How to embed ICC profiles in Photoshop

Our ICC profiles should only be used for soft proofing in Photoshop or Lightroom. Please do not embed the profiles into your image files.

How to embed ICC profiles in Photoshop

First of all, please download the corresponding profile for the product that you are going to order. The link to all the profiles available can be found below. Through the link, you can download each ICC profile in the form of a .zip file.

1. Install the profile

When you have downloaded the file, please unzip it and import the profile.

  • MAC OS X: Please copy the profile into the /Library/ColorSync/Profiles folder.
  • Windows: Please right-click the profile and select "Install Profile".

2. Embed the profile

Please import the image that you want to preview in Photoshop. The soft-proofing dialog can be opened through "View -> Proof Setup -> Custom".

How to embed ICC profiles in Photoshop

You can adjust the setup in the dialog "Cusomize Proof Condition". You can select the ICC profile you need in the field "Device to simulate".

How to embed ICC profiles in Photoshop

It is important to adjust the settings correctly. Each product has its own profile. Please click on the following link to find out more about the ICC profiles available and the correct setups.

An overview of ICC profiles

When you have adjusted the setup, please click on "OK". Alternatively, you can also click on "Save" so that the setup will be saved next time you open the dialog.

3. Start soft proofing

Through the option "View -> Proof Colors", you can now view the image with or without profile. Alternatively, you can activate or deactivate the profile through the shortcut "Ctrl-Y" (Windows) or "CMD + Y". 

How to embed ICC profiles in Photoshop

Please note that the profiles for 'Acrylic glass", "Alu-Dibond", "PVC foamborad", "Calendars six-colour printing", "Greeting cards paper classic", "Greeting cards paper pearl" and "Greeting cards paper structured" are CMYK profiles. CMYK will only be simulated! You have to send us your images in RGB nevertheless.

If necessary, you can make amendments to your images under the soft-proofing view.

4. Save the final image

If you are satisfied with the colours of your images, you can save them and use them in our Saal Design Software. Please do not embed the ICC profile into your image files.

 

Example for SaalDigital_SoftProof_Fuji:

How to embed ICC profiles in Photoshop

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