The Hardware preferences include ColorSync, Displays, and Energy Saver, which all have to do with your monitor. You can also customize the Keyboard and Mouse, set your Sound preferences, and tell your CDs & DVDs what to do.


ColorSync is an industry-standard color management technology that creates “profiles” embedded in color files. The profiles contain information used by scanners, monitors, presses, high-end copiers, and other hardware. In the process of creating catalogs, web pages, magazines, books, videos, Quick-Time movies, transparencies, and other creative media, this standard helps to ensure that the color you or anyone in the entire workgroup sees on all machines and output on all projects is as similar as possible. ...

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