[gs-devel] PDF rasterization for driverless printing: Color Management

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Wed May 26 17:35:09 UTC 2021

On 21/05/2021 02:56, Michael Sweet wrote:
>> Any way to examine an incoming PDF whether it is sRGB content/whether it benefits from AdobeRGB?
>> What would be your strategy for automatic color space selection when having a PDF and printing it on adriverless IPP printer with only PWG Raster and/or Apple Raster as input formats?
> What I have already implemented for the IPP Everywhere PPD generator is to use sRGB for "normal" quality and (48-bit) AdobeRGB for "high/best/photo" quality.

So for my automatic color space selector, for an input filr which is not 
of an easily detectable color space, like a PDF, should I select sRGB 
for draft and normal quality and AdobeRGB for high quality on a printer 
which supports 8-only sRGB and 8-bit-only AdobeRGB?


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