Chapter 11. Using the sRGB_v4_ICC_preference.icc Profile

  1. Phil Green MSc, PhD Reader member

Published Online: 11 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688106.ch11

Color Management: Understanding and using ICC Profiles

Color Management: Understanding and using ICC Profiles

How to Cite

Green, P. (ed) (2010) Using the sRGB_v4_ICC_preference.icc Profile, in Color Management: Understanding and using ICC Profiles, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470688106.ch11

Editor Information

  1. London College of Communication, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 12 FEB 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley-IS&T Series in Imaging Science and Technology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Michael A. Kriss

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058251

Online ISBN: 9780470688106



  • using sRGB_v4_ICC_preference.ICC profile;
  • v4 ICC profiles and v4 perceptual reference medium (PRM) differences;
  • color re-rendering and the v4 PRM;
  • v4 ICC profile perceptual intent - transforming color re-render to and from PRM in ICC PCS;
  • good color re-rendering - maintaining artistic intent of source image;
  • using sRGB_v4_ICC_preference.ICC profile;
  • ICC-absolute colorimetric rendering intent - to maintain colors of original on reproduction;
  • sRGB v4 profile - different from sRGB v2 ICC profiles;
  • ICC-absolute colorimetric rendering intent


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Color Re-rendering and the v4 PRM

  • General Recommendations on Using the sRGB_v4_ICC_preference.icc Profile

  • Differences between the sRGB_v4_ICC_preference Profile and v2 sRGB Profiles

  • ICC-Absolute Colorimetric Rendering Intent

  • Results Using the ICC-Absolute Colorimetric Rendering Intent of the v4 sRGB Profile Versus Using a v2 sRGB Profile

  • Media-Relative Colorimetric Rendering Intent

  • Perceptual Rendering Intent

  • Notes on Workflow