1 Reply Latest reply on Jul 25, 2008 6:36 AM by Newsgroup_User

    mac to pc illustrator to fireworks color issues

    lsuel Level 1
      I have files from a mac that are given to me in .ai format. In .ai or photoshop, the colors are ok on a pc, but as soon as the file goes into fireworks, the results are very darkened colors. I checked and made sure that fireworks is not using web safe colors - it's not. The files have been tried on 5 separate pc systems all getting the same dark color change. I'm not sure what can be done on either platform to avoid this or for that matter to at least understand the issue. The images are destined for the web.
        • 1. Re: mac to pc illustrator to fireworks color issues
          Level 7
          linque wrote:
          > I have files from a mac that are given to me in .ai format. In .ai or
          > photoshop, the colors are ok on a pc, but as soon as the file goes into
          > fireworks, the results are very darkened colors. I checked and made sure that
          > fireworks is not using web safe colors - it's not. The files have been tried
          > on 5 separate pc systems all getting the same dark color change. I'm not sure
          > what can be done on either platform to avoid this or for that matter to at
          > least understand the issue. The images are destined for the web.
          >
          Are the images in CMYK mode or do they have a color profile attached to
          them? Fireworks doesn't understand color profiles and generally, IF FW
          can open a CMYK image, the colors will are altered to RGB.

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