[clug-talk] CMYK on Linux?
khangyi at shaw.ca
Tue Feb 10 23:10:03 PST 2009
I am not sure if the colorshift when converting to CMYK is not intentional,
remember this is supposed to go to a print process and not for screen ....
but you could be right ...
On Tuesday 10 February 2009 23:13:36 Shawn Grover wrote:
> It does work. But it also has an issue with the color output. I either
> get a much faded image, or oranges where there should be blues. But
> this has to do with getting the RGB to CMYK conversion profiles right,
> and then the CMYK to file.
> This is related to .icc color profiles. I have them installed, but
> don't think they are set up right.
> I have to say though, to get this "right" is one of those areas that is
> beyond the theoretical end user. In Photoshop, it is as simple as
> Image->Mode->CMYK and then File->Save As. That *is* accessible and
> understandable to that end user. So, CMYK seems to be an area that Open
> Source needs improvement on. At the moment.
> I hear Inkscape 0.47 will have built in CMYK support. So I know this
> problem area is being worked on too though.
> bogi wrote:
> > convert inputfile -colorspace cmyk outputfile
> > cheers
> > Szemir
> > On Monday 09 February 2009 17:53:25 Shawn Grover wrote:
> >> I have a graphic set up to go into a magazine. It was created with
> >> Inkscape. The mag needs the artwork in CMYK format. Turns out Inkscape
> >> (the current version) does not support CMYK. So I tried to open it in
> >> GIMP, and no luck there either.
> >> Has anyone done CMYK based graphics with Linux? Will I need to find
> >> someone with Photoshop? If you DO have experience with this on Linux,
> >> can you post some links/details? If it helps, I'm on a Kubuntu 8.10
> >> box.
> >> Thanks in advance.
> >> Shawn
> >> (ps, I have done some google search, but don't want to mis-direct any
> >> efforts by referencing what I've found thus far - and my efforts there
> >> still are not working either...)
> >> _______________________________________________
> >> clug-talk mailing list
> >> clug-talk at clug.ca
> >> http://clug.ca/mailman/listinfo/clug-talk_clug.ca
> >> Mailing List Guidelines (http://clug.ca/ml_guidelines.php)
> >> **Please remove these lines when replying
> > _______________________________________________
> > clug-talk mailing list
> > clug-talk at clug.ca
> > http://clug.ca/mailman/listinfo/clug-talk_clug.ca
> > Mailing List Guidelines (http://clug.ca/ml_guidelines.php)
> > **Please remove these lines when replying
> clug-talk mailing list
> clug-talk at clug.ca
> Mailing List Guidelines (http://clug.ca/ml_guidelines.php)
> **Please remove these lines when replying
More information about the clug-talk