Printing pdf file in Adobe RGB colour space instead of sRGB

Roberto Smith

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Random question but does anyone know if it's possible to print a pdf file in Adobe RGB rather than sRGB (I assume the latter is the default). I did used to have a method where I imported the pdf file into Adobe Illustrator and then printed from there, as AI gives you full control over printing profiles and colour spaces. However I wasn't prepared to pay £25 a month to Adobe just to occasionally print a pdf file in a different colour space.

I've looked in the printer settings for Adobe Reader and can't find anything there, just wondering if anyone knows of a way to do it or a free pdf reader that allows you to change the print profile to Adobe RGB?
 

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if anyone knows of a way to do it or a free pdf reader that allows you to change the print profile to Adobe RGB?
I would had taught that if you embed the colour profile in your original App , then save and send it to print in PDF format it would comply..
 

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Many Printer drivers - I see it on most Epson printers - have an Adobe RGB option in the driver - custom advanced extended settings - advanced color mode - sRGB - Adobe RGB - Epson Vivid, but this does not imply that the printer can actually print all colors correctly in the Adobe RGB space, the printer gamut is typically smaller than that.
 
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