Print with the optimal color using the driver's original color profile. Normally, you should choose
ICC Profile Matching
Carry out color matching using the ICC profile. Specify the input profile, printer profile and
matching method in detail, and select when printing. You can use the digital camera or scanner
ICC profile, or the ICC profile created using the profile creation tool.
Perform color matching on the host computer using the Windows ICM function. Select when
printing from an ICM function-compatible application.
• You cannot use ICM when using an XPS printer driver.
Print without performing color matching on the printer driver. Select this when performing color
matching using applications such as Adobe Photoshop, or printing using a profile creation tool or
• When setting not to use ICM in the application software, ICM and ICC Profile Matching of
Color Correction do not function. There are also times when it does not print correctly.
Specifies the input profile to be used when you select ICC Profile Matching for Color Correction.
Specifies the printer profile to be used when ICC Profile Matching is selected for Color Correction.
Normally Auto is selected but you can also select a printer profile manually.
Specifies the matching method to be used when you select Driver Matching, ICM, or ICC Profile
Matching for Color Correction.
Perceptual (Photo) / Perceptual
Reproduces a tint close to the display of the monitor. Select this when you wish to print a photo.
Saturation (Poster) / Saturation
Reproduces a tint that people feel to be pleasing. Select this when you wish to print a poster or
When image data is converted to the color space of the printer, this method converts the image
data so the color reproduction approximates the shared color regions. Select this method to print
image data with colors that are close to the original colors.
The white spots are reproduced as white spots (background color) on the paper.
This method uses the white spot definitions in the input and output ICC profiles to convert the
Although the color and color balance of the white spots change, you may not be able to get the
desired output results because of the profile combination.