Picture Brightness on Windows

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Fri Oct 25 12:56:01 EDT 2002

Chipp Walters 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.

Compensating for Apple's seeming need for novelty, I set my Mac to use the
Windows gamma.  You can do this in the Color tab of the Monitors control
panel, as part of the calibration process.

 Richard Gaskin 
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