tech that creatives value the most.

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