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How to Calibrate the Gamma profiles on a mac and pc





ammonkc
a friend of mine needs some help with a color profile problem:

Quote:
I need some help with some photoshop questions. Does
anyone know where to find some good suggestions on how
to alter photo's so that they will look the same as
the original on a Mac monitor when they are displayed
on a PC monitor? I have some fairly decent digital
photo's that look really good on my computer, but when
viewed on a PC with their higher (darker) standard
gamma are too dark. I am guessing that there is some
way to script the changes that need to be done, but I
bet that there is someone who has figured out the
changes that need to be done already. I am using
Photoshop Elements 3.

Thanks!


I don't think that it is so much a monitor problem as it is the gamma color profiles differ from a windows box to a mac. he is working off of a mac and wants to optimize the images to look good on a windows machine. does anyone have any ideas?
thanks
ammonkc
It's called "Native Gamma" and it's the gamma or lightness that a monitor will natively display it's "gamma space" in.
Windows (or Wintel) is a value = 2.2
Macintosh is a value = 1.8

So... if you design something on a mac, and then view that image on a PC it is going to look darker.

I just don't know how to adjust the gamma settings or the color profile. anyone have any ideas. if there is anyone out there that does some hardcore designing, they've probly had to deal with stuff like this before.
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