Picture Brightness on Windows

Jan Schenkel janschenkel at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 25 12:49:01 EDT 2002

--- Chipp Walters <chipp at chipp.com> wrote:
> > I have an image viewer application that reads
> images from a directory
> > and allows the user to browse them.  I had two
> testers working on
> > Windows with the program who noticed that the
> images were darker inside
> > the viewer then when displayed with the default
> windows image viewing
> > application.
> Trevor,
> Most PC computers these days ship with a gamma
> display control which resides
> in the advanced tab of your display settings.
> Different monitor/driver
> combinations can display different gammas --
> especially LCD's. There are
> also differences in gamma settings between PCs and
> Macs.

Not to mention the fact that there is no equivalent to
MacOS' ColorSync in Windows, so there's an even bigger
chance of things displaying differently on different
machines, or even the same machines if the
applications are using different graphic worlds.

Jan Schenkel.

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