[Digikam-users] LCD for photos

Paul Waldo pwaldo at waldoware.com
Mon Apr 16 13:37:28 CEST 2007


Does this really work?  I have never tried it because I figured that 
there would be too many differences from one OS to the next.  Say you 
get the ICC profile under Windows.  You now boot Linux and try to use 
that profile.  The way an image is displayed could be very different.  
You are using video drivers that probably are made for a different OS 
and may not even be from the video card's manufacturer.  Additionally, 
the differing drivers may have different default parameters for display 
properties.

As I said, I have never tried this method.  If anyone has had good luck, 
I'd love to hear about it! :-)

Paul

Gilles Caulier wrote:
> If you want the better render of colors on your screen, calibrate your 
> screen under Win32, get the ICC color profile generated, and set 
> digiKam to use it like Monitor color profile in Color Management 
> setup. Of course, you need to buy a color calibration device for that.
>
> Gilles



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