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Hi guys, I love GIMP but I also have Photoshop.

One thing that I just can't work out is why the gamut warning in GIMP is so much greater than in Photoshop. Has anyone noticed this or am I doing something wrong?
The actual gamut depends on color profile, some profiles supposedly cover a somewhat wider gamut than others. By default Gimp must be using sRGB, which is narrower than Adobe RGB which could be the default in PS.

See http://www.earthboundlight.com/phototips...ebate.html
(Feb 9, 2012 10:06)ofnuts Wrote: [ -> ]The actual gamut depends on color profile, some profiles supposedly cover a somewhat wider gamut than others. By default Gimp must be using sRGB, which is narrower than Adobe RGB which could be the default in PS.

See http://www.earthboundlight.com/phototips...ebate.html

I'm sorry, what do you mean GIMP must use sRGB, there is setting to make it any color working space.
I have mine setup as Adobe RGB and my profiling printer ICC is being simulated just as it is in Photoshop.
(Feb 9, 2012 10:10)shueardm Wrote: [ -> ]
(Feb 9, 2012 10:06)ofnuts Wrote: [ -> ]The actual gamut depends on color profile, some profiles supposedly cover a somewhat wider gamut than others. By default Gimp must be using sRGB, which is narrower than Adobe RGB which could be the default in PS.

See http://www.earthboundlight.com/phototips...ebate.html

I'm sorry, what do you mean GIMP must use sRGB, there is setting to make it any color working space.
I have mine setup as Adobe RGB and my profiling printer ICC is being simulated just as it is in Photoshop.
No I said that by default Gimp will assume sRGB but of course you can use profiles.
Oh, Ok, no problem. The problem is not that then, I have correct color management setup between both programs.
In GIMP, the gamut warning are is large where in Photoshop it is very small or nill on the same image.
(Feb 9, 2012 11:28)shueardm Wrote: [ -> ]Oh, Ok, no problem. The problem is not that then, I have correct color management setup between both programs.
In GIMP, the gamut warning are is large where in Photoshop it is very small or nill on the same image.

I notice a large amount of my out of gamut color warnings tend to be black..or at least very dark colors. I read somewhere else that Gimp may have issues with black in Proofing. I'm curious which colors you seem to see the discrepencies in between photoshop and GIMP?
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