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Chapter 18. Managing Color from Monitorto Print > Embedding ICC Color Profiles

Embedding ICC Color Profiles

When you work on a color document, you're viewing the image using your computer, with a specific version of Photoshop, and a unique monitor calibration. What you need is a way to preserve the visual settings of the document. In other words, you want someone else, to see what you see. The ICC Color Profile system is a universal way of saving a color profile (called tagging or embedding), and has a reasonable certainty that the document will display correctly on other devices. Although there are several modes that accept ICC profiles, the two most common modes are RGB and CMYK.


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