Color Conversion

Color spaces or color models provides a standard methods of defining and representing colors. There are many existing color spaces and most of them represent each color as a point in a 3D coordinate system. Each color space is optimized for a well-defined application area. Some color spaces like RGB, CMY, CMYK, YIQ are specific to different hardware devices, like printers, color monitors, TV broadcast. Other color space like the HIS or HSV color space is frequently used for color manipulation.

Black Ice imaging tools currently support the following 10 color spaces: RGB, CMY, CMYK, CMYK2, HSI, HSV, L*a*b, XYZ, YIQ, YUV.