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Unsupported color mode CMYK adimoxon 30 Dec 16:12
  Unsupported color mode CMYK rich404 30 Dec 18:55
   Unsupported color mode CMYK tjohansen 17 Sep 10:28
    Unsupported color mode CMYK rich404 17 Sep 10:42
  cmyk import plug-in for GIMP, f/oss, and DEA woes ywho 08 Nov 04:07
   Unsupported color mode CMYK ywho 08 Nov 04:10
   cmyk import plug-in for GIMP, f/oss, and DEA woes Alexandre Prokoudine via gimp-user-list 08 Nov 06:03
    Unsupported color mode CMYK rich404 08 Nov 08:53
     Unsupported color mode CMYK Øyvind Kolås 10 Nov 21:42
2017-12-30 16:12:54 UTC (almost 2 years ago)
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Unsupported color mode CMYK

Hi all,
I am facing an issue when trying to open a pre-configured PSD file due to an unsupported color mode: CMYK. Did anybody come across such an issue before and found a way to fix it?

Your help is much appreciated! Thanks

2017-12-30 18:55:38 UTC (almost 2 years ago)
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Unsupported color mode CMYK

Hi all,
I am facing an issue when trying to open a pre-configured PSD file due to an unsupported color mode: CMYK.
Did anybody come across such an issue before and found a way to fix it?

Your help is much appreciated! Thanks

As you found Gimp does not support cyan-magenta-yellow-black (cmyk) colour space.

Gimp is a red-green-blue (RGB) bitmap editor. Apart from that, support for PS .psd files is very limited.

As a suggestion, open the image in the free application Krita see: www.krita.org

That also has limited support for PS layers, depends on the .psd image

Krita can convert the color-space to RGB and if required to 8 bit. Export as a tiff and open the tiff in Gimp as layers.

The only real solution is pay for Photoshop.

2018-09-17 10:28:04 UTC (about 1 year ago)
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Unsupported color mode CMYK

As you found Gimp does not support cyan-magenta-yellow-black (cmyk) colour space.

Gimp is a red-green-blue (RGB) bitmap editor. Apart from that, support for PS .psd files is very limited.

As a suggestion, open the image in the free application Krita see: www.krita.org

That also has limited support for PS layers, depends on the .psd image

Krita can convert the color-space to RGB and if required to 8 bit. Export as a tiff and open the tiff in Gimp as layers.

The only real solution is pay for Photoshop.

Just found one solution, because CMYKtool dont work i nwin10.

Cyan Prepress

https://sourceforge.net/projects/prepress/

It can only export to tiff, but thats workable for me when using Scribus as DTP.

you have to install some cmyk icc profiles, which you can google "adobe icc profile end user"

2018-09-17 10:42:37 UTC (about 1 year ago)
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Just found one solution, because CMYKtool dont work i nwin10.

Cyan Prepress

https://sourceforge.net/projects/prepress/

It can only export to tiff, but thats workable for me when using Scribus as DTP.

you have to install some cmyk icc profiles, which you can google "adobe icc profile end user"

Interesting, I will give the older linux version a try.

Just for interest but using separate+ in Gimp 2.10 - it is possible but not really practical

https://youtu.be/5z98GezQVtI duration a couple of minutes

2019-11-08 04:07:29 UTC (12 days ago)
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cmyk import plug-in for GIMP, f/oss, and DEA woes

It took faaaaaaaaaaaaar too long to signup at this site to reply to you. This site rejected the real address I use for amazon, username.place@cocaine.ninja so I created an email address that I'll never check again just to signup here. I have zero tolerance for spam. I actively harm those who spam me.

so to your question there is an open source project that can be run Stand Alone or as a GIMP plug-in

https://cyan.fxarena.net/

Download 7z from github, unpack it somewhere, start gimp, add the somewhere location to gimp preference plug-in location, exit gimp, start cyan once, configure according to youtardtube video, start gimp again

annoying part: CMYK image to be imported

FIRST create a new document then launch plugin to start import

It CANNOT be launched prior to creating a target document. sigh

Attachments: * https://www.gimpusers.com/system/attachments/1286/original/import_postcard.png * https://www.gimpusers.com/system/attachments/1287/original/import_complete.png

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2019-11-08 04:10:19 UTC (12 days ago)
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Unsupported color mode CMYK

no post edit, eh?

Fine.

This plug-in is capable of BOTH import or export. The screenshots are generated from the template I used to make Christmas postcards as the only other CMYK file I have is the completed project that I'll not be sharing.

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Alexandre Prokoudine via gimp-user-list
2019-11-08 06:03:51 UTC (12 days ago)

cmyk import plug-in for GIMP, f/oss, and DEA woes

пт, 8 нояб. 2019 г., 7:07 ywho :

.

so to your question there is an open source project that can be run Stand Alone
or as a GIMP plug-in

https://cyan.fxarena.net/

Cyan imports/exports XCF. Not the same thing as a plugin.

Alex

2019-11-08 08:53:35 UTC (11 days ago)
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пт, 8 нояб. 2019 г., 7:07 ywho :
Cyan imports/exports XCF. Not the same thing as a plugin.

Alex

Just a note: There is a version 2 Cyan (alpha) which aims to be a standalone converter / editor - no plugin

Version 1.2 can be both standalone and a Gimp plugin see: https://i.imgur.com/ut29Hrc.jpg This kubuntu 18.04 / Gimp 2.10.12

It works very well, especially since the current Gimp roadmap relegates CMYK support to a version Gimp 3.2 However to be fair

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Should a new developer join the team to specifically work on CMYK-related features, we will do our best to help him/her to complete this project and get it to our users as soon as possible.

unquote

Not holding my breath.

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Øyvind Kolås
2019-11-10 21:42:50 UTC (9 days ago)

Unsupported color mode CMYK

On Fri, Nov 8, 2019 at 9:53 AM rich404 wrote:

It works very well, especially since the current Gimp roadmap relegates CMYK support to a version Gimp 3.2 However to be fair

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Should a new developer join the team to specifically work on CMYK-related features, we will do our best to help him/her to complete this project and get it to our users as soon as possible.

unquote

Not holding my breath.

For some interpretations of this dengerous oxygen deprivation, you can stop now. Support has been added to both babl and GEGL to handle CMYK images - which can be be used and tested on the commandline - and used in the experimental alternative GUIs for GEGL that are in git. If someone hooks this code up to GIMP I will be diverting some more of my already thinly stretched attention back to the CMYK code in babl and GEGL to make it fast as well. :)

/pippin - https://pippin.gimp.org/