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What is the gamut and backlight for a MacBook pro retina display?

Spyder's software is probably going to suck horribly, you should be using Dispcal GUI. It's going to be sRGB (normal gamut) -- see post 5, here: http://www.notebookcheck.net/Review-Apple-MacBook-Pro-...
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How do I get Datacolor Spyder 3 Express running on OS X El Capitan (10.11)?

I just installed my old Spyder 3 Express on MacOS Sierra with Spyder3Express_4.0.10-1_Installer. Installation works fine, the problem comes during internet product registration. This is what I did: 1 ...
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Colors look different after exporting from photoshop even after Calibrating my laptop

Thanks to everyone for your answers. I found out a solution (not sure if its the proper way but it works). After experimenting a lot in photoshop I found that when I let the default profile to stay ...
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Colors look different after exporting from photoshop even after Calibrating my laptop

It looks like your viewer (FastStone) is not applying the colour management (CM), either because it's not set up to, or because it's doing it incorrectly. Photoshop (PS) is fairly reliable in terms of ...
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Colors look different after exporting from photoshop even after Calibrating my laptop

Have you set up color management in FastStone? (F12 > CSM tab > Enable CMS). Many programs are partially color managed in that they read/honor the color space profile of the image, but they do ...
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How do I get Datacolor Spyder 3 Express running on OS X El Capitan (10.11)?

Thank you for your answer. I investigated and searched a bit and came across the fact that colorimeter's filters can age, especially those with gelatin filters in the lower price segment (see http://...
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How do I get Datacolor Spyder 3 Express running on OS X El Capitan (10.11)?

Datacolor's knowledge base article for Spyder3Express seems like it hasn't been updated for 10.11. It lists Minimum System Requirements Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10 Based on the list of OS ...
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How to select "white point" before calibrating a monitor with Spyder3

If you want your monitor to show how the colors will appear in a properly calibrated print, then you need to set the white point to D50 (full spectrum centered at 5,000K) and view the monitor in a ...
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