[Digikam-users] Color Managed View - How?

Paul Waldo pwaldo at waldoware.com
Fri Aug 24 17:03:46 BST 2007

Gerhard Kulzer wrote:
> Am Thursday 23 August 2007 schrieb Paul Waldo:
>> Hi all,
>> I was reading through the Digikam docs relating to ICC and came across
>> this surprising sentence:
>> "The Use color managed view is an alternative to using Xcalib or Argyll.
>> Only your image will be color managed, not your entire screen!"
>> How does Digikam do this?  I would think it would need to know how the
>> monitor behaves in order to render the colors properly...
>> Paul
> You are correct, in order to color-manage, digiKam needs to have a monitor 
> profile.
> Gerhard
Yes, and monitor profiles are created by programs like Xcalib and 
Argyll, aren't they?  I'm confused as to how profiling applications can 
be taken out of the loop....

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