You need to compare a Jpeg picture with a paper profile to verify if your picture is reproductable on your media and with your printer.

You need to compare a paper profile with a reference profile like AdobeRGB1998.icc to know how your paper profile is big.

You need to control you profile after you have created it, etc…

You need the Coloris’s Gamut Viewer.

 

How it’s work

1)  To launch the Gamut Viewer click right on the pictogram in the bottom right corner.

 

2) To add file(s), click right into the bottom bar.

 

3) Select your file(s) (use Ctrl or Shift key to select more file)

Gamut Viewer support only Icc Profile version 2 (not 4) et doesn’t support heavy Jpeg files.

If you need to use a heavy Jpeg file you must resize it into photoshop but be aware to keep the same color space.

Gamut Viewer is only compatible with .jpeg, .icm, .icc files.

 

4) Your selection will appear in the bottom bar in the left corner.

 

5) To enlarge the windows you can pull down on the bottom of the windows.

And to display the gamut, you just need to drag and drop the profile from the bottom bar to the center of the windows.

 

6) Then the gamut will appear into your window

 

7) to access to the option you can pull up the bar.

 

8) To change the frame select Solid Frame or Wired Frame into Frame Type option.

 

9) You can change Color into Frame Color option.

 

10)  You can change the Frame density, but before to do that be aware to stop the preview.

Then you can play with the cursor Frame Density into the lower right corner.

Don’t forget to put the preview on « On » after you have modified the frame density.

 

11) Now we are going to compare the Icc Profile with the Jpeg picture.

To do that, you just need to drag and drop the picture pictogram from the lower bar to the center of the window.

 

11) Now you can compare the picture with the paper profile.

Here, you can see that will not possible to print  the saturated colors from the picture like the blue and the yellow/orange.

12) You can also add more Icc Profiles or pictures, and you can manage each of them to choose rendering, show, hide or delete them.

Now you can fully use this Gamut Viewer

Have fun