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Re: No more Icc profile embedded with photos ?

On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 10:24:24AM +0200, Roland Mas wrote:
> Lars Wirzenius, 2008-08-20 10:21:02 +0300 :
> > Is there a good, not too expensive device for measuring color on LCD
> > monitors that works with free software on Linux?
> I once researched the subject for a bit (not enough to actually buy
> stuff and start calibrating).  Apparently the Colorvision Spyder, or
> at least some models of it, can be made to work with a software called
> Argyll which can generate ICC stuff from it.  Also, from what I
> remember, you can buy the same device for wildly different prices
> according to which (if any) Windows-or-Mac-only software you get with
> it, although there seem to be different models for the colorimeter
> proper.  The most basic package I can find today ("Spyder 2 Express")
> ships for about 90€.

FWIW, I've got Spyder2 Express and I'm yet to try the hardware with
Argyll. I can report that it doesn't run in Wine though, or even VMWare
- the virtual VGA adapter doesn't have colour management.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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