On 02/08/2011 01:56 PM, gimp-user-requ...@lists.xcf.berkeley.edu wrote:
>> I'm a new user of GIMP 2.6.11 for OSX, and I can't figure out how to make
>> photo colors print correctly. My printer is an Epson 2200, driver version
>> 8.37. When I print one of my old photos from Mac Preview, colors come out
>> the same as they did when I used this printer from Photoshop 6 on my old
>> Windows PC. When I print the same image from GIMP on the Mac (using the
>> Print command, not Gutenprint, and selecting photo quality and specifying
>> the right paper, etc), the colors are too far off for a simple CY, MAG, Y
>> level adjustment to get back to what I expect. Under image properties GIMP
>> says the color profile of the image is sRGB IEC61966-2.1, and the image
>> appears the same on my monitor in GIMP as it does in Preview. But it
>> appears GIMP may be using a different color profile for printing than for
>> display. is that possible, and if so, how can I change it?
> Why don't you use gutenprint?
> I have an Epson RX560.
> Gimp + gutenprint give me very good prints.
I use a Canon iP4300 but had the same issue until I began selecting cymk
over rgb and now what I see is what I print, if the ink catridges are full.
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