Hi All, i have a really short question. Why is there no option for use system monitor profile in the preference in color management? In the manual book there is an option called this. There is no option for this in the tab general, display or soft proofing for use system monitor profile
I use 4.4.2 beta 2 on macOS, I am only able to choose a profile per display under the display tab. And I couldn’t see my monitor profiles there.
Okay then the Krita Manual Entry is old:
Use System Monitor Profile:
This option when selected will tell Krita to use the ICC profile selected in your system preferences.
So this option is not longer available? I have to select the monitor profile manually in the scroll down menu?
I ask cause I couldn’t see any of my monitor profile there, and I thought this option should fix it that krita auto uses the right monitor profile from system preference then. You understand me? When you read the manual, there should be one more option like a checkbox that Krita autoload the profile in system preference, and not in the list in the display/screen you selected.
On Mac OSX profiles are located at one of the following two locations: Mac HD/Library/ColorSync/Profiles - if located here all users can use them, but only admin users and authenticated installers can add or remove them. Mac HD/Users//Library/ColorSync/Profiles - profiles in this location can only be used by this user.
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No, it’s just not available on Windows, and I guess not available on MacOS, either. On Linux we use colord to figure out the color profile but other systems might not have those kinds of services. That means that for other systems you need to manually select the appropriate profile.
Krita should see all the lcms-comptatible profiles. If it doesn’t see them, it’s either that they’re not compatible or they’re not in place that Krita is looking for them. If that happens, try to find the most similar profile.
For canvas, you don’t need to use the same profile. Using the default sRGB (RGB/Alpha, 8bit/int, srgbtrc-elle profile) is enough.
I tried to load the monitor profile manually by importing the icc profile, then i saw only one new profile in krita called Display and not two. I figuret then out that both have the same name/label, have to edit the profile label with the color profile manager from macOS (not the file name) that the intern shown name fits to the monitor. Now i see both in Krita and it works. Thanks for the help.