WMP Video: How to Adjust the Brightness, Contrast, Hue, and Saturation

Posted July 18, 2006 by MickeyMouse in Windows

Adjusting your video settings in Windows Media Player is easy once you find them. Keep reading to find out how.


I frequently need to adjust the video settings in Windows Media Player. Locating these settings for the first time, however, can be difficult.

You can use the following steps to find them:

1. Open Microsoft Media Player (WMP).
2. Right-click on the title bar of the window or the Now Playing tab.
3. From the context menu, select View.
4. Select Enhancements.
5. Make sure that Show Enhancements is selected.
6. Click Video Settings.

The brightness, contrast, hue, and saturation slidebars will now appear, and you can change the settings according to your preferences.

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