On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 12:40 PM, D.Jones (aka) Capnhud
<capn...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> I am not quite sure why this is happening but I notice that sometime when I
> download images and open them in the gimp the color that I may have seen in
> the web browser is definitely not the same color that I see in the gimp.
> For example this image
> http://img6.imageshack.us/my.php?image=colordifferencexg2.png
> show such a discrepency in which the red in the browser is brighter than the
> red in the Gimp.
> How do I correct this
You use a browser that has proper color management.

Or you can disable color management in GIMP; or assign 'standard srgb'
color profile to the image. To be correct, however, you probably
should convert the image to 'standard srgb' color profile.
(the Image->Mode menu allows you to assign and convert to profiles)

To be completely clear: GIMP is probably showing the image correctly,
while your browser is wrongly assuming that the image is stored with
standard srgb color profile.

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