ICC (.icc, .icm)

ICC color profile format.
Used by color management modules for color data translations.
Binary file format.
Stores color look-up tables, matrices, curves, and meta-information.
Can be embedded in file formats that contain raster images.
Developed by the International Color Consortium.
  • Import supports versions 2.4 and 4.2 of the ICC file format.

Import and ExportImport and Export

  • Import["file.icc"] imports an ICC file as a ColorProfileData object.
  • Import["file.icc", elem] imports the specified element from an ICC file.
  • The import format can be specified with Import["file", "ICC"] or Import["file", {"ICC", elem, ...}].
  • See the reference pages for full general information on Import.
  • ImportString supports the ICC format.


  • General Import elements:
  • "Elements"list of elements and options available in this file
    "Rules"full list of rules for each element and option
    "Options"list of rules for options, properties, and settings
  • Data representation elements:
  • "ColorProfileData"color profile, given as a ColorProfileData object
  • Import by default uses the element.

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Basic Examples (2)Basic Examples (2)

Import a color profile:

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Import a color profile and use it to convert an image to a device-dependent color space:

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