II.L - Color management: Darktable

Darktable is a free and open source photo editing software, extremely complete and professional; the color management is very complete.

L.1 - Input and workspace

The color workspace is set per file, at the same time as the input, via the module “input color profile”.

The configuration is very simple:

To activate the gamut clipping alerts you have to activate the option via the button under the image:

L.2 - Output

The output is easily adjusted via the “output color profile” module.

L.3 - Soft-Proofing

Soft-proofing can be activated and regulated with the buttons under the image.

A right click gives access to the settings.

You can add your own output and proofing profiles by adding the ICC files in the color/out subfolder of the Darktable installation (or the $HOME/.config/darktable/ folder under linux).