Color management (a Color Management System, or CMS) ensures that colors remain as consistent as possible throughout the digital chain (typically camera > monitor > printer). For many years, color management was only used in the professional sphere, because it required fairly expensive hardware, and ordinary users didn’t actually have a use for it. But with the rise of digital photography, and with it the wide availability of high-quality viewing and printing equipment, color management has become a part of a growing number of applications.
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