Rev + PNG Display on OS X 10.6
Thomas McGrath III
mcgrath3 at mac.com
Thu Jan 14 13:08:29 CST 2010
Good catch Scott. I have been reading through the snow leopard changes
and have not come across this yet. Am looking for it now.
Tom McGrath III
Lazy River Software
3mcgrath at comcast.net
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On Jan 14, 2010, at 1:27 PM, Scott Rossi wrote:
> This might be useful for folks delivering image-heavy apps on Mac OS
> X 10.6
> and later...
> Apparently with Snow Leopard, Apple has changed the default gamma of
> system to 2.2 (used to be 1.8).
> I was recently throwing some PNG images on a card on Rev that looked
> significantly darker than where they were created (in Photoshop),
> and for
> the life of me could not figure out why. I'm still searching for a
> way to strip the gamma information from PNG images, but after
> finding the
> above article, I tried changing the screenGamma in Rev to 2.2 and
> (or maybe expectedly) the image seems to display properly.
> set the screenGamma to 2.2
> I need to do some more testing, but it appears that when delivering
> apps on
> Snow Leopard that make heavy use of PNGs, one will need to do
> something to
> the effect of:
> if "mac" is in platform() and systemVersion() > 10.5 then ...
> Also used the following method to force refresh the display of the
> set text of img 1 to text of img 1
> Hope this saves some head banging for other folks using images.
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
> Tactile Media, UX Design
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