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Special Edition Using® Mac® OS X v10.2 by Brad Miser

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Synchronizing Color Among Devices

One of the most challenging aspects of creating color documents for output on paper or electronically is maintaining consistent color among the images and text in those documents. Each device you use, such as monitors, printers, scanners, and so on, can have slightly different interpretations of particular colors. This makes it quite difficult to create a document that contains the colors you really want.

Apple's ColorSync technology is an attempt to solve this problem. With ColorSync, you configure a ColorSync profile for each device with which you work. If all your devices use a ColorSync profile, the colors across the elements of your document should be consistent.

The general steps to use ColorSync are the ...

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