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What is a custom ICC profile and why is it important?

Posted: 20 Dec 2018

  Profiling and Calibrating FAQ's 

 

An ICC (International Colour Consortium) profile is a colour ID of a device which includes the colour space and the colour defects of the device being profiled. It is important as it ensures you will get the most accurate and consistent colours from your printer.
A custom profile is created from a test chart with a number of different coloured squares on which is printed with the printer interpreting the colours. This chart is then scanned and a profile is created from this data.

 

If you would like any more information on this, please see our Fotospeed blog on colour management and why profiling is important.  

 

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