Imported Images Are Darker

Ted tedl at voyager.net
Sat Dec 7 14:19:01 EST 2002


Bill Lynn wrote in part:

>>
I am converting a number of my older projects from Director to Rev. To
prepare the art, I copy it from the Director cast and paste it into Graphic
Convertor where I can do the necessary scaling, trimming and conversion to
..png format. When I import these images into Rev as controls, however, I
notice that they are noticeably darker than the original art.
>>


Bill, have you tried setting the gamma correction value of your PNG images in
Graphic Converter?

The standard setting for Mac OS 9 is 1.8, and for Windows it's 2.2. Many
graphic artists set their images to 2.0--right between the two standard
settings.

An advantage to using gamma correction is that, once it's set to your liking,
your images should display almost identically across platforms.

Ted









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