Glossary

Absolute Colorimetric intent: See Rendering intent.

ACE (Adobe Color Engine): Adobe’s CMM (Color Matching Module). Applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign use this engine to perform color space conversions. The ACE CMM was developed by Adobe and currently functions only in Adobe applications. See also CMM.

Ambient light: The available light in a scene or environment. The light falling on this page is illuminated by ambient light.

Bitmap data: An image file composed of 1-bit pixels. Pixels in a bitmap are either on or off. Eventually all images and similar patterns need to be in raster form for output since all printers ultimately produce a series of dots. Sometimes referred to as raster data. See also Pixel, Raster ...

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