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FAQ-XPE:010-08/14

Pictures look too dark after Display profiling

Products affected:

  • ColorMunki Display
  • ColorMunki Photo
  • I1 Display Pro

In response to the following question:

Q1.      After profiling my display, images look great in Photoshop/Lightroom but in Windows Picture viewer or web applications they look oversaturated and dark how do I fix this?

Problem Explanation:

Windows picture viewer and some web applications do not fully support Color Management systems. Some of the applications do not support the latest ICC profiling corrections and due to this the images appear darker than normal.

The Solution:

Change the ICC Profile version to ICCv2 in preferences:

To access ICC Version in ColorMunki Display & ColorMunki Photo

Macintosh:

Open ColorMunki Display/Photo, select “ColorMunki Display/Photo in the menu bar and then select “Preferences”

Windows:

Open ColorMunki Display/Photo, select “File” in the upper left and then select “Preferences”

I1 Display Pro

ICC Profile Version is accessible in advanced mode in Profile Settings