Why does the same image (e.g. the colors) look different in other viewers?

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Why does the same image (e.g. the colors) look different in other viewers?

Post by Elk » Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:34 am

Why does the same image (e.g. the colors) look different in other viewers, e.g. SmartStoneViewer, HoneyView, IrfanView, etc.?

And which view / colors, etc. is the correct one?

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Re: Why does the same image (e.g. the colors) look different in other viewers?

Post by xnview » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:47 am

Perhaps your file has a ICC profile, do you have enabled settings>General>Icc>Use icc...
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Re: Why does the same image (e.g. the colors) look different in other viewers?

Post by Elk » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:58 am

Perhaps your file has a ICC profile
And if it had, what would it mean?
do you have enabled settings>General>Icc>Use icc...
No, not until now, now I have this:
What does it do? After activating will the display of the images be adapted to that new profile?

And if I want a "correct" (as far as possible) display, should I use that option? It says there it is slower, and it is slow enough already here.

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Re: Why does the same image (e.g. the colors) look different in other viewers?

Post by xnview » Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:32 pm

if the file has an ICC profile, it must be converted to sRGB profile
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Re: Why does the same image (e.g. the colors) look different in other viewers?

Post by Elk » Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:35 pm

And what does that mean?

After activating will the display of all images be adapted to that new profile? Or only when showing them full view mode?

And if I want a "correct" (as far as possible) display, should I use that option? It says there it is slower, and it is slow enough already here.

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Re: Why does the same image (e.g. the colors) look different in other viewers?

Post by xnview » Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:00 pm

All images with an embedded profile will be adapted everywhere
Some others viewers use it as default
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Re: Why does the same image (e.g. the colors) look different in other viewers?

Post by Elk » Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:44 pm

And if I want a "correct" (as far as possible) display, should I use that option? It says there it is slower, and it is slow enough already here.

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Re: Why does the same image (e.g. the colors) look different in other viewers?

Post by xnview » Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:20 am

Elk wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:44 pm
And if I want a "correct" (as far as possible) display, should I use that option? It says there it is slower, and it is slow enough already here.
yes
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Re: Why does the same image (e.g. the colors) look different in other viewers?

Post by Elk » Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:39 am

Great! Thank you very much!

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