monitor profile

monitor profile

A file of attributes about a specific monitor, which includes information about its gamma, white point and phosphors. It is used to produce accurate color conversion from the display to the printer. See color calibration.
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A monitor profile will tell you what color numbers to send to the monitor to make it display that shade of blue.
The monitor profile describes the monitor's characteristics (such as white point, gamma, and brightness), and the monitor's profile is used in conjunction with applications that use source and destination profiles.
The images were placed into layouts created in Quark Xpress on a variety of Apple Macintosh G3(TM) computers using Corbis RGB as the monitor profile for display.
Users need only select monitor gamma and color temperature, and PhotoCAL automatically calibrates the monitor to a universal standard and creates a correct monitor profile.
Monitor profile validation, which checks the accuracy of the profile and identifies out-of-gamut colors.
This monitor profile is stored in the appropriate area on your system, so applications such as Adobe Photoshop or your camera software can access the profile for use in accurate color previewing.