tifficc man page

tifficc — little cms ICC profile applier for TIFF.


tifficc [options] input.tif output.tif


lcms is a standalone CMM engine, which deals with the color management. It implements a fast transformation between ICC profiles. tifficc is little cms ICC profile applier for TIFF.



Handle channels > 4 as alpha.


Black point compensation.

-c <0,1,2,3>

Precalculates transform. (0=Off, 1=Normal, 2=Hi-res, 3=LoRes) [defaults to 1]


Embed destination profile.


Marks out-of-gamut colors on softproof.

-h <0,1,2>

Show summary of options and examples.

-i profile

Input profile (defaults to sRGB).

-k <0..400>

Ink-limiting in % (CMYK only).

-l profile

Transform by device-link profile.

-m <0,1,2,3>

SoftProof intent.


Ignore embedded profile on input.

-p profile

Soft proof profile.

-o profile

Output profile (defaults to sRGB).

-s profile

Save embedded profile as <new profile>

-t <0,1,2,3>

Intent (0=Perceptual, 1=Colorimetric, 2=Saturation, 3=Absolute).




Wide output (generates 16 bps tiff).

You can also use following builtins

*Lab - CIE Lab D50 based  *XYZ - XYZ  *adobe1998RBB - AdobeRGB *colormatchrgb - ColorMatch RGB *applergb - Apple RGB


To color correct from scanner to sRGB:
	tifficc -iscanner.icm in.tif out.tif

To convert from monitor1 to monitor2:
	tifficc -imon1.icm -omon2.icm in.tif out.tif
To make a CMYK separation:
	tifficc -oprinter.icm inrgb.tif outcmyk.tif
To recover sRGB from a CMYK separation:
	tifficc -iprinter.icm incmyk.tif outrgb.tif

To convert from CIELab TIFF to sRGB
	tifficc -iTiffLab8Spac.icm in.tif out.tif


For suggestions, comments, bug reports etc. send mail to info@littlecms.com.

See Also

jpegicc(1), icc2ps(1), icclink(1), icctrans(1), wtpt(1)


This manual page was originally written by Shiju p. Nair <shiju.p@gmail.com>, for the Debian project. Modified by Marti Maria to reflect further changes.

Referenced By

icc2ps(1), icclink(1), jpegicc(1), wtpt(1).

October 23, 2004