[Tig] LUTs for Video File Codecs - ICC profiles

Bob Friesenhahn bfriesen
Thu May 4 16:15:07 BST 2006

Thanks to oktobor for supporting the TIG
On Thu, 4 May 2006, glenn chan wrote:
> While cheap CRT computer monitors have associated ICC profiles, that doesn't
> necessarily mean that they display accurate color.

Besides all of the reasons you mentioned, if the display vendor 
provides an ICC profile, then this profile is only an approximation 
based on some (assumed) standard setting of the display and for the 
average manufactured device.  It may be completely incorrect for your 
display.  The only way to be sure is to use a calibrator to create a 
specific ICC profile for your display.

Bob Friesenhahn
bfriesen at simple.dallas.tx.us, http://www.simplesystems.org/users/bfriesen/
GraphicsMagick Maintainer,    http://www.GraphicsMagick.org/

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