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Krita offers extensive functionality for color management, utilising [Little CMS]
We describe Color Management in a more overal level here: Color Management.
Default Color Model For New Images
Choose the default model you prefer for all your images.
- Use System Monitor Profile
- This option when selected will tell Krita to use the ICC profile selected in your system preferences.
- Monitor Profile
- The user can select an ICC profile which Krita will use independent of the monitor profile set in system preferences. The default is sRGB built-in.
- Rendering Intent
- Your choice of rendering intents is a way of telling Littlecms how you want colors mapped from one color space to another. There are four options available, all are explained on the Color Management manual page.
When Pasting Into Krita From Other Applications
The user can define what kind of conversion, if any, Krita will do to an image that is copied from other applications i.e. Browser, GIMP, etc.
- Assume sRGB
- This option will show the pasted image in the default Krita ICC profile of sRGB.
- Assume monitor profile
- This option will show the pasted image in the monitor profile selected in system preferences.
- Ask each time
- Krita will ask the user each time an image is pasted, what to do with it. This is the default.
|When copying and pasting in Krita color information is always preserved.|
Use Blackpoint Compensation
This option will turn on Blackpoint Compensation for the conversion. BPC is explained below
BPC is a sort of "poor man's" gamut mapping. It basically adjust contrast of images in a way that darkest tone of source device gets mapped to darkest tone of destination device. If you have an image that is adjusted to be displayed on a monitor, and want to print it on a large format printer, you should realize printer can render black significantly darker that the screen. So BPC can do the adjustment for you. It only makes sense on Relative colorimetric intent. Perceptual and Saturation does have an implicit BPC.
Allow LittleCMS optimizations
Uncheck this option when using Linear Light RGB or XYZ.
- Use the OpenColorIO Environment Variable (OCIO) - ---
- OpenColorIO Configuration Path
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