Enabling color management in Google Chrome

In my previous post, I provided a step-by-step guide to enable full color management in the Mozilla Firefox browser. While Firefox handles colors in a very respectful way, there are other browsers that cannot be setup (yet) to effectively manage colors (IE, Opera). For some time, Google Chrome was not capable of managing colors also or its setup was just undocumented. However, while there are several pages on the Internet describing how to enable color management in Chrome, results are often unreliable (read more below).

In general, the first part of troubleshooting annoying color shifts is checking that our monitor is calibrated and profiled.

This post will show modification in a simple start-up option that enables management of colors in the Chrome browser (I am intentionally avoiding the term “color management” for the reasons explained below).

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mpatek November 19, 2011 Filed in: → Software 4 Responses