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Does Canon DPP need setting up?

ckristoff 13 994 Wales
29 Jan 2011 7:40PM
Hello Friends,
As a Canon user, I have Canon's DPP installed on my PC running Windows 7. Like Photoshop CS version 8, I'm a little low on confidence in using DPP. Last night I looked around the menus of DPP, and came across some bewildering options. Can you help me please?

I went into Preferences and under Color Management, I saw 2 drop-down menus. By the way, my printer is a Canon i9950.

In the first drop-down menu, I given choices of :- i9950 MP1, i9950 PR1, i9950 PR2 and i9950 SP1. What is this and what to use?

The second drop-down menu regards CMYK simulation profile. I chose to click on Euro Standard v.1.00 Canon. Is this ok?

On the Work Color Space menu, I find the default setting to be sRGB, should I change this to Adobe RGB, to match the setting on my camera - a 7D?

THank you,


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Sabreur 12 767 England
29 Jan 2011 8:43PM
The printing profiles relate to Canon's photo papers:

PR1 Photo Paper Pro Quality setting 1
PR2 Photo Paper Pro Quality setting 2
MP1 Matte Photo Paper Quality setting 1
SP1 Photo Paper Plus Glossy Quality setting 1

The CYMK settings are only used if you output to a CYMK device.

Work colour space should be set to AdobeRGB if that is what your camera is set to, otherwise jpegs will look different.
ckristoff 13 994 Wales
30 Jan 2011 12:16PM
Sabreur and Chris,

thank you very much for your helpful advice. I really appreciate it.


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