Definitions for "Colour management"
The calibration of all peripheral devices that feature in the production of colour images (monitors, scanners, colour printers etc.). For example, by using a colour management system, the data from a scanner is converted into values for a standard colour range. The data is then arranged so that the printer can produce good colour prints.
Matching colours between an original image, scanner, monitor, colour printer and final press sheet.
A system-level framework that may be used by applications for translating colors from the gamut of one device to the gamut of another device. Apple ColorSync for Mac OS and Microsoft ICM 2.0 for Windows are each an example of a CMS