Display Looks "Muddy" or "Washed Out" After Profiling - Mac
Symptoms might include:
Monitor looks "muddy" or "washed out" after profiling Bad or unexpected results after profiling
Please do the following in exactly this order:
Quit the ColorMunki Display application if it is running
Reset the monitor to factory defaults if the monitor’s OSD/menu has the option
Open “System Preferences”
Click on “Displays”
For the display being profiled, click on the “Color” tab
Uncheck the “Show profiles for this display only” option
Select a profile called “DisplayProfile_Linear.icc” by clicking on it in the profile list***
Close the “System Preferences” window
Launch ColorMunki Display
Select “ColorMunki Display” from the Menu bar and then click on “Preferences”.
Set Display Technology type to correct setting for the display
Unselect “Enable ADC” to disable this option
Enable “Achieve display luminance value using video LUTs” option
Profile the display using the “Advanced” mode as well as “D65” for white point and “Native” for luminance.
If these results are good, feel free to profile to a specific luminance level.
*** If the “DisplayProfiler_Linear.icc” is not in the profile list, feel free to select any other display profile. As soon as a different profile is selected, the appearance will change and the color cast should go away.