Canon PRO-10 series/PRO-100 series Art Paper Printing Guide - How to Set an ICC Profile -

How to Set an ICC Profile

- Setting with Adobe Photoshop CS5 -

Follow these steps to set an ICC profile when printing via Adobe Photoshop CS5.

Mac OS

1Select the image for which you want to set a profile from Photoshop and click File, then select Print....

The print settings dialog appears.

2From Color Handling, select Photoshop Manages Colors.

figure: Print settings dialog

3From Printer Profile, select the installed ICC profile.

4Select a method for Rendering Intent.


Select Perceptual to print with an impression close to that on the monitor by correctly reflecting the characteristics of the data displayed on the monitor.

For details, refer to the Digital Photo Printing Guide of the On-screen Manual.

5Uncheck figure: CheckBox Black Point Compensation.

Next, set up the printer driver.

6Click Print Settings..., then set Printer and Paper Size from the Print dialog.

7Select Quality & Media from the pop-up menu.

8Set Media Type and Paper Source.

From Paper Name & Corresponding ICC Profile, select the Media Type and Paper Source that matches the paper you want to use for printing.

figure: Print dialog


To select Other Glossy Paper (Wide Margins), Other Fine Art Paper 1, or Other Fine Art Paper 2 for Media Type, select XX (Art Paper Margin 30) from Paper Size.

XX stands for the paper size.

9Select High for Print Quality or select Custom and specify the print quality.

10Select Color Matching from the pop-up menu, then select ColorSync.


Options other than ColorSync may not be selectable depending on your application.

11Click Save and close the Print dialog.

12Click Print and start printing.


For details on printing procedures and other settings, refer to the user's guide of your printer.