Scott Rossi scott at
Thu Apr 3 00:13:21 CEST 2014

This doesn't help you, but just to commiserate, PNGs have always been dark
for me, even when pasting from other apps.  Not sure if they're darker
than usual in the recent versions.

It would be nice to know after all these years what the "expected" method
is for dealing with this.  AFAIK, there's never been an official word from


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX/UI Design

On 4/2/14 1:25 PM, "J. Landman Gay" <jacque at> wrote:

>Has anyone noticed a difference in screengamma in the last couple of
>releases? I've got some images here that look darker on Mac than they
>did a while back (not sure when it changed, but it's only a few weeks.)
>Setting the screengamma in the message box to 2.2 fixes it, but the
>default 1.7 used to be okay.
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