[thelist] Mac/PC gamma setting differences

Kate Jenkins kate at bluemarble.net
Tue Apr 30 10:45:01 CDT 2002

<tip type="color display differences between PC and Mac" author="kate

Some web color differences between PC and Mac are the result of differing
gamma settings. Macs by default have gamma correction built in while PCs
do not. This causes images (especially photograpic images) which look good
on a Macintosh monitor to appear too dark on a PC.

A shareware "gamma toggle" utility is available for Macintosh web
developers. It allows for cycling between standard PC and Mac gamma
settings for an instant platform comparison before deployment of the
image. http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=1796&db=mac


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