[argyllcms] Re: CC Profiles In X Specification and dispwin

  • From: Kai-Uwe Behrmann <ku.b@xxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2008 20:56:08 +0100 (CET)

Am 12.01.08, 10:58 +0100 schrieb Lars Tore Gustavsen:

> Yesterday, I was a little exited when I discovered that ubuntu have
> the xicc tool in the univers repository. It loads a color profile
> according to the ICC Profiles In X Specification
> http://www.burtonini.com/computing/x-icc-profiles-spec-0.2.html
> The result was that the default image viewer on the same distribution,
> eye of gnome (eog) catch this profile and shows at least jpg images
> colormanged. There are now a lot of tools that use this specification
> like gimp,ufraw and I have heard that next firefox also will support
> this.

ICC Examin allowes to load the _ICC_PROFILE(_xxx) atom according to its 
screen position into the profile viewer. The menu item 
Window -> Videocard Gamma opens a window to observe the video LUT's:
> I have no idea of the situation on other linux distributions, but I

Ideally it should be distribution independent. Once a common place CMS, 
like ColorSync or WCS, is distributed on Linux, this should be a no 

> I also wonder if  someone know a way to check, if or what icc profile
> are loaded with xicc?

Reverse back from the profile? I thought already about something like this 
for Oyranos in a different context.

kind regards
Kai-Uwe Behrmann
developing for colour management 
www.behrmann.name + www.oyranos.org

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