Monitor Calibration

GNOME Color Manager – color management integration for GNOME

GNOME Color Manager is a session framework that makes it easy to manage, install and generate color profiles in the GNOME desktop.

With the help of ArgyllCMS, it can create and apply display ICC color profiles.

This gives a consistent color to an image or document, wherever it is output.

Features include:

  • Setting output gamma tables (with local brightness and adjustments) to any Xrandr output (falling back to the per-screen methods for drivers that do not yet support Xrandr 1.3).
  • Setting of settings at session start, and when monitors are hotplugged.
  • Easy install of vendor supplied ICC or ICM files, just by double clicking on the file.
  • Easy display calibration using an external calibration device, and scanner calibration using a inexpensive IT 8.7 target. For calibration, the ArgyllCMS package is required.
  • Integration X11 by setting the per-screen and per-output _ICC_PROFILE atom, which makes applications such as the GIMP use a color managed output.
  • Easy to use DBus interface for applications to query what ICC profiles should be used for a specific device or device type. This is session activated and is only started when it is needed, and quits after a small period of idleness.

Developer: The GNOME Project
License: GNU General Public License v2.0

GNOME Color Manager
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GNOME Color Manager is written in C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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5 years ago

what does this do
all it does is view profiles
how do you select them?