[Scribus] CMYK image processing

Helmut Wollmersdorfer helmut.wollmersdorfer
Mon Mar 20 00:31:03 CET 2006

Craig Ringer wrote:

> Ignorance is relative. It's true that some GIMP folks haven't recognised
> the need for CMYK etc, but others certainly do, and I think
> understanding is growing (of course, CMYK is becoming less important at
> the same time due to better colour management and so on - they make the
> IMO valid point that really CMYK should be the RIPs problem).

The short answer is:
You need CMYK, if your print shop wants it, or if somebody sends it to you.

> At LGM yesterday a working version of GEGL, then "next-generation"
> 16-bit capable, CMYK-capable, colour-management supporting GIMP image
> processing engine was demonstrated. It's veen vapourware for a long time
> but looks like it's been turned into a real working library, albeit not
> yet a fully finished and stable one.

Sounds nice.

Helmut Wollmersdorfer

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