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Windows 10 Colour Management malfunction / X-Rite iProfiler software malfunction / datacolor software malfunction

For many months I have been experiencing colour management feature malfunction on Windows 10. I was using the datacolor Sypder 4 Elite monitor calibrator. With the latest software provided by ...
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iterm2 colors not changing in when changing ANSI Colors

When I change the ANSI colors in prefereces> profiles> colors >ANSI colors, the colors do not actually change in iterm. They change if I open tmux in iterm2 but not in the actually in iterm. Why is ...
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Add More Columns to Color Palette in PowerPoint

Can you add more color columns to the color palette (for font/highlight colors) in PowerPoint? I like the existing color palette, but it would be great, if I can pick more colors for my presentations....
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Windows: emulate green CRT on modern LCD

I felt the old green phosphorous CRT very relaxing. Is there any way to emulate the monotone green of a phosphorous CRT on modern LCD monitors? Can I solve it coding a Windows theme or monitor ...
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Is there any way to script Windows 10's “color filter” feature programmatically?

I'm trying to get Windows 10 to emulate the new "Digital Wellbeing" feature that Google released alongside Android 9. Basically it changes the screen to grey-scale at night-time to try and incentivize ...
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Faulty Google Chrome color management with multiple mixed gamut monitors

I have on my laptop a mixed-gamut three-monitor setup, one HP LP2475W wide-gamut monitor and two HP Z24i 99% sRGB monitors. When I watch videos that have red areas in them using Google Chrome and a ...
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Is color management used on Windows desktop background?

On my Windows 10 system, I color calibrated my monitor and chose a neutral gray [180,180,180] solid color for the Windows desktop background, but the background appears to have a blue tint. This makes ...
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How to preserve RGB color as much as possible converting a series of PNG files to a video container with ffmpeg?

I have 950 PNG files which are intended to become individual frames in a 38 second video track á 25 frames per second. The file names are identical except for sequence number, as is customary in these ...
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Mac OSX printer color profile is wrong

I have a desktop (Windows 10) computer and a Macbook Pro (2016 version, OSX 10.13). My printer is Fuji Xerox cm115w the official software was installed in both operation systems. One same pdf form ...
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What is wide color and how does it differ from HDR?

I have been trying to learn about the concepts of wide color and high dynamic range and have practically drowned in a sea of marketing speak. I have limited understanding of how color works on ...
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How to debug why Chrome browser on Mac giving JPEGs a red hue?

I'm having a strange issue on my Mac OS X Sierra 10.12.6 when using Chrome Version 60.0.3112.101 (Official Build) (64-bit). I don't see it in Safari, nor in Photoshop CS6. All JPEG files have an ...
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Two monitors of same model. What is causing one of them to be dimmer than the other?

I have two ASUS VS239H-P monitors. One of them had a blue tint on the right half of the screen recently, so I sent it in for RMA, and it appears that they gave me either a new or refurbished model ...
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How do I get the colors on Windows 10 to look the same as my mac?

I just noticed how awful my apple cinema monitor looks on windows, there's way to much contrast and it just doesn't look right. How do I get to look the same as when I display it on a mac. I tried ...
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Monitor color profile cannot be applied after Creators update

Everything was fine up until yesterday when I've installed the Creators update. Right after logging into Windows after the update I noticed that the colors are all wrong on my monitor. That's because ...
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How do PC blue light filter softwares reduce blue light?

I have often heard about the eye strain that blue light can cause, especially when comming from monitors. I did not give it much importance until I began feeling these effects on me, and, after having ...
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Why do some image viewers display color differently?

On my Fedora 23 machine I've noticed that different image viewers show the colors of images differently (i.e. with different intensity). In this example the left version of the image is a screenshot ...
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How do I make the colors match between two different monitors?

I have two monitors. Windows on one screen appear with a yellow background (instead of transparent/white). When I move a window between the monitors it changes its background color. Any idea how do ...
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Should I expect PDF vs TIF CMYK images to render differently on screen?

Consider a TIF CMYK image with embedded ICC profile, e.g. using ImageMagick : convert input.tif -profile /path/to/ISOcoated_v2_eci.icc output.pdf convert input.tif -profile /path/to/ISOcoated_v2_eci....
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How to create a correct (grayscale) PDF/X-3 file using Ghostscript

I’m trying to convert arbitrary PDF files (a magazine created with pdfLaTeX, containing some photos, but also some graphics such as webcomics) to valid PDF/X-3 using Ghostscript and I want the result ...
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Is color monitor profiling enough when using color-management-aware software?

I'm researching color management out of interest and want to understand how the various parts (monitor, gamma loader, display profile) fit together. Am I right, that if I accept the native whitepoint ...
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Mac OS X printing “different” colors than Windows 10

I'm encountering a situation in a workplace where Mac systems (OS X - El Capitan 10.11.6) are printing colors to a Xerox WorkCentre 7835 correctly from all applications, but all Windows 10 machines (...
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Does Microsoft Photos UWP app not support colour management?

I have noticed that when viewing a set of JPEGs in Photos UWP app that they appear overly saturated and with extra contrast. I saved the JPEGs from RAW files as 8 bits per channel in the sRGB colour ...
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ImageMagic colors not as bright as Photoshop when converting to CMYK PDF

My prospective printer demands a CMYK PDF. I have 40 PNGs to prepare (repeatedly). I convert an RGB PNG to a CMYK PDF with ImageMagick like this: convert myRGB.png -colorspace cmyk cmyk.pdf The ...
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Windows Colour Management of common elements

It came to my attention recently. I have a sub-par LCD and a profiling device (i1 Display). I have created a profile and have installed it (listed in Colour Management). However, that did not ...
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Is my new monitor defective or my eyes?

I’ve just gotten a new Dell UP3216Q (AU$2000) to replace my AOC I2757FH (AUD$390 2 years old) but after plugging it into my Asus laptop’s (Intel HD Graphics 4000) HDMI port and firing it up I noticed ...
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How to remove that nasty color layer in the Windows® 7 image viewer?

Since several months now, I accidentally added an orange layer in Windows® 7 image viewer. It prevent all pictures from being seen normally. I can’t remember anything about how I set it. example : ...
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How can I improve yellow tint of on monitor?

I have Acer K222HQL monitor, AMD Radeon HD 8670M graphic card. Connection through HDMI. I tried different laptops, different OS (Linux distros, Windows), different ICC profiles (including IEC61966-2....
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Is there a way to customize classic windows appearance futher than the built in software allows?

Specifically I'd like to customize the single pixel wide "rims" outlining each window box. I think the purpose of them is to create a 3d effect, but I find them too contrasty and distracting. If ...
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ASUS VX24AH monitor shows wrong hue on dark colors

I recently bought an ASUS VX24AH monitor and it shows dark colors with slightly wrong hue. Look at the sample image: (You might see it without any problem but I see how I described in the image itself....
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How can I load color calibration from command line (what put it into scheduler on logon)?

I have such problem I have SpyderExpress and Radeon Video Card and after any hibernation Windows 7 does not load color profile for monitor. I read tenths of answers and tutorials and try many methods ...
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Bash does not recognize color codes and escapes

I am on iTerm2 on mac, and my shell is Bash. I have the following settings. Bash does not recognize the colorcode and escapes. $export CLICOLOR=1 $echo $TERM xterm-256color $echo -e "\e[31mHello ...
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KMPlayer adds a light filter on videos

As you can see in this screenshot, KMPlayer changes my video by making the colors look brighter. VLC on the right, has no problem accurately displaying the colors. I already tried resetting all the ...
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Can Windows 8 handle separate color profiles for multiple displays?

I'm currently using a laptop attached to an external monitor. I only ever use one of the displays at a time (external when at home, laptop when on the road). When I'm only using the external monitor, ...
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No Display Device listed under Color Management

My monitor, a Dell S2340L, is not being listed under Color Management. Any solutions for this? I'm using Windows 8.1 fully updated. I have tried sfc /scannow but it has not helped me.
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Mac Illustrator CC > Save for Web > Convert to sRGB… checked & greyed out

i've been following some advice from several blogs to normalize the color settings across my adobe apps - basically setting them to none or generic or monitor etc (since i only design for web, really)....
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How to create second color calibration profile in Windows 8 and switch between the two?

Windows 8 offers Display Color Calibration wizard. (Control Panel > Display > Calibrate Color.) It is great for basic use. Its only downside is that it always changes current color profile, giving no ...
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How can I apply a color correction LUT to an arbitrary X window on Linux?

Here is an explanation of what I mean by LUT: http://www.lightillusion.com/luts.html I'd be interested in ways to apply any of the three varieties of LUT described there: a LUT defined by a simple ...
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On Windows 8.1, how do you screenshot using the monitor's current color profile?

How do you capture a screenshot on Windows 8.1 that uses the monitor's current color profile? My screenshots always have to have a color profile applied in Photoshop to look the same as the desktop.
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Windows “Color Management” see no monitor after video driver uninstall (Solved)

I used to be able to color calilb the built-in and external monitor of my Lenovo G500 64-bit Win8.1 laptop. Then suddenly Color Calibration of Win has error when I tried to calib the external monitor....
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Do I have to disable color profiles in Gnome when running dispcal

I am currently trying to calibrate my monitor using ArgyllCMS' dispcal: dispcal -v -o outfile However my Gnome color management tool has already loaded some generic profile for my monitor. Do I have ...
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Changing color profile and refresh rate for a specific monitor via script in Windows 7?

I'd like to know whether it is possible to both change the color profile (either to a specific .icm file or to a previously imported one) and the refresh rate (e.g. 60Hz -> 120Hz, also just switching ...
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Solarized Monitor Color (ICC) profile

Recently I used some solarized color palettes in some of the text editors. I found this site from SU.It's really amazing!!! I'm curious if there is any Color (ICC) profile, like this for my desktop ...
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Load display color-calibration on Windows 7 Startup

I recently color-calibrated my ASUS VE247H and BenQ RL2450HT displays with Spyder4Elite. All worked flawlessly, until I decided to uninstall said software (for no major reasons; I just assumed I could ...
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External Monitor color profile keeps resetting

I spent hours reading on the web trying to solve the problem, but nothing seems to work for me. I have Dell XPS15 laptop and recently bought a Dell S2240M monitor to use with it. Laptop's monitor ...
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Google Chrome applying color profile to Facebook images?

It seems that Google Chrome is applying some sort of color profile to Facebook images, which makes the color gamut look "off." If I open the same Facebook images in Internet Explorer 10, the images ...
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Windows 8 will not load color profiles - why?

I have a Spyder3Express color calibration device. Under Windows 7 the utility that came with it would happily load the custom profile I created with it without any hassles. Under Windows 8 (have just ...
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Create a full excel color palette from 3 colors

My company has a color scheme consisting of 3 colors. In RGB: Blue: 25 176 230 Green: 180 213 83 Gray: 129 130 133 (Please don't judge the choice of colors, they are not my choice!) I need to ...
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LG IPS 224 weird color in some programs

I bought a new monitor, the LG IPS 224, and everything seemed fine til I opened the windows picture viewer: everything was green, it was like a green overlay. Than I got another problem when I opened ...
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Adjusting color on one monitor in Nvidia Surround

I'm currently running three 2560x1440 screens using Nvidia surround. Two monitors are Yamakasi Catleaps (cheap Korean jobs) and the third is the Achievia Shimian (also Korean). The Catleaps have great ...
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Photoshop changes colors when moved to a different monitor

This Yahoo! answers question pretty much sums up my predicament. Unfortunately I haven't really found an actual answer. Here's a screen shot of what happens when I place Photoshop between my monitors. ...