[thelist] CMYK Browser support

Mark Groen evolt at markgroen.com
Thu Feb 22 22:11:14 CST 2007

On Thursday 22 February 2007 13:35, Anthony Baratta wrote:
> ......
> I've run into this before, just looking for a reason "why".
> If I save a JPG as a type CMYK, the browser will not show the image at all.
> However, saving as RGB shows the image.
> Why do browsers not support CMYK?

Short answer: Color spaces and the difference between loosely coupled and 
tightly coupled systems. The web is loose, print is tight and the twain shall 
never meet.

Some _good_ reading material:




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