CMYK vs. RGB

What are the differences?
Understanding when to use each setting.

CMYK:  
  1. subtractive colors cool tones
  2. only way for print media
  3. four channels: cyan, magenta, yellow, black
  4. easier to color treat

RGB:

  1. additive colors
  2. vibrant tones used by monitors or displays
  3. three channels: red, green, blue
  4. smaller file sizes

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In the Comment Stream below, answer the following questions in complete sentences.

  1. What setting will your graphic be in when you are ready to print?
  2. For online websites, what setting is used for computer monitors?
  3. What color is associated with Cyan?
  4. What does CMYK mean?
  5. What does RGB mean?

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2 years ago
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1. RGB and ICC files attached
2. Computer moniters emit RGB
3. Blue
4. Cyan,Magenta,Yellow,Black
5. Red,Green,Blue

2 years ago
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Your graphic will be in RGB with ICC profiles when you are ready to print. For online websites, RGB is used for computer monitors. The color associated by cyan is blue. CMYK means Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black. RGB means Red, Green, Blue.

2 years ago
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by lovely Warner-McRoy

2 years ago
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Your graphic design should be printed in RGB with ICC
computer monitors use RGB
Blue
Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black
Red green blue
-abrina de armon

2 years ago
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1. RGB and ICC files attached
2. computer moniters emit RGB
3. blue
4. Cyan,magenta,yellow, black
5. Red,Blue,Green

2 years ago
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1.When ever you print an graphic it will be set to RGB with ICC files.
2.When using an online website the setting to use would be RGB when using computer monitors.
3. The color blue is coverts with Cyan.
4.The use of OMYK is Cyan Magenta Yellow and Black.
5.For Short of Red Green and Blue Its RBG.

2 years ago
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1. When you print, your graphic will be in RGB with the ICC files.
2. The best setting to use for online websites is RGB.
3. Blue is closely associated with blue.
4. OMYK is cyan, magenta, yellow, and black.
5. RGB is red, green, and blue.

2 years ago
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1. RGB with ICC profiles
2. Computer monitors use RGB for online websites
3. Blue
4. Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Key/Black
5. Red, Green, and Blue

2 years ago
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1. RGB with ICC profiles
2. The best setting for online sites is RGB
3. Blue
4. Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black
5. Red, Green, and Blue

2 years ago
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1. RGB with ICC profiles
2. RGB
3. Blue
4. Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black
5.Red, Green, and Blue