Understanding Color Management with AEM Dynamic Media

In this video we explore Dynamic Media Color Management, and how it can be used to provide color correction preview capabilities in for AEM Assets.

NOTE

Enable Dynamic Media in AEM to use this feature.

This feature is available for AEM 6.1 and 6.2 versions as a Feature Pack.

XML template for the Color Management configuration node

The following is the XML template for the Color Management configuration node. This XML template can be copied into the AEM development project and configured with the project-appropriate configurations.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<!--
    XML Node definition for: /etc/dam/imageserver/configuration/jcr:content/settings

 Adobe Docs

 * Image Server Configuration: https://docs.adobe.com/docs/en/aem/6-2/administer/content/dynamic-media/config-dynamic.html#Configuring%20Dynamic%20Media%20Image%20Settings

* Default Color Profile Configuration: https://docs.adobe.com/docs/en/aem/6-1/administer/content/dynamic-media/config-dynamic.html#Configuring%20the%20default%20color%20profiles

    iccprofileXXX values:
        Node name of color profile found at: /etc/dam/imageserver/profiles

    iccblackpointcompensation values:
        true | false

    iccdither values:
        true | false

    iccrenderintent values:
        0 for perceptual
        1 for relative colorimetric
        2 for saturation
        3 for absolute colorimetric

-->

<jcr:root xmlns:sling="http://sling.apache.org/jcr/sling/1.0" xmlns:cq="http://www.day.com/jcr/cq/1.0"
    xmlns:jcr="http://www.jcp.org/jcr/1.0" xmlns:nt="http://www.jcp.org/jcr/nt/1.0"
    jcr:primaryType="nt:unstructured"

        bkgcolor="FFFFFF"
        defaultpix="300,300"
        defaultthumbpix="100,100"
        expiration="{Long}36000000"
        jpegquality="80"
        maxpix="2000,2000"
        resmode="SHARP2"
        resolution="72"
        thumbnailtime="[1%,11%,21%,31%,41%,51%,61%,71%,81%,91%]"
        iccprofilergb=""
        iccprofilecmyk=""
        iccprofilegray=""
        iccprofilesrcrgb=""
        iccprofilesrccmyk=""
        iccprofilesrcgray=""
        iccblackpointcompensation="{Boolean}true"
        iccdither="{Boolean}false"
        iccrenderintent="{Long}0"
/>

List of default Adobe color profiles are listed below

Name Colorspace Description
AdobeRGB RGB Adobe RGB (1998)
AppleRGB RGB Apple RGB
CIERGB RGB CIE RGB
CoatedFogra27 CMYK Coated FOGRA27 (ISO 12647-2:2004)
CoatedFogra39 CMYK Coated FOGRA39 (ISO 12647-2:2004)
CoatedGraCol CMYK Coated GRACoL 2006 (ISO 12647-2:2004)
ColorMatchRGB RGB ColorMatch RGB
EuropeISOCoated CMYK Europe ISO Coated FOGRA27
EuroscaleCoated CMYK Euroscale Coated v2
EuroscaleUncoated CMYK Euroscale Uncoated v2
JapanColorCoated CMYK Japan Color 2001 Coated
JapanColorNewspaper CMYK Japan Color 2002 Newspaper
JapanColorUncoated CMYK Japan Color 2001 Uncoated
JapanColorWebCoated CMYK Japan Color 2003 Web Coated
JapanWebCoated CMYK Japan Web Coated (Ad)
NewsprintSNAP2007 CMYK US Newsprint (SNAP 2007)
NTSC RGB NTSC (1953)
PAL RGB PAL/SECAM
ProPhoto RGB ProPhoto RGB
PS4Default CMYK Photoshop 4 Default CMYK
PS5Default CMYK Photoshop 5 Default CMYK
SheetfedCoated CMYK U.S. Sheetfed Coated v2
SheetfedUncoated CMYK U.S. Sheetfed Uncoated v2
SMPTE RGB SMPTE-C
sRGB RGB sRGB IEC61966-2.1
UncoatedFogra29 CMYK Uncoated FOGRA29 (ISO 12647-2:2004)
WebCoated CMYK U.S. Web Coated (SWOP) v2
WebCoatedFogra28 CMYK Web Coated FOGRA28 (ISO 12647-2:2004)
WebCoatedGrade3 CMYK Web Coated SWOP 2006 Grade 3 Paper
WebCoatedGrade5 CMYK Web Coated SWOP 2006 Grade 5 Paper
WebUncoated CMYK U.S. Web Uncoated v2
WideGamutRGB RGB Wide Gamut RGB

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