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I've done search after search, messed with color profiles, image color management, etc, but I still find that when I simply print screen and paste it in Adobe Photoshop CS3, I get a much lighter image. It even looks like it has less colors, or JPEG compression artefacts.

I've tried flipping between sRGB, Macintosh RGB modes etc. If I paste the screen capture in windows paint, it's absolutely fine. Any ideas?

  • can you show, screen shot how it looks like in PS. – Jack Aug 20 '12 at 13:20
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    I laughed when you said Windows Paint. – o_O Aug 21 '12 at 3:00
  • Notepad, MSPaint, the vanilla tools sometimes do the job ;) – MeshMan Aug 21 '12 at 8:09
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Have you tried using File > Open ... rather than paste? There can be some issues with the clipboard. It could also be your color proofing settings.

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I uninstalled my monitors color profiles (it only had one), and now everything is working fine. The colors on both my monitors match and don't screw up when pasting screen captures.

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