Add CMYK support to GIMP

December 2016




Issue


How to add CMYK support to GIMP?

Solution


Install Adobe ICC Profiles
You need to add the Adobe ICC Profiles to Gimp. The procedure is as follows:
  • Download Adobe ICC Profiles
  • Unzip the file and you will get the Adobe ICC Profiles folder containing two subfolders: RGB Profiles and CMYK Profiles
  • Rename the folder as ColourProfiles and copy it to C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\.
  • Then in each of the sub-folders, right-click the color profiles of your choice and install them.


Install the Seperate + plug-in:
  • Download and install the Seperate + plug-in.
  • Unzip the file
  • Copy the Separate.exe file to C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\lib\gimp\2.0\plug-ins\


Thanks to Luke1 for this tip.

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