[cairo] Cairo color profile management

Adrian Johnson ajohnson at redneon.com
Mon Feb 22 10:40:19 UTC 2016

On 22/02/16 17:17, Santosh.katakam wrote:
>> Team,
>> I am using cairo to create a PDF using multiple JPEGs and PNGs, I am trying to understand how to retain/untouch the colour profile of the original images. 
>> From my previous posts, I get to understand that Cairo doesn't support colour profile management. However, I would like to understand whether it drops the colour profile of all the images that are used for PDF generation.
>> Regards,
>> Santosh

Cairo does not read or use any color profile in PNG files. If you embed
a JPEG in PDF output using cairo_surface_set_mime_data(), the JPEG file
is embedded in the PDF. I don't see any mention of color profiles in
JPEG in PDF32000 so I assume you will not get any color profiles in the PDF.

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