[Scribus] Converting graphics to CMYK with free software tools
Sun Sep 24 07:03:16 CEST 2006
On the [Scribus] list Axel Bojer wrote:
> I just tried to find several free software graphic programs that are
> able to save images as cmyk, because Gimp only can /fake/ this at the
> moment. But it seems I can't get it to work properly.
> This is the possible tools I found on my research:
> * Krita -- Part of koffice: http://www.koffice.org/tours/1.5
> * Imagemagick (using the command
> convert RGB.tiff -profile RGB.icc -profile CMYK.icc CMYK.tiff)
> * jpegicc and tifficc
> All the last three are mentioned in a former thread on this list :-)
> * Cinepaint (a gimp clone) -- http://www.cinepaint.org/docs/cmyk.html
> This web page sums up the mentioned and also proprietary alternatives
> for Linux:
GraphicsMagic is a better alternative to ImageMagick. For deep color
image work these need to be compiled from source. Whether the core is
8-bit, 16-bit or 32-bit is determined at compile-time (8-bit is default).
> * Cinepaint: I was not able to install it on my computer due to
> dependency problems (using Kubuntu dapper amd64).
Axel, can you give details?
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