Jump to content

Recommended Posts

Dear Affinity-Community,

I hope you can help me in this case !

I created a flyer using Affinity Designer. Colors are CMYK (ISO Coated v2 300% (ECI)).

For this flyer I have approx. 50 photos of leather watch straps, where the color is one of the most important things.

I edited these photos in Photoshop CC and they really looked fine in PS CC (also CMYK !). The colors are very rich and deep if you are looking at the photos in Photoshop CC.

Then I exported the photos from Photoshop and saved them as PNG (CMYK / ISO Coated v2 300% (ECI)).

Also the image looked fine when I opened it at the preview on the iMac.

 

But as soon as I import this image to Affinity Designer, the colors are very very pale !

I hope you can help me get this problem under control.

 

Thank you in advance !

Best regards

Lucas

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Werbal and Welcome to the Forums,

 

Could you share the PNG and also the .afdesign (just open the PNG in Designer and File>Save As) If the files are too large to post here, please use our Dropbox link here

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Dear stokerg,

 

thanks for your quick support.

 

But I probably found the problem... I hope.

Most of the internet forums say that PNG doesn't even support CMYK. Is that correct ?

So I will try to save the photos as TIFF and try it again.

Hopefully this will work.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
5 hours ago, werbal said:

Most of the internet forums say that PNG doesn't even support CMYK. Is that correct ?

According to Wikipedia,

Quote

PNG supports palette-based images (with palettes of 24-bit RGB or 32-bit RGBA colors), grayscale images (with or without alpha channel for transparency), and full-color non-palette-based RGB/RGBA images (with or without alpha channel). PNG was designed for transferring images on the Internet, not for professional-quality print graphics, and therefore does not support non-RGB color spaces such as CMYK.

 


-- Walt

Windows 10 Home, version 1809, 16GB memory, Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00Gz
Affinity Photo 1.6.5.123 and 1.7.0.258 Beta
Affinity Designer 1.6..5.123 and 1.7.0.258 Beta
Affinity Publisher 1.7.0.270 Beta

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×