Alexandre Prokoudine wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 11:49 PM, Sven Neumann wrote:
>> GIMP already provides that. You can ask for a Soft Proof and it will
>> show you an approximation of what will be printed based on the CMYK
>> printer profile you specified. It can also show you out-of-gamut colors.
> Last time I did a softproof in GIMP I ended up with darker and less
> saturated prints. So I did a simple test --- captured screenshots of a
> window holding "normal" view of a photo and a "softproof", then merged
> them into a multilayer image and changed softproof shot's layer mode
> to "difference". Everything except just few pixels was black. I was
> probably doing something really stupid, but to me it sounded like
> softproof was broken.

This doesn't say much about soft-proof being broken or not, it depends
on many things such as the accuracy of the color profile, the image
itself, and the rendering intent that was used.

- Martin
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