Converting bitmaps to the CMYK Colors color mode

The CMYK Color color mode lets you combine percentages of cyan, magenta, yellow, and black to produce virtually any color. Before you convert images to CMYK Color color mode, you must calibrate your system correctly.

An image is converted from the RGB Color color mode to the CMYK color mode.

An image is converted from the RGB Color color mode to the CMYK color mode.

To convert a bitmap to the CMYK Colors color mode

1 Select the bitmap with the Pick tool.

2 Click Bitmaps, Mode, CMYK Color (32-bit).

• Any conversion involves some loss of information because converting shifts a bitmap to another color space. This is especially true when converting to CMYK, which is a smaller color space than RGB. The color of the RGB bitmap changes noticeably when you convert to CMYK and these changes cannot be recovered.

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